Adam Wigfield

Brief Life History of Adam

When Adam Wigfield was born on 6 June 1844, in Providence Twp, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Wigfield, was 26 and his mother, Nancy A Garlick, was 23. He married Eliza B. Baughman on 14 October 1867, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and West Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. In 1925, at the age of 81, his occupation is listed as shoemaker in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 17 August 1925, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Everett Cemetery, Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Adam Wigfield
Eliza B. Baughman
Marriage: 14 October 1867
Jennie Wigfield
Annie E. Wigfield
about 1874–1938
Marshal J. Wigfield
Mary V. Wigfield
George Henry Wigfield
Jeremiah W Wigfield
about 1874–1941
Susan Ellen Wigfield
Ethel Grace Wigfield
William N. Wigfield

Sources (21)

  • Adam Wigfield in household of Josiah R Ritchey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adam Wigfield, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Adam Wigfield in entry for Jere Wilber Wigfield and Eva Mabel Hart, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Wigfall .

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

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