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Mary Johnston Pickett
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1805
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1860

Mary married Robert Pickett in Richmond on June 19, 1823. Maryís father and Robertís father were business partners (the firm of Pickett, Pollard and Johnston) in Richmond. Robert himself was engaged in the coal business. The 1860 Census lists Mary as having property and a lady of independent means.

Mary and Robert were parents to General George Pickett of Gettysburg fame. George's first wife Sally Minge Pickett is buried near them.

Mary's father Robert Johnston was the son of James Johnston and Mary Bryson, of Byselaw, Scotland. Her mother Mary McCaw was the daughter of Dr. James McCaw and Elizabeth Brough of Heighten, Galloway, Scotland.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Johnston (1780 - 1832)
  Elizabeth McCaw Johnston (1775 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Pickett (1799 - 1856)*
 
 Children:
  George Edward Pickett (1825 - 1875)*
  Elizabeth Johnston Pickett (1826 - 1827)*
  Mary Seldon Pickett (1829 - 1830)*
  Olivia Pickett (1831 - 1832)*
  Virginia Beverley Pickett Burwell (1833 - 1884)*
  Mary Pickett (1835 - 1836)*
  Robert Johnston Pickett (1838 - 1838)*
  Charles Francis Pickett (1840 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  James McCaw Johnston (1799 - 1833)*
  Robert H. Johnston (1803 - 1847)*
  Mary Johnston Pickett (1805 - 1860)
  Elizabeth McCaw Johnston Symington (1807 - 1878)*
  Olivia Johnston (1809 - 1881)*
  Andrew Johnston (1811 - 1886)*
  Sophia Johnston (1813 - 1875)*
  Anne Blackburn Johnston (1816 - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

In Memory of
Mary Pickett
Second daughter of
Robert Johnston
and
Elizabeth McCaw
his wife
and widow of
Col. Robert Pickett
Born
January 1 1801
Died
October 26, 1860
 
Burial:
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Jeffry Burden
Originally Created by: K M
Record added: Dec 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7018607
Mary <i>Johnston</i> Pickett
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Mary <i>Johnston</i> Pickett
Added by: K M
 
Mary <i>Johnston</i> Pickett
Added by: K M
 
 
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May GOD Bless you and our other Harvey/Harvie families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America and Europe! Thank you for your being and service!
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