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
Pearl May Patrick
Marriage: 30 November 1901
Ruby Ellen Pickard
Anna Marie Pickard
Mabel Esther Pickard

Spouse and Children

30 November 1901
Clinton, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph H. Pickard


    Nancy Ann Smiley




    Andrew Johnson Pickard



    Omey Jane Merrill


    Oma Jane Pickard


    Nancy Belle Pickard


+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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