|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1829|
Washington Court House
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 1910|
Father: Andrew Wicker
Mother: Sarah Glaze
Spouse: Sarah Jane Dougherty
C.G. Wicker is one of the pioneer citizens of Lynn's valley. He came to California from the State of Illinois, in 1852. He is a native of Fayette County, Ohio, town of Washington, and was born April 12, 1829. His father, Andrew Wicker, was a farmer by occupation, a native of North Carolina, who emigrated to Illinois, and located near Springfield, where he died in the year 1848. His mother, Sarah Glaze, was born in Maysville, Kentucky. She bore twelve children, seven of whom lived to maturity, of whom the subject of the this sketch is the eighth. He received a good education, and adopted the calling of a farmer. He arrived at Placerville, California, in 1851, from Illinois, mined in El Dorado and Calaveras counties for about three years. He then went to Santa Clara County, and lumbered for a brief time and located then in what is at present Kern County, where he has remained. Mr. Wicker has 240 acres of the best soil in Lynn's valley, all well improved and stocked with cattle and horses. He was married January 1, 1863, near Bakersfield, to Miss Sarah J. Doherty, daughter of Anderson Doherty. She is a native of Illinois, and they have four children living. Mr. and Mrs. Wicker are regarded as among the valuable citizens of Lynn valley.
From "A Memorial and biographical history of the counties of Fresno, Tulare and Kern, California"
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85282337