Clarence Earl 9 BIGELOW

1592C.2655      Clarence Earl 9 BIGELOW, son of Clarence DeWolfe 8 ( Gideon 7 ( John 6 , Amasa 5 , Isaac 4, Isaac 3, Samuel 2, John1 and  Caroline (STASER) BIGELOW, was born 19 January 1895 at Susanville, Lassen co, CA.  He married Melissa Lillie May Chandler in 1919. No death details on either.

Children of Clarence and Melissa (Chandler) Bigelow:

1592C.26551t   Elwin Earl, b 08 Sept 1920 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz co, CA; d ____; m (1) 29 Dec 1945 Theresa Cecil Roddy (div 1952); m (2) 10 June 1953 Jean Alexander (b 04 Nov 1918); Elwin was in Real Estate;  5 children total 

1592C.26552    Edith May, b 20 May 1922 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz co, CA; d _____ ; 

1592C.26553t   Charles Edward, b 12 Apr 1924 Oakland, CA; d ____ ; m 10 Jan 1948 Catherine Lucy; 1 child known

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 426 child;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Bigelow Society records.
additional data from family descendant; Bigelow society records.

Children of Elwin Earl and Theresa Cecil (Roddy) Bigelow:

1592C.265511    Robert Earl, b 19 Oct 1946 Oakland, CA; d _____ ; 

1592C.265512    Mary K., b 02 July 1949 Oakland, CA; d _____ ; 

Children of Elwin Earl and Jean (Alexander) Bigelow:

1592C.265513    Earl Alexander "Alex", b ___ 1954 Oakland, CA; d 26 June 1976 Berkeley, , CA (obit below)

1592C.265514    Keith Earl, (twin) b __ 1956 Oakland, CA; d _____ ;

1592C.265515    Kirk Earl, (twin) b __ 1956 Oakland, CA; d _____ ;

Note in  Bigelow society records: Dated Rossmoor, 1983
     Jean and Elwin Bigelow of Golden Rain Road are both natives of California. Their former residence was Piedmont. Jean attended UC Berkeley, where she was an Alpha Phi. For about 10 years she was a recreation worker in various hospitals for the American National Red Cross, covering several locations in California. She enjoys handcraft, walking, reading and swimming.
  Elwin is also retired from a career in redevelopment work. In his background is a 15 year career in the Marine Corps. He was taken prisoner by the Japanese in Corregidor and spent about three and a half years under confinement between Corregidor and Japan. He enjoys swimming, golf, lawn bowling, reading, walking and good music.
     Of their twin sons, one is in Walnut Creek and the other, Atascadero. A third son lives in Salt Lake City, while their daughter resides in Los Altos.   

Obituary for Earl Alexander, from Bigelow Society Library Files:
30 June 1976 Piedmont, CA
Alex Bigelow
     Memorial services for Earl Alexander "Alex" Bigelow are scheduled for 11 am on Thursday, July 1 at Piedmont Community Church. Rev. Samuel Lindamood and Rev. Bob Barram will lead the memorial.
     The tragic death of the 22 year old UC engineering student occurred last weekend at his Berkeley apartment. He was a member of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity.
     Son of Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Bigelow of Bonita Avenue, survivors, in addition to his parents, include twin brothers Keith and Kirk, both students at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. He was the grandson of Mrs. L. R. Becker, Oakland, and the late Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Alexander, Piedmont.
     Following his December graduation, young Bigelow planned to marry Miss Jodie Crinnion. Theie engagement had not yet been announced. In lieu of flowers, a Bigelow Memorial Fund has been established, c/o William H. Knight, Supt. Piedmont Unified School District.
FORGE, Jan.1977, Vol.6, No.1, p. 17--Bigelow Society

1592C.26553    Charles Edward 10 Bigelow, b 12 Apr 1924 Oakland, CA; d ____ ; m 10 Jan 1948 Catherine Lucy, the dau of Henry G. Frobase and Eula Jones (b 17 May 1924 Portland, OR); Charles was in US Navy April 1941 to April 1945 and retired with disability; Catherine was an office worker
1 child known: Craig Edward Bigelow, b 17 Apr 1955 Walnut Creek, CA 

Modified - 09/21/2009
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