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Gen Andrew "Skyagunsta" Pickens, I
Birth: Sep. 13, 1739
Buck
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1817
Tamassee
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA

Revolutionary War South Carolina Militia General, US Congressman. Born in Pennsylvania, he traveled South with family along the Great Wagon Road in search of land, and settled in Abbeyville County, South Carolina. He was first a military leader against Cherokee Indians, then a prominent Rebel Commander who led American forces against the British in the American Revolution. His troops were successful especially at the Battles of Kettle Creek and Cowpens. He was awarded a sword by the Continental Congress and was the first United States Congressman from the Pendleton, South Carolina district. Son of Andrew Pickens & Nancy Ann Davis. Husband of Rebecca Floride Calhoun, married 19 March, 1765. (bio by: Scott F. Lewis) 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Pickens (1690 - 1756)
  Nancy Davis Pickens (____ - 1760)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Floride Calhoun Pickens (1745 - 1814)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Pickens Harris (1766 - 1836)*
  Anne Pickens Simpson (1770 - 1846)*
  Margaret Pickens Bowie (1776 - 1830)*
  Andrew Pickens (1779 - 1838)*
  Rebecca Pickens Noble (1784 - 1831)*
  Catherine Pickens Hunter (1786 - 1871)*
  Joseph Pickens (1791 - 1853)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jane Pickens Miller (1738 - 1824)*
  Andrew Pickens (1739 - 1817)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Stone Church Cemetery
Clemson
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Pickens Family Plot
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Scott F. Lewis
Record added: Jun 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14519972
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- Brandy James
 Added: Apr. 30, 2015
General Andrew Pickens served as a US representative and, prior to that, was one of South Carolina's most formidable Revolutionary War heroes. His son, Andrew Pickens, Jr., served as our state governor. Although General Pickens began his military career b...(Read more)
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