Elizabeth Pickett

3 August 1850–13 April 1895 (Age 44)
Courage, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Pickett was born on 3 August 1850, in Courage, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mathew Pickett, was 26 and her mother, Harriet Pocock, was 33. She married Cyrus Ammon Tolman on 17 October 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 13 April 1895, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Marion Cemetery, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Cyrus Ammon Tolman
Elizabeth Pickett
Marriage: 17 October 1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    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 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 13
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English:from the Middle English, Old French personal name Picot, Pigot, a pet form of Pic (see Pike 6). In Middle English, the form Piket (Old French Picquet) was also common.sometimes a late development of Pickard 1 or 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Pickett Tolman (1850-1895)

    (Contributed by the Thomas Tolman Family Organization). ELIZABETH PICKETT TOLMAN 3 Aug 1850 - 13 Apr 1895 Daughter of Matthew & Harriet Pocock Pickett Elizabeth Pickett was born 3 August 1850 in Ch …

    Sources (9)

    • Elizabeth Pickett in household of Matthew Pickett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizth Pickett in household of Matw Pickett, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Elizabeth Pickett Tolman, "BillionGraves Index"

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