Adeline Markland Biggs

15 January 1867–14 October 1953 (Age 86)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Adeline Markland

When Adeline Markland Biggs was born on 15 January 1867, in Kentucky, United States, her father, George Washington Biggs, was 27 and her mother, Mary Thomas Mitchell, was 24. She lived in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 14 October 1953, at the age of 86.

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George Washington Biggs
Mary Thomas Mitchell
Petranella Maude Biggs
Adeline Markland Biggs
Cora Biggs
Charles Albert Biggs
Edgar Biggs
Percy Hugh Biggs
Harvey C Biggs
Mae C. Biggs

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Biggs


    Mary Thomas Mitchell




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

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.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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

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 (2)

  • Adeline Biggs in household of George W Biggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Addie M Moss, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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