Thomas Pickering b 1829 Houghton le spring married Hannah French b 1834 Hetton married 1852 Houghton le spring. Emigrated to USA Pennsylvania 1866 then to Canada around 1886
children : John b 1853 = Rachel Lovett, George b 1854 = Jane, Mary b 1856, Michael b 1863 Alexander b 1863 all born UK Elizabeth b 1871 = Walter Wilkinson, Mgt Jane b 1871 = Aaron Mosley, Thomas b 1874, Alice b 1877 - Pennsylvania.
son John French Pickering b 1853 England married Rachael Lovett 1871 Pennsylvania. They had 2 daughters born Calgary.
I have found great difficulty finding Alberta records, any help would be greatly appreciated.