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Jennie May <I>White</I> Pickering

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Jennie May White Pickering

Birth
Spencer, Clay County, Iowa, USA
Death
28 Jul 1938 (aged 63)
Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Burial
Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington, USA GPS-Latitude: 48.5090027, Longitude: -122.2147747
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On 14-15 June 1880 Theodore White (33), wife Mary (35), children; May (5), Charley (3) and partner, George (O'Bass/O'Boss/O'Bap?) (30) lived in Riverton Township, Clay County, Iowa. Theodore was a farmer. George was a pump agent.
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On 25 June 1900 Frederick 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. Frederick 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 boat. NOTE: Names spelled as they appear on original image of this census. Fred would be 37 in June (born 1873*).

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
Friday, 29 July 1938
Page 2, Column 5

MRS. PICKERING IS
ILLNESS VICTIM

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, July 29 - Although Mrs. Fred Pickering had been ill for several months, her death early yesterday afternoon was a shock to the community. Mrs. Pickering was a pioneer resident and a prominent member of the local chapter of Eastern Star. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Lemley morturary are pending word from relatives.

Besides her husband, Fred, Mrs. Pickering is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Freda) Day, Camas, Wash., and Mrs. Vera Staats of Sacramento, who was here with her mother; three sons, Don, of this city, Earl, of Bremerton, and Dale, of Long Beach, Calif. and several grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Pickering have operated a greenhouse at their residence on West State street for many years.
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The Bellingham Herald
Bellingham, Washington
Sunday, 31 July 1938
Page 11, Column 4

Funeral Services Held
For Mrs. J. Pickering

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, July 30, - Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Mae Pickering, 64, who died in her home on West State street on Thursday afternoon were held in the Presbyterian church this afternoon at 2 o'clock, under direction of the Lemley mortuary, with the Rev. Arthur Stevenson in charge, and special rites by the local chapter of Eastern Star. Cremation in Bellingham followed.

Mrs. Pickering, wife of Fred Pickering, was born in Spencer, Iowa, on December 19, 1874, and had resided in Sedro-Woolley since 1909. She was a member of Cyrene chapter of Eastern Star and had served as treasurer for about twenty years.

Besides her husband, Fred, she is survived by three sons, Donald, of this city; Earl of Bremerton; Dale of Long Beach, Cal., and two daughters, Mrs. Vera Staats of Sacramento, and Mrs. Freda Day of Camas, Wash.; an aunt, in Colorado and six grandchildren.
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NOTE: See death certificate in photos
On 14-15 June 1880 Theodore White (33), wife Mary (35), children; May (5), Charley (3) and partner, George (O'Bass/O'Boss/O'Bap?) (30) lived in Riverton Township, Clay County, Iowa. Theodore was a farmer. George was a pump agent.
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On 25 June 1900 Frederick 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. Frederick 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 boat. NOTE: Names spelled as they appear on original image of this census. Fred would be 37 in June (born 1873*).

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
Friday, 29 July 1938
Page 2, Column 5

MRS. PICKERING IS
ILLNESS VICTIM

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, July 29 - Although Mrs. Fred Pickering had been ill for several months, her death early yesterday afternoon was a shock to the community. Mrs. Pickering was a pioneer resident and a prominent member of the local chapter of Eastern Star. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Lemley morturary are pending word from relatives.

Besides her husband, Fred, Mrs. Pickering is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Freda) Day, Camas, Wash., and Mrs. Vera Staats of Sacramento, who was here with her mother; three sons, Don, of this city, Earl, of Bremerton, and Dale, of Long Beach, Calif. and several grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Pickering have operated a greenhouse at their residence on West State street for many years.
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The Bellingham Herald
Bellingham, Washington
Sunday, 31 July 1938
Page 11, Column 4

Funeral Services Held
For Mrs. J. Pickering

(Special to The Herald)
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, July 30, - Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Mae Pickering, 64, who died in her home on West State street on Thursday afternoon were held in the Presbyterian church this afternoon at 2 o'clock, under direction of the Lemley mortuary, with the Rev. Arthur Stevenson in charge, and special rites by the local chapter of Eastern Star. Cremation in Bellingham followed.

Mrs. Pickering, wife of Fred Pickering, was born in Spencer, Iowa, on December 19, 1874, and had resided in Sedro-Woolley since 1909. She was a member of Cyrene chapter of Eastern Star and had served as treasurer for about twenty years.

Besides her husband, Fred, she is survived by three sons, Donald, of this city; Earl of Bremerton; Dale of Long Beach, Cal., and two daughters, Mrs. Vera Staats of Sacramento, and Mrs. Freda Day of Camas, Wash.; an aunt, in Colorado and six grandchildren.
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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



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