Margaret Farmer

1809–1881 (Age 72)
Marion, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Farmer was born in 1809, in Marion, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew FARMER, was 38 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth PANKEY, was 35. She married Jesse Pickett about 1830, in Marion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in District 6, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died in 1881, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cartwright, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Pickett
Margaret Farmer
Marriage: about 1830
John D Pickett
James Pickett
Mini I Pickett
Joseph Pickett
Nancy Jane Pickett
Delilah A Pickett
Mary Ann Pickett
Celia Addaline Pickett
Sarah Elizabeth Pickett
Martha C. Pickett
Sarah Ann Pickett
William M. Pickett

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World Events (8)

Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812
Age 3
Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 21
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(1997: 23822;2007: 51840; 2010: 69617)English: occupational name from Middle English fermo(u)r, fermer and Anglo-Norman French fermer (Old French fermier, medieval Latin firmarius). The term denoted in the first instance a tax farmer, one who undertook the collection of taxes, revenues, and imposts, paying a fixed (Latin firmus) sum for the proceeds, and only secondarily someone who rented land for the purpose of cultivation; it was not applied to an owner of cultivated land before the 17th century.Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Margret Pickett in household of Jessea Pickett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peggie Pickett in entry for W. M Pickett, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Margarett Pickett in household of William Pickett, "United States Census, 1880"

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