15923.2376 Bertrand Clapp 9 BIGELOW,
son of William Irwin 8
( Russel 7 ,
Russell 6 , Isaac 5 , Isaac 4, Isaac 3, Samuel 2,
John 1 ) and Jane
(Lytle) BIGELOW, born 18 August 1874 at Gardner, Johnson co.,
On 12 December 1899 he married Rose Amanda Limbird, who was born in
1873, the dau of Richard and
Lovina (Hayes) Limbird. She died
1917 at Gardner, KS, and buried in Gardner cemetery with her
They were married by H. G. McCool, pastor of the Gardner Presbyterian
in Gardner, KS. , Bertrand died 06 February 1932 at Gardner, Johnson
Children of Bertrand Clapp and Rose (Limbird) Bigelow:
15923.23761 William Irwin, b 31 Aug 1900 Gardner; d 15 Sept 1934 Conway, AZ; m 28 May 1922 Lana Leola Rohrer, (b. 15 Sep 1901 at Gardner, KS and d 09 May 1966 at Kansas City, KS, dau of William Clark and Bonnie (Shumate) Rohrer) at Gardner, KS William is buried at Osawatomie, Miami co, KS. He was a salesman and was murdered (see below) while working away from home. Lana married (2) 08 June 1939 William John Hedman. She is buried at Osawatomie, KS. They had one son: Glen Eldon Bigelow, b 21 Feb 1923 Gardner.
15923.23762 Arthur Richard, b ___ 1902, Johnson co,
d ___ 1941 Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and buried at Gardner, KS; m (1)
Jean ____ ; m (2) __ 1937 Inez Burton (b 1901). No children.
15923.23763 Esther Belle, b 30 Mar 1904 Johnson co,
KS; d 01
1964 Portland, OR; m 07 Oct 1922 LeRoy Emmet RECORD and they had a
RECORD. (b 05 Nov 1923; d 29 Dec 1923)
Adelle, b 22 Feb 1915, Johnson co,
d 06 June 2002; m 07 Oct 1939 Richard Warren KUNKLE (b 03 Oct 1915; d _ Apr 1997) at
Church Around the Corner" in New York City, NY; 2 children: Janice Marie, b 02 May 1947 d
04 Aug 1999; and Jeffrey Alan KUNKLE; b 20 May 1949 d_____ ; m 15
Sept 1985 to Janet DeSola. (see below)
The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol. II Page 402-403; child
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
World Who's Who in Science;
marriages of Union, Richl and and Madison counties, OH;
cemetery records OH; correspondence between descendants and Bigelow Society historian/genealogist;
The Descendants of Robert Armstrong, Indian Captive, by Ralph Armstrong, Jr.
Forge: The Bigelow Society Quarterly; vol 15 no 1; Jan 1986.
Forge: The Bigelow Society Quarterly; Oct 1981
Betty Messer Book "Kansas Saplings" p. 16 ; published 1997.