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066    PICKETT, MARK FAMILY

      Located in Durham off Woodburn Road behind house at 1 Learned Place.

      Coordinates: 35d 58m 55.7s N; 78d 57m 06.5s W Click here for Google maps

      Maintained but not in use, its 28 graves have markers dating to 1972. Canvassed by Jean Anderson and Jeff Upchurch.

      Corrections and updates by Richard Floyd Pickett in November 2011. The deed for the cemetery is held by Richard Crumpler Pickett, 3127 Pickett Road, Durham, NC.

      The last owner of the property that the cemetery was located on was Richard Johnson Pickett, brother of John Washington Pickett. He received the land from his father Henry Pickett, who received it from his grandfather, Mark Pickett, for the sum of $1. Richard Johnson Pickett sold 95.5 acres to Murray Jones, a front man for James Buchanan Duke. "There is reserved and excepted from the operation of the foregoing deed the following described parcel of land to be used as a family burying ground, Beginning at an iron stake 235 feet from the Northwest corner of lot 2 in Section Two of the plat hereinafter referred to, and running thence South 77.5 degrees East 94.7 feet to a stake; thence 12.5 degrees West 140.3 feet to the beginning, containing 3/10 of an acres and being that plot of land as shown on Tract one of Section Two of the land hereinafter referred to, together with the right of ingress and egress by the members of the Pickett Family over such portion of said lands as may be reasonably necessary for burying their dead, and for maintaining, repairing and otherwise providing for the upkeep of said Burying ground."

      The cemetery is listed in Durham County Tax records as 6 Scott Place.


  1. Atkins, Margaret Marcom   (b. 23 Jul 1829 - d. 26 Nov 1910)
      • Spouse - Josiah Atkins. Married 8 Feb 1871. Daughter of Wiley and Sally Marcom.
  2. Cole, Margaret Josephine   (b. 1 Oct 1915 - d. 6 Jul 1917)
      • Daughter of EW-CM Cole
  3. Cole, Margaret Pickett   (b. 15 Mar 1858 - d. 10 Dec 1922)
      • Spouse - W. O. Cole
  4. Cole, Nancy Couch   (b. 28 Apr 1825 - d. 8 Feb 1906)
  5. Cole, Reuben Wilson (R.W.)   (b. 26 Aug 1816 - d. 12 Apr 1875)
  6. Cole, William Olive (W.O.)   (b. 29 Nov 1853 - d. 5 Dec 1936)
      • Spouse - Margaret Pickett Cole
  7. Hargrave, Augustus R.   (b. 1 May 1899 - d. 12 May 1969)
      • Spouse - Mamie Ellen Pickett Hargrave
  8. Hargrave, Mamie Ellen Pickett   (b. 6 Oct 1900 - d. 21 Aug 1972)
      • Spouse - Augustus Hargrave
  9. Martin, George H.   (b. Abt 1869 - d. Aft Oct 1936)
      • Husband of Sallie A. Pickett Martin
  10. Martin, Sallie A. Pickett   (b. 2 Jan 1870 - d. 8 Sep 1916)
      • Spouse - George Martin
  11. Pickett, Charles Wilson "Charlie"   (b. 22 Oct 1869 - d. 11 Nov 1933)
  12. Pickett, Elizabeth Frances "Franky" Herndon   (b. 1806 - d. 23 Jun 1879)
  13. Pickett, Ellen Jane McCauley   (b. 8 Jun 1831 - d. 5 Dec 1916)
  14. Pickett, Eugene   (b. 7 Jan 1886 - d. 26 Dec 1952)
  15. Pickett, Harry   (b. 1795 - d. 1856)
      • Son of Mark Pickett
  16. Pickett, Henry   (b. 23 Dec 1827 - d. 29 Sep 1904)
  17. Pickett, Henry   (b. 1931 - d. 1931)
      • Infant son of Henry Floyd Pickett and Annie Pearl Crumpler Pickett.
  18. Pickett, Ida Lois Cole   (b. 11 Mar 1868 - d. 13 Aug 1958)
      • Spouse - John W. Pickett
  19. Pickett, Infant   (b. 5 May 1880 - d. 5 May 1880)
      • Infant son of James Pickett and Martha Cole Pickett
  20. Pickett, James   (b. - d. 29 May 1915)
      • Spouse - Martha A. Pickett
  21. Pickett, John Washington   (b. 8 Mar 1868 - d. 5 Mar 1952)
      • Spouse - Ida Lois Cole Pickett
  22. Pickett, Louise Texana   (b. 15 Mar 1852 - d. 23 Jan 1933)
  23. Pickett, Mark   (b. Abt 1775 - d. Aft Aug 1847)
      • Husband of Mary Bryant Pickett; married 19 Dec 1792. Son of William Pickett and Elizabeth Pickett. Buried between two old cedar trees.
  24. Pickett, Martha A.   (b. 4 Jul 1849 - d. 10 Nov 1909)
      • Spouse - James Pickett
  25. Pickett, Martha Caroline Rigsbee   (b. 9 Jan 1834 - d. 11 Jun 1861)
  26. Pickett, Mary Elizabeth Cole   (b. 5 Apr 1863 - d. 7 Jul 1940)
      • Spouse - S. H. Pickett
  27. Pickett, Nancy F.   (b. 3 Jun 1842 - d. 8 Jan 1910)
  28. Pickett, Walter Leo   (b. 21 Sep 1892 - d. 25 Jul 1937)


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