William Walter "Billie" Pickens Sr
Bill Pickens Sr.
William Walter "Billie" Pickens Sr  ‎(I12)‎
Given Names: William Walter
Nickname: Billie
Surname: Pickens
Suffix: Sr

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 21 February 1880 35 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death: 3 April 1961 ‎(Age 81)‎ Age: 81 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 21 February 1880 35 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA

Marriage Vernetta Allie "Allie" Roark - 16 August 1900 ‎(Age 20)‎ Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA

Death 3 April 1961 ‎(Age 81)‎ Age: 81 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA

Cause of death: Cancer
Last Change 16 November 2016 - 19:16:06 - by: vernetta
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Parents Family  (F77)
Newton Pinkney "Pink" Pickens
1845 - 1932
Darcus Ellen Thedford Jr
1856 - 1934
John Marley Pickens
1872 - 1942
Matilda Ellen Pickens
1877 - 1952
William Walter "Billie" Pickens Sr
1880 - 1961

Immediate Family  (F2)
Vernetta Allie "Allie" Roark
1886 - 1967
Herman Pickens
1902 - 1904
Joseph Pinkney "Joe" Pickens
1904 - 1975
John Newton "Johnny" Pickens
1907 - 1976
Thomas Joseph "Tommie" Pickens
1909 - 1911
Raymond Fredrick "Ray" Pickens
1912 - 1987
Margaret Blanche "Meg" Pickens
1915 - 1970
William Walter "Bill" Pickens Jr
1918 - 1995
Mary Lucille Pickens
1923 - 2005
Sarah Louise "Eze" Pickens
1927 - 2003


Notes

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Granpa Pickens died of cancer.

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In 1910 census the following people were living in the Pickens household. William Walter, Sr., Allie, Joseph Pinkney, John Newton and Tommie. Tommie was 5 months old.

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In 1920 census the following people were living in the Pickens household. Billie Sr., Allie, Joe, John Ray, Blanche and Billy Jr. ‎(My daddy)‎.

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Grandpa Pickens lived in Grandma Pickens's house before they got married as a servant. Grandma was about thirteen years old at the time. At the time he was working for the Roarks as a servant.

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Grandpa was a religious man, a fisherman, and a all around good man. He loved his kids and grandkids. Grandpa always wore the ten comandments around his neck or the lords prayer. He liked taking his grandkids fishing and we enjoyed very much going with him. Mom would make his dough balls for the fish and he would always catch something.

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Grandpaw Pickens was about 6' tall, blue eyes,brown hair and most of the time he wore a hat.

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Sources

Source
1900 US Census
Citation Details:  1990 Census for Kennett, MO

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Media

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Family with Parents
Father
Newton Pinkney "Pink" Pickens ‎(I254)‎
Birth 1845 26 26 Kentucky
Death 1932 ‎(Age 87)‎ Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
12 years
Mother
 
Darcus Ellen Thedford Jr ‎(I252)‎
Birth 21 December 1856 20 18 Tennessee
Death 26 June 1934 ‎(Age 77)‎ Age: 77 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, U.S.A.

Marriage: 1872 -- Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
1 year
#1
Brother
John Marley Pickens ‎(I304)‎
Birth 17 December 1872 27 15 Dyersburg, Dyers, Tennesssee, USA
Death 15 January 1942 ‎(Age 69)‎ Age: 69 Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, USA
4 years
#2
Sister
Matilda Ellen Pickens ‎(I1009)‎
Birth 22 March 1877 32 20 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 15 July 1952 ‎(Age 75)‎ Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, USA
3 years
#3
William Walter "Billie" Pickens Sr ‎(I12)‎
Birth 21 February 1880 35 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 3 April 1961 ‎(Age 81)‎ Age: 81 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Family with Vernetta Allie "Allie" Roark
William Walter "Billie" Pickens Sr ‎(I12)‎
Birth 21 February 1880 35 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 3 April 1961 ‎(Age 81)‎ Age: 81 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
6 years
Wife
 
Vernetta Allie "Allie" Roark ‎(I11)‎
Birth 29 July 1886 34 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 15 December 1967 ‎(Age 81)‎ Age: 81 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA

Marriage: 16 August 1900 -- Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
17 months
#1
Son
Herman Pickens ‎(I20)‎
Birth 1902 21 15 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 1904 ‎(Age 2)‎ Age: 2 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
2 years
#2
Son
Joseph Pinkney "Joe" Pickens ‎(I14)‎
Birth 14 January 1904 23 17 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 14 January 1975 ‎(Age 71)‎ Age: 71 Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, USA
3 years
#3
Son
John Newton "Johnny" Pickens ‎(I15)‎
Birth 12 February 1907 26 20 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 2 February 1976 ‎(Age 68)‎ Age: 68 Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, USA
3 years
#4
Son
Thomas Joseph "Tommie" Pickens ‎(I16)‎
Birth 17 October 1909 29 23 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 14 November 1911 ‎(Age 2)‎ Age: 2 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
3 years
#5
Son
Raymond Fredrick "Ray" Pickens ‎(I19)‎
Birth 23 October 1912 32 26 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 7 May 1987 ‎(Age 74)‎ Age: 75 Ocala, Marion, Florida, USA
2 years
#6
Daughter
Margaret Blanche "Meg" Pickens ‎(I13)‎
Birth 15 February 1915 34 28 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 1970 ‎(Age 54)‎ Age: 54 Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA
3 years
#7
Son
William Walter "Bill" Pickens Jr ‎(I1)‎
Birth 12 January 1918 37 31 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA
Death 3 November 1995 ‎(Age 77)‎ Age: 77 Hayti, Pemiscot, Missouri, USA
5 years
#8
Daughter
Mary Lucille Pickens ‎(I18)‎
Birth 11 May 1923 43 36 Marmaduke, Greene, Arkansas, USA
Death 29 June 2005 ‎(Age 82)‎ Age: 82 Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, USA
4 years
#9
Daughter
Sarah Louise "Eze" Pickens ‎(I17)‎
Birth 31 August 1927 47 41 Rector, Clay, Arkansas, USA
Death 18 September 2003 ‎(Age 76)‎ Age: 76 Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, USA