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C Elmer Pickard
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1861
Byersville
Livingston County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1954
Byersville
Livingston County
New York, USA

C Elmer Pickard, son of Daniel Lynn Pickard and Martha F Purchase was born on 15 Mar 1861 in New York State. He died on 26 Aug 1954 in Caledonia, NY. He married Luella Gray. She was born in Oct 1865 in New York State. She died on 17 Apr 1929.

Pickard: Obituary Notes:

Death Takes Dansville's First Mayor, Oldest Active Barber C. Elmer Pickard Died at 93

Funeral services for Dansville's first mayor, C. Elmer Pickard, were conducted in the Chamberlin Funeral Home at 2. p. m. Saturday. He died in Caledonia where he had made his home for the past 20 years. last Thursday (Aug. 26, 1954) at the age of 93.

A Republican he was elected president of the village in 1925. Two years later, the title was changed to mayor and Mr. Pickard continued in that office until 1929.

Born in Sparta, Mar 15, 1861, he had lived here until moving to Caledonia to live with his daughter, Mrs. Edwin C. Roberts. Prior to entering politics, he had been manager of the Rowe and Kennedy Produce store here for 25 years.

He- Was a member of Phoenix Lodge 115, F. & A.M. and of the Dansville Chapter 91, Royal Arch Masons since 1908. He was also a member of the Powers Inn Club and the Union Hose Co.

Survivors besides Mrs. Roberts are a son, H. Morse Pickard. Columbus, O., seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews among whom is Supervisor Lynn Pickard of Dansville.

The Rev. John Meloy, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Caledonia, officiated at the funeral services. Pallbearers were Edwin Roberts, Harrie. Moore, Briggs Pickard, H. Morse Pickard, Jr., Robert Pickard and Howard Pickard.

Interment was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Sparta.

Genesee Country Express and Advertiser,
Thursday, Sept 2, 1954,
Cover Story.

C Elmer Pickard and Luella Gray had the following children:

Henry Morris Pickard SR was born on 24 Mar 1891 in Livingston County, New York. He died in Dec 1964. She was born on 25 May 1892 in Indiana, USA. She died on 28 Sep 1972 in El Paso, Texas, USA.

Lennabell Pickard was born on 21 Apr 1893 in New York State. She died in Jan 1985 in Caledonia, NY. She married Edwin A Roberts. He was born in Nov 1893 in New York State.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Lynn Pickard (1823 - 1888)
  Martha F Purchase Pickard (1827 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Luella Gray Pickard (1864 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Henry Morse Pickard (1891 - 1964)*
  Lenabel Pickard Roberts (1893 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarence Augustus Pickard (1853 - 1941)*
  Mary F Pickard (1855 - 1873)*
  Florence A Pickard (1855 - 1868)*
  Lena E Pickard (1860 - 1880)*
  C Elmer Pickard (1861 - 1954)
  Ernest Pickard (1863 - 1885)*
  Jay Carlton Pickard (1865 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of Daniel L and Martha Purchase Pickard Husband of Luella Gray Pickard Held First Office of Mayor Village of Dansville
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
West Sparta
Livingston County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Greg Hetzler
Record added: Jan 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104434397
C Elmer Pickard
Added by: Jean Lander Luce
 
C Elmer Pickard
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with love, your gg grand-daughter,
- J.C.P.
 Added: Oct. 21, 2013
Rest peacefully,
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 8, 2013
 
 
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