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Rev Leander Lycurgus Pickett

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Rev Leander Lycurgus Pickett

Birth
Burnsville, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, USA
Death 9 May 1928 (aged 69)
Wilmore, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Wilmore, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 117776040 View Source

Parents:
James Cochran Pickett 1811-1882
Sarah Villers Walker Pickett 1838-1870

Spouse:
Pruvy Melviney "Martha" Dorough Pickett 1856-1887
Md: Jul 27 1878 in Fannin Co, TX
Children:
James Lowery Pickett 1880-1958
Rev. Elbert Deets Pickett 1885-1966

Spouse:
Ludie Carrington Day Pickett 1868-1953
Md: Dec 5 1888 in Bayou Tunica, LA
Children:
Jarrell Waskom Pickett 1890-1981
Ludo Carradine Pickett 1891-
Willard Lee Pickett 1895-
Eulice Kay Pickett 1896-
Vernon Day Pickett 1897-1898
Wilbur Crafts Pickett 1900-
Leroy Woodson Pickett 1904-1964

Pickett waa a Methodist evangelist who conducted meetings in a number of states and at Holiness campgrounds. He and his wife Ludie served in northeast Texas, Columbia, South Carolina and elsewhere before settling in Wilmore, Kentucky. Leander and Ludie were prominent in the founding of Asbury College in Wilmore in 1890, and Leander served as financial agent of the board of trustees for many years. The Picketts helped by boarding young ministry students, among whom was missionary E. Stanley Jones. Pickett's son, J. Waskom Pickett, attended Asbury College and became a missionary to India, rising as high as Bishop of the Methodist Church in India.

Ludie Pickett wrote the song "Never Done"
Leander Pickett wrote many books, including:
1. The Blessed Hope of his Glorious Appearing 1901
2. Victorious Songs 1915
Pickett's work also included music and lyrics, including:
Music
1. Blessed be the Name
2. The Healing Waters
3. I Dreamed that the Great Judgment Morning
4. Speak to my Soul
Lyrics
1. It is for us all Today
2. Some Mothers Child
3. Wonderful story of Love

Above information obtained from following sources:
Bio Inf-Leander Pickett
Separate-Holy
Hymntime
(If any of the information is incorrect-please let me know)


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LEANDER L PICKETT
1859 - 1928
MINISTER - AUTHOR - SONGWRITER - PATRIOT


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