Moses Willard 8 BIGELOW
Provo City Cemetery; Provo, Utah County, Utah
16167.349 Moses Willard 8
BIGELOW, son of Asa Elijah 7
( Nahum 6 ,
Simeon 5 , John 4 , Joshua 3, Joshua 2, John 1), and Elvira
BIGELOW, was born at Gunlock, Washington co., UT on 01
January 1876. His parents moved from the southern part of UT
Provo when Moses Willard was about 13 and on the return trip Moses
stricken with spinal meningitis. He recovered and became a
teacher. He married Ruby Jenette Gammon on 25 May 1899.
was daughter of William and Charlotte (Johansson) Gammon
and was born 11 June 1880 and died of pneumonia on 01 May 1900
children. After the death of Ruby, he studied medicine in the
became a physician in 1910. He married Amy Ilenne Allred on 26
1912. She was daughter of John and Mary (Bunnel) Allred and
born 17 June 1894 Spring City, Sanpete County, UT. She
became his surgical assistant as she raised her family. Moses
enjoyed farming in addition to his medical practice. He died
UT on 21 May 1940 (aged 64) and is buried in Provo cemetery,
8 of his children survived him, but wife Amy Ilene died 27 May 1980
Cache co, UT.
Children of Moses Willard and Ruby (Gammon) Bigelow, born at
16167.3491 Ruby Arvilla, b 23 Jan 1900
Provo,,UT; d 28 Jan 1908 Provo,, UT.
b 06 Oct 1902 Provo; d 20 Jan 1991 Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, CA;
1926 Alice White; 3 children;
Children of Moses Willard and Amy Ilene (Allred) Bigelow:
jr., b 06 Apr 1913 Castle Dale, UT; d ____ ; m 23 June
Madge Crowe; 6 children.
b 24 July 1914 Spring City, UT; d 06 Apr 2003 Boutiful, Davis co,
06 June 1938 George Walter Gasser;
16167.3495t Erwin Gordon, b 17 Dec 1915
Spring City; d 08 Feb 1982 Provo, UT; m 31 Dec 1947 Virginia
16167.3496 Lois Leona, b 30 May 1917
Panguitch, UT; d 01 June 2010 (aged 93) Kaysville, Davis County,
b 01 Sept 1918 Panguitch, Garfield co, UT; d 25 Apr 2011
Davis co, UT; unmarried (see obit)
Kendall, b 31 Mar 1920
Panguitch, UT; d 01 Feb 1997 Salt Lake City, SLC co, UT; m 31 May
Norma Gabbitas; 6 children.
16167.3499 Denny McRae, b 07 Jan 1923; d
Aug 1962; unmarried
b 25 Sept 1925 Panguitch, UT; d 11 Apr 1981 Salt Lake City; m 22
1954 Bonnie Alice Nelson;
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume II, page 470-471;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Book of Rememberance, Bigelow Family, Descendants of Asa Elijah
records of Bigelow Society, and genealogist Jean Bigelow.
Subject: Moses Willard
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 00:00:25 EDT
Another Ooops while trying to dig up Moses
Bigelow, son of Asa
Elijah and Elvira Jane Mecham.
Until we meet again,
Bob Bigelow (12th gen)
Donna Bigelow passed peacefully from this
Monday morning, April 25 after becoming weak on Easter Sunday due to
natural causes from age. Being the last of her immediate family here
earth she joined her loved ones in what must have been a wonderful
Rozilla and Ilene Allred
Amy Ilene (Alred) Bigelow
Elysian Burial Grounds; Millcreek, Salt Lake County, UT
(September 1, 1918 - April 25,
Donna was born in Panguitch Utah on
1, 1918 to Moses Willard Bigelow MD and Amy Ilene Allred. She was
5th of 8 children. She and her siblings always talked about their
wonderful childhood and the happy times they shared. At an early age
Donna loved school and school activities and was very talented in
areas such as art, sewing, poetry, singing and playing the piano and
ukulele. These talents she shared throughout her life with those she
loved and with the children she taught.
Donna graduated from Garfield County High
School in 1936 and went on to attend the U of U and Arizona Teachers
College then later finished her bachelors degree at BYU in
Education in 1942. She taught school for 37 yrs., 16 years were
in the classroom and 21 years were spent as a teacher of homebound
hospitalized children. She always had crafts, sewing, books and
at her home for all the children that visited. She was proud to be a
school teacher and was a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority
women teachers and later the Business and Professional Women’s Club,
and held several officer and chairman positions in each of these.
summers off she and her sister Lois would travel to professional
meetings all around the US and to visit family. Traveling became a
lifelong joy to them and they traveled throughout the world
Donna was a faithful member of the Church
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in many different
throughout her life. She served a mission in the Western States
in 1939 and later to the California Ventura mission in 1984 with her
sister Lois. She and Lois were very generous in all areas of their
service within the church and within their family.
Donna is survived by her sister-in-law
Bigelow and numerous nieces and nephews who were blessed to know and
love her and even travel with her.
Funeral Services will be held Friday May 6.
2011 at 11:00 am at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 1941 No. Main St.
Farmington UT, where friends and family can call from 9:45 - 10:45
prior to services. Interment at Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 E. 4580
So. SLC UT
The family would like to thank the staff
friends at Apple Tree Assisted Living for the love, friendship and
happiness they brought into Donna's life these past several years.
were amazing! Also, another thank you to Caregiver Support Network
helping Donna these last months of her life.
Modified - 01/21/2022
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