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Jane (Brown) Picken (1811 - 1895)

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Jane Picken formerly Brown
Born in Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Caledoniamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 May 2018 | Last significant change: 19 May 2018
16:53: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson added Sarah (Picken) McEachran as child for Jane (Brown) Picken. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Jane, sailed July 1839 | Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, 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 1829.

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 Argylle, Illinois. [2]

She passed away in 1895.


Elizabeth (Ralston) 1830–1897
Mary (Brown) 1833–1880
Archibald 1836-1841
Charles 1838–1921
Martha (Ralston) 1840–1924
Jane (Brown) 1842–1904
Archibald 1844–1909
George 1846–1925
Mary Ellen (McDonald) 1848–1920
John A. 1850–1914
Sarah (McEachran) 1855–1913


  1. Original data: Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013
    Name: Jane Brown
    Gender: Female
    Baptism Date: 20 Dec 1811
    Baptism Place: , Southend, Argyll, Scotland
    Father: Charles Brown
    FHL Film Number: 1041076
    Reference ID: - 2:16BJZ1V
  2. 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

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