Florence Ellen Biggs

1880–1964 (Age 84)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence Ellen

Florence Ellen Biggs was born on 27 February 1880, in England, United Kingdom. She married John Henry Cunningham on 30 June 1903, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Canada in 1885 and lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 6 October 1964, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Florence Ellen Biggs
John Henry Cunningham
Marriage: 30 June 1903
Gertrude Matilda Cunningham
Robert James Cunningham
Douglas Henry Cunningham
Arthur Thomas Cunningham
Florence Evelyn Cunningham

Spouse & Children

30 June 1903
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


World Events (7)


Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 24

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 28

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s.2 English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327 ) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327 ) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure.3 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Florence H Cunningham in household of John H Cunningham, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Florence Cunningham in household of John Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Florence Cunningham in household of John Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1911"

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