Arthur Leroy 9 BIGELOW

15337.12D1      Arthur Leroy 9 BIGELOW, son of Alexander Alvin 8 ( Levi 7 , Noah 6 , Noah 5, Cornelius 4, Samuel 3, Samuel 2, John1 and Lucy (Hallock) BIGELOW, was born 18 July 1867 at Strawberry Point, Clayton co, IA.  On 26 September 1890, he married Cora Myers. She was born 05 July 1873 in Indiana, the dau of William and Juliette (Applegate) Myers. She died about 1930. Arthur Leroy died 24 May 1936 at Mandan, Morton co, ND. 8 children reported, but info on only the four below. (The other 4 died young: twins w/ no names given; and children, Hazel and Basil)
Children of Arthur Leroy and Cora (Myers) Bigelow:

15337.12D11t    Willis Albert, b 06 Sept 1891 Ledyard, IA; d 16 Feb 1980 St. Helens, Columbia co, OR (cremated); m 25 Dec 1922 Ruth Arvilla Smythe; 4 children (FTM) (see below)

15337.12D12t     Myrtle, b 15 Oct 1897 Ledyard, IA; d _____ ; m Howard Culligan; 3 children: Lorraine, Eileen, and Richard Culligan;

15337.12D13t     Edna Pearl, b 12 Oct 1904 Lamberton, Redwood co, MN; d _____ ; m (1) ca 1925 Raymond Earl Locke, 1 son Kenneth Ray Locke (1926-2011 (see below)); m (2) 29 May 1937 Clinton Odell Jones; 3 dau;(FTM)

15337.12D14t    Ralph, b 21 June 1910 Sanger, Oliver co, ND; d _____ ; m 26 Sept 1932 Ruby Lorrene Tye; Ralph died before 2001, Ruby died after the death of son Buell in 2001; 4 children (FTM): 

          1533712D14.1     Ellen Ardell, b 24 Feb 1943 Yucca, Oliver co, ND; d _____ ;   m 26 Nov 1965 Nathan Leinius (div) 

          1533712D14.2t    Kurt Loren, b 18 Jan 1945 Yucca, Oliver co, ND; d _____ ;  m 14 July 1967 Denyce "Nancy" (Neubauer) Severson; 4 children;

          15337.12D14.3t   Buell Norman, b 07 Jan 1950 Yucca, Oliver co, ND; d 12 Mar 2001; m _ June 1968 Judy Landeis; 3 children (FTM); (obit below)

          1533712D14.4     Marsha Sue "Marcia", b 01 Aug 1955 Center, Oliver co, ND; d _____ ; m 19 Feb 1978 Glen Lueng (div); 2 children (FTM)

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 380 child;
censuses NY, NE;
Bigelow Society Library Notes (FTM)
research by Bigelow Society historian/genealogist; 
8 children.  Bigelow Bk., Vol.II states he was born Turkey Grove (or Strawberry Pt.) (sic) 
Source:  Oliver Co. History; 18 Jan 2002 e-mail from Barbara Padgette, -- reporting death of Buell Norman Bigelow, grandson of Arthur Leroy Bigelow above. Pat bigelow...Bigelow Family Society and Family bible of Merle (Bigelow) (Mitchell) Finck.
Correspondence between family descendants and Bigelow Society genealogists; censuses and vital records of IA and NE; Valley co. courthouse, Ord, NE.

FORGE, October 2011, Vol.40, #4, p.72 Has obit of  Kenneth Ray Locke (b 1926-d 30 May 2011)
 Information, Valley Co. Courthouse, ORD, NE, Probate Records and Marker in Cemetery. Source for book: Birth information and Pat Bigelow, Bigelow Family Society. Children:  2nd MD Probate Records.
FORGE, October 1978, Vol.7, #4, p.78 has William Bigelow, 9th generation, of Kimberly, Idaho, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary 17 July 1978, with wife and both their families. Among those present were Bill's sisters, Merle (Bigelow) Finck and Shirley (Bigelow) Sewell.  See Vol.1, #1 and articles after 1978 for fascinating story of 2 Rev. soldiers and their migrations.
Buell Obit:
Buell Norman Bigelow, was born 07 January 1950 in Bismark, ND and died 12 March 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Jodi and son-in-law, Troy Gragg, two sons, Jeremiah and Benjamin, and two grandchildren, Brianna and Bradley Gragg.  Also his mother, 2 sisters, Ellen Leinius and Marcia Bigelow, brother Kurt and sister-in-law, Nancy, and a special friend, Barb Fleming.  He was buried 17 March 2001 at Center Community Cemetery, Center, ND.
15337.12D11     Willis Albert 10 Bigelow, b 06 Sept 1891 Ledyard, IA; d 16 Feb 1980 St. Helens, Columbia co, OR (cremated); m 25 Dec 1922 Ruth Arvilla Smythe; 4 children:
Gerald Willis Bigelow,
Irene Marion Bigelow,
Gordon A. Bigelow,
Mavis Roberta Bigelow,

Modified - 05/03/2012
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