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BIGHAM FAMILY

 

First Generation

1. ANDREW1 BIGHAM, son of JAMES BIGHAM and JOAN REILLEY, was born in County Down Ireland 1725. ANDREW died June 3 1788 in Mecklenburg NC, at 62 years of age. His body was interred June 4 1788 in Mecklenburg NC, Steele Creek Cemetery.

He married AGNES UNKNOWN in Ireland, Abt 1750.

ANDREW BIGHAM and AGNES UNKNOWN had the following family:

2 i. AGNES2 BIGHAM was born in County Down Ireland 1751. She married UNKNOWN PATTON.

3 ii. SAMUEL BIGHAM was born in County Down Ireland 1753.

4 iii. JOHN BIGHAM was born in County Down Ireland 1755.

5 iv. WILLIAM BIGHAM was born in County Down Ireland 1756.

6 v. MARY BIGHAM was born in County Down Ireland 1758.

+ 7 vi. ANDREW BIGHAM II was born Aug 15 1760.

 

Second Generation

7. ANDREW2 BIGHAM II (ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in County Down Ireland Aug 15 1760. ANDREW died May 1834 in McMinn Co TN, at 73 years of age.

Served in the military Dec 1779 Mecklenbury Co N C, fought in battles of Ramsours Mills, Camden and Kings Mountain. Filed for Pension Sept 6 1832 in McMinn Co TN. Pension record #S1639. He lived in Mecklenburg Co NC, Greene, Smith/White & McMinn Co's TN.

He married UNKNOWN most likely in Mecklenburg NC, her name could have been MALINDA, since three of their children named their first born daughter MALINDA.

Will Book B 147, 27 June 1834, 170, 2 March 1835

ANDREW BIGHAM II had the following family:

8 i. UNKNOWN DAU3 BIGHAM. Daughter living in NC who would not sign injunction #153 papers pertaining to the disposition of her deceased father's land.

+ 9 ii. JOSIAH BIGHAM was born 1785.

+ 10 iii. MATILDA BIGHAM was born 1791.

+ 11 iv. UNKNOWN BIGHAM was born 1793.

+ 12 v. CYNTHIA BIGHAM was born 1795.

+ 13 vi. MARY POLLY BIGHAM was born 1797.

+ 14 vii. ELI BIGHAM was born Oct 10 1799.

+ 15 viii. LAVICA BIGHAM was born 1802.

+ 16 ix. CELIA BIGHAM was born 1818.

 

Third Generation

9. JOSIAH3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Mecklenburg NC 1785. JOSIAH died Oct 16 1833 in Greene Co IL, at 48 years of age.

He married twice. He married JANE BUSSELL in TN, 1809. He married HANNAH ARMSTRONG in Greene Co IL, Nov 11 1832.

JOSIAH BIGHAM and JANE BUSSELL had the following family:

17 i. ANDREW JACKSON4 BIGHAM was born in White Co TN May 5 1816. ANDREW died July 28 1880 at 64 years of age. He married twice. He married LOUISA ELIZABETH CASSADY in Kahoka, Clark Co MO, April 29 1839. He married REBECCA JANE ABNEY in Greene Co IL, Aug 9 1858.

18 ii. JOHN HENRY BIGHAM was born in TN 1819. JOHN died 1903 in Greene Co IL, at 84 years of age. He married SAMANTHA JANE JOHNSON in Greene Co IL, Jun 12 1850.

19 iii. LURANEY BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN Nov 6 1821. LURANEY died Sept 17 1897 in Greene Co IL, at 75 years of age. She married WILLIAM HICKS in Greene Co IL, Mar 25 1839.

 

10. MATILDA3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Tennessee 1791.

She married DAVID PENNINGTON in McMinn Co TN, Aug 16 1839. Matilda is either a dau or dau-inlaw of Andrew II. I think there is circumstancial evidence that she was a widow of his son. 1820 White Co TN she has 3 children living with her next to Andrew II. If she was an unmarried dau with children she would most likely be living with her father and siblings.

Calla E, dau of Geo W, son of David & Malinda Bigham, had family record showing George as a descendant of William D Bigham and Matilda Price. Price families are shown on the census records in the same counties as Andrew in Meckenberg NC, Greene, White, & McMinn TN. In 1821 White Co TN Andrew Bigham & Shadrach Price were defendants in a court case, which also proves a relationship between the families.

Several descendants of Isiah Woodall claims his wife Sarah Bigham, is the dau of David Bigham. Per the 1850 Polk Co TN census they also have children named Matilda & David, which was a typical Scott-Irish naming system, to name their children after his/her grandparents. Also living next to them was a PRICE family.

MATILDA BIGHAM had the following family:

+ 20 i. DAVID BIGHAM was born 1812.

21 ii. UNK DAU BIGHAM was born in TN est 1810-20.

22 iii. UNK DAU BIGHAM was born in TN est 1810-20.

 

11. UNKNOWN3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Smith TN 1793. UNKNOWN died bef Nov 1836 in McMinn Co TN.

She married VINCENT WOODS est 1810. Nov 1836 McMinn Co TN Court application was made for guardian of Malinda Woods, who is of age to choose for herself came into court and selected Vincent Woods as her guardian. Who entered into Bond with security approved by the Court.

Malinda believed to be the daughter of unknown Bigham & Vincent Woods. Her mother died before the estate settlement of her father Andrew Bigham II, her children would be heirs in the estate. Vincent would be the legal guardian of the younger children but since Malinda was of age she had to choose her father to act as legal guardian on her behalf in the settlement of the estate.

UNKNOWN BIGHAM and VINCENT WOODS had the following family:

+ 23 i. MALINDA WOODS was born 1816.

+ 24 ii. ELIZABETH WOODS was born 1820.

25 iii. MALE WOODS was born 1825.

26 iv. FEMALE WOODS was born 1828.

 

12. CYNTHIA3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in NC 1795.

She married JONATHAN VINCENT in TN, est 1819. 1830 Census shows: 1 male under 5, Jonathan 30-40 2 females 5-10, 1 f 20-30, Cynthia 30-40

CYNTHIA BIGHAM and JONATHAN VINCENT had the following family:

27 i. MALINDA4 VINCENT.

28 ii. MOSES VINCENT.

29 iii. JOHN VINCENT.

30 iv. ELIEL VINCENT.

 

13. MARY POLLY3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Mecklenburg NC 1797.

McMinn Co Court record dated Oct 4 1847, minor children of Polly Bigham: Asberry Bigham, an orphan age 14, Malinda Carter age 6.

MARY POLLY BIGHAM had the following family:

31 i. ASBURY4 BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1833. ASBURY died Feb 18 1917 in Bradley Co AR, at 83 years of age. He married NANCY JANE CARVER.

32 ii. MELINDA BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1841.

 

14. ELI3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Mecklenburg NC Oct 10 1799. ELI died Oct 17 1853 in Greene Co IL, at 54 years of age.

He married MARY HANKS.

ELI BIGHAM and MARY HANKS had the following family:

33 i. ANDREW J4 BIGHAM was born in KY 1824. ANDREW died July 10 1852 in Greene Co IL, at 28 years of age. He married MARGARET CARRIGER in Greene Co IL, April 6 1844.

34 ii. JOSHUA U BIGHAM was born in NC 1829. He married EMMA EMILY ALLEN in Greene Co IL, Nov 2 1858.

35 iii. MARY JANE BIGHAM was born IL 1834. She married WILLIAM H BARROW IL, Nov 1 1856.

36 iv. FRANCES M BIGHAM was born IL 1836. FRANCES died 1863 at 27 years of age.

37 v. LOUISIANA BIGHAM was born IL 1839. LOUISIANA died April 1 1926 in Greene Co IL, at 86 years of age. She married RUFUS G SEELEY in Greene Co IL, Mar 7 1858.

38 vi. ELI THOMAS BIGHAM was born in Greene Co IL May 1843. ELI died Oct 17 1921 in OK, at 78 years of age. He married twice. He married JEMIMA ANN SEELEY in Greene Co IL, Oct 25 1864. He married ANN PORTOR est 1873.

 

15. LAVICA3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Mecklenburg NC 1802. LAVICA died Dec 1, 1867 in TN.

LAVICA BIGHAM had the following family:

39 i. NANCY ANN4 BIGHAM was born in TN 1825. She married NELSON PENNINGTON in TN, Sept 19 1845.

+ 40 ii. ISACC MERILL BIGHAM was born Sept 19 1829.

 

16. CELIA3 BIGHAM (ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in TN 1818.

She married BENJAMIN KNOX in McMinn Co TN, Dec 23, 1844.

CELIA BIGHAM and BENJAMIN KNOX had the following family:

41 i. JESSIE4 KNOX was born in TN 1845.

42 ii. JERRY KNOX was born in TN 1847.

43 iii. INFANT KNOX was born in TN 1850.

 

Fourth Generation

20. DAVID4 BIGHAM (MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Tennessee 1812. DAVID died Mar 6 1873 in Jefferson Co IL, at 60 years of age.

He married MALINDA WOODS in TN, est 1837. MALINDA was born 1816 in TN. MALINDA was the daughter of VINCENT WOODS and UNKNOWN BIGHAM. David's date of birth per 1850, 60 & 70 census varied from 1812, 1809, 1813, born in TN, NC, TN. Malinda's date of birth per 1850, 60, & 70 census varied from 1816, 1812, 1815, born in VA, NC, TN.

David believed to be in the household of Matilda Bigham in 1820 census White Co TN, & 1830 census McMinn Co TN. She could be his Aunt, or Mother. Matilda, Polly, Levicy, David Bigham and Vincent Woods were listed as a buyers in the estate sale of Andrew Bigham II. David believed to be his grandson. VINCENT WOODS family was living next to MATILDA BIGHAM family 1830 McMinn Co TN census.

Malinda and David were most likely first cousins, who often married each other during that time period.

DAVID BIGHAM and MALINDA WOODS had the following family:

+ 44 i. MINERVA JANE BIGHAM was born 1837.

+ 45 ii. SARAH MELISSA BIGHAM was born 1839.

+ 46 iii. JAMES MARIAN BIGHAM was born May 22, 1840.

+ 47 iv. GEORGE WASHINGTON BIGHAM was born Sept 1 1842.

+ 48 v. TABITHA A LURANEY BIGHAM> was born 1846.

+ 49 vi. NANCY LEAN BIGHAM was born 1848.

+ 50 vii. MARTHA CATHARINE BIGHAM was born 1850.

51 viii. FRANCES L M BIGHAM was born IL 1853.

52 iv. LITHIRIA BIGHAM was born IL 1854.

53 ix. WILLIAM DOUGLAS BIGHAM was born IL 1859.

24. ELIZABETH4 WOODS (UNKNOWN3 BIGHAM, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in TN 1820.

She married JAMES A GRIFFIN est 1837. JAMES is the son of WILLIAM GRIFFIN.

ELIZABETH WOODS and JAMES A GRIFFIN had the following family:

54 i. WILLIAM5 GRIFFIN was born 1838.

55 ii. MELINDA GRIFFIN was born 1840.

56 iii. JAMES E GRIFFIN was born 1843.

57 iv. MARY GRIFFIN was born 1844.

58 v. VINCENT GRIFFIN was born 1845.

 

40. ISACC MERILL4 BIGHAM (LAVICA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in McMinn Co TN Sept 19 1829. ISACC died April 25, 1910 in McMinn Co TN, at 80 years of age.

He married CHARLOTTA TEMPLE DOSS in McMinn Co TN, Mar 28, 1849.

ISACC MERILL BIGHAM and CHARLOTTA TEMPLE DOSS had the following family:

59 i. AMANDA5 BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1850. She married THOS B WALSH.

60 ii. MARY JANE BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN Oct 9 1852. MARY died Feb 23 1935 at 82 years of age. She married JOSEPH MARION RABURN in McMinn Co TN, May 26, 1872.

61 iii. FANNIE BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1854.

62 iv. MARTHA L BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN Feb 17 1855. MARTHA died March 20, 1874 at 19 years of age. She married JESSE J RABURN.

63 v. MANERVA TENNESSEE BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN Jan 19 1857. MANERVA died Sept 12 1867 in McMinn Co TN, at 10 years of age.

64 vi. SARAH BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1859.

65 vii. LARALE BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1862.

66 viii. JOHN D BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN June 2 1863. JOHN died July 22, 1863 in McMinn Co TN, at less than one year of age.

67 ix. WILLIAM BIGHAM was born in McMinn Co TN 1866.

 

Fifth Generation

44. MINERVA JANE5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Tennessee 1837.

She married JOHN BURCHELL II in Jefferson Co IL, January 27, 1856. JOHN was born 1833 in Rockingham Co NC. JOHN was the son of JOHN BURCHELL and REBECCA RUTHIE GROGIN. He is the brother of Nancy Burchell-Davis, whose dau Elizabeth Davis married George W Bigham, brother of Minerva. He married MARY DAVIS in Jefferson Co IL, Nov 10, 1852, Mary died 1855.

MINERVA JANE BIGHAM and JOHN BURCHELL II had the following family:

68 i. HARRIET ALICE6 BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL 1857. She married DAVID W HUGHEY.

69 ii. CHARLES BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL 1862.

70 iii. JAMES FRANK BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL Jan 18 1863. JAMES died Apr 1 1922 in Jefferson Co IL, at 59 years of age.

71 iv. ATIMISSA ISABELLE BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL Apr 14 1866. ATIMISSA died Apr 9 1922 in Jefferson Co IL, at 55 years of age. She married JAMES ADAMS.

72 v. GEORGE BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL 1869.

73 vi. LILLY E BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL 1871.

74 vii. JOHN E III BURCHELL was born IL Mar 15 1875. JOHN died Mar 15 1918 in Portland, Clackamas, OR, at 43 years of age.

75 viii. LUTHER BURCHELL was born IL 1876.

76 ix. DELLA BURCHELL was born 1878. DELLA died Apr 9 1922 in Jefferson Co IL, at 43 years of age.

77 x. MAUDE H BURCHELL was born in Jefferson Co IL 1880. MAUDE died 1962 at 82 years of age. She married HUGH MCKINNRY IL, 1904. Minerva Burchell, a widow was living with her dau & husband, and listed as mother-inlaw, and her son George was listed as brother-inlaw to Hugh McKinnry.

 

45. SARAH MELISSA5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Tennessee 1839.

She married twice. She married JOHN F NOTHEN Illinois, March 26, 1860. JOHN was born 1839. JOHN died 1864 at 25 years of age. She married ALVIN MCGINNIS Illinois.

SARAH MELISSA BIGHAM and JOHN F NOTHEN had the following family:

78 i. MALINDA JANE6 NOTHEN was born in Jefferson Co IL 1863. She married WILLIAM W TONEY IL, 1888. Marriage to Toney per Ancestry record, info not verified.

79 ii. FRANCES NOTHEN was born in Jefferson Co IL 1865.

 

SARAH MELISSA BIGHAM and ALVIN MCGINNIS had the following family:

80 iii. JAMES D MCGINNIS was born in Jefferson Co IL 1868.

81 iv. JOHN MCGINNIS was born in Jefferson Co IL May 1870.

 

46. JAMES MARIAN5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Tennessee May 22, 1840. JAMES died March 25, 1919 in Champaign Co IL, at 78 years of age. Obituary from Champaign IL Daily Gazette March 25 1919: James Marion Bigham 79 years old died this morning at the home of his son-in-law, George Shaw, residing on the Koogler farm, one mile north and one mile west of this village. He had been sick for the past three weeks, also suffering from gangrene. He leaves several children near Ina, Jefferson Co, where the body will be taken tomorrow for burial. He also has several grandchildren near Bondville. His body was interred March 27, 1919 in Ina IL.

He married MARY CRISEL Illinois, December 25, 1864. MARY was born 1847. MARY was the daughter of WILLIAM J CRISEL and EMILY TONEY.

JAMES MARIAN BIGHAM and MARY CRISEL had the following family:

82 i. SAMANTH6 BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1866. She married JAMES M MOORE in Jefferson Co IL, August 8, 1883.

83 ii. SUSAN BIGHAM was born 1868. She married FRANCIS M DAWSON in Jefferson Co IL, February 19, 1892. FRANCIS was born Dec 1851 IL. FRANCIS was the son of EMILY.

+ 84 iii. DECASTOR BIGHAM was born April 3, 1869.

+ 85 iv. VANZOL BIGHAM was born 1871.

86 v. JOE BIGHAM was born IL 1874.

+ 87 vi. BERT BIGHAM was born 1875.

88 vii. WILLIAM R BIGHAM was born 1878.

+ 89 viii. ROSA BIGHAM was born 1882.

 

47. GEORGE WASHINGTON5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in TN Sept 1 1842. GEORGE died June 28 1910 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 67 years of age.

He married ELIZABETH DAVIS in St Clair Co IL, Sept 19 1864. ELIZABETH was born June 10 1846 in TN. ELIZABETH was the daughter of ANDERSON DAVIS and NANCY BURCHELL. ELIZABETH died July 1, 1911 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 65 years of age. 1880 Census Anderson Davis, Geo's father-inlaw is living with them. 1910 Census Calla Sewart, their dau is living with them.

GEORGE WASHINGTON BIGHAM and ELIZABETH DAVIS had the following family:

+ 90 i. EDWARD SHERMAN BIGHAM was born Aug 14 1865.

+ 91 ii. HANNAH EMMA BIGHAM was born June 1870.

92 iii. CALLA E BIGHAM was born in Sullivan Co MO Apr 1878. She married WILLIAM L STEWART in Sullivan Co MO, Feb 24 1897. Per marriage records, Sullivan Co MO, 1900 Census shows William L and Calla E Stewart living in Linn Co MO, with her neice Flossie M Miller age 5, born Sept 1894. 1910 Census Wapello Iowa she is living with her parents.

1915 Iowa state census shows Cala E Stewart, widowed, age 35.

48. TABITHA A LURANEY5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in TN 1846.

She married WILLIAM MOORE in Jefferson Co IL, Jan 10, 1864.

TABITHA A LURANEY BIGHAM and WILLIAM MOORE had the following family:

93 i. IDA R6 MOORE was born in Jefferson Co IL 1868.

94 ii. FRANCES MOORE was born in Jefferson Co IL 1869.

 

49. NANCY LEAN5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in TN 1848.

She married CHARLES E FUGUA in Jefferson Co IL, Mar 15 1865.

NANCY LEAN BIGHAM and CHARLES E FUGUA had the following family:

95 i. CORA6 FUGUA was born in Jefferson Co IL 1866.

96 ii. DAVID FUGUA was born in Jefferson Co IL 1868.

97 iii. MARY FUGUA was born in Jefferson Co IL 1869. 1880 Census Jefferson Co IL, Mary is living with her Aunt Martha Catharine & Ransom Moore.

 

50. MARTHA CATHARINE5 BIGHAM (DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born IL 1850.

She married RANSOM MOORE in Jefferson Co IL, July 5, 1873.

MARTHA CATHARINE BIGHAM and RANSOM MOORE had the following family:

98 i. JESSIE6 MOORE was born in Jefferson Co IL May 1894.

 

Sixth Generation

84. DECASTOR6 BIGHAM (JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born IL April 3, 1869. DECASTOR died July 28, 1934 in Champaign Co IL, at 65 years of age. His body was interred July 31, 1934 IL, Mt Hope.

He married NORA DAILY in Jefferson Co IL, February 25, 1897.

DECASTOR BIGHAM and NORA DAILY had the following family:

99 i. LENA M7 BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1898.

100 ii. LETY V BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1899.

101 iii. ANNA M BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1901.

102 iv. FLORENCE BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1903.

103 v. LODIA BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1905.

104 vi. JAMES R BIGHAM was born in Jefferson Co IL 1907.

 

85. VANZOL6 BIGHAM (JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born Illinois 1871. VANZOL died December 17, 1956 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 85 years of age. His body was interred December 19, 1956 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic Oddfellows.

He married LOUIE ANN BRYAN Illinois, January 23, 1901. LOUIE was born March1881. LOUIE was the daughter of JOHN N BRYAN and MARY ELLEN OAKLEY. LOUIE died 1959 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 78 years of age. Her body was interred 1959 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Oddfellows.

VANZOL BIGHAM and LOUIE ANN BRYAN had the following family:

+ 105 i. FRANK BIGHAM was born May 1, 1902.

+ 106 ii. ELSIE BIGHAM was born 1906.

107 iii. LELA BIGHAM was born IL 1908. LELA died September 19, 1992 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 84 years of age. Her body was interred September 20, 1992 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic Oddfellow. She married BYFORD SANDUSKY IL. Lela and Byford did not have any children.

108 iv. CLYDE BIGHAM was born IL February 24, 1911. CLYDE died March 20, 1993 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 82 years of age. His body was interred March 22, 1993 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic Oddfellow. Clyde never married.

+ 109 v. HAROLD BIGHAM was born May 30, 1913.

 

87. BERT6 BIGHAM (JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born IL 1875. BERT died Nov 23 1957 in Franklin Co IL, at 82 years of age.

He married twice. He married CORA BEASLEY. He married EVA RICHARDS.

BERT BIGHAM and CORA BEASLEY had the following family:

110 i. MELVIN7 BIGHAM was born in MO March 7, 1902. MELVIN died Jan 4, 1982 in Franklin Co IL, at 79 years of age. He married NELLIE MCKENNEY.

111 ii. GOLDIE A BIGHAM was born Missouri June 18 1904. GOLDIE died June 18 1983 Carbondale IL, at 79 years of age. Her body was interred June 21 1983 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic & Oddfellows. She married ULESS MONROE AKIN.

112 iii. GEORGE BIGHAM was born in MO 1907.

 

BERT BIGHAM and EVA RICHARDS had the following family:

113 iv. VELINA BIGHAM was born IL 1915.

114 v. INA G BIGHAM was born IL 1917.

115 vi. LELA D BIGHAM was born IL 1919.

 

89. ROSA6 BIGHAM (JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Jefferson Co IL 1882.

She married GEORGE SHAW. James Marion was living with his dau & son-inlaw when he died, per Champaign Daily Gazette 1919.

ROSA BIGHAM and GEORGE SHAW had the following family:

116 i. ALVIN7 SHAW was born IL 1916.

 

90. EDWARD SHERMAN6 BIGHAM (GEORGE WASHINGTON5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Pike Co IL Aug 14 1865. EDWARD died Dec 8 1942 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 77 years of age.

He married EVA BENNETT in Sullivan Co MO, Mar 21 1891.

EDWARD SHERMAN BIGHAM and EVA BENNETT had the following family:

117 i. CHARLES E7 BIGHAM was born in Sullivan Co MO Feb 10 1892. CHARLES died June 27 1964 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 72 years of age. Charles E Bigham was never married.

+ 118 ii. OLLIE RAYMOND BIGHAM was born Sept 16 1895.

119 iii. ERNEST CECIL BIGHAM was born in Sullivan Co MO Nov 17 1897. ERNEST died Feb 8 1927 at 29 years of age. He married GRACE UNKNOWN.

120 iv. BUELLA ALICE BIGHAM was born in Polk Co MO July 3 1900. BUELLA died Oct 14 1991 at 91 years of age. She married WILLIAM GABLE BUCK SR in Wapello Co Iowa, Dec 24 1915.

121 v. GEORGE W BIGHAM was born Oct 11 1902. GEORGE died June 4 1985 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 82 years of age.

122 vi. THOMAS EVERETT BIGHAM was born 1905. THOMAS died 1953 in Wapello Co Iowa, at 48 years of age. He married ELIZABETH L UNKNOWN.

123 vii. MARY E BIGHAM was born May 27 1908. MARY died Aug 8 1908 at less than one year of age.

124 viii. LEONARD VERNON SR BIGHAM was born 1911. LEONARD died 1990 at 79 years of age. He married UNKNOWN 0.

 

91. HANNAH EMMA6 BIGHAM (GEORGE WASHINGTON5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Sullivan Co MO June 1870.

She married JOSEPH M MILLER in Sullivan Co MO, Mar 12 1886. 1900 Census Flossie M Miller was listed on Calla E & William L Stewart, as a niece. She was not listed with her parents or other siblings.

HANNAH EMMA BIGHAM and JOSEPH M MILLER had the following family:

125 i. GUS7 MILLER was born in MO 1890.

126 ii. FLORA MILLER was born in MO 1891.

127 iii. LUCY MILLER was born in MO Sept 1894.

128 iv. FLOSSIE M MILLER was born in MO Sept 1894.

129 v. LIZZIE MILLER was born in MO 1898.

130 vi. MARK MILLER was born in MO 1900.

 

Seventh Generation

105. FRANK7 BIGHAM (VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born IL May 1, 1902. FRANK died May1985 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 83 years of age. His body was interred May1985 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic Oddfellows.

He married twice. He married KATE THOMPSON IL. He married WONETTA IL.

FRANK BIGHAM and KATE THOMPSON had the following family:

+ 131 i. MELVIN JUNIOR BIGHAM was born Mar 25 1925.

+ 132 ii. JEWELL MERVIN BIGHAM was born 1927.

 

106. ELSIE7 BIGHAM (VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born IL 1906. ELSIE died 1966 in Benton Franklin Co IL, at 60 years of age. Her body was interred 1966 in Benton Franklin Co IL, Masonic Oddfellows.

She married WILLIAM (BILL) ADAMS IL. WILLIAM was born 1906. WILLIAM died 1966 in Franklin Co IL, at 60 years of age.

ELSIE BIGHAM and WILLIAM (BILL) ADAMS had the following family:

133 i. GEORGIE8 ADAMS was born in Franklin Co IL. She married JACK TISDALE.

134 ii. SHIRLEY ADAMS was born IL. She married BYRON BARNEY BEARD in Franklin Co IL.

 

109. HAROLD7 BIGHAM (VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born Illinois May 30, 1913. HAROLD died July 17, 1975 in West Frankfort IL, at 62 years of age.

He married twice. He married ESTHER L SIGHTS Illinois, August 19, 1939. ESTHER was born May 28, 1919 in IL. ESTHER was the daughter of CHARLES SIGHTS and NORA ALLYN. ESTHER died Dec 22, 2007 in Franklin Co IL, at 87 years of age. He married NELLIE MCDANIEL Illinois, 1956. NELLIE was born March 25 1915 in Piper AL. NELLIE was the daughter of JOHN W MCDANIEL and BIRDIE LEE THAMES. NELLIE died Feb 17 1997 in Franklin Co IL, at 81 years of age.

HAROLD BIGHAM and ESTHER L SIGHTS had the following family:

+ 135 i. MARSHAL W BIGHAM

 

118. OLLIE RAYMOND7 BIGHAM (EDWARD SHERMAN6, GEORGE WASHINGTON5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Sullivan Co MO Sept 16 1895. OLLIE died April 25, 1963 in Adams Co CO, at 67 years of age.

He married HAZEL LEORA WHITE in Wapello Co Iowa, 1915.

OLLIE RAYMOND BIGHAM and HAZEL LEORA WHITE had the following family:

136 i. THELMA MAY8 BIGHAM was born in Wapello Co Iowa Oct 16 1914. She married twice. She married PAUL E OLIVE 1930. She married CLEO VINCENT BOYD Mar 8 1947.

137 ii. JAMES EDWARD BIGHAM was born in Wapello Co Iowa Sept 4 1917. JAMES died Sept 24 1985 in Arapahoe Co CO, at 68 years of age. He married ALTA DORIS DAVIS.

138 iii. OLLIE RAYMOND JR BIGHAM was born in Wapello Co Iowa Oct 18 1921. He married DOROTHY MCLANAHAN.

139 iv. RONALD EUGENE BIGHAM was born in Wapello Co Iowa Jan 10 1922. He married DOROTHY BARBER in Little Rock Arkansas, 1940.

140 v. BETTY RUTH BIGHAM was born July 8 1928. She married EUGENE EDWARD CORT in Denver Co CO, Oct 5 1946.

141 vi. GENE DAROLD BIGHAM was born in Arapahoe Co CO May 26 1930. GENE died Oct 14 1952 in Denver Co CO, at 22 years of age. He married BARBARA UNKNOWN.

142 vii. ELEANOR EVA BIGHAM was born Dec 29 1931. She married twice. She married HOWARD EUGENE MILLER. She married EDWARD WILLIAM KISSELL Mar 26 1955.

143 viii. KENNETH EARL BIGHAM was born in Arapahoe Co CO July 24 1933. KENNETH died Nov 23 1971 in Las Vegas, Clark Co Nevada, at 38 years of age. He married three times. He married WANDA ROSE SWORTS. He married NORMA JEAN UNKNOWN. He married SALLY JEAN TILLIT.

144 ix. HAZEL MARIE BIGHAM was born in Arapahoe Co CO Jan 15 1935. She married three times. She married GERALD NMN VEENENDAAL in Colfax Co New Mexico, July 8 1950. She married LESLIE GRANT HURST in Las Vegas Clark Co Nevada, Aug 30 1980. She married EDGAR WM SCHULZ in Lawrence Co SD, Sept 6 1998.

 

Eighth Generation

131. MELVIN JUNIOR8 BIGHAM (FRANK7, VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Franklin Co IL Mar 25 1925. MELVIN died in Franklin Co IL.

He married MILDRED ROBINSON IL.

MELVIN JUNIOR BIGHAM and MILDRED ROBINSON had the following family:

145 i. GAYLA ARLENE9 BIGHAM was born in Franklin Co IL. GAYLA died in Franklin Co IL. She married JERRY RIDDLE in Franklin Co IL.

146 ii. MARQUETTA BIGHAM was born in Franklin Co IL .

147 iii. RICKY DION BIGHAM was born in Franklin Co IL . He married KENDRA PRICE in Franklin Co IL.

148 iv. LYNETTE BIGHAM was born in Franklin Co IL

 

132. JEWELL MERVIN8 BIGHAM (FRANK7, VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Franklin Co IL 1927. JEWELL died Sept 6 1980 in Oldsmar FL, at 53 years of age.

He married MARGARET MARIE BENSON in Lake Co IL, Feb 3, 1949.

JEWELL MERVIN BIGHAM and MARGARET MARIE BENSON had the following family:

149 i. SHARLET SUE9 BIGHAM was born in DeKalb IL, She married KENNETH MICHAEL LEBARBERA in Lake Co IL,

150 ii. GARY DUANE BIGHAM was born in Lake Forest IL. GARY died Oct 29 1954 in Lake Co IL, at 1 year of age.

151 iii. MARK ALLEN BIGHAM was born in Lake Co IL. He married HELEN VAVASIS in Tarpon Springs FL.

 

135. MARSHAL W8 BIGHAM (HAROLD7, VANZOL6, JAMES MARIAN5, DAVID4, MATILDA3, ANDREW2 BIGHAM II, ANDREW1 BIGHAM) was born in Benton IL .

He married CAROL A BEALS BEAN in Lake Villa Lake Co IL. CAROL is the daughter of MILLER WEST BEALS and DAISY V DICKISON. She married EDMON GRAY BEAN in Iowa. E G Bean was killed in a car accident 3 months after their 2nd son was born. Marshal married his young widow with two sons, which he adopted in Hamilton Co IL.

MARSHAL W BIGHAM and CAROL A BEALS BEAN had the following family:

152 i LIVING MALE BEAN-BIGHAM

153 ii LIVING MALE BEAN-BIGHAM

154 iii LIVING FEMALE BIGHAM


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