Anna Pickle

12 September 1814–6 July 1887 (Age 72)
Whitehouse, Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Pickle was born on 12 September 1814, in Whitehouse, Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, Minard Pickel, was 27 and her mother, Barbara Mellick Farley, was 26. She married Elisha Wilcox on 14 January 1834, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Battle Creek, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 6 July 1887, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Wilcox
Anna Pickle
Marriage: 14 January 1834
Miner Wilcox
Polly Ann Wilcox
Francis Wilcox
Margaret Wilcox
Emma Wilcox
Sally Wilcox
Joseph Wilcox
Hyrum Wilcox
Elisha Wilcox, Jr.
George Albert Wilcox
Asa Wilcox

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1834Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    A post office opened here April 19, 1816, with George W. Farlee as postmaster
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 21
    A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, probably from a minor locality in Thornton (Bradford, Yorkshire), called in Middle English Pykedlee or Pighkeleys, and composed of piked ‘pointed, having a narrow corner’ and either ley(s) (Old English lēah) ‘clearing(s)’ or leys (Old English lǣs) ‘pasture, meadowland’.Altered form of German Pickel .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Anna Wilcox in household of Elisha Wilcox, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anna Pickle, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Mary Ivy in entry for Hyrum Wilcox, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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