Benjamin Pickering


Benjamin and Sarah Pickering

Benjamin and Sarah Pickering

History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, Page's 418-419

Benjamin Pickering, mentioned among the settlers of 1854, was born October 15, 1808, and died October 17, 1892. His wife, whose maiden name was Sarah Moffet, was born March 31, 1809 and died in 1888. Their son Nathan and his wife, Charlotte Brown, later moved to Iowa, were prominent characters in the early history of Friendswood and have a number of representatives still living in the Reedsburg community. Of their nine children, only five are living: Emma, who married first Thomas Fitzgerald of Ironton and later widowed married Mr. Friday of Richland Center; Celestine, who married Walter Craker, and is an active personage in Reedsburg; Sanford I., now a resident of Pasadena, Calif.; Charles, in Ohio, and Edna, wife of Phillip Bowtts, also of Pasadena.


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  • Birth date : October 15, 1808
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  • Married : Sarah Moffet
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  • Death date : October 17, 1892
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  • Children :
    Nathan Pickering
    Emma Pickering
    Celestine Pickering
    Sanford I. Pickering
    Charles Pickering
    Edna Pickering

    Sources

    Birth-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, Page's 418-419.
    Marriage-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, Page 418.
    Death-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, Page 418.
    Buried-
    Other-History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley by M. E. Krug, Page's 417-419; Friendswood Cemetery, Page 116 and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer Page 7.

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