David Randall Pickens

21 October 1821–1 September 1915 (Age 93)
Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of David Randall

When David Randall Pickens was born on 21 October 1821, in Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, David Pickens, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Randall, was 22. He married Comfort H. Dike on 2 May 1847. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Clay, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 1 September 1915, in Hoosier Township, Clay, Illinois, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Hoosier Township, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Randall Pickens
Comfort H. Dike
Marriage: 2 May 1847
Mary Emma Pickens
Ella Francis Pickens
Henry A Pickens
Arthur Clarence Pickens
Angeline Templeton Pickens
Emily D. Pickens
Rosabella R. Pickens
Ida Alice Pickens
Nathan Edwin Pickens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1847
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1824: Clay, Illinois, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 5222;2007: 11902; 2010: 16577)Scottish and Irish: variant of Picken .Possibly also an altered form of French Picon .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • David Pickens in entry for Ella Frances Wood, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • David Pickins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • David Pickens in entry for Nathan E Pickens and Victoria Brewer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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