Elwood Wiggens

about 1859–
Sugar Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elwood

Elwood Wiggens was born about 1859, in Sugar Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Lettie Adell Howles about 1879, in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elwood Wiggens
1859–
Lettie Adell Howles
1861–1937
Marriage: about 1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1879
Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (3)

1863

Age 4

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

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

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.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Higgins .

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

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