William Henry Pickens

Male 1670 - 1735  (65 years)


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  • Name William Henry Pickens  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Birth 1670  La Rochelle, Manche, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 1719  Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 9
    Probate Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death 1735  Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17
    Burial 1735  Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Homestead Land
    Notes 
    • McPherson Book lists his name as John.

      William Pickens -The fighting elder of Andrew Pickens left Ireland perhaps after the fall of Limerick. First of the Pickens to arrive in America. The records in Bucks County, Pennsylvania from Neshaminy Presbyterian Church indicate that William Pickens and wife Margaret were from Ireland and were admitted to the church in Neshaminy by certificate in April of 1720.
      Notes from Nelan/Pickens Family Tree

      From Findagrave
      One of at least three sons born to Robert Andrew and Ester Jeanne (Widow Benoit aka Lady le Bonneau) of France,
      William married Margaret Pike in 1692 in Ireland. They immigrated to America in 1719, joining the Dutch Reform Church
      in Bensalem, Bucks Co PA.
      Ref:
      "History of Bucks County Pennsylvania", JH Battles, Pg 437.
      "Pickens Families of the South", EM Sharp, 1963 Memphis TN.
      From Bolton's "SCOTCH-IRISH PIONEERS" Church, (Neshaminy) Bensalem, Bucks Co.: No. 5, 1912-14:
      "In the records of the Dutch Reform Church, Bensalem, Bucks Co PA, under the heading of "Entries made by
      Elder Christophel Van-Sandt, during the Ministry of Rev. Malachi Jones 1719 - 1722", there is a list of
      "Newcomers from Earlandt" who joined the church, in which we find:
      "1719 - Willem Pecken and his wife, by certificate.
      1720 - Iserell Pecken by profession.
      1722 - Margaret Picken by profession.""
    Person ID I42673  Rountree Family | Pickens
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2024 

    Father Robert Andrew Pickens,   b. 1644, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1699, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esther Jeanne Bonneau,   b. 1644, Larochell, France Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1699, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1660  Donaghmore, Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Pike,   b. 1672, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1740, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 68 years) 
    Marriage 1692  Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Children 
    +1. Israel Sidney Pickens,   b. 1693, Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1749, Charlotte County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Margaret Pickens,   b. 1695, Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1789 (Age 94 years)  [Father: natural]
    +3. Robert Pike Pickens,   b. 1697, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Jun 1787, Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years)  [Father: natural]
    +4. Colonel Andrew Samuel Pickens,   b. 1699, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Nov 1756, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years)  [Father: natural]
    +5. Elizabeth Anne Pickens,   b. 1702, Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1750, Waxhaw, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years)  [Father: natural]
    +6. Lucy Pickens,   b. 1702, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1762, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)  [Father: natural]
    +7. William Gabriel Pickens,   b. 1705, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Nov 1783, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. Thomas Pickens,   b. Abt 1709, Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1749, Augusta County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years)  [Father: natural]
    +9. John Pickens,   b. 1710, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1771, Granville County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 61 years)  [Father: natural]
    +10. Gabriel Pickens,   b. 1715, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1775, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F28998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1670 - La Rochelle, Manche, Basse-Normandie, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1692 - Tyrone, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 1719 - Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1735 - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1735 - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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      Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried on homestead land
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88040957/william-henry-pickens

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      Ancestor Joseph William Pickens
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