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PICKETT, PAMELIA (?–?). Pamelia Pickett (Picket), one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, on July 21, 1824, received title to a league and a labor of land now in Matagorda and Austin counties. The census of March 1826 classified Pickett as a farmer and stock raiser, a widow aged between forty and fifty. Her household consisted of a son, a daughter, and a slave. She made her home at Bell's Landing and was a close friend of the Austin family.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Eugene C. Barker, ed., The Austin Papers (3 vols., Washington: GPO, 1924–28). Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897). Noah Smithwick, The Evolution of a State, or Recollections of Old Texas Days (Austin: Gammel, 1900; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Pickett, Pamelia," accessed April 28, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fpi03.
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