Andrew Bigler

24 March 1834–8 January 1893 (Age 58)
Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Bigler was born on 24 March 1834, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob E Bigler, Jr., was 40 and his mother, Sarah Cunningham, was 22. He married Loretta Helen Smith on 22 August 1855, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1856 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 8 January 1893, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Bigler
Loretta Helen Smith
Marriage: 22 August 1855
Andrew Jeremiah Bigler
Henry Jacob Bigler
Oscar Wallace Bigler
Helen Virginia Bigler
Lawrence Demont Bigler
Alice Mary Bigler
Jesse Edwin Bigler
George Alfred Bigler
Norval Bigler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1855Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 16
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    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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    Brief sketch of Andrew Bigler

    SKETCH FROM THE LIFE OF ANDREW BIGLER From 1875 until his death in 1893, Andrew Bigler was one of Mendon, Utah's most prominent and actrive citizens. Born in West Virginia in 1836 he came to Utah wi …

    Sources (44)

    • Andrew Bigler in household of Jacob Bigler, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Andrew Bigler in entry for Norval Bigler and Winnie Foley Washburn, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Andrew Bigler in entry for Andrew Jermiah Bigler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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