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John VanWey Pickering

John VanWey Pickering

Male 1840 - 1909  (68 years)

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  • Name John VanWey Pickering 
    Born 27 Jun 1840  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jan 1909  Boyne City, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I265  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Hiram Pickering,   b. 8 Mar 1802, New Hope, Pike Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1883, Tioga, Tioga Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sally VanWey,   b. 28 Jul 1812,   d. 29 Sep 1894, Tioga County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1833  Chemung, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

    Family Carrie Piatt,   b. 25 Feb 1852, Lyons, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1893, Evangeline, Charlevoix, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1870  Hillsdale, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mable Clair Pickering,   b. 29 May 1873, Corning, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1956, Wyandotte, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Maude Pickering,   b. Abt 1875, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1935, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

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    • Served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was a Lt. in Company F of the 11th Pennsylvania Veterans Calvary.

      Went from Pennsylvania to Hillsdale County, Michigan to work the farm with his sister, Mary Delphine, and his brother-in-law, Cyrus King.

      Met Carrie Piatt in Hillsdale. Married her in 1870. They moved to Bay Springs, Michigan in 1887.