John Biggs

Male7 June 1831–12 February 1924

Brief Life History of John

When John Biggs was born on 7 June 1831, in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Bigg, was 45 and his mother, Mary Sherwood, was 42. He married Ann Whittemore on 26 March 1853, in Offley, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Mountain Home, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 12 February 1924, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Biggs
Jane Theodora Wright
Marriage: 21 June 1869
John Wright Biggs
Lorenzo Wright Biggs
Joseph Smith Biggs
Rebecca Wright Biggs
Margaret Wright Biggs
Della Wright Biggs
Eva Wright Biggs
Ruby Pearl Biggs
Alma Wright Biggs
Sophia W Biggs
Phoebe Wright Biggs
Lucy Wright Biggs

Sources (94)

  • John Biggs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Biggs - Published information: Census record: birth: about 1831; Kimpton, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1853 John Bigg, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Age 25

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bigg , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    History of John Biggs written by Edrie Biggs Olson daughter of Henry

    John Biggs was born 7 June 1831 in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, England to Joseph Biggs and Mary Sherwood Biggs. The marriage of John to Jane Ramsbottom Biggs was a polygamous one. Grandfather had already …

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