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Alson Grey Pickett
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1832
Chatham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1923
Bloomington
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Birth
1832 15 Jan
Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA
Alson was named after a Methodist minister, the Reverend Alson Gray.

Residence
1850 Age: 18
Upper Regiment, Chatham Co., North Carolina, USA

Marriage to Cynthia Pierce
1853 1 Sep Age: 21
Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA
Migration
1858 Fall Age: 26
Emporia Townsite, Breckenridge Co. (now Lyon Co.), Kansas Territory, USA
Alson & Cynthia join a wagon train to the Kansas Territory with his parents, brother John C. and sisters Agnes (usually called Annie or Anna) Semira and Sabrah, leaving 7 of his siblings behind in pro-slavery North Carolina as pressure for civil war builds
Residence
1860 Jul Age: 28
Pike Township, Breckenridge Co., (now Lyon Co.) Kansas Territory

Residence
1863 1 Jul Age: 31
Lyon Co., Kansas, United States

Residence
1870 Jun Age: 38
Pike Township, Lyon Co., Kansas, USA

Widowed
1870 30 Dec Age: 38
Pike Township, Breckenridge Co., (now Lyon Co.) Kansas Territory
Cynthia dies leaving Alson the single father of three children under the age of ten.

Marriage to Martha Levina Cooper
1872 Mar Age: 40
North Carolina, USA
The widowed Allison went back to North Carolina where he remarried.
Return to Kansas
1873 aprox. Age: 41
Morris Co., Kansas, USA
Alson moved to a farm, with his new bride Martha (Mattie) & the 3 children from his first marriage, South of Council Grove, Ks., in Morris Co. on Four Mile Creek (Township).
Residence
1880 Age: 48
Valley Township, Morris Co., Kansas, USA

Moved to California
1888 Age: 56
Bloomington,San Bernardino Co, California,USA
Alson and Martha moved by train to Southern California, East of Los Angeles, where they lived the rest of their lives.
Residence
1900 22 Jun Age: 68
Rialto Township, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Residence
1900 Age: 68
Rialto, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Residence
1910 Age: 78
Rialto, San Bernardino Co., California

Residence
1920 Age: 88
Rialto, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Death
1923 Mar Age: 91
Bloomington,San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Alson and Martha are buried in the Rialto Park Cemetery, Rialto California.
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Alson was widowed and had three young children from his 1st wife Cynthia Pierce Pickett, which Martha raised with Alson. Those children are:

William Jasper Pickett (William died before his mother Cynthia Pierce Pickett passed away)
1855 1859
Death
1859 3 Sep Age: 4

Olive Ann Pickett
1861 1955

Hilard Fremont Pickett
1863 1937

Baxter Pickett
1866 1947

Martha & Alson had four children:

Ralph R. Pickett
1878 1881
Death
1881 Mar Age: 3
Council Grove, Morris Co., Kansas, USA
The family lived on Four Mile Creek South of Council Grove. Ralph died about age 3 of Diphtheria, as did his 2 year old sister Nellie.

Nellie N. Pickett
1879 1881
Death
1881 Mar Age: 1
Council Grove, Morris Co., Kansas, USA
The family lived on Four Mile Creek South of Council Grove. Nellie died at about age 2 from Diphtheria, as did her 3 year old brother Ralph.

Lena Maybelle Pickett
1889 1949
Death
1949 24 Dec Age: 60
San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Gladys Lillian Pickett
1894 1985
Death
1985 21 Aug Age: 91
San Bernardino Co., California, USA
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaiah Pickett (1791 - 1859)
  Phoebe McMasters Pickett (1795 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Levina Cooper Pickett (1850 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Olive Ann Pickett Coate Gloyd (1861 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  William McMasters Pickett (1813 - 1887)*
  James Patterson. Pickett (1815 - 1896)*
  Rebecca Pickett Davis (1820 - 1887)*
  Anderson William Pickett (1822 - 1864)*
  John Christie Pickett (1829 - 1915)*
  Alson Grey Pickett (1832 - 1923)
  Anna Semira Pickett Way (1836 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rialto Park Cemetery
Rialto
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Plot: Section T, Block 116, Plot 01, Sub Plot W 1/3
 
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21059598
Alson Grey Pickett
Added by: Cindy R
 
Alson Grey Pickett
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Added by: Cindy R
 
 
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