Capt. Joseph Pickens

about 1780–after January 1833 (Age 53)
Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Capt. Joseph

When Capt. Joseph Pickens was born about 1780, in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States, his father, Captain John "The Tory" Pickens, was 43 and his mother, Woman of the Cherokee Nation, was 38. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mrs Joseph Pickens. He died after January 1833, in Indian Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 53.

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Capt. Joseph Pickens
Mrs Joseph Pickens
Berlinda M. Pickens
John M. Pickens
Biddy Pickens
William C. Pickens

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    Berlinda M. Pickens


    John M. Pickens


    Biddy Pickens


    William C. Pickens


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Picken .

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

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