Fred D Pickering

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Fred D Pickering

Birth
Clay County, Iowa, USA
Death
1 Apr 1942 (aged 68)
Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Burial
Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington, USA GPS-Latitude: 48.5090037, Longitude: -122.2147802
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Fred D Pickering did not have a full middle name, it was just D
Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940
Name: Fred D Pickering
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Jun 1874*
Birth Place: Clay Township, Clay, Iowa, USA
Father: Elzy Pickering
Mother: Matilda Davis
NOTE: Birth year different than headstone and other records.
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On 9 June 1880 Benj. Pickering (71), wife Sarah Pickering (71), their son-in-law, W. H. Davis (47), daughter, Betty Davis (45), grandson, Freddie Pickering (6) and boarder, Eva Dennis (20) lived in Clay Township, Clay County, Iowa. Mr. Pickering and Mr. Davis were farmers. Ms. Dennis was a teacher. NOTE: He would turn 7 on June 20 (born 1873*).

On 25 June 1900 Fred D Pickering (b. June 1873*), wife Jennie M. (b. Dec. 1874), children; Earl J (b. Apr. 1895), Vera L. (b. Apr. 1898) and boarder Jay B. Hovey (b. Oct. 1876) lived on Bender Ave. in Spencer, Spencer Township, Clay County, Iowa. Fred and Jennie had been married 5 years, having 3 children, 2 living. He was a carpenter. Mr. Hovey was a salesman in the lumber industry.

On 19 April 1910 F. D Pickering (36), wife Mae (34), children; Earl (15), Vera (12), Dale (9), Freda (4) and boarder, W. H. Davis (77), a widower, lived on Ferry Street in Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington. Mr. & Mrs. Pickering had been married 15 years, having 5 children, 4 living. He was a mail clerk on a trsin. NOTE: Names spelled as they appear on original image of this census. Fred would be 37 in June (born 1873*).
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U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Fred D. Pickering
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Jun 1873*
Street address: Sedro Woolley
Residence Place: Skagit, Washington, USA
Relative: May Pickering
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On 3 January 1920 Fred D. Pickering (46), wife Jennie M. (45), children; Freda M. (14) and Don A. (4+4/12) lived on West State Street in Sedro Woolley Precinct, Skagit County, Washington. Fred was a pattern maker, iron worker. NOTE: Fred would turn 47, (born 1873*).

On 3 April 1930 F. D. Pickering (56), wife May (55) and son Don (14) lived on West State Street (outside city limits), Sedro Woolley Precinct, Skagit County, Washington. Mr. Pickering's occupation listed as florist, in the greenhouse business. NOTE: Fred would be 57 in June, (born 1873*).
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The Bellingham Herald
Bellingham, Washington
Sunday, 5 April 1942
Page 2, Column 7

Last Rites Held for
Fred D. Pickering

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, April 4 - Funeral services for Fred D. Pickering, 69, well known local resident, who died of a heart attack Wednesday while building a fence at his home on West State street, were held in the Lemley chapel today with Sedro-Woolley Masons in charge. Cremation at Bellingham followed.

Mr. Pickering, born in Iowa June 20, 1874*, came to this city in 1904, and established a greenhouse business in 1908. He was a charter member of the local Masonic lodge, and a life member of the Nile Temple of the Shrine.

Mrs. Pickering died in 1938. Surviving Mr. Pickering are three sons, Earl, Bremerton; Dale, Long Beach, Cal.; Don, Bremerton; two daughters, Mrs. Vera Staatts, Sacramento, Cal., and Mrs. Richard Day, Camas, Wash.; three brothers, Elton, Everett; "Stubb", Ketchikan, Alaska, and Roy, Yakima; one sister, Mrs. F. P. Davis, Clear Lake and a number of nieces and nephews in California and Iowa.
NOTE: Birth year different than headstone and other records.
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NOTE: See death certificate in photos
Fred D Pickering did not have a full middle name, it was just D
Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940
Name: Fred D Pickering
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Jun 1874*
Birth Place: Clay Township, Clay, Iowa, USA
Father: Elzy Pickering
Mother: Matilda Davis
NOTE: Birth year different than headstone and other records.
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On 9 June 1880 Benj. Pickering (71), wife Sarah Pickering (71), their son-in-law, W. H. Davis (47), daughter, Betty Davis (45), grandson, Freddie Pickering (6) and boarder, Eva Dennis (20) lived in Clay Township, Clay County, Iowa. Mr. Pickering and Mr. Davis were farmers. Ms. Dennis was a teacher. NOTE: He would turn 7 on June 20 (born 1873*).

On 25 June 1900 Fred D Pickering (b. June 1873*), wife Jennie M. (b. Dec. 1874), children; Earl J (b. Apr. 1895), Vera L. (b. Apr. 1898) and boarder Jay B. Hovey (b. Oct. 1876) lived on Bender Ave. in Spencer, Spencer Township, Clay County, Iowa. Fred and Jennie had been married 5 years, having 3 children, 2 living. He was a carpenter. Mr. Hovey was a salesman in the lumber industry.

On 19 April 1910 F. D Pickering (36), wife Mae (34), children; Earl (15), Vera (12), Dale (9), Freda (4) and boarder, W. H. Davis (77), a widower, lived on Ferry Street in Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington. Mr. & Mrs. Pickering had been married 15 years, having 5 children, 4 living. He was a mail clerk on a trsin. NOTE: Names spelled as they appear on original image of this census. Fred would be 37 in June (born 1873*).
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U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Fred D. Pickering
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Jun 1873*
Street address: Sedro Woolley
Residence Place: Skagit, Washington, USA
Relative: May Pickering
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On 3 January 1920 Fred D. Pickering (46), wife Jennie M. (45), children; Freda M. (14) and Don A. (4+4/12) lived on West State Street in Sedro Woolley Precinct, Skagit County, Washington. Fred was a pattern maker, iron worker. NOTE: Fred would turn 47, (born 1873*).

On 3 April 1930 F. D. Pickering (56), wife May (55) and son Don (14) lived on West State Street (outside city limits), Sedro Woolley Precinct, Skagit County, Washington. Mr. Pickering's occupation listed as florist, in the greenhouse business. NOTE: Fred would be 57 in June, (born 1873*).
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The Bellingham Herald
Bellingham, Washington
Sunday, 5 April 1942
Page 2, Column 7

Last Rites Held for
Fred D. Pickering

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, April 4 - Funeral services for Fred D. Pickering, 69, well known local resident, who died of a heart attack Wednesday while building a fence at his home on West State street, were held in the Lemley chapel today with Sedro-Woolley Masons in charge. Cremation at Bellingham followed.

Mr. Pickering, born in Iowa June 20, 1874*, came to this city in 1904, and established a greenhouse business in 1908. He was a charter member of the local Masonic lodge, and a life member of the Nile Temple of the Shrine.

Mrs. Pickering died in 1938. Surviving Mr. Pickering are three sons, Earl, Bremerton; Dale, Long Beach, Cal.; Don, Bremerton; two daughters, Mrs. Vera Staatts, Sacramento, Cal., and Mrs. Richard Day, Camas, Wash.; three brothers, Elton, Everett; "Stubb", Ketchikan, Alaska, and Roy, Yakima; one sister, Mrs. F. P. Davis, Clear Lake and a number of nieces and nephews in California and Iowa.
NOTE: Birth year different than headstone and other records.
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NOTE: See death certificate in photos

Inscription

PICKERING
FRED D. ------------ JENNIE MAY
JUNE 20, 1873 --- DEC. 19, 1874
APRIL 1, 1942 ---- JULY 28, 1938