Paul Davis Biggerstaff

8 October 1924–22 October 2002 (Age 78)
Mitchell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Paul Davis

When Paul Davis Biggerstaff was born on 8 October 1924, in Mitchell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Edgar Biggerstaff, was 35 and his mother, Clara Josephine Rose, was 33. He lived in Spruce Pine, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 9 Bayfield, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 22 October 2002, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hunter Cemetery, Burnsville, Yancey, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Edgar Biggerstaff
1888–1979
Clara Josephine Rose
1891–1938
Charles MacDonald Biggerstaff
1912–1929
Lee Jeanette Biggerstaff
1914–1962
Ralph Biggerstaff
1917–2001
John Lewis Biggerstaff
1921–1980
Paul Davis Biggerstaff
1924–2002
Jack Edgar Biggerstaff
1928–2002
Infant Boy Biggerstaff
1930–1930

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bickerstaffe in the parish of Ormskirk, Lancashire, so named with Old English bīcere ‘beekeeper’ + stæð ‘landing place’. In Britain, this spelling of the surname is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Biggerstaff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Biggerstaff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Biggerstaff in household of Ben Biggerstaff, "United States Census, 1930"

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