Bio: Pickett, Dr. Samuel L. & Mary E. Hatch
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Surnames: Pickett, Multer, Hatch, Foster


----Source: History of the St. Croix Valley, 1909


Samuel Pickett


S. L. Pickett, M. D., is a native of Wisconsin, born in Harford, December 24, 1861, son of Samuel H. and Eliza (Multer) Pickett. The father was a native of Cattaraugus County, New York, and was a carpenter by trade. He came westward to Wisconsin in the early days and settled in Milwaukee County, and later in Hartford, Washington County, remaining there until 1872. In that year he came to Clark county, Wisconsin, and took up land, which he broke and improved. Samuel H. Pickett still continues to live on the old homestead.


Samuel L. attended the common schools of Wisconsin, receiving his education in the winter months and assisting his father to clear land during the summer. He remained with his father until attaining his majority and then started teaching school. During his first year of teaching he took up the study of medicine, and after teaching two years he attended the Minnesota Hospital College for one year, afterward teaching again for a similar period. He then went to the Keokuk College of Physicians and Surgeons two years, graduating with honors in 1888.


He at once started the practice of his profession in Wilson. His skill, his personality and his social qualities rapidly obtained recognition, and he now has a very large practice, owning a well-equipped office a beautiful home, being a fine type of a well-to-do country physician.


He also makes a hobby of an artificial lake near Wilson, which he keeps supplied with spring water and stocked with game fish. The villages of Wilson and Hersey are supplied with ice taken from this lake.


Dr. Pickett was married in November, 1888, to Mary Hatch, daughter of Edwin and Eliza (Foster) Hatch, early settlers of Waukesha county and later of Dunn county, who later came to Wilson and passed away. This union has been blessed with three children: Edwin, Alta and Marion. Dr. Pickett belongs to the Hudson Lodge, Independent Order of Foresters; Hersey Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Wilson Lodge, Modern Woodmen of America. He is also a member of the county, state and American medical societies. A Democrat in politics he has served as chairman of the township of Springfield.


His large practice necessitates the keeping of two teams and an auto, and he is regarded as one of the leading physicians of the county. Socially, Dr. and Mrs. Pickett occupy an enviable position in the community, and they are always leaders in every effort for the betterment of the neighborhood. They are worshipers at the Methodist church at Wilson.


*Eliza Multer, mother of Samuel L., was born 24 Sep 1834 in Ashford, Cattaraugus County, New York(6) and died 12 Jan 1920 in Unity, Clark Co WI at age 85.


**Dr Samuel L. Pickett, son of Samuel Hopshead G. Pickett and Eliza Multer, was born in December 24, 1861 and died in Bayfield, Wisconsin during the summer of 1925 at the age of 63.



----Source: Janesville Daily Gazette July 14, 1923

Dr. and Mrs. S. L. Pickett and son, Edwin and daughter, Marion, Bayfield, Wis., were guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Nye, 914 School street. They are motoring to Chicago.



Obit: Pickett, Samuel L. (1861 - 1925)


----Source: Port Arthur News April 10, 1925 Dr. S. L. Pickett Dies In Bayfield, Wisconsin


Samuel L. Pickett (1861 - 1925)


Accompanying her sister, Mrs S. L. Pickett, to Bayfield, Wis, following the receipt of messages that Dr. S. L. Pickett had died suddenly at his home there, Mrs. C. V. Palmer, of 1101 Lake Shore Drive is remaining over with her sister for several weeks Mrs. Pickett was visiting in Port Arthur when the death of her husband occurred last week.


Dr. Pickett visited in Port Arthur for about two months in 1922, and made a wide circle of acquaintances m this city. Details of his death received here, state that he died while in his office, stricken suddenly with a heart attack. He was 63 years of age, and was prominent in civic affairs at Bayfield, having served as the first mayor of that place. Besides his widow, a son, Edwin, a daughter, Marion, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. Arthur England survive.


BioM: Hatch, Mary E. (1888)


Wisconsin Marriage Records


Saml. L. Pickett
Birthplace: Wis
Spouse's Name: Mary E. Hatch
Spouse's Birthplace: Wis
Event Date: 14 Nov 1888
Event Place: Weston, Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Samuel H. Pickett
Mother's Name: Eliza Multer
Spouse's Father's Name: Edwin D. Hatch
Spouse's Mother's Name: Eliza Ann Foster
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White


Wisconsin Birth Records


Bio: Pickett, Samuel Edward (Birth -1889)


Samuel Edw Pickett
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 03 Oct 1889
Birthplace: Wilson, St Croix, Wisconsin
Race: White
Father's Name: Samuel L Pickett
Father's Birthplace: Harlford, Wis
Mother's Name: Mary E Hatche
Mother's Birthplace: Stone Bank, Wis


1917-1918 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards (5 Jun 1917)


Samuel Edwin Pickett, Male, single Caucasian, partly deaf

Medium height, slender build, dark brown eyes, black hair with no balding
Occupation: Common Laborer for Dr. S. L. Pickett, Bayfield, Wisconsin
Event Place: Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1889
Birthplace: Springfield, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality: United States

1880 Federal Census, Unity, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 456


Sam Picket, white American male student
Father's Name: Samuel H. Picket
Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
Mother's Name: Eliza Picket
Mother's Birthplace: New York, United States

Household Members
Self Samuel H. Picket M 44 New York, United States
Wife Eliza Picket F 45 New York, United States
Daughter Kata Picket F 21 Wisconsin, United States
Son Eli K. Picket M 20 Wisconsin, United States
Son Sam Picket M 18 Wisconsin, United States
Daughter Mabel Picket F 8 Wisconsin, United States
Son Lyn H. Picket M 3 Wisconsin, United States


1910 Federal Census, Springfield, St Croix, Wisconsin, United States, District: 206, family 40


Samuel L Pickett, male, white, married
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1862
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members
Head Samuel L Pickett M 48 Wisconsin
Wife Mary Pickett F 41 Wisconsin
Son Edwin Pickett M 20 Wisconsin
Adopted daughter Alta Pickett F 15 Wisconsin
Daughter Marion Pickett F 10 Wisconsin
Boarder Hazel Flint F 24 Wisconsin
Servant Elsie Mackwitz F 20 Wisconsin
Hired man Henry Flatkin M 51 Germany


1920 Federal Census, Bayfield, Bayfield, Wisconsin, District: 23, United States, Family 167, Line 67


Samuel L Pickett, white, married male

Can Read and Write:
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York7

Household Members
Head Samuel L Pickett M 58 (1861) Wisconsin
Wife Mary E Pickett F 51 Wisconsin
Son Edwin S Pickett M 30 Wisconsin
Daughter Marrion E Pickett F 20 Wisconsin


Bio: Pickett, Samuel H. (1836 - )


1910 Federal Census, Unity, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 20, family 30


Eliza M Pickett (Mother of Samuel L. Pickett)
Gender: Female
Age: 75
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members
Head Howard L Pickett M 33 Wisconsin
Wife Rose M Pickett F 27 Minnesota
Son Norman L Pickett M 7 Wisconsin
Daughter Thelma E Pickett F 4 Wisconsin
Daughter Lula M Pickett F 1 Wisconsin
Father Samuel H Pickett M 74 New York
Mother Eliza M Pickett F 75 (1835) New York


1920 Federal Census, Unity, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 34, Family 196, Line 11


S H Pickett (Father of Samuel L. Pickett)
Gender: Male
Age: 84
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: andWrite:
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Father
Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut

Household Members
Head J M Pickett M 62 Wisconsin
Wife Sarah Pickett F 60 Wisconsin
Daughter Blanche Pickett F 23 Wisconsin
Father S H Pickett M 84 New York
Mother Eliza Pickett F 85 New York