Hancock County ILGenweb
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
Samuel Pickens, farmer section 35; P. O., Augusta; is one of the most
extensive farmers in this tp. He owns 700 acres of land and was at one time an extensive cattle, horse and mule dealer. He was born
in Pennsylvania in 1810, and came to this county in 1850, where he still resides. In 1839 he married Nancy Steele, and they have 9
children, William A., Mary E., George W., Jehu P., Allen S., Arthur A., Edward J., Margaret J. and Amelia E. Mr. P. is a
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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