Emma Bigler

31 October 1850–16 July 1927 (Age 76)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Bigler was born on 31 October 1850, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Bigler, was 38 and her mother, Mahala Smith, was 31. She had at least 1 daughter with Franklin Pierce Garrett. She lived in West Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 16 July 1927, in Scenery Hill, North Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Franklin Pierce Garrett
Emma Bigler
Anna L. Garrett

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    Franklin Pierce Garrett





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World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a curve in a street or river, or in a nook, from Middle High German biegel ‘nook’, ‘corner’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Garrett in household of Frank Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Bigler in household of Daniel Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Garret in household of Frank P Garret, "United States Census, 1910"

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