Robert Pickens1

Robert Pickens||p6319.htm|Robert (Andre) Pickens|b. c 1644\nd. 1699|p6315.htm|Esther Jane Benoit|b. c 1644|p6316.htm|||||||||||||

5th great-granduncle of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
7th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
     Robert Pickens was born in France.1 He was the son of Robert (Andre) Pickens and Esther Jane Benoit.1
     Traditionally he was born in France and taken to Scotland, then to Northern Ireland, by his parents following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. It is said that he and his brothers Andrew, John and William came to America about 1719, entering either at Philadelphia or New Castle.


  1. [S671] Monroe Pickens, comp., Cousin Monroe's History of the Pickens Family (Easley, South Carolina: Kate Pickens Day, 1951), 20.