Helen Josephine Bigham

15 February 1910–21 December 2002 (Age 92)
Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States

The Life of Helen Josephine

When Helen Josephine Bigham was born on 15 February 1910, her father, George A Bigham, was 45 and her mother, Keziah Lavelle Coplin, was 40. She had at least 1 son with Alfred Walter Beerli Sr.. She lived in Oak Grove, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 20 years and Oak Grove Election Precinct 2, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 21 December 2002, at the age of 92, and was buried in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Alfred Walter Beerli Sr.
Helen Josephine Bigham
Alfred Walter Beerli Jr.

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World Events (8)

1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 1

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Bigholm(e); there are lands so called in Dumfriesshire and Ayrshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hellen J Bigham in household of George Bigham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen J Bigham in household of George A Bigham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen J Beerli in household of Alfred W Beerli, "United States Census, 1940"

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