Creston Everett Biggerstaff

22 February 1905–20 February 1981 (Age 75)
Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Creston Everett

When Creston Everett Biggerstaff was born on 22 February 1905, in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States, his father, William Sanford Biggerstaff, was 34 and his mother, Roxanna Younger, was 27. He married Myrtle Joe Bolt on 16 August 1927, in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Purcell, McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Porterville Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1981, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Porterville, Tulare, California, United States.

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Creston Everett Biggerstaff
Myrtle Joe Bolt
Marriage: 16 August 1927
Freda N. Biggerstaff

Spouse and Children

16 August 1927
Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States


    Freda N. Biggerstaff


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 22

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

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)

  • Creston Biggerstaff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Creston E Biggerstaff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Creston Bigerstaff in household of William C Bigerstaff, "United States Census, 1920"

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