Francis ( Frank) Marion Pickard

11 November 1870–9 January 1919 (Age 48)
King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Francis ( Frank) Marion

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, Phoeba J 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.

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Family Time Line

Francis ( Frank) Marion Pickard
Catherine May Roderick
Marriage: September 1897
Grace Elizabeth Pickard
Francis Marion Pickard
Edna May Pickard
Ruth Pickard
George Everett Pickard
Robert Wolson Pickard

Spouse and Children

September 1897
King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 6

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire) and German: variant of Picard .2 English: some early examples, such as Paganus filius Pichardi (Hampshire, 1160 ), seem to point to derivation from a Germanic personal name, probably composed of the elements bic ‘sharp point’, ‘pointed weapon’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.3 Dutch: regional name for someone from Picardy in northern France.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Francis M Pickard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances M Pickard in household of Moses E Pickard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank M Pickard, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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