Mary Anne Pickett

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Mary Anne Pickett (Perreault)

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Saint-Majorique, Quebec, Canada
Death: November 18, 1968 (90)
California, United States (Heart Failure/ disease)
Place of Burial: United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John/Joseph Perreault and Marie Agnes Perreault
Wife of Joseph Bertie Pickett
Mother of Ernest Pickett
Sister of Agnes Perreault and Celina Perreault

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About Mary Anne Pickett

  • Name: Miss Mary Anne Perreault
  • Born: Monday 29th July 1878
  • Age: 33 years
  • Last Residence: in Montreal Québéc Canada
  • Occupation: Personal Maid to Mrs Clara Jennings Hays
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 12749 , £93 10s
  • Cabin No.: B73
  • Rescued (boat 3)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Monday 18th November 1968
  • Cause of Death: Heart Failure / Disease
  • Buried: St. Joseph's Mausoleum San Pablo California United States

Miss Mary Anne "Annie" Perreault (1), 33 (2), was born in Saint-Majorique, Quebec, Canada on 29 July 1878, the daughter of John Perrault (3) and Marie Agnes Smith (4). Anne was baptized at Gaspe, Quebec. Her known siblings were two sisters, Agnes and Celina.

In 1912 her address was 27 Ontario Avenue, Montreal.

On 10 April 1912 Anne Perreault boarded the Titanic at Southampton as maid to Mrs Charles Melville Hays. She travelled on the Hays' ticket (No. 12749) and occupied room B-73.

Mrs Hays and Miss Perrault were rescued in Lifeboat 3.

Anne married Joseph Bertie Pickett at Trenton, New Jersey, USA on 9 December 1912. They had at least one child, a son, Earnest.

Anne and her husband settled in Rodeo, California in the 1920s. Mr Pickett died in 1960, Mary Anne Pickett (née Perreault) died on 18 November 1968, aged 90.


  • 1. Usually listed as "Miss Pericault".
  • 2. Age sometimes given as 30.
  • 3. Perrault is the spelling given on her death certificate. Other sources give his name as Joseph Perreault.
  • 4. John/Joseph Perreault and Marie Agnes Smith were married 21 November 1870, at Douglastown, Quebec.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Charles Melville Hays
  • Mrs Clara Jennings Hays
  • Mr Vivian Ponsonby Payne

References and Sources

  • Richmond Independent (California), 19 November 1968, Obituary
  • State of California Certifcate of Death
  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB-85-T715-Vol. 4183.


  • Phillip Gowan, USA
  • Alan Hustak, Canada
  • Brian Meister, USA
  • Robert Perreault, Canada
  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Mary Anne Pickett's Timeline

July 29, 1878
January 10, 1919
Age 40
November 18, 1968
Age 90
California, United States
United States