Corinne Albert Pickett

b. 15 February 1839, d. 1867
  • Corinne Albert Pickett was born on 15 February 1839 in Montgomery County, Alabama.
  • Albert James Pickett and Sarah Smith Harris appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Montgomery, Alabama, enumerated next to Sarah's sister Mary Gindrat.. Other members of the household included Corinne Albert Pickett, William Raiford Pickett, Martha Raiford Pickett, Mary Gindrat Pickett, Eliza Ward Pickett, Sarah Julia Pickett and Eliza Baker.
  • She married Edward Brett Randolph, son of Benjamin Franklin Randolph and Anna Page Corbin, on 14 December 1858 in Montgomery, Alabama, with N. H. Cobb, MG, officiating.
  • The following appeared on 16 December 1858 in The Daily Confederation: Married, at the residence of the bride's father, in this city, on the 14th inst., by Rt. Rev. Bishop Cobbs, Edward B. Randolph, Esq., and Miss Corinne A. Pickett, daughter of the late Col. Albert J. Pickett.
  • Benjamin Franklin Randolph and Anna Page Corbin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Montgomery PO, Montgomery County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Corinne Albert Pickett, Edward Brett Randolph and Francis Corbin Randolph. Also in the household was Sarah Caroline Randolph, age 18.
  • Corinne Albert Pickett died in 1867.
  • Her husband Edward Brett Randolph became a widower at her death.
  • She was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • The following appeared on 2 July 1904 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Edward Brett Randolph, an aged and life-long citizen of Montgomery, died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his residence, 401 Mildred Street.
         He had been ill for several weeks, and his demise was not unexpected.
         The deceased was born in Montgomery, March 4, 1832 [sic], and was the son of Benjamin F. Randolph and his wife nee Miss Anna Page Corbin. In 1853 [sic] he was graduated from the Law Department of the University of Alabama, having previously taken an academic course.
         In 1858 Mr. Randolph married Miss Corinne Albert Pickett, daughter of Alabama's historian.
         At the outbreak of the war Mr. Randolph enlisted in Semple's Battery and was transferred to the 46th Alabama Regiment, where he rose to the rank of Captain. At the close of the war he engaged in planting in Montgomery County.
         He was twice married, his second wife being Miss May Amanda Sayre, by whom he is survived.
         Mr. Randolph leaves two daughters, Miss Carolyn Randolph and Miss Lucy Randolph, and a brother, Judge Francis C. Randolph. He had a large family connection.
         The deceased was scholarly and affable. A series of articles published by him in The Philadelphia North American on the seige of Vicksburg attracted wide attention.
         The funeral services will take place from the residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. Stewart McQueen wil officiate.
  • Last Edited: 18 Jul 2014

Family: Edward Brett Randolph b. 4 March 1837, d. 1 July 1904