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Pickrell, Henry

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Pickrell, Henry
March 14, 2007 06:05PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Fleming County

HENRY PICKRELL, was born in Fleming County, Ky., in 1863, and is the younger
of two children born to Greenup and Eliza (Jones) Pickrell. Greenup
Pickrell, also a native of Fleming County, was born July 10, 1817, and is a
son of William Pickrell, who was born in Virginia. Greenup Pickrell is a
farmer by occupation and lives in Carr's, Lewis County, Ky. He was a
magistrate of Hillsboro Precinct for over twenty years; he also served in
the Federal army during the late war. Mrs. Eliza Pickrell is a daughter of
Robert and Permelia (Cooper) Kissick; she was born in 1822 and is still
living. Henry Pickrell moved to Lewis County, Ky., in 1871, where he lived
until 1885, having been engaged in teaching from 1882 until 1885; in the
latter year he moved to Fleming County and took charge of the Gazette, his
brother, Monroe, acting as associate editor. Monroe Pickrell was born July
1, 1860, and previous to 1885 was engaged in farming. In April, 1885, Henry
Pickrell married Miss Ella Bishop, a daughter of Alexander Bishop, of
Fleming County.

Pickrell Jones Cooper Kissick Bishop
VA Lewis-KY

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