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Marion Picken (1858 - 1880)

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Marion Picken
Born in Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Died in Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Apr 2018 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2018
21:14: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Marion Picken. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Colville-218 Died Under 25 | Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois, Measles | 1860 US Census, Harlem Township, Winnebago, Illinois.


Marion was born in 1858. She was the daughter of James Picken and Jane Montgomery. [1]

She passed away in 1880 at age 21 of Measles and Typhoid Fever. In 1880 there was an outbreak of Measles in Argyle. [2]



  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Marion Picken in entry for James Picken, 1860.
  2. Rockford Journal (Rockford, IL) 10 April 1880, page 8 GenealogyBank
  3. "Illinois Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Marion Picken, death Apr 1880, Illinois, United States; citing Pub. T1133 Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Illinois, 1850-1880., Film 64, NARA microfilm publications T1133 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).; FamilySearch digital folder 007282689.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53435106 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 22 July 2018), memorial page for Marion Picken (5 Apr 1858–4 Apr 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53435106, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .

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