October 21, 1881–January 10, 1962
|ONSLOW, Jan 25—James Bickford was born Oct. 21, 1881, in Jackson county, the son of Matthew and Sarah Bickford. He died Jan 10 in the hospital at Anamosa. Prior to his hospitalization, he had been cared for by his children in his home.
Mr. Bickford and Miss Maggie McCarty were united in marriage Sept. 4, 1902. They made their home on Jackson and Jones county farms, spent three years in Oklahoma, and retired to Onslow in 1944. His wife preceded him in death Feb 7, 1961.
Surviving are five children, Carrell, Dillon and Mrs. Clyde Welch (Freda) of Onslow, Matthew of Stanwood and Mrs. Neoma Nabb of Maquoketa; 15 grand children; 15 great grandchildren; a half brother, Manville Edwards of Maquoketa; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Schwartz of Anamosa and Mrs. Nellie Nabb, Maquoketa.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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