Major Henry Pickard was born on July 9, 1803 in New York. Henry came to Chautauqua County with his family in March of 1816. He held the rank of Major in the New York State Militia during the Civil War. Henry died on December 29, 1882 Busti, New York. The funeral was held in the Baptist Church in Busti.


Offspring of Henry Pickard and Maria Vandewarker (1808-1860)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lucinda Pickard (1826-1906)
Laura A. Pickard (1828-1906)
Adam W. Pickard (1832-1861)
Sylvanus H. Pickard (1833-1865)
Charles C. Pickard (1836-1862)
Alonzo Christopher (1838-1910)
Mariah Ophelia Pickard (1840-?)
Fannie D. Pickard (1843-1931)
Melvin E. Pickard (1845-1923)
Ernest Melville Pickard (1845-1850s)
Abraham L. Pickard (1850-1913)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Revolutionary War Record of his father
  • Red Bird Cemetery Records