James Harvey Pickard

15 November 1877–20 January 1963 (Age 85)
Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Pickard was born on 15 November 1877, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph H. Pickard, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Ann Smiley, was 31. He married Pearl May Patrick on 30 November 1901, in Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Sugar Creek Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Jackson Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 January 1963, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Scotland Church Cemetery, Kirklin, Kirklin Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Pickard
1877–1963
Pearl May Patrick
1885–1962
Marriage: 30 November 1901
Ruby Ellen Pickard
1902–1989
Anna Marie Pickard
1903–1996
Mabel Esther Pickard
1909–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1901
Clinton, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph H. Pickard

    Male1848–1926Male

    Nancy Ann Smiley

    Female1846–1914Female

siblings

(9)

    Andrew Johnson Pickard

    Male1868–1942Male

    Male1870–1947Male

    Omey Jane Merrill

    Female1873–Female

    Oma Jane Pickard

    Female1873–1943Female

    Nancy Belle Pickard

    Female1875–1929Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire) and German: variant of Picard .2 English: some early examples, such as Paganus filius Pichardi (Hampshire, 1160 ), seem to point to derivation from a Germanic personal name, probably composed of the elements bic ‘sharp point’, ‘pointed weapon’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.3 Dutch: regional name for someone from Picardy in northern France.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Pickard in household of Joseph A Pickard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James H Pickard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Pickard, "United States Census, 1910"

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