Children of Charles and Abigail (Pierce) Bigelow:
15336.8471t Dela Pearl, b 31 July 1874 Buffalo Prairie, Rock Island, IL; d 18 Dec 1943 Two Harbors, MN; m (1)17 Aug 1897 George A. Young (div.), m (2) 1918 Ira Pierce.
15336.8472t Amy Grace, 09 Oct 1876 Hamlet, Mercer, IL; d 14 Sept 1964 Two Harbors, MN; m Chris Dorsnek.
15336.8473t Charles Edward, b 11 July 1879 Eliza, Mercer, IL; d 26 Dec 1968 Dodge Center, Cloud, KS; m 26 Dec 1907 Olive Morrison. (see below)
15336.8474 Alma Olivia, b 20 June 1884 Clairmont, MN; d 02 Jan 1902 Dodge Center; unm.
15336.8475t Albert Sumner, 23 Jan 1888 Dodge Center; d 10 Jan 1972 Topeka, KS; m 30 Jan 1913 Margaret Munroe.
Col. Albert S. Bigelow
Col. Albert S. Bigelow was born in Cloud County, Kansas, January
23, 1888. He was raised in Minnesota where he completed his preparatory education
in 1909. He graduated from the University of Chicago with an A.B. degree in
1915, completing his senior year by attendance at three successive summer
quarters. He was an instructor in academic subjects and Commandant of Cadets
at Pillsbury Academy in Minnesota during the years 1912 - 1914. He served
in the Second Minnesota Infantry from 1907 to 1914 as private, corporal, sergeant,
and battalion sergeant-major. In 1914 he return to Kansas as high school
principal at Hiawatha. He was appointed second lieutenant in the First Kansas
Infantry in 1916 and served in that capacity on the Mexican border in that
year. On August 5, 1917, he entered federal service again with the 137th
Infantry of the 35th Division in the A.E.F. He participated in the Vosges
Defensive and St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Twice wounded in action,
he received the Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. In 1922, he was
appointed captain of the 130th Field Artillery Regiment and entered active
duty as a lieutenant colonel, with that organization on December 23, 1940.
Becoming over-age-in-grade for combat branches in 1941, he was detailed as
Base Quartermaster, Merced (California) Army Air Base. Separated for physical
disability in 1944, he returned to duty as Special Assistant Adjutant General,
a position he had held until 1934. Appointed Assistant Adjutant General in
1947, with State rank of colonel, AGC. At his request, he reverted to Special
Assistant in 1952. His additional civilian positions held included Superintendent
of the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, and Deputy Collector of Internal
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 374;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Correspondence between family descendant and Bigelow Society historian/genealogist and her records.
Subject: Charles Sumner Bigelow
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 1999 15:46:56 -0500
From: "Kathy & Gary Jones" < email@example.com >
Thanks for letting me know that the Charles Sumner Bigelow page was there..
Yes, I am descended from him. He would be my great-grandfather on my mother's side. The line is:
Charles Sumner Bigelow m Abigail Alma Pierce
Albert Sumner Bigelow m Margaret Munroe
Ruth Winifred Bigelow m James Leo Jones
Gary Thomas Jones (me)
Children of Charles Edward and Olive (Morrison) Bigelow:
15336.84731 Charles Addison, b 28 Oct 1908 Mancato,, MN; Listed as Charles Edward in "Forge" Vol. 9, #4, p. 78.
15336.84732 Edward M., b 22 Feb 1910 Medicine Lake,, MN;
15336.84733 Gilbert Pierce, b 20 Jan 1911;
d 16 June 1999 Minneapolis, MN; m 24 Sept 1938 Eileen Marjorie Bailey, dau
of Charles Bailey.
R42508, Gilbert Pierce Bigelow, was born 20 Jan 1911. He married Irene Marjorie Bailey. Gilbert graduated from University of Michigan Dental School in 1937 and served in the U. S.Navy from 1941 to 1971, retired as Captain. He practiced privately in Robbinsdale from 1958-1973. He and his wife, Marjorie, resided in LaJolla,CA enjoying bridge and gardening. Marjorie
preceded him in death as did two brothers: Charles and Edward. He is survived by son, James; daughter Barbara Gubbe; granddaughters Carol Murphy and husband Larry of Bettendorf, IA and Diane Gubbe of El Paso, TX. Memorial service was Sunday, June 20, 1999 Presbyterian Home, 5330 Beacon Hill Road, Minnetonka. Private interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Washburn-McReavy Funeral Home. Another record says he resided in San Diego, CA.
SOURCE: Sherry Cyza sent Obituary which she found in the Minneapolis Star Tribune Saturday, 19 June 1999, to Genealogist. Her address is 7426 Oakland Ave., Richfield, MN 55423-4458. She did not know his line.
Correspondence between family descendant and Bigelow Society historian/genealogist and her records [prior to 1995]. Check Obituary received June 1999 from Sherry Cyza, about death of Gilbert Pierce Bigelow, R42508 who was born 20 Jan 1911 and died 16 Jun 1999 Minneapolis, MN. Two brothers are listed as having preceding him in death, Charles and Edward. Charles and Edward are listed as brothers of Gilbert P. Bigelow 42508, R's 45819 and 45820 respectively. If Gilbert is a brother of those listed here, They are duplicates. Gilbert Pierce was already in the computer but no parents listed--per Jean Bigelow, Bountiful, Utah 1999.
1. Charles Sumner Bigelow. Born, 15 Dec 1845,
in WI. Died, 13 Apr 1931, in Lynwood, CA. Location: 1890, in Dodge Center,
Dodge Co., MN. Location 2: 1912, in Two Harbors, MN. Occupation: M.D.
He married, first, Abigail Alma Pierce, daughter of Charles Truman Pierce and Polly Strickland, 19 Aug 1873, in Muscatine, IA. M Location, Oct 1884, in Cloud Co., KS. M Location2: Oct 1890, in Dodge Center, Dodge Co.,
MN. Born, 14 Dec 1851, in Mercer Co., IL. Died, 23 Nov 1910, in Hospital, St. Peter, MN. Burial: 26 Nov 1910, in Riverside Cem., Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN. Reference: 20.6.
"Abigail Alma Pierce was born in Mercer County, Ill., Dec. 14, 1851, and died at the Hospital in St Peter, Minn., Nov. 23, 1910, of heart trouble. On Aug. 29, 1873, she was married to Dr. C.S. Bigelow, of Muscatine, Iowa. They moved to Dodge Center, Minn., in 1890, where their home has since been. Her entire life was one of selfsacrificing devotion to her family and
her God, as she is remembered as a kind friend, a loving Mother, and a faithfull wife.
Besides her husband, two daughters, Mrs. G.A. Young, of Albion, Ind., and Miss Amy G. Bigelow of this village, and two sons, Charles E., of Madison Lake, Minn., and Albert S. of Dodge Center, all of whom were present for the funeral, are left to honor the memory of her past life. In addition to her own immediate family, she leaves one sister, Mrs. Chas. Muller, of Ames, Kans. and three brothers, W.A. Pierce, of Rice, Kans., M.W. Pierce of Grinnell, Iowa, and Truman Pierce of Wellston, Okla., none of whom were able to be present at the funeral. The services were held at the house by Rev. Colin Bain, on Sat. P.M.
at 1:30 o'clock, Nov. 26th, and remains laid to rest in Riverside cemetery beside those of one who had gone before to her great reward. 'After life's fitful fever (s)he sleeps well."'
+ 2 i. Delia Pearl Bigelow.
3 ii. Amy Grace Bigelow. Born, 1876. Died, after 1973. She married Chris Darsnek. Reference: 20.62.
4 iii. Charles Edward Bigelow. Born, 1879. Died, after 1973. Occupation: M.D. Reference: 20.63.
5 iv. Alma Oliva Bigelow. Born, 1882, in Claremont, Dodge Co., MN. Died, 1902, in Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN. Reference: 20.64.
6 v. Albert Sumner Bigelow. Born, 1888, in Cloud Co., KS. Died, after 1973. Reference: 20.65. He married, second, Neva B. Bromley, 1 Jul 1916, in Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN. M Location, 1925, in Lynwood, CA. Died, 9 Jan 1953, in Lynwood, CA. Reference: 20.6*1/2.
2. Delia Pearl Bigelow (Charles Sumner). Born,
31 Jul 1874, in Mercer Co., IL. Died, 18 Dec 1943. Burial in Riverside Cem.,
Dodge Center, Dodge Co., MN. Reference: 20.61. She married, first, George
Allan Young, 17 Aug 1897. Divorce, before 1915. Born, 15 Feb 1875, in KS.
Paul Allan Young . Born in KS. Resided, 1970, at 194 Varsity Circle,
Arlington, TX, 76010. Reference: 20.611.
8 ii. Otis Bigelow Young . Born, 17 Nov 1899, in MN. Resided, 1970, in 1326, S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL, 62901. Reference: 20.612.
She married, second, Ira Ancil Pierce, son of William Albert Pierce and Mary Arminta Livingston, 2 Mar 1915, in Besimer, MI. Born, 8 Jan 1874, in Mercer Co., IL. Died, 5 Mar 1941. Burial: 1941, in Stockton, CA. Reference: 10.1.
NOTES AND REFERENCES
William Dale Pierce, Genealogy Collected by W.D. Pierce, Original
MS, in custody of Dwight Earl Beman, 54 Main St., Nantucket, Nantucket Co.,
MA 02554. Moved to.Retired, and moved to where he had land in. removed
"Cause: Heart Trouble".WDP Gladys Faye Probasco, Gladys Faye (Probasco) Pierce, Personal Memory, in custody of Dwight Earl Beman, 54 Main St., Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA 02554. "Cause: Heart Failure".
Dwight [firstname.lastname@example.org] on Nantucket
54 Main Street
Nantucket, MA 02554