Sarah Picknell

10 August 1843–18 January 1902 (Age 58)
Bolney, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Picknell was born on 10 August 1843, in Bolney, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Harris Picknell, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Parsons, was 29. She married William Alexander Reid on 17 November 1860, in Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fort Laramie, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1880. She died on 18 January 1902, in Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Reid
Sarah Picknell
Marriage: 17 November 1860
William James Reid
Jennie Reid
Wallace Carter Reid
George Omega Reid
John Henry Reid
Ann Gertrude Reid

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1860Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Picknill Green in Bexhill (Sussex), which is recorded as Pigglinde in the 13th century. The placename derives from an Old English personal name Pīca + Old English glind ‘enclosure’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Picknell and Crompton Families

    The Remarkable Saga of the Picknell and Crompton Families: How Their Paths Crossed in Utah After Long Journeys from Their Homes in England By Joy S. Viehweg, wife of Ross G. Viehweg, great grands …

    Sources (12)

    • Sarah Picknell in household of John H Picknell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Reid in household of Wm A Reid, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sarah, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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