Charles Milton Pickering

6 August 1882–30 July 1951 (Age 69)
Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Charles Milton

When Charles Milton Pickering was born on 6 August 1882, in Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada, his father, John E. Pickering, was 35 and his mother, Catherine Jane Ryan, was 22. He lived in Halton, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 30 July 1951, in Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

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John E. Pickering
Catherine Jane Ryan
Elizabeth Ella Pickering
Charles Milton Pickering
Daisy Day Pickering
Hattie M. Pickering
Ida Eliza Pickering
Amy Jeanette Beatrice Pickering
George Harland Pickering

Parents and Siblings

    John E. Pickering


    Catherine Jane Ryan




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World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 1

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 4

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 24

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pickering in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English tribal name, Piceringas. However, Ekwall suggests that this was earlier Pīcōringas ‘people on the ridge of the pointed hill’ ( see Orr 3 and Pike 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlie Pickering in household of Catharine Pickering, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Charles Pickering, "Canada Census, 1891"
  • Charles Pickering in household of John Pickering, "Canada Census, 1911"

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