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PICKERING, Jesse*
(Bef 1758-After 1810)
Deceased
(Bef 1765-)
PICKERING, John
(1788-1857)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. SHARPLESS, Sidney

2. WILKINSON, Mary
3. KING, Phebe

PICKERING, John

  • Born: 2 Nov 1788, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Marriage (1): SHARPLESS, Sidney circa 1813
  • Marriage (2): WILKINSON, Mary circa 1825
  • Marriage (3): KING, Phebe on 25 Aug 1836 in Little Britain Mtg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: 29 Dec 1857, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Appearance in Document. John Pickering b 11- 2-1788 d 29-12-1857, near Kirk's Mills son of Jesse & Ann (Kemble) of Little Brittain MM rptd 9-1-1813 by Eastland PM as mcd before a Justice of the Peace (by whom he was m to a mbr of this mtg) as follows: 1st w Sidney Sharpless, mcd ca 12 mo-1812 b 2- 3-1789 d 17-12-1820, dt Joseph & Mary (Hibberd) neither denies their mcd; their ack's were acc 10-4-1813; ret mbrs 2nd w Mary Wilkinson (nm) (name of w fr Sharpless Fam Bk, p 377) John Pickering (above) was rptd 16-7-1825 by Eastland PM as mou; he was disf same 15-10-1825. On 18-6-1836 he produced an ack as per the following minute: Quote in part: "John Pickering , dis some time since by this Mtg produced an ack for his transgression & req rein, which was acc & he rein" (Note: not being in mbrp, his 2nd w's death is not listed in B&D; nor are ch by this m listed if any were born.) 3rd w Phebe King b 26- 5-1786 d 25- 8-1865, age 79y dt James & Phebe (Pyle) King m 25- 8-1836 (no ch) Ch: (of 1st w) Mary Ann b 26- 1-1815 m Samuel Overholt Hannah b 3- 8-1816 m Pearson Holcomb (no issue) Mercy b 10- 6-1818 d young (unm) Note: Little Brittain B&D, p 43, lists Phebe as John Pickering 's 2nd w; but she was his 3rd w, as shown by the above records & minutes. WWH (Pennsylvania Quaker Records, found at Ancestry.com)

Census, 1800, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Jesse Pickering entry includes 1 male 10-15 [John]. (Little Britain Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, p152)

Census, 1830, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. John Pickering entry (maybe this one) has 1 male 80-90, with 1 male 40-50, 1 female 10-15, and 1 female 5-10. (Lancaster Co PA, Little Britain Twp, p147)

Property, 28 Sep 1830, Little Britain Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Jesse Pickering granted deed to John Pickering (Deed Book U, Vol 5, p369)

Census, 1840, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. John Pickering entry includes 1 male 40-50, 1 female 40-50. (Little Britain Twp, Lancaster Co, p235)

Census, 1850, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. John Pickering is 61, farmer, with Phebe (61). Also in household is Israel Alexander (11). (Little Britain Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, family 258)


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John married Sidney SHARPLESS, daughter of Joseph SHARPLESS and Mary HIBBERD, circa 1813. (Sidney SHARPLESS was born on 2 Mar 1789 and died on 17 Dec 1820 in Little Britain Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States.)


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John next married Mary WILKINSON circa 1825.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Appearance in Document. John Pickering 2nd w Mary Wilkinson (nm) (name of w fr Sharpless Fam Bk, p 377) John Pickering (above) was rptd 16-7-1825 by Eastland PM as mou; he was disf same 15-10-1825. On 18-6-1836 he produced an ack as per the following minute: Quote in part: "John Pickering , dis some time since by this Mtg produced an ack for his transgression & req rein, which was acc & he rein" (Note: not being in mbrp, his 2nd w's death is not listed in B&D; nor are ch by this m listed if any were born.) Note: Little Brittain B&D, p 43, lists Phebe as John Pickering 's 2nd w; but she was his 3rd w, as shown by the above records & minutes. (Pennsylvania Quaker Records, found at Ancestry.com)


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John next married Phebe KING, daughter of James KING and Phebe PYLE, on 25 Aug 1836 in Little Britain Mtg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. (Phebe KING was born on 26 May 1786 in Pennsylvania, United States and died on 25 Aug 1865.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Notice, 25 Aug 1836, Little Britain Mtg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. PICKERING, John Little Britain son of Jesse & Ann his wife same place married 8/25/1836 at Little Britain to KING, Pheby dau of James & Phebe same place decd (Little Britain records, found at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paslchs/phmarr1.html)

Appearance in Document. John Pickering 3rd w Phebe King b 26- 5-1786 d 25- 8-1865, age 79y dt James & Phebe (Pyle) King m 25- 8-1836 (no ch) Note: Little Brittain B&D, p 43, lists Phebe as John Pickering 's 2nd w; but she was his 3rd w. (Pennsylvania Quaker Records, found at Ancestry.com)




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