Charles Rufus Pickrel

Brief Life History of Charles Rufus

When Charles Rufus Pickrel was born on 20 September 1841, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States, his father, George W Pickrel, was 18 and his mother, Anna Maria Richmond, was 21. He married Mary Ann Smith on 9 July 1863, in Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Beaver Township, York, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 January 1917, in Seward, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States.

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Charles Rufus Pickrel
Mary Ann Smith
Marriage: 9 July 1863
John William Pickrel
Caroline Pickrel
Nellie Bell Pickrel
Harvey Pickrel
Susannah A Pickrel
Charles Pickrel Jr
Josephine Pickrel
George Pickrel
Andrew Clinton Pickrel
James Elliott Pickrel

Sources (23)

  • Charles Pickerel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Pickrel, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Charles Rufus Pickrel, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1855: York, Nebraska, United States 1867: York, Nebraska, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pickerell .

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

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