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Looking for PICKETT in Australia

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My paternal gm was Rachel Davis PICKETT (her cemetery record gives her middle initial as J)b 1878, Brisbane Waters, Gosford, NSW, Australia, d 23 Mar 1939, Dannevirke, NZ. Married James Logan PARROTT (b 3 Dec 1885, Cassilis, NSW) at Sydney, Aus in 24 Nov 1909. They had 6 children: Francis (my father), Martin, Patrick, Jim, Connie, Margaret.

Surnames: PARROTT PICKETT
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on 2008-03-18 23:00:38

bryan1 , from New Zealand, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2008. is researching the following names: PARROTT, LOGAN, FARRELL and 4 other(s).

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by allycat on 2008-03-19 00:24:48

Dear Bryan, Hi. Your grandmother's parents were William PICKETT and Emily Ann (maiden surname unknown). As I can't find their marriage record in NSW, perhaps they came from Victoria?

Your grandmother's brothers and sisters were:-

William J. PICKETT born 1861 Gosford
Luke PICKETT 1862~1935 Gosford
Celina PICKETT born 1865 Brisbane Water
Hugh PICKETT born 1873 Brisbane Water
Mark PICKETT born 1875 Brisbane Water
Thomas PICKETT born 1877 Brisbane Water


Alison.

by ngairedith on 2008-03-19 04:49:55

Hello Bryan,
James Parrott b. 3-12-1885 in Cassilis NSW was the 11th of 12 children of John James Parrott b. 10-12-1851 in Cassilis NSW and Agnes Mary Logan b. 12-2-1852 in Cassilis NSW.
The father of John James was John Parrott b. abt 1825 in Cassilis NSW who married Jane Holt b. abt 1826 in Cassilis NSW.
Agnes Logan's parents were Patrick Logan b. abt 1816 in County Dowen Ireland and he married Catherine Farrell b. abt 1811 also from County Dowen Ireland.
Allycat has started you off with James Parrott's wifes family (Rachel Davis Picket b. 24-11-1909 in Sydney.]
For a look at the site and to see all the 12 children of John James and Agnes click on this

PARROTT ANCESTRAL FILE

by bryan1 on 2008-03-19 14:47:00

Wow! Thanks to you both. I've only been at this ancestral thing for a week and information is booming! I had some of the info but big gaps and was at a dead (sorry about the pun!) end with Rachel. Now to recording it all!
Regards and thanks
Bryan

by bryan1 on 2008-03-19 14:58:02

Oh another connection I forgot. I found a cemetery record at the Mangatera Cemetery, Dannevirke, Hawkes Bay, NZ of Iris Irene PARROTT b c1888, d 21/7/1966, aged 78, widower. From the info I would surmise she may be Augustus Harold Parrott's wife, but no evidence.
Here is URL for search
http://www.tararuadc.govt.nz/asp/cemeteries_search.asp?menu=ce

by ngairedith on 2008-03-19 17:03:10

Hi again Bryan, Actually Augustine's wife was Louisa Warson. Edward's wife was Elizabeth Pearce. Arthur's wife was Maria Bull. Vincent's wife was Josephine Malone. So Iris may not even be of this family, however we will keep searching. James and his wife Rachel are also at that cemetery but where is everyone else? There was quite a tribe

by ngairedith on 2008-03-19 17:51:44

Have you tried here Bryan
PARROTT at COUSIN CONNECT

by allycat on 2008-03-21 09:06:20

If you look here Bryan, you will see link to First Families Search - NZ Society of Genealogists.

I had a look for MCKEOWEN - nil results, but there are quite a few files on PICKETT and PARROT (note spelling). Click on the DETAILS button and you will see a list of names surrounding that person. It helps if you know the in-laws names also as they might be there.

Alison.

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