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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Family Time Line

William H. Campbell Biggs
1837–1913
Mary Gee
1836–1911
Martha P Biggs James Rogers
1856–1941
William Anderson Biggs
1859–1943
Jack Biggs
1860–1956
Landin Ira Biggs
1862–
Sallie Biggs
1864–1921
David Jacob Biggs
1867–
Robert E. Biggs
1870–
James Champ Biggs
1871–1946
Anderson D. Biggs
1875–1876
Harvy L. Biggs
1879–1921
Maude Biggs
1883–1927

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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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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