My 9th great grandmother was Susanna Pierson (1687-1765). Her great grandfather- Rev. Abraham Pierson Jr. (1616-1678) was born in Yorkshire, England.
Yorkshire is a county in Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
Above is the Flag of Yorkshire
Wikipedia has some interesting population stats:
You can read extensive history about Yorkshire Here.
Yorkshirenet.co.uk has a lot of interesting things to learn about Yorkshire- especially if you're planning a visit!
Here are some things to see:
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
The Bronte Parsonage Museum (Bronte Sisters- novelists)
and many others!!!!