Hiram Oliver 8 BIGELOW

16164.9A5     Hiram Oliver 8 BIGELOW, son of Amos A. 7 (Joseph 6 , Nathan 5, John 4, Joshua 3, Joshua 2, John 1), and Abbey (CHESTER) BIGELOW, was born at Tomah, Monroe co, WI on 29 December 1861 and married (1) on 25 December 1883 Alice Ruth Calkins. Alice was born at Tomah on 18 April 1866, the daughter of Nelson and Eliza (Rayner) Calkins. They were divorced in 1889. She died 17 March 1956. Hiram married (2) 09 June 1891 Ruhama "Amy" Marie Rumsey, born 05 October 1859 Rubicon, WI. She was the daughter of Hiram and Harriet Anne (Burgess) Rumsey. Like his brother William, Hiram lived at Myron (or Marion), Dakota Territory for several years and died at Sparta, WI on 13 November 1953. Amy had died 19 March 1952 Houston, TX. Buried in Madison, WI (see headstone

Children of Hiram and Alice (Calkins) Bigelow:

16164.9A51     Carl Amos "Charles?", b 07 June 1886 Marion, SD; d 15 Jan 1958; m Margaret ___ (b Norway); res Texas; had at least one daughter.

16164.9A52t    Jessie Estella, b 12 Dec 1889 Tomah; d 12 Jan 1974; m 19 June 1912 Jesse Heman Smith, b 24 July 1885 Leeds, WI; d 04 Apr 1961 Bradenton, FL; 1 dau: Bernice Alice Smith, b 13 Feb 1915; m 05 May 1946 Carl Anton Duellman; 2 dau; (FTM)

Children of Hiram and Amy (Rumsey) Bigelow:

16164.9A53     Lowell Rumsey (D. Lowell?) , b 22 Aug 1893 Portage, Columbia co, WI; died in a fire 26 Aug 1929 Everett, Snohomish co, WA; m Doris Phillips; 1 son: Gerald Bigelow; 1 dau: Eileen Bigelow; no data (see below)

16164.9A54     Viva Marian, b 06 Jan 1895; d ____ ; m 08 April 1928 Richard Lott

The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume II, page 463;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
correspondence between descendant and Bigelow Society.
Cemetery stones of Hiram, Amy Marie, and Lowell can be  found at link below:

BIGELOW, Hiram Oliver
29 Dec 1861- 13 Nov 1953
Son of Amos A. and Abigail (CHESTER) BIGELOW
Born in Tomah, WI.
Died in Sparta, WI.
He was a retired grocer.
Sec 21, Lot 066, Gr 5
Forest Hills Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin

BIGELOW, Amy Marie
05 Oct 1859- 19 Mar 1952
Born in Hartford, WI.
Died in Houston, TX.
Sec 21, lot 066, Gr 4
Forest Hills Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, WI

Lowell Rumsey Bigelow
1893  -  1929

BIGELOW, Lowell Rumsey
22 Aug 1893- 26 Aug 1929
WWI draft says born on the 22nd, the online birth index says born on the 23rd.
Born in Portage, Columbia Co.,WI.
Died in Everett, Snohomish Co., WA.
COD was Burns
Sec 21, lot 066, Gr 3

Forest Hills Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, WI

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