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Charles Walter Pickett
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1869
Washington County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1941
Rawlins County
Kansas, USA


Mr. Charles Pickett, after less than a week's illness passed away at his home southeast of McDonald last Thursday. He became quite ill the previous Friday. Mr. Pickett lived in this community for nearly fifty years, coming here in 1893 from Washington County. His many friends sincerely regret his passing.


Charles Halter(sic) Pickett, second son of O. S. and Emily Roberts Pickett, was born in Enosdale, Washington county, Kansas, November 24, 1868 and passed away Thursday, August 7, 1941, at the age of 72 years, 8 months and 14 days.

About 1882 the family moved to Missouri but after a year or two returned to Washington County Kansas. In 1892 they came to Rawlins county, Kansas where he has made his home since except for a year in Florida. Nearly all these years were spent on his farm south east of McDonald. He was born a Quaker and lived in that faith all his life. He was true to the Quaker ideals of kindness, truth and justice.

He leaves his brother William James Pickett of McDonald, eight nephews and eight nieces. Two sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

He was taken sick Friday evening, August 1 and grew rapidly worse until about ten o'clock Thursday evening when his spirit entered the other world.

A Home in Heaven! What a joyful thought
As the poor man toils in his weary lot.
His heart oppressed, and with anguish driven
From his home below to his home in Heaven.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Federated church in charge of Reverend J. S. Coppoc. Burial was in the McDonald cemetery.

We wish to thank everyone who helped in any way during the illness and death of Charles W. Pickett. We appreciate it very much.--Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Pickett and family

The McDonald Standard
McDonald, Kansas
Published August 14, 1941, Page 1

Family links: 
  Obadiah Small Pickett (1835 - 1919)
  Emily Jane Roberts Pickett (1841 - 1902)
  David R Pickett (1866 - 1904)*
  Charles Walter Pickett (1869 - 1941)
  William James Pickett (1876 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Birth on Tombstone is 1869, Obituary reads 1868. Also Middle name in Obituary is Halter but in Card of Thanks it is W. (Should be "Walter."
Grace Cemetery
Rawlins County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 1, Lot 5
Created by: Marilyn Birkby
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78274975
Charles Walter Pickett
Added by: Marilyn Birkby
Charles Walter Pickett
Added by: Marilyn Birkby
Charles Walter Pickett
Added by: Marilyn Birkby
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 Added: Apr. 16, 2012

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