Anna Mae Picket

30 April 1897–27 January 1985 (Age 87)
Fisher, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Anna Mae

When Anna Mae Picket was born on 30 April 1897, in Fisher, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States, her father, Marion Columbus Pickett, was 32 and her mother, Elvira Stone, was 26. She married Charles Edgar Summers about 1915, in Oklahoma, United States. She lived in Bolivar Township, Poinsett, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 January 1985, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Charles Edgar Summers
Anna Mae Picket
Marriage: about 1915

Spouse and Children

    Charles Edgar Summers



about 1915
Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna May Picket in household of John C Stone, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Pickett in household of Marrian Pickett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Mae Pickett in entry for Charles Leroy Summers and Anne Blanche Barnett Embrey, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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