Mary <I>Johnston</I> Pickett

Mary Johnston Pickett

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 26 Oct 1860 (aged 55)
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot Range 7, Sec. 6, Q.S. 4
Memorial ID 7018607 · View Source
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Mary's father Robert Johnston was the son of James Johnston and Mary Bryson, of Ryselaw, Scotland. Her mother Mary McCaw was the daughter of Dr. James McCaw and Elizabeth Brough of Heighten, Galloway, Scotland.

Mary married Robert Pickett in Richmond on 19 June 1823. Mary’s father and Robert’s 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 in the Robert Johnston plot.



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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

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  • Maintained by: Jeffry Burden
  • Originally Created by: K M
  • Added: 18 Dec 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7018607
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Johnston Pickett (1 Jan 1805–26 Oct 1860), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7018607, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jeffry Burden (contributor 46873454) .