Jane Pickens

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Pickens was born about 1710, in Ireland, her father, Thomas Pickens Sr., was 39 and her mother, Margaret Steele, was 32. She married John McCully about 1726, in Dublin Saint Bartholomew's, County Dublin, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 June 1787, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McCully
1706–1787
Jane Pickens
1710–1787
Marriage: about 1726
Thomas McCully
1723–1803
Robert M. McCully
1730–1794
James McCully
1735–1799
Jane Mc Cully
1742–1834
John Nichols McCully
1734–1812
Martha Mc Cully
1738–1760
Mary McCully
1740–1865
Margaret Mc Cully
1743–
John McCully
1744–1829
Elizabeth Mccully
1745–
Lieut Andrew McCully
1747–1790

Sources (18)

  • Jane Pickin McCully, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joanna Pickens, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Find-A-Grave Index 1600-now for Jane McCully at McCully Cemetery, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

World Events (3)

1714

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Picken .

Possibly also an altered form of French Picon .

History: General Andrew Pickens (1739–1817) of the American Revolution was a great grandson of Robert (Andrew) Pickens alias Robert (André) Picon, reportedly a Huguenot who in 1685 left France to avoid religious persecution and settled briefly in Scotland and finally in Northern Ireland. The name of this ancestor is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors, where he is said to have been born in France to André Picon, while some other sources claim he was a Scotsman who, having married a French Huguenot woman, lived in France until 1685.

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

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