Biggs Queries


This page revised: 7/21/2007

We want to find the missing pieces of our families.

Can you help with any of these?


Looking for any Biggs' in Louisiana, or from anywhere else that migrated to or spent time in LA. Thanks! Lori

I am looking for a family of Biggs who lived up north. I know I have an ansestor named Biggs. I belive she was named Tressa but she married into the Biggs? They were from PA, perhaps in one of these towns Belfast, Stockertown, they are both in Northampton Co or could be Pike Co, PA. Priscilla

Looking for info about CAROLINE BIGGS b. 1835 poss Lincoln Co, MO m.1. Apr 1853 in Calhoun Co, IL to Able HARRELL, they had 7 children and lived in Calhoun Co, IL. Caroline m.2. 1/15/1874 Thomas E HOBBS, no information as to where they resided. Sister may have been Mary F BIGGS m. 9/15/1854 Calhoun Co, IL to James F Lane. Bethuel Biggs of Lincoln Co, MO possible family member. Donna Biorseth

Am looking for a CORA BIGGS m. 10/27/1898 in Wilmington, NC to William Lorence Holden. B Casey

DENNIS BIGGS b. 1835 NJ m. Sophia BENNETT 1860 NJ, had at least one child Lenore(Nora) Biggs b. 1865 Millville, NJ. I would like to find out anything about my ancestors listed above! Earl Williams

Anyone have any info on DOUGLAS BIGGS b. 7/4/1772 Western NC. Father may be Henry Biggs Buncombe Co NC 1795/6 or Benjamin Biggs. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks, Tom

Searching for info on ERNEST BIGGS of Eng m. in 1800's to Kathleen Baldwin. Ernest had 6 brothers and 2 sisters - names unknown. If anyone has Ernest in their family tree or has come across Ernest in their searches please let me know. Thanks :) Betty-Jean Biggs-Gessell

I'm looking for GEORGE BIGGS who lived in PA m. Tressa Blitz. I don't know anything much else about them other than they had only daughters. If anyone can help me I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks Priscilla Reno

Looking for information on HARDY BIGGS b. 1908-1910 near Brownwood, TX. His father was a preacher. Liz Biggs Sanders

Need info on JOHN BIGGS SR Rev Solider in NC. Will in Edgecombe Co, NC c1800 (?). Children John , Tulley, Mary and could have been others. Tulley came to Monroe Co Al. Thanks Loretta

JOHN BIGGS came with Sir Richard Nickols from Eng 1664 in the expedition against New Amsterda. He stayed in Ulster Co, where he served in the militia. m. 9/28/1686 Kingston, Ulster Co, NY to MARY HALL (HAL) d/o George HALL. Children: John Jr 1687-1761 m. Eva DOLDERBRINK; Mary b. 1694 m. 1718 Frederick VaVLIED; Sarah b. 1698 m. 1720 Theunis KOOL; Elizabeth b. 1702 m. 1726 Benjamin ALGER; Dyna m. 1713 Henricus KROM.
JOHN BIGGS JR b. 1687 d. 1761 Frederick Co., MD. m.1. Eva DOLDERBRINK d. 1735 NY. Children: John 3rd b. 1710; Hendrikjen b. 1712; Elizabeth b. 1713 m. Daniel PITTENGER; Hendrikjan b. 1718 m. ??? BARTON; Mary b. 1723 m. Joseph DODDRIDGE; Benjamin b. 1725 d 1872, WVA m. 1745 MD to Henrietta Prudence Deborah Margarette MUNDAY; William b. 1726 d. 1803 m. Amy ???; Catherine b. 1727 m. ??? JULIAN; Sarah (by second wife Mary STILLE) m. Joseph HEDGES. This family was in Frederick Co., MD, by 1741.
BENJAMIN BIGGS b. 1723 NY d. 1782 W. Liberty, WVA m. 1745, Frederick Co., MD to Henrietta Prudence Deborah Margaretta MUNDAY d/o Henry & Susanna TEMPLE MUNDAY of MD. Children: Prudence 1748-1777; Catherine 1750 d. IL m. 1772 James MOORE; John 1751/2 d 1783, WVA m. 1770 Abigail BURG; Benjamin 1753 m. Mary WELLS; William b. 1755 d 1827 IL. Rev. War soldier m.1. Nancy MUNDAY m.2. IL to Nancy JUDY LUNCEFORD; George b. 1758; d IL?; Thomas 1760-1793 IL?; Joseph b. 1762; Zacheus b. 1764 m.1. Susannah TETER m.2. Elizabeth WILSON; Mary b. 1767 m. James or William MOORE.
WILLIAM BIGGS b. 1755 MD d. 1827 Madison Co, IL m.1. Nancy MUNDAY d. bef 1812 IL. Children: Nancy b. 1787 Monroe Co, IL m. 1807 St. Clair Co, IL to Samuel SCOTT (s/o William SCOTT) d. bef 1810; William Jr; Henrietta b. 2/2/1795 m. 1813 IL to Matthew Jared COX d 1855 IL; Mississippi m. William SCOTT Jr d. bef 1833; Jemina b. 1798 m. William S GALBRAITH (CALBREATH) @ 1818 d. af 1870 IL
WILLIAM BIGGS m.2. Nancy JUDY LUNCEFORD 1810, St. Clair Co., IL. Nancy b. 1773 Pittsburg, PA d/o Samuel JUDY; widow of George LUNCEFORD. Children: Sampson m. Susan PADFIELD 1839 d. 1849; Caty Ann d. young?. Happy to exchange info on this family. Thanks. Madeline

I am searching for information about JOHN BIGGS d. 1808 Lincoln Co, KY. He owned a great deal of property there. I believe he m. MARY MCKINNEY d/o SAMUEL MCKINNEY. He may have lived in VA or GA before moving to KY. Thankyou, Noreen Shelton

I am searching for JOHN WESLEY BIGGS from England. He had a son John Wesley Biggs b. 3/22/1855 d. 3/11/1942 m. 12/12/1877 Rockingham, NC to Mary Jane McKinnon b. 8/17/1858 d. 6/13/1892. Thanks. Gwen

JOSEPH BIGGS b. 1823 prob Greene Co, TN d. 1915 Moved to Ill/Ind and farmed there for his entire life. Have not been able to tie him to his parents anywhere. Maury Biggs

MARTHA BIGGS b. 1856 IL to TN born parents d. May 1927 Dekalb Co, TN m. 10/18/1883 Dekalb Co, TN to JAMES MELTON d. 1898. They had the following children: Birdie b.1882, Angie b. 1883, Laura b. 1886, Robert b. 1889, Carrie b. 1893, Reuben b. 1894, and Bula b. 1897. When James died all the children were given away to other families. Laura was raised as a step granddaughter by Frank and Ellen Raymon, who were the in-laws of a Lucy Biggs. I am guessing she was Martha's sister. I can find other Biggs who left Tennessee for Illinois, but I can't find my place in the family. Jim Cole

Trying to find the parents PIETY BIGGS b. c1804/05 TN, m. c 1826 Stewart or Henry Co, TN to Elias W SMITH d. 1855 Calloway Co, KY. She and Elias SMITH moved to Calloway Co, KY c 1830. Piety (BIGGS) SMITH than lived with her younger son George Newton SMITH d. Nov 1867. I then find her living with her eldest son William Green SMITH in Washington Co, AR on the 1870 census. Her first born daughter Nancy or Mary A F SMITH b. c 1832 Calloway Co, KY. I have not been able to find her at this time after that. I would love to know who her parents were! Thanks for taking time to read this and make a response. Claudia Marzullo

My grgrandfather is R B BIGGS d. when he was 32 m. Sarah Hulfey d. when age 31. My grandfather James Daniel Biggs b. 1906 Glennrose, Sommerville Co, TX. My side of the Biggs family came from AR & TN. It's been said that Belle Starr was a cousin of my grandfathers. Is Alsy Starr related to Joseph Starr (Belle's husband)? Hope to hear from you soon. Pam

s Does anyone have any information on the RICHARD BIGGS that is listed as an Ancient Planter on the Society of the Descendants of Ancient Planters homepage? http://tyner.simplenet.com/PLANTERS.HTM Thanks Judie

Richard Biggs of S Hampton, Eng m. c1610 Eng to Sarah Burn. They had a son, John, around 1610. David Biggs

7/21/2007 - Looking for info on Dr Rueben W. Biggs d. TN m. Martha Biggs d. 1888. Oldest son moved entire family to TX in 1839. Sons: Benjamin Fletcher, Rueben L, John. Aaron McAlpine

Looking for Dr REUBEN BIGGS b. 4/3/1803 m.1. Catherine Grubb, divorced c1860, (children with Catherine--James Harvey, Sarah, Nancy Ann, "Jeremiah", Mary, and Elizabeth), m.2. 1803 Sarah J Hall, lived in Lawrence Co, KY. His son, JAMES HARVEY (Harve) b. c1830 Lawrence Co, Ky m. 8/18/1857 Martha Jane Belcher 8/18/1857. James and Martha's son, Reuben, b. 4/11/1860 Louisa, Ky m. Laura Ellen Lucas. They lived in Carter Co until early 1890s, went to Mountain View, ARK and then to Independence, MO all for about 10 years, then back to KY. Keevin Biggs

Looking for ancestors of SARAH SALLIE BIGGS b. Coleman City, TX d. 1972 Tucson, AZ m.2. James Houston Durnall m. Evelyn Pierson. Sarah & James had son James Houston Darnell. Sarah Sallie m.3. Ike Tilford Fowler. Sarah & Ike had: Horace, Harold, Harry & Helen.
Sarah Sallie's siblings are: Molly m.1. ??? Thomas m.2. ??? Smith, Jim & Joe. Any help appreciated. Glenice Routh

WILEY BIGGS m. AMANDA GRAYBEAL (no information) and his father BENJAMIN BIGGS m. Lydia ? (Possibly KNIGHT). Looking for information on my ggggrandparents and hope someone can help me. Debbie

Searching for info on WILLIAM BIGGS 11/11/1805-5/31/1870 m. Catherine Glover & Elizabeth Hilliard. Help please!! Doug Sutton

Is anyone looking for the following family lines? WILLIS BIGGS m. 8/28/1793 Charlotte Co, VA to Mary Williams c1768/9-2/25/1859 Hagerstown, IN. They had six children that we know of: James b. 8/4/1796 Brunswick, VA; Nancy b. 1799 m. Henry Williams b. 1800; Elizabeth Betsy; Joel b. 1800 m. Margaret Stout; Cynthia; Lucinda m. 1826 Obediah Underhill; James b. 1796 Brunswich, VA m.1. Mary Gwin m.2. Leanner Goblet b.1816.
Children of James Biggs: Willis A; Kizzere; Andrew; Francis; Elizabeth; Nancy b. 1799 and Henry Williams b.1800 SHERI COOPER


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