PICKETT Valson[1]

Male 1814 - 1888  (73 years)

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  • Name PICKETT Valson 
    Born 16 Aug 1814  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 47A0286970EF9841A93C0DA4298385B72E6F 
    Died 3 Mar 1888  [1
    • Valson Pickett, was born August 16, 1814, and the mother, Eliza Ann Thorn was born April 4, 1815. Valson Pickett was the son of David and Phebe (Townsend) Pickett, who were married December 28, 1811. David Pickett was a soldier in the War of 1812. Mrs. Noyes' great grandfather was a soldier in the Revolution.

      Valson Pickett was a member of Co. D., 27th Michigan Infantry and was in most of the engagements of his regiment, was also in the commissary department. He contracted typhoid fever and was in the hospital at David Island, New York, and from there sent to Detroit, where he served as nurse in a hospital until discharged. Mr. Pickett came to Michigan in 1857, settled in Plainfield, Livingston county and worked out one year. In 1858 he commenced working a farm on shares and continued at this until 1861 when he enlisted, at which time he moved his family to Stockbridge village. Mrs. Pickett bought a small piece of ground and a house before the husband's return from the war and afterward the family lived on this place until 1872. At this time Mr. Pickett bought two hundred and forty acres on section 18, Stockbridge township. He improved about twenty-five acres and in 1883 traded the farm for village property in Stockbridge, where he moved and lived until his death, March 3, 1888, while the mother passed away October 23, 1886. Mrs. Noyes was the fourth of six children, three of whom are living: Phebe J., October 24, 1836, died February 28, 1847; Betsey M., born October 28, 1838, is single and lives with our subject and wife; Arvilla, March 31, 1841, married Obadiah Force, May 2, 1866, she died September, 1899, they were the parents of three children: Clara (dead); William and Frederick (dead).
    Person ID I57415  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2005 

    Father PICKETT David,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother TOWNSEND Phebe,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 Dec 1811  [1
    Family ID F22811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family THORN Eliza Ann,   b. 4 Apr 1815,   d. 23 Oct 1886  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Bef 1836  [1
     1. PICKETT Phebe J.,   b. 24 Oct 1836, , Niagra, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1847  (Age 10 years)
     2. PICKETT Betsey M.,   b. 28 Oct 1838, , Niagra, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. PICKETT Arvilla,   b. 31 Mar 1841, , Niagra, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1899  (Age 58 years)
     4. PICKETT Rebecca J.,   b. 28 Jun 1843, , Niagra, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Stockbridge, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F22809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S2202] Book-Past and present of the city of Lansing and Ingham county, Michigan, p.350.