Children of Emerson M. and Elsie (Riddle) Bigelow, born at Howell:
15198.19E1 William Riddle, b 09 June 1902;
d 06 Feb 1984 Howell; m 18 Oct 1938 Hazel Joy Schmidt (b 11 Jan
1907; d 02 Oct 1991 Oceola Township, MI age 84 see obit); no children.
Hazel.William R. and Roy Bigelow of Howell, MI were in the news when William had his grandfather Riddle's 1915 Ford touring car restored to "new" condition and they appeared in several feature stories. (from FORGE Vol.5, No,. 4, Oct.1976,p.75.) Roy is listed as their child but there are no children reported for this couple.
15198.19E2t Mary Cynthia, b 06 Feb 1904; d __ ; m 1931 William R. Ladner, 1 child.
Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol II , p 340;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
LaVerne Brown, The Abel Bigelow Line.
Records of Bigelow Society.
Obituary in Bigelow Soc Library:
"(Hazel) Joy Bigelow, 84 of Howell, died Oct 2, in Oceola Township. She was born Jan. 11, 1907 in Howell Township, the daughter of Frank and Olga (Lange) Schmidt. She married William Bigelow. He predeceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1984. Mrs. Bigelow attended Livingston County Normal College and Eastern Michigan University, was a lifetime community resident and was a retired teacher from Howell and Hartland public schools. ................"