Hiram Wilford Bigelow

11 May 1918–16 November 2010 (Age 92)
Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States

The Life of Hiram Wilford

When Hiram Wilford Bigelow was born on 11 May 1918, in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States, his father, John Arty Bigelow, was 42 and his mother, Laura Myrtle Kaneaster, was 27. He married Anka E Gjurgevich. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 16 November 2010, in Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 92.

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Hiram Wilford Bigelow
1918–2010
Anka E Gjurgevich
1923–2011
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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (Merseyside and Cheshire): probably a habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Big Low in the township of Rainbow. This place name is not on early record; it means ‘big mound’, from early Modern English big + low ‘mound’, ‘hill’ (Old English hlāw).

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

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  • Hiram Wilford Bigelow in household of John Arty Bigelow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hiram Wilford Bigelow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hiram Wilford Bigelow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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