Jane (Brown) Picken

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
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Jane, sailed July 1839 | Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | Willow Creek Presbyterian Church, Argyle, Illinois | Charter Member, Willow Creek Presbyterian Church, Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.


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 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. "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. Ancestry.com. 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
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  • 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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Monument for George Picken & Jane Brown
Monument for George Picken & Jane Brown


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