Francis ( Frank) Marion Pickard

Male11 November 1870–9 January 1919

Brief Life History 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, 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.

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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

Sources (10)

  • Francis M Pickard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francis (Frank) Marion Pickard - Government record: Census record: birth: 11 November 1870; King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States
  • Frank M Pickard, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    September 1897King City, Gentry, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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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

    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’.

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

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