Elza Pickett

1856–
Alabama, United States

The Life of Elza

When Elza Pickett was born in 1856, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Picket, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Boothe, was 31.

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Family Time Line

James Picket
1818–1864
Elizabeth Boothe
1825–1870
Braziel "Braz" Pickett CSA
1843–1921
Peter Pickett
1848–1889
Lewis Franklin Pickett
1847–1889
Thomas Pickett
1849–
Parthenia Slayden Pickett
1851–
Sarah Ann Sally Pickett
1854–1902
Catherine "Katie" Pickett
1854–1933
Elza Pickett
1856–
Marion William Pickett
1859–1907
Newton Pickett
1864–1914

Parents and Siblings

    James Picket

    Male1818–1864Male

    Elizabeth Boothe

    Female1825–1870Female

siblings

(10)

    Braziel "Braz" Pickett CSA

    Male1843–1921Male

    Lewis Franklin Pickett

    Male1847–1889Male

    Peter Pickett

    Male1848–1889Male

    Thomas Pickett

    Male1849–Male

    Female1851–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 5

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

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.

Name Meaning

English: 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.

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

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