When Francis ( Frank) Marion Pickard was born on 11 November 1870, in King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, Moses Evans Pickard, was 30 and his mother, Phebe Jane McPherson, was 26. He married Catherine May Roderick in September 1897, in King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Polk Township, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Gold Hill, Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 9 January 1919, at the age of 48, and was buried in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States.
English (mainly Yorkshire) and German: habitational name for someone from Picardy in northern France (see Picard 1).
English: in some cases, possibly also from the Old French personal name Picard, probably from an ancient Germanic name, composed of the elements bic ‘sharp point, pointed weapon’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’.