Hiram 7 BIGELOW



16167.32      Hiram 7 BIGELOW, son of Nahum 6 ( Simeon 5 , John 4 , Joshua 3, Joshua 2, John 1), and Mary (GIBBS) BIGELOW, was born at Lawrenceville, Lawrence, IL on 20 May 1829. His father had suffered much by being a Mormon in IL but was able to hold his family together and was in UT as early as 1850. Two of Hiram's sisters became wives of  Brigham Young: Lucy and Mary Jane. The latter was divorced from Brigham and married four more times between 1852 and 1868. (See The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I, page 306). As to Hiram, he married on 12 December 1856 at Provo. Provo. UT, Martha Mecham. She was the daughter of Moses and Elvira (Derby) Mecham and was born at Columbus, Adams, IL on 23 February 1839. Hiram was a farmer and resided in Provo for many years and later moved to Springerville, AZ. He died at Webb, Cochise, AZ on 20 February 1916. His widow died at Patagonia, Santa Cruz, AZ on 23 December 1924.

Children of Hiram and Martha (Mecham) Bigelow:

16167.321     Hiram Simeon, b 20 Oct 1857 Provo; d 13 Feb 1937 Warren, AZ; m 08 May 1878 Margaret Amelia (Beck) Bigelow; 1 son known: Willis Bigelow;

16167.322t    Mary Elvira, b 01 Nov 1858 Provo; d 28 Dec 1946 Mesa, AZ; m (1)17 April 1878 Lyman Peck (div.) and (2) 0l Jan 1883 John Amasa Lee; 10 children.

16167.323     Moses Daniel, b 14 May 1860 Provo; d Jan 1862 Provo.

16167.324     Lucy Celestia, b 01 Nov 1862 Provo; d 04 May 1885; m 0l May 1881 Elias Conway Bunch; 3 children.

16167.325     Martha Jane Elvira, b 09 July 1863 Provo; d 19 Feb 1917; m 0l Jan 1883 Milton Gibbs; 3 children.

16167.326t    Joseph Parley, b 22 March 1865 Wallsburg, Wasatch, UT; d 18 Oct 1928 Ft. Grant (Graham?) (Wilcox) Graham, AZ; m (1) 02 Aug 1885 Arlene Emeline Welker, (2) 06 April 1888 Mary Melissa Holden and (3) Lucilla Weir; 15 children.

16167.327     George Nahum, h 08 Feb 1867 Provo; d 18 May 1872.

16167.328     Hannah Medora Mariah, b 22 Aug 1868 Wallsburg; d 14 Mar 1962 (age 93); m (1) William David Rencher, (2) Harry Kane and (3) William Moore Clayton.

16167.329t    Orson Moroni, b 05 July 1870 Provo; d 22 Oct 1952; m 0l Jan 1890 Elmira Lucinda Marble; 11 children.

16167.32At    John Arty, b 27 June 1875 St. George, Washington. UT; d 18 April 1952; m 16 Jan 1910 Laura Myrtle Kaneaston; 9 children.

16167.32Bt    Aurilla, (AKA Emily Aurilla), b 07 March 1877 St. George; d 22 May 1964 Montebello, LA co, CA; m 21 Aug 1902 Franklin Horton Snow; 5 children.

16167.32C     Milton Eugene, b 02 Feb 1879 St. Joseph, Navajo, AZ; d 18 March 1964 (age 85);.

Sources:
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume II, page 195;
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume I;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
records of Bigelow Society genealogists;
correspondence with descendants.
Note:
Subject: Orson, Hiram Bigelow, etc
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 20:29:46 -0700
From: "TIMOTHY M CALL" <timcall@msn.com>
http://bigelowsociety.com/rod8/ors87329.htm

I was tryinig to get to that URL and got the oops message....    But maybe this is serependitous....I am trying to get documentation (for DAR membership) on the marriage date of  Hiram Bigelow and Martha Mecham - 12 Dec 1956.  Can you help me?   I'm likewise trying to get a marriage date for Moses Mecham and Elvira Derby in 1827; don't suppose you can help on that too?     Thanks a lot.   JCall


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