Nov. 18, 1974 Sheffield Colbert County Alabama, USA
Birth Rec: "male child, born to David S & Hueda BATES, 25 Dec 1891"
Mar 1st: 08 Mar 1910, Boyne City, Charlevoix Co MI, note variations on name-spellilngs: Archie B PICKING, 18 IN, fa: David S, mo: Hulda BATES, and Katherine SALSPALL, 19 MI, fa: W.N. SALSPALL, mo: Caroline CAVINAW.
Residences: ...07 Jun 1900, Chicago St, Sturgis, St Joseph Co MI: Archie, 08 w/father David S, 50, widower, painter ...15 Apr 1910, Cooley St, Kalamazoo MI: Archie, 19, roomer, Salesman of Drygoods, w/new (1st) wife Catherine, 23, mar 7/12 mo. ... 19 Jan 1920, Sturgis, St Joseph Co MI: Archie, bro, 28, foreman @ C A Miller Fac, residing w/ sis Mary A & husb William H SLACK ...17 Apr 1930, Jefferson Rd, Penn twp, St Joseph Co IN: Archie B, 38, Laborer, Footware, w/ 2nd wife Edna M, 25 & dtr Caroline H, 16.
WWI Draft Regis: Archie, 25, resid: 48 Pilgrim Rd, Highland Park, Wayne Co MI, Mechanic @ Ford Motor Works; married, wife, 2 chr; blue eyes, brown hair, stout, not bald; signed Archie Bates PICKING, 05 Jun 1917 (note: ca 1940-50s, Archie was an employee of the Studebaker Corp in South Bend IN)
WWI Service: Army Univ of MI, 1918-1919: College of Architecture, 3rd Training Detachment, Students' Army Training Corps: Archie Bates PICKING, resid: Sturgis MI