Arlena Emeline Welker

6 April 1866–8 November 1908 (Age 42)
Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Arlena Emeline

When Arlena Emeline Welker was born on 6 April 1866, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Jacob Stoker Welker, was 37 and her mother, Harriet Angeline Lish, was 26. She married Joseph Parley Bigelow on 2 August 1885, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Rich, Utah Territory, United States in 1870. She died on 8 November 1908, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Parley Bigelow
1865–1928
Arlena Emeline Welker
1866–1908
Marriage: 2 August 1885
Arlena Aurilla Bigelow
1886–1966
Lily Luella Bigelow
1904–1906
Medora Alsada Bigelow
1887–1896
Polly Amanda Bigelow
1889–1891
Angeline Bigelow
1890–1890
Arizona Bigelow
1891–1892
Parley LeRoy Bigelow
1892–1983
Pearl Lenora Bigelow
1893–1989
Don Louis Bigelow
1897–1897
Delbert Arthur Bigelow Sr.
1899–1983
Hazel Bigelow
1900–
Leland Elmer Bigelow
1903–1979
Lula Eleanor Bigelow
1903–1988
Bigelow
1906–
Myron Levon Bigelow
1908–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1885
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1874

Age 8

Historical Boundaries 1874: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States 1881: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Graham, Arizona, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Story Highlight

Life Story of Parley LeRoy Bigelow By Parley LeRoy Bigleow

Told in his own words and compiled by Iris Bigelow Finch in October 1963 In 1892, in a little Mormon Settlement in Colonial Diaz Old Mexico, I was born and christened Parley Leroy Bigelow, the oldes …

Sources (3)

  • Emaline Welker in household of Jacob Welker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emeline Bigelow in household of J. Parley Bigelow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orlana E Welker in household of Jacob Welker, "United States Census, 1880"

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