Dec. 15, 1878 Byersville Livingston County New York, USA
Abraham Pickard was born on 02 Jun 1791 in Springfield, New York, son of John Conrad Pickard and Mary Kumset Bradt. He died in Dec 1878 in West Sparta, New York (Injuries sustained when buggy overturned). He married Magdalena Genter, daughter of John Genter in 1815. She was born in 1794 in Springfield, New York. She died before 02 Jan 1879 in West Sparta, New York (Not Listed on Abraham Pickard's Will Probate Notice Jan 02, 1879). Funeral: Dec 1878 in West Sparta, New York; Services at (Free) Methodist Church, Byersville Burial: Dec 1878 in West Sparta, New York; Oaklawn Cemetery
Military Service: War of 1812 Military Discharge: Abt. 1815; Move: Bet. 1832-1833 in Byersville, New York, Abraham Pickard moved his family from Owasco, NY to Livingston, NY. Residence: 1850 in West Sparta, New York; William W's family is living in the home of William and Mary Pickard (ages 78 and 72). William W's father, Abram Pickard (age 59), is neighbor to William and William W. Occupation: 1860 in West Sparta, New York; Farming Farmer Residence: 1872 in Byersville, New York Will: 02 Jan 1879 in Mount Morris, NY; Probate Will Request for Abraham Pickard.
Death of an 1812 Soldier
Abram Pickard, father of Daniel and Benjamin Pickard of West Sparta, died at his residence near Byersville and was buried from the Methodist church on Sunday. Rev. B. A. Partridge preaching. Mr. Pickard was a man eighty-four year old and a veteran of the war of 1812. On the fourth inst. he went to Esquire Dake's office and made out his pension Papers and had just seated himself in his buggy to return borne when an accident occurred which caused one of the horses to jump one side, overturning the buggy and throwing Mr. Pickard out. He struck very heavily on his face from the effects of which he did not recover. Mr. Pickard had been a resident of West Sparta over fifty years and a member of the Methodist church at Byersville for forty years. We are indebted to Daniel Farr for the above particulars
The Dansville Express Thursday, Dec 19, 1878 Page __, Column 3
Abraham Pickard and Magdalena Genter had the following children:
Charlotte Pickard was born 1815. She died before 02 Jan 1879 (Not Listed on Abraham Pickard's Will Probate Notice Jan 02, 1879). She married Peter Voorhees in 1837.
William W Pickard born on 15 May 1818. He died in Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He married Emilie Chamberlain.
Rosetta Pickard born on 10 Nov 1819. She died in about 1849. She married Jacob VanLiew about 1848.
Daniel Lynn Pickard born on 21 Jan 1823. He died on 06 May 1888 in Byersville, West Sparta. He married Martha F Purchase
John Hardy Pickard born in 1826 in New York State. He married Harriet Gould
Cameron Pickard born on 30 May 1827 in Owasco, Cayuga, New York. He died on 14 Nov 1845 in West Sparta.
Lurinda Pickard born on 16 Aug 1829. She died on 10 May 1899 in Nunda, New York. She married Warren E. Merchant in Nunda
Lucinda Pickard born in 1831 in New York State. She died before 02 Jan 1879. She married William Stapleton
Mary Cameron Pickard born on 11 Apr 1833 in Sparta, New York. She died on 01 Dec 1854 in Byersville Livingston County New York, USA (Aged 21 yrs 9 mos 3 10ds.
Alpha S Pickard born on 21 Jan 1835 in West Sparta. He died on 23 Aug 1850 in West Sparta (Aged 15 YRS 7 MOS 2 DAYS).
Benjamin F Pickard born on 11 Apr 1837 in Sparta. He died before 1907. He married (1) Catherine Thompson about 1861. She died in 1875. He married (2) Sarah L Kingsley 1884.
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