CONFLICT in parents: said to be dau of William Carr and
Elizabeth Winston. or Father: William Carr b. 1707 in Pamunkey
River,King William,VA Mother: Susannah Brooks b. 1730 in Louisa
Will: Susannah Crenshaw, of Louisa Co., widow of William
Crenshaw, deceast, I give to my son Joel Crenshaw, my negro man
Danel. Rest of my estate, stock of all kinds, crops of corn,
fodder, wheat, household and Kitchen furniture, plantation tools
and Cash and out debts, to be equally divided between testator's
three sons Charles Crenshaw, David Crenshaw and Joel Crenshaw.
Executors, William Cook and John Dickason. Dated 23, September
Witnesses, William Johnson, John Johnson, Dabney Trice. Probated
14, Oct. 1800. Executors bond, $2000.00. W. B. 4, p. 134.
PICKENS, Andrew, 1739-1817: PICKENS, Andrew, (grandfather of
Francis Wilkinson Pickens), a Representative from South
Carolina; born in Paxton, Bucks County, Pa., September 13, 1739;
attended the common schools; moved with his parents to the
Waxhaw settlement in South Carolina in 1752; served in the
provincial militia in the campaign against the Cherokee Indians
in 1760; entered the Revolutionary Army as captain of militia
and attained the rank of brigadier general; commanded an
expedition against the Cherokee Indians in 1782; member of the
State house of representatives 1781-1794; one of the
commissioners named to settle the boundary line between South
Carolina and Georgia in 1787; member of the State constitutional
convention in 1790; elected to the Third Congress (March 4,
1793-March 3, 1795); appointed major general of militia in 1795;
unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate
in 1797; member of the State house of representatives 1800-1812;
declined the nomination for Governor in 1812; died in Tomassee,
Pendleton District, S.C., August 11, 1817; interment in Old
Stone Churchyard, near Pendleton, S.C.
Bibliography DAB; Waring, Alice Noble. The Fighting Elder:
Andrew Pickens, 1739-1817. Columbia: University of South
Carolina Press, 1962.
Mary PICKENS BIRTH: 19 FEB 1766 DEATH: 1836
Ann PICKENS BIRTH: 12 APR 1770 DEATH: 30 MAR 1846
Infant PICKENS BIRTH: 12 FEB 1772 DEATH: FEB 1772
Jane PICKENS BIRTH: MAR 1773 DEATH: OCT 1773
Jane Bonneau PICKENS
Margaret PICKENS BIRTH: 13 JUL 1777 DEATH: 14 DEC 1830 + George
Infant PICKENS BIRTH: 23 NOV 1783 DEATH: NOV 1783
Rebecca PICKENS BIRTH: 3 JAN 1784 DEATH: 5 FEB 1831
Catherine PICKENS BIRTH: 9 JUN 1786 DEATH: 18 MAY 1871, Dallas
Joseph PICKENS BIRTH: 30 NOV 1791 DEATH: 3 FEB 1853 BURIAL: FEB
1853, Eutaw, AL.
Pickens, Andrew, 1739–1817, American Revolutionary soldier, b.
near Paxtang, Pa. He moved (1752) to South Carolina and took
part (1761) in frontier warfare against the Cherokee. During the
American Revolution, Pickens rose in rank from captain of
militia to brigadier general. He took part in the victories at
Kettle Creek (1779) and at Cowpens, Augusta, and Eutaw Springs
(all in 1781). Prominent in local politics, he served (1781–93,
1800–12) in the state legislature, was (1793–95) a U.S.
Congressman, and frequently served as commissioner for Native
American relations in the South.