Sarah Ann Pickett (1886 - 1953)

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Sarah Ann Pickett
1886 - 1953
updated July 29, 2019
Sarah Ann Pickett was born in 1886 in Balm, Australia. She was born to Margaret An (Smith) Pickett, with sibling David. She died in 1953 in Melbourne, Australia at 67 years old.


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Sarah Pickett was born in in Balm, Australia


Sarah Pickett died in in Melbourne, Australia

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Sarah Ann Pickett died in 1953 in Melbourne, Australia at age 67. She was born in 1886 in Balm, Australia. She was born to Margaret An (Smith) Pickett, with sibling David.
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In 1886, in the year that Sarah Ann Pickett was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1890, Sarah was merely 4 years old when on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1907, at the age of 21 years old, Sarah was alive when the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1949, she was 63 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1953, in the year of Sarah Ann Pickett's passing, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

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1876 - 1953
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Windsor, Australia
Mary Eileen Pickett
1881 - 1953
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Dnong, Australia
Barry Lionel Pickett
1953 - 1954
Brunswick, Australia
Lionel Regin Pickett
Brunswick, Australia
Yvonne Lorn Lewshing Pickett
Brunswick, Australia
Isabel Pickett
1888 - 1954
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Perry Charles Pickett
Esse, Australia
Ann Duers Pickett
Esse, Australia
Elva Frances Pickett
1917 - 1954
Prahran, Australia
Arthur Franc Pickett
Prahran, Australia
Clarica Myrtle Black Pickett
Prahran, Australia
Arthur Pickett
1887 - 1954
Melbourne, Australia
Charles Pickett
1884 - 1954
Moor, Australia
John Henry Pickett
1878 - 1954
Rose, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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Carnegie, Australia
Annie Mcclelland Roberts
1873 - 1953
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William Harvey Roberts
Sth Melb, Australia
Else Bettina Rosenberg
1876 - 1953
Toorak, Australia
Wertheim Joseph Rosenberg
Toorak, Australia
Rosalie Ballen Rosenberg
Toorak, Australia
Robert James Shanks
1868 - 1953
Toorak, Australia
Robert Shanks
Toorak, Australia
Mary Bain Shanks
Toorak, Australia
Mary Elizabeth Sutton
1866 - 1953
Toorak, Australia
Ruddock Abraham Sutton
Toorak, Australia
Elizabeth Mankey Sutton
Toorak, Australia
William Turner
1890 - 1953
Parkville, Australia
Susan Whelan Turner
Parkville, Australia
William Wigney
1871 - 1953
Elst, Australia
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