Jacob Bigney


Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Bigney was born in 1852, in Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob A Bigney, was 29 and his mother, Martha Langille, was 26. He married Mildred Langille on 19 September 1876, in River John, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cape John, Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America in 1871 and Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died in 1927, at the age of 75, and was buried in Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Jacob Bigney
Mildred Langille
Marriage: 19 September 1876
Henry J. Bigney
George Leman Bigney
John Milligan Bigney
Jessie C M Bigney
Mary Selina Bigney
Druscilla Jane Bigney
Lottie Lovel Bigney
Alexander James Bigney

Sources (16)

  • Jacob Bigney in entry for Druscilla Jane Bigney, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"
  • Jacob Bigney, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jacob Bigney in entry for Cyrus Charles Smith Favier and Lottie Levett Bigney, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1876River John, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 17



    Age 19

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 57

    The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Begley .

    English: probably a variant of Bickley or Beckley , with voicing of /k/ to /g/.

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

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