Emerson Malcolm 8 BIGELOW

15198.19E      Emerson Malcolm 8 BIGELOW, son of  Thomas Allen 7 ( Abel 6 , Josiah 5 , Jotham 4, John 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Tryphena (MALCOLM) BIGELOW, was born at Franklin, Oakland, MI on 17 April 1872 and married Elsie May Riddle on 26 January 1898- (one record states 1896). Elsie was born 11 October 1876 at Howell, Livingston, MI the daughter of William and Cynthia (Miller) Riddle. They resided in West Bloomfield, MI. Both died at Howell - he on 25 January 1936 and she on 25 June 1956.

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. ................"

Modified - 08/29/2008
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