James Walker Wiggin

23 August 1901–15 April 1995 (Age 93)
Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of James Walker

When James Walker Wiggin was born on 23 August 1901, in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, George Henry Wiggin, was 43 and his mother, Mary Florence Minot, was 33. He lived in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 1995, in Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 4

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Breton personal name Wiucon, composed of elements meaning ‘worthy’ + ‘high’, ‘noble’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror. 2. from the Germanic personal name Wīgant, originally a byname meaning ‘warrior’, from the present participle of wīgan ‘to fight’, likewise introduced to England in the wake of the Conquest.

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

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  • James W Wiggin in household of George H Wiggin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James W Wiggin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J Walker Wiggin in household of George H Wiggin, "United States Census, 1930"

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