Search billions of records on



Louis Pickens was born in Ohio probably in 1808.  He was a farmer in Hickory Grove Township, Scott County, Iowa.  He married Charlotte Algar in 1846 in Clinton County, Iowa.  She was born about 1828 in New York.

NOTE:  In the 1870 Census of Scott County we found:

Louis Pickens age 52 (really 62)

Charlotte age 42

  1. Alonzo Algar age 17, born in Iowa
  2. Lulinda Algar age 16, born in Iowa
  3. James Algar age 22, born in Iowa

NOTE:  Cemetary Records:

Allens Grove Lot 35

  1. Charlotte Pickens died 3-22-1876 aged 48
  2. Lewis Pickens died Aug., 1872 aged 64
  3. Thompson died 2-14-1865 aged 82

Allens Grove Lot 38

  1. A.E. Pickens 1831 to 4-20-1892
  2. Chleo Pickens died Feb., 1865 age 46
  3. Madison G. 1820 to 2-21-1887

Oakdale Cemetary Lot 88

  1. Harvey Pickens

Oakdale Cemetary Addition 19

  1. Louis Pickens Lot 12
  2. Louisa Pickens Lot 1

Oakdale Cemetary Hoover Lot

  1. Ruth Pickens Lot 5

Louis died in 1872 and Charlotte died on March 22, 1876.  We do not know about their children.


Louis Pickens married Louisa Fitzpatrick (see Fitzpatrick) on April 5, 1866  in Scott County, Iowa.  (In the Scott County 1870 Census there is a Louis Pickens that was born in Canada in 1846.  He was a breakman for the R.R)  He lived in Davenport with a couple whose names are Thomas and Mary Kelly.  We don't know when Louis died.  Louisa died on June 1, 1906 in Davenport, Iowa.  Children of Louis and Louisa Pickens are:

  1. Louis (he died in 1919 - see the Foul Play section)
  2. Charles
  3. Girl who married William Lerch
  4. Charlotte was born on July 4, 1884 in Scott County, Iowa
  5. Boy


Charlotte Mae Pickens was born on July 4, 1884 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.  She married Clyde Morton Clough (see Clough) on June 20, 1901 in Scott County, Iowa.  She died June 12, 1962 from a broken neck.  She fell down the basement steps.  Children of Charlotte and Clyde Clough are as follows:

  1. Harold Harvey was born Nov. 24, 1901 in Davenport, Iowa.  He never married.  He died in Jerusalem of Cardiac Arrest on Feb. 22, 1974.
  2. Myrelle was born on Feb 22, 1906 in Davenport, Iowa.  He died after a fall when in Jr. High.
  3. Clyde died in 1998
  4. William was born in 1910 and died in 1950
  5. Lawrence Victor


William F. Clough (see Clough) married Grace Simpson (see Simpson)


 Debbie Clough (see Clough) married Barry P. Gerischer (see Gerischer)


Rebekah Gerischer married Lio Iloilo

Erik Gerischer married Jennifer Garrison



Brandon - Sarah - Nathan - Kaylah - Isaiah Phillip (ETA May 16, 2000)

Ryan - Dillon