Samuel Picken
Samuel Picken
Date of Birth 20 April 1873
Place of Residence Morris Street Williamstown Victoria Australia
Spouses Name Amy Elizabeth Goodwin
Childrens Names Not known

Samuel Picken was born at Williamstown, Victoria, on 20 Apr 1873, the only son of James Picken and Mary Eliza McEachern (1849-1907). His parents were married on 4 Jan 1872 at the residence of his grandfather Captain Robert McEachern at Emerald Hill, Victoria. His paternal grandfather, Captain Samuel Picken, was also a mariner. Samuel would have been 17 years old when this photograph was taken for the Exhibition season ticket. He had relatives in Launceston: his aunt Ursula Collins and seven cousins are pictured in the Launceston Family Album. Samuel became a solicitor and married Amy Elizabeth Goodwin at Williamstown in 1907.

Marion Sargent May 2009 & Anita LeMaire Jan 2010