A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
Abstract of disbursements and expenditures made by George Vashon, Indian Agent for the Cherokees west of the Mississippi, under the stipulations of the Treaty with said tribe of 6th May, 1828, between the 16th September, 1830, and the 31st December, 1833. In total this list represents 390 Cherokee families and 1835 individuals who each received 25.75 as part of their payment under the 5th article of the treaty of 6th May, 1828.
It is perfectly natural to admire pluck and ambition in a young man and this no doubt is one reason why he whose name heads this sketch has won so many friends during silence in Oregon. He is of flint class who are opposed to leading the routine life of all unambitious citizens, but with the energy and enterprise characteristic of Young America when untrammeled with restraint, he seeks higher and nobler spheres of life, and looks forward to securing fame and fortune before being overtaken by old age. Mr. Biggs was born in Georgetown, Kentucky, in 1870, but moved
Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Alice Biggs Age: “Bout 70” Location: Holly Grove, Arkansas “My mother come from Kentucky and my father from Virginia. That where they born and I born close to Byhalia, Mississippi. My father was Louis Anthony and mama name Charlotte Anthony. “Grandma and her children was sold in a lump. They wasn’t separated. Grandpa was a waiter on the Confederate side. He never come back. He died in Pennsylvania; another man come back reported that. He was a colored waitin’ man too. Grandma been dead 49 years now. “Mama was a wash woman and a
Biggs, Charles Lewellyn; attorney; born, West Newton, Pa., Aug. 16, 1870; son of Andrew Wesley and Mary F. Gressley Biggs; educated Fort Scott, Kan.; 1889-1890, and Cleveland Law School, 1908; married, Chicago, Ill., May 9, 1899, Mary Blanche Fletcher; one son, Alfred H., age 8; in 1894, engaged in the manufacture bicycles in Chicago, in 1899; appointed state mgr. for Michigan of the North American Insurance Co. of Chicago; in connection with law business; mgr. for State of Ohio for The Knights of the Modern Maccabees; member law firm Bentley, McCrystal, Biggs & Staiger; trustee Highland Avenue Congregational Church, member Woodward
Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon S.H. Biggs, Pioneer Of County, Is Dead Lived Near Lostine For About 80 Years and Family Was Prominent. S.H. Biggs, a resident of Wallowa County for nearly 30 years, died last Sunday at Evens. The funeral was held in the Evans Church at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, Dec. 22 and was attended by a large gathering of friends of the family. Rev. Evert Smits conducted the services. Mr. Biggs was born Sept. 1, 1838, in Lindentown, Ohio. The family moved to Iowa where he was married, May 30, 1866 to Miss Harriet B. Newcomb. They came
Private 1st class, Sanitary Train, No. 104 Ambulance Co., 29th Div.; of Martin County; son of S. R. and Mrs. Sallie Biggs. Entered Service July 7, 1917, at Williamston, N.C. Sent to Norfolk, Va. Transferred to Camp McClellan. Sailed for France July 12, 1918. Fought at Verdun Sector, Alsace-Lorraine and St. Mihiel. Mustered out at Camp Meade, Md., June 2, 1919.
Corpl. Field Artillery, Btry. B, 3rd Reg.; of Vance County; son of Mr. J. H. and Mrs. N. E. Biggs. Husband of Mrs. Della Biggs. Entered service March 29, 1918, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, Dec. 31, 1918.
Thomas A. Biggs, cashier of the Farmers State Bank of Barnard, and one of the progressive and enterprising business men and financiers of Lincoln County, was born on a farm six miles south of Barnard, February 13, 1881, a son of Capt. John J. and Mary Ann (Stokes) Biggs. The Biggs family were pioneers in Ohio, where, in Meigs County, January 13, 1838, was born Capt. John J. Biggs. His title was secured as a soldier during the Civil war, he having enlisted from his native county in 1861 as a member of an Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, from which