Mary (Reid) Picken

Mary (Reid) Picken (1809 - 1887)

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Mary Picken formerly Reid aka McNair
Born in Argyleshire, Scotlandmap
Sister of
Wife of — married in Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Wife of — married about in Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Argyleshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 15 May 2018
16:58: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Mary (Reid) Picken. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois.


Biography

Mary was born in 1809. She was the daughter of Alexander Reid and Elizabeth Park[1]

She married Daniel McNair in Scotland in 1825. [2]

They had the following children:

Alexander 1828-1886
Elizabeth(Ralston))

Daniel died sometime before 1840.

Mary took her children to the US in 1842.

" Accompanying them were James Reid, Mrs. McNair and her two children, one son, Alexander and one daughter, Elizabeth, who afterwards was Mrs. D. C. Ralston. Mrs. McNair's second husband was James Picken." [3]

She married James Picken about 1847.

They had the following children:

Hugh R. 1848–1888
Mary (Patton) 1850-1934
Margaret (Andrew) 1851-1919

She passed away in 1887.

Sources

  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYGQ-Q2B : 10 February 2018), Mary Reid, 04 Nov 1809; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
  2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKH-X7M : 10 February 2018), Daniel Mcnair and Mary Reid, 29 Nov 1825; citing Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,005.
  3. Harvey, Daniel G., The Argyle Settlement in History and Story, pg. 51


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