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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (1)

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

World Events (8)

1863

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

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.

sometimes a late development of Pickard 1 or 2.

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

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