Jane (Montgomery) Picken

Jane (Montgomery) Picken (1830 - 1888)

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Jane "Jean" Picken formerly Montgomery
Born in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Winnebago, Illinois, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 13 Dec 2018
04:43: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Jane (Montgomery) Picken. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | 1850 US Census, Guilford Township, Winnebago, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.



Jane was born in 1830 in Argyll, Scotland to James Montgomery and Jane Caldwell. [1]

Jane married James Picken in 1890 in Winnebago, Illinois. [2]

Jane died in 1888 and is buried with her husband and parents at the Scottish Cemetery in Caledonia, Illinois


Marion 1858–1880
Jane 1860–1863
Elizabeth (Colville) 1863–1939
Margaret (LeMarie) 1865–1929
Alice (Stewart) 1869–1954
Annie Janet (Langwill) 1872-1938

1850 US Census

Guilford, Illinois [3]

Name: Jane Montgomery
Age: 20
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1850: Guilford, Winnebago, Illinois,


  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYKT-9ZB : 10 February 2018), Jean Montgomery, 05 Sep 1830; citing , SOUTHEND, ARGYLL, SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  2. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-NM5Z : 14 October 2017), James Picken and Jane Montgomery, 10 Jan 1857; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,041..
  3. “United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M85H-QTG : 12 April 2016), Jane Montgomery in household of James Montgomery, Guilford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing family 150, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53435055 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 July 2018), memorial page for Jane Montgomery Picken (5 Sep 1830–17 Sep 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53435055, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625).

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