Wiggins

25 January 1891–
Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Wiggins

When Wiggins was born on 25 January 1891, in Palmyra, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Marion F. Wiggins, was 26 and his mother, Lizzie Ann Farmer, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Marion F. Wiggins
1865–1940
Lizzie Ann Farmer
1867–1900
James Burton Wiggins
1886–1887
Ernest Wiggins
1888–
Mahalia Wiggins
1888–
Alvia Wiggins
1888–
Wiggins
1891–
Earl Wiggins
1892–
Elfy Lee Wiggins
1892–1942
Elfy Lee Wiggins
1892–
Elsie Wiggins
1893–

Parents and Siblings

    Marion F. Wiggins

    Male1865–1940Male

    Lizzie Ann Farmer

    Female1867–1900Female

siblings

(9)

    James Burton Wiggins

    Male1886–1887Male

    Ernest Wiggins

    Male1888–Male

    Mahalia Wiggins

    Female1888–Female

    Alvia Wiggins

    Male1888–Male

    Male1891–Male

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World Events (3)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

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