Barbara Ann Pickle

1 February 1788–21 December 1870 (Age 82)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara Ann

When Barbara Ann Pickle was born on 1 February 1788, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Leonard Pickle, was 28 and her mother, Mary Slaymaker, was 25. She married Henry Kearns about 1808, in Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 21 December 1870, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Henry Kearns
Barbara Ann Pickle
Marriage: about 1808
Jacob Kerns
Samuel Kearns
Henry Pickle Kearns
Barbara Ellen Kearns

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1808Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs
    Age 3
    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
    Age 24
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (11)

    • Barbara Kearns in household of Barbara Simmons, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Barbra Carns in household of Robt Dallen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Barbara Ann Pickle - birth: 1 February 1788; Sadsbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

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