Florence May Pickett

31 December 1901–23 May 1958 (Age 56)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Florence May

When Florence May Pickett was born on 31 December 1901, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edward H. Pickett, was 35 and her mother, Mary E. Doherty, was 30. She lived in North Attleborough Center, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and White Plains, Westchester, New York, United States in 1935. She died on 23 May 1958, in Gardena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Alton Fordham Wells
Florence May Pickett

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    Edward H. Pickett





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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 16

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Picot, Pigot, a pet form of Pic ( see Pike 6). In Middle English, the form Piket (Old French Picquet) was also common.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Picket in household of Edward H Picket, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Wells in household of Alton F Wells, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Pickett in household of Edward H Pickett, "United States Census, 1910"

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