David Jacob Biggs

January 1867–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of David Jacob

When David Jacob Biggs was born in January 1867, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William H. Campbell Biggs, was 29 and his mother, Mary Gee, was 30. He lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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William H. Campbell Biggs
Mary Gee
Martha P Biggs James Rogers
William Anderson Biggs
Jack Biggs
Landin Ira Biggs
Sallie Biggs
David Jacob Biggs
Robert E. Biggs
James Champ Biggs
Anderson D. Biggs
Harvy L. Biggs
Maude Biggs

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 25

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

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

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jack Beggs in household of Wm H Beggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David J Biggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David Biggs in household of William Biggs, "United States Census, 1870"

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