Emma Louisa Bigelow

Female23 September 1845–2 September 1931

Brief Life History of Emma Louisa

When Emma Louisa Bigelow was born on 23 September 1845, in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Milton Bigelow, was 30 and her mother, Louisa Lyman, was 31. She married William Ray Oatley on 12 January 1869, in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1920 and Kensington, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 2 September 1931, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

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William Ray Oatley
Emma Louisa Bigelow
Marriage: 12 January 1869
Henry Bigelow Oatley

Sources (12)

  • Emma L Oatley in household of Henry B Oatley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Louise Bigelow Oatley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Emma Louise Bigelow, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1869Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 19

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 23

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English or Irish: perhaps a variant of English Bigley or Irish Begley .

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

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