William Nix Bigham

Male 1891 - 1975  (84 years)


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  • Name William Nix Bigham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 23 Feb 1891  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1975  Holland, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 26 Dec 1975  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lancaster Cemetery
    Person ID I7916  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father George Pinkney Bigham,   b. 17 Aug 1854, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1930, Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ardenia Tinnie Lincecum,   b. 27 Jan 1865, Williamson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1940, Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Aug 1882  Williamson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillie Butler,   b. Abt 1902, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1920  [9
    Children 
     1. William B. Bigham
     2. Jonibel Bigham,   b. 30 Oct 1935, Belton, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1958, Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1891 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1975 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Dec 1975 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Nix Bigham
      PFC US Army
      World War I
      Feb 23, 1891 - Dec 25, 1975

      - Per his 5 June 1917 World War I draft registration card, William was described as slender, with blue eyes and brown hair.

      - From Texas World War I Records (via FamilySearch.org) --
      William N. Bigham enlisted 27 June 1917 at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. Organization: Btry D 21 FA to discharge. Grade: Pvt 1cl (23 February 1919). Served overseas: 28 June 1918 to 22 July 1919. Honorably discharged 6 August 1919.

      - William was in France in 1918. ["Letters From Soldiers," issued 12 September 1918, accessed 25 January 2018, name of interest: Mrs. G. P. Bigham, Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas, online image (http://texashistory.unt.edu).] His death certificate confirms he was a veteran of World War I.

      - William's description from his 1942 World War II draft registration card: blue eyes, brown hair, and dark brown complexion.

      - Cause of death per William's 1975 certificate: Acute Cardio Respiratory Failure; Senility.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1077] 1920 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Justice Precint 4, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 11, sheet no. 7A, dwelling 107, family 108, J. L. Bigham household, accessed January 2018.
      Includes father George; mother Dean; and brother William N.

    2. [S1078] 1910 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Justice Precint 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 15, sheet no.16B, dwelling & family 254, George P. Bigham household, accessed January 2018.
      Includes wife Dean; sons Jim and Nix; and daughters Sallie and Bell

    3. [S747] Texas Death Certificates, 1903-1982, Digital image of certificate for William Nix Bigham, d. 25 December 1975 at Bell County.

    4. [S668] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Digital image of card for William Nix Bigham, b. 23 February 1891.

    5. [S985] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Digital image of card for William Nix Bigham, b. 23 February 1891.

    6. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Image of certificate for Jonibel Bigham, d. 19 December 1958 at Bell County.

    7. [S1100] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Precint No. 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 25, sheet no. 7B, dwellings & families 115 & 116: J. Bigham & Nute Bigham households, accessed 27 January 2018, National Archives and Records Administration credited.

    8. [S1123] 1940 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Justice Precint No. 2, Salado, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 14-7, sheet no. 5A, household #86 -- William N. Bigham, accessed 2 February 2018.
      Includes wife Lillie; son William B.; and daughter Jonibel

    9. [S1124] 1930 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Precint 5, Temple City, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 14-24, sheet no. 18A, dwelling 394, family 433, William Bigham household, accessed 2 February 2018.
      Includes wife Lillie; and son William Jr.

    10. [S520] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, George P. Bingham m. Ardenia T. Lincicum 3 August 1882 at Williamson County.