Albert Henry Wiggin

21 February 1868–21 May 1951 (Age 83)
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Albert Henry

When Albert Henry Wiggin was born on 21 February 1868, in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Henry Wiggin, was 31 and his mother, Laura Emma Newman, was 24. He married Jessie Duncan Hayden on 4 October 1892, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1932 and lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 May 1951, in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83.

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Albert Henry Wiggin
Jessie Duncan Hayden
Marriage: 4 October 1892
Marjorie Wiggin
Muriel Wiggin

Spouse and Children

4 October 1892
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States



    Muriel Wiggin


Parents and Siblings

    James Henry Wiggin


    Laura Emma Newman




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing

Age 8

Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Breton personal name Wiucon, composed of elements meaning ‘worthy’ + ‘high’, ‘noble’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror. 2. from the Germanic personal name Wīgant, originally a byname meaning ‘warrior’, from the present participle of wīgan ‘to fight’, likewise introduced to England in the wake of the Conquest.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert H Wiggin in household of James H Wiggin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert H Wiggin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert H Wiggins, "United States Census, 1930"

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