Jane (Brown) Picken

Jane (Brown) Picken (1811 - 1895)

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Jane Picken formerly Brown
Born in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Mar 1830 in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 3 May 2018
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Jane was an early resident of the Scottish Immigrant Settlement in Argyle, Illinois

Jane was born in 1811 in Scotland. She was the daughter of Charles Brown and Elizabeth Ralston . [1]

She married George Picken in Scotland in 1830. [2]

In July of 1839 they boarded the passenger ship "Jane" at Greenhock, Scotland and came to the United States. They traveled on to Illinois where they were one of the founding families of the Scottish Settlement in Argyle. [3]

She passed away in 1895.


  1. Elizabeth (Ralston) 1830–1897
  2. Mary (Brown) 1833–1880
  3. Archibald Picken 1836-1841
  4. Charles Picken 1838–1921
  5. Martha (Ralston) 1840–1924
  6. Jane (Brown) 1842–1904
  7. Archibald Picken 1844–1909
  8. George Picken 1846–1925
  9. Mary Ellen (McDonald) 1848–1920
  10. John A. Picken 1850–1914
  11. Margaret Picken 1852 - 1936
  12. Sarah (McEachran) 1855–1933


  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTJ9-XZK : 10 February 2018), Jane Brown, ; citing Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland, reference - 2:16BJZ1V, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  2. ScotlandsPeople
    George Pickan
    Jean Brown
    Date: 05/03/1830
    Parish: Southend
  3. Ancestry Record 7488 #1022580835 New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957] Year: 1839; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 039; Line: 1; List Number: 523
    Name: Jean Picken
    Arrival date: 25 Jul 1839
    Birth Date: abt 1812
    Age: 27
    Gender: Female
    Port of Departure: Greenock, Scotland
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Jane
See also:
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53435037 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 20 July 2018), memorial page for Jane Brown Picken (20 Dec 1811–10 Mar 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53435037, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .

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