Orville Theron 9  BIGELOW

159B3.4165       Orville Theron 9 BIGELOW, son of Anson A. 8 ( Hiram 7 , Jairus 6 , Bond 5 , Elisha 4, Isaac 3, Samuel 2, John1 and Mary Ann (HALLOCK) BIGELOW, was born 20/22 August 1874 in Mundy twp, Genesee co, MI.  On 25 November 1897, he married Katie Esther Turner,  born 10 June 1877 in Grand Blanc twp, Genesee co, MI and died 31 March 1953.  Orville died 30 August 1959.  Both are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, MI.
Children of Orville Theron and Katie Esther (Turner) Bigelow: 

159B3.41651t      Jennie Esther, b 11 Jan 1899; d 24 Apr 1981 Mt. Morris, MI; m ca 1930 Clayton Kurtz (1890-1980); 3 children: Bruce (1931), Robert Daniel (1933), and Esther Jean Kurtz (1935)

159B3.41652t     Gerald Orville, b 06 Jul 1906 Mundy Twp, MI; d 25 Feb 1976 Flint, MI; m Marguerite Mae Dragus ( b 30 July 1908); 2 children:  Karolyn Kay (Bigelow) Baker and William G. Bigelow (see below)

159B3.41653t     Ronald William, b 18 June 1908; d 19 May 1976 Flint; m 08 Oct 1932 Florence Maude  French; 9 children: Stanley, Richard O., James, JoAnn ( m Robert Buchan), Janet ( m Donald Harcek), Jennie ( m Gary Jean), Kenneth, Dean, and John Charles "Jack" Bigelow (b 19 Sept 1940 Flint; m 02 Apr 1972 Sandra J. Mair); (see below)

159B3.41654t     Howard G., b 17 Oct 1912; d 11 June 1959 in Standish, MI in airplane crash; m (1) 27 Mar 1937 Laura Belle Kentish (b 08 Feb 1915 Port Edward, Canada and (2) Ritall Vidor; 2 children first marriage: son; Frederick Thomas Bigelow, b 1941 (see below). No children his second.

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 438;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Merle G. Perry article in Flint Genealogical Society Bulletin;
vital records and census of MI;
correspondence with Bigelow Society members.
Merle G. Perry article in "Flint Genealogical Society Bulletin;
Also, from Descendant, Todd Bigelow's wife Sheila and Karolyn (Bigelow) Baker (they own Anson's diary.)

159B3.416541   Frederick Thomas 11 Bigelow, son of Howard G. 10  and Laura Belle (Kentish) Bigelow, was born 10 March 1941 in Flint, Genesee co, MI. In 1964 he married Judith Ann Lyons who was born 6 Sep 1942 in Philadelphia, PA. They divorced around 1974. They had two children.  On 06 March 1997 Frederick resided in Grand Blanc, MI and Judith in South Bend, IN.
Children of Frederick Thomas and Judith Ann (Lyons) Bigelow:

 1.Tracy Lynn BIGELOW 1973
 2.Todd Howard BIGELOW 1966

Obituarys  of Gerald in Big Soc Library: (2)
BIGELOW, Gerald- 2123 Windmere Ave., age 69, died Wed., Feb 25, 1976, Funeral at St Matthew Catholic Church. Burial in New Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Bigelow was born in Mundy Township, July 6, 1906, and he had been a resident of Flint all his life. He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, B.P.O.Elks No. 222, Past President of American Institute of Banking, was a Volunteer for Red Feather for 25 years and auditor for several years, and
he was a Vice-President and Senior Auditor for Genesee Merchants Bank and Trust, retiring in 1971 with 45 years of service. Surviving are: wife, Marguerite Bigelow; son, William G. Bigelow of Southfield, MI; daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Karolyn) Baker of Flint................
Ex-vice president at Genesee Bank dies
Gerald 0. Bigelow, a retired Genesee Bank vice president and senior auditor, died Wednesday at Hurley Medical Center. He was 69. Mr Bigelow, 2123 Windemere, re­tired in 1971 after 45 years with the bank. He was named senior auditor 1967 and vice president in 1970. Services will be at 9 a.m. Friday a St  Matthew Catholic Church. Burial will be at New Calvary Cemetery. A parish Rosary will be recited at / tonight at Dodds-Dumanois  Funeral Home.
Contributions are being made to the Michigan Heart Association.
Mr  Bigelow was president of the  Flint chapter of the American Institute of Banking in 1937 and president of the Eastern Michigan chapter of the Bank Administrators Institute in 1966-1967
He was a volunteer for the local United Way campaign for about 25 years and served several years as auditor for the fund-raising organization. Mr. Bigelow was a member of St. Matthew and the Flint Elks.
Surviving are his wife, Marguerite; son William G., of Southfield; daughter, Mrs Kenneth Baker, grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Clayton Kurtz, Genesee, and a brother, Ronald, Mt. Morris.

159B3.41652t     Gerald Orville, b 06 Jul 1906 Mundy Twp, MI; d 25 Feb 1976 Flint, MI; m Marguerite Mae Dragus ( b 30 July 1908); 2 children:  Karolyn Kay (Bigelow) Baker and William G. Bigelow

159B3.41653t     Ronald William 9 Bigelow, b 18 June 1908; d 19 May 1976 Flint; m 08 Oct 1932 Florence Maude French; 9 children:

159B3.416531     Stanley,
159B3.416532     Richard O.,  b ___ ; d _ Dec 1959;
159B3.416533     James,
159B3.416534t    JoAnn, b 26 May 1938 Mt. Morris, MI; d ____ ; m 26 Oct 1957 Robert J. Buchanan (FTM ); 1 child known: Stephen J. Buchanan (FTM)
159B3.416535t    Janet, b 29 Sept 1941 Mt. Morris; d ____ ; m _ Mar 1968 Donald Stephen Harcek (div 1982)(FTM); 4 children: Todd Donald, Katherine Kay, Kendra, and Mark Ronald Harcek (FTM)
159B3.416536t    Jennie Louise, b 15 Jan 1949 Flint; d ____ ;  m 08 June 1968 Gary Raymond Jean (FTM); 3 children: Kimberly Sue, Michele Lynn, and Michael Gary Jean (FTM);
159B3.416537     Kenneth,
159B3.416538     Dean, and
159B3.416539     John Charles "Jack" Bigelow, b 19 Sept 1940 Flint; d ____ ; m 02 Apr 1972 Sandra Jane Maier,(b 14 Feb 1936 Flint; dau of Frank S. and Agnes (McGrathy) Maier); 3 children: Linda Wader, David Mathew, and Christopher Charles Bigelow (FTM) John Charles 11 Bigelow, was in the Navy 1960-1964; residence Swartz Creek, MI; Family Group sheet shows Linda Waber and David M. as wife's children from previous marriage

Obituary of Ronald W. in Big Soc Library:

Mt. Morris.
Bigelow, Ronald W. ___ 1129 Genesee St., age 67, died Wednesday, May 19, 1976, at Flint Osteopathich Hospital. Funeral services.....................

Obituary of Jennie E. Kurtz in Big Soc Library:
Genesee, Mt. Morris.
Kurtz, Jennie E. --- 4291 Gregor, age 82, died Friday, April 24, 1981 at the residence.......

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