William Thomas "Bill" Biggers

William Thomas "Bill" Biggers

Male 1861 - 1908  (46 years)

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  • Name William Thomas "Bill" Biggers 
    Nickname Bill 
    Born 21 Nov 1861  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Oct 1908  Stuart, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried White Chimney Cemetery, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I981  Treespot
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2019 

    Father Joseph William Biggers,   b. Abt 1823, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Jane "Peggy" Honn,   b. Abt May 1827, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1915, Sharp County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1849  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Rebecca Martin,   b. 27 Apr 1867, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1959, Dinuba, Tulare County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married Abt 1882 
    Bill and Margaret Martin Biggers Family
    Bill and Margaret Martin Biggers Family
    Children: Cora, Nora, Ecles, Arkie, Jesse, Esley and Pearl (front middle) between parents
    Children 
     1. Cora Gertrude Biggers,   b. 22 Aug 1884, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1974, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Ecles Biggers,   b. 17 Apr 1886, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1923  (Age 37 years)
     3. Nora Nevada Biggers,   b. 25 Feb 1889, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1983, Dinuba, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Arkadelphia P "Arkie" Biggers,   b. Abt Jul 1891, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jesse Virgil Biggers,   b. 27 Jan 1894, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1983, Dinuba, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Robert Esley "Esley" Biggers,   b. 24 Sep 1896, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1981  (Age 85 years)
     7. Pearl Ann "Annie Pearl" Biggers,   b. 8 Sep 1902, Ash Flat, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 2008, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 105 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Nov 1861 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bill Biggers
    Bill Biggers
    Bill and Margaret Martin Biggers Family
    Bill and Margaret Martin Biggers Family
    Children: Cora, Nora, Ecles, Arkie, Jesse, Esley and Pearl (front middle) between parents

    Headstones
    Tombstone - William Thomas Biggers, White Chimney Cemetery, Pittsburgh County, Oklahoma
    Tombstone - William Thomas Biggers, White Chimney Cemetery, Pittsburgh County, Oklahoma
    b. 21 Nov 1861
    d. 3 Oct 1908

    Histories
    'Baby Doll'
    "Baby Doll"
    A Children's picture book based on a true story about Pearl Biggers Fansler Caruso."

    Sources
    1870 Census Record Arkansas, Sharp County, Richwoods Township, Ash Flat
    1870 Census Record Arkansas, Sharp County, Richwoods Township, Ash Flat
    Head of household - J.W. Biggers, 45 yrs, male, white, farmer, born in Tennessee
    Wife - Margret, 46 yrs, female, white, keeping house, born in Tennessee
    Son - John A., 17 yrs, male, white, born in Tennessee
    Daughter - Samantha, 14 yrs., female, white, born in Tennessee
    Son - Robert, 11 yrs., male, white, born in Tennessee
    Son - William, 7 yrs., male, white, born in Tennessee
    Son - Alfred, 5 yrs., male, white, born in Tennessee
    1880 Census Record Arkansas, Sharp County, Richwoods Township
    1880 Census Record Arkansas, Sharp County, Richwoods Township
    Joseph and Margaret Biggers Sons:
    Robert Biggers, white, male, son, age 21, single, farmer, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee
    William T. Biggers, white, male, son, age 18, single, worker on farm, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee
    Alfred M. Biggers, white, male, son, age 15, single, farmer, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee
    1900 Census Record Arkansas, Fulton County, Pleasant Ridge Township
    1900 Census Record Arkansas, Fulton County, Pleasant Ridge Township
    Head of Household - William Biggers, 38 years, Farmer, Married,
    Wife - Margret M, 35 years, 6 children:
    Corah S (daughter) - born Aug 1883, 16 years, born in Arkansas
    Eckles E (son) - born Apr 1886, 14 years, born in Arkansas
    Norah N (daughter) - born Feb 1889, 11 years, born in Arkansas
    Arca P (daughter) - born Jul 1891, 8 years, born in Arkansas
    Jessee (son) - born Jan 1894, 6 years, born in Arkansas
    Robert E (son) - born Sep 1896, 3 years, born in Arkansas
    Mother - Margaret J - born May 1827, 73 years, 8 children, 4 survived
    Born in Tennessee, Father born in Tennessee, Mother born in North Carolina


    1904 Land Record Arkansas, Fulton County
    1904 Land Record Arkansas, Fulton County
    Land Patent in Fulton County, Arkansas issued 16 June 1904 to William T. Biggers under President Theodore Roosevelt

    Description of land: Northwest quarter of section twenty-eight in Township nineteen, North of Range six, West of the principal Meridian in Arkansas containing one hundred and sixty acres.

    Found at: https://glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=AR3080__.492&docClass=STA&sid=s3nr15iy.rqw


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