Jane Emma Biggs

11 November 1860–25 October 1953 (Age 93)
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane Emma

When Jane Emma Biggs was born on 11 November 1860, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Biggs, was 45 and her mother, Anna King, was 39. She married James Murray Grant on 23 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 25 October 1953, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

James Murray Grant
1853–1891
Jane Emma Biggs
1860–1953
Marriage: 23 December 1889
Helen Edith Grace Grant
1890–1982

Spouse and Children

    James Murray Grant

    Male1853–1891Male

    Female1860–1953Female

MARRIAGE
23 December 1889
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Biggs

    Male1815–Male

    Anna King

    Female1821–Female

siblings

(4)

    Philip Joseph Biggs

    Male1852–Male

    Alice Biggs

    Female1858–Female

    Female1860–1953Female

    Joseph Biggs

    Male1865–Male

World Events (8)

1867

Age 7

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1884

Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1892

Age 32

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s.2 English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327 ) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327 ) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure.3 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jane Biggs in household of Joseph Biggs, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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