Elza Pickett

Brief Life History of Elza

When Elza Pickett was born in 1856, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Pickett, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Boothe, was 31. She lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1860.

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James Pickett
Elizabeth Boothe
Braziel Pickett
Peter Pickett
Lewis Franklin Pickett
Thomas Pickett
Parthenia Slayden Pickett
Sarah Ann Pickett
Catherine Pickett
Elza Pickett
Marion William Pickett
Newton Pickett

Sources (1)

  • Elza Pecket in household of James Pecket, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning


from the Middle English, Old French personal name Picot, Pigot, a pet form of Pic (see Pike 6). In Middle English, the form Piket (Old French Picquet) was also common.

sometimes a late development of Pickard 1 or 2.

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

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