James Picton

16 June 1824–6 May 1889 (Age 64)
Monk's Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Picton was born on 16 June 1824, in Monk's Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Picton, was 33 and his mother, Ann Philby, was 33. He married Jane Phillips about 1851, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 6 May 1889, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Picton
Jane Phillips
Marriage: about 1851
Sarah Jane Picton
Louisa Ann Picton
Matilda Ellen Picton
James Phillips Picton
Mary Lauretta Picton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    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 6
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Picton in Cheshire, in Flintshire, or in North Yorkshire. The places are named from an Old English personal name Pīca + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

    Sources (32)

    • James Pictin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James Ricton in entry for Sarah Jane Jolley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • James Picton, "United States Census, 1880"

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