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Moroni Bigelow

Male 1840 - 1870  (29 years)


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  • Name Moroni Bigelow 
    Born 1 Sep 1840  , Mercer, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1HNJ-41 
    Died 13 Apr 1870  , Camden, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Camden, Ray, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I801  Maxcey Ewell Family
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2002 

    Father Nahum Bigelow,   b. 19 Feb 1785, Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1851, Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Gibbs,   b. 26 Jun 1809, Lisle, Broom, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Dec 1826  Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marr: History written by Susa Young Gates, found in Howe's Bigelow Family Book pg 235
      SS: Photo copy of sealing rec, FHL 183,373
    Family ID F301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elvira Jane Mecham,   b. 4 Mar 1843, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1920, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1863 
    Notes 
    • Marr: date only, place is not given, Howe, Bigelow Family of America FHL Bk 929,278 B48lh pg 351
      Sealing: IGI, date and place of marriage is the same as the sealing date and place, which is in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City.
    Children 
    +1. John Young Bigelow,   b. 21 Mar 1866, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1955, , San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Family ID F275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Record of Members Provo 2nd Ward pg 2, 026,324 Item #3

      Death: Journal Histories, April 13, 1870, pg 1 HDC, The Deseret Evening News, Apr 23,1870, "Drowned on the river", "Which occurred between Camden and Wellington, Mo." "On the evening of the 13th, about half-past nine o'clock"
      "The sad intelligence was communicated to the wife of Bro. Bigelow, residing in Provo, by Mr. R.H. McKay, clerk of the steamer, Mary McDonald, of which he was on board at the time of the malancholy event."

      The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, by The Bigelow Society, 1986 pg 307, "Died on the Missouri River, between Camden and Welburn"; [Camden is not by the Missouri River and there is no such town as Welburn Missouri]

      LDS Biogrphical Encyclopedia Vol. 3, pg 598, "On a mission to the Eastern [States] Labor, on the night of April 13, 1870, as he was on the steamer, Mary McDonald, on the Mississippi River homeward bound, he accidently fell over board and was drowned."

      Bapt: Same as Birth reference
      End: FHL 183,396 Bk G pg 125
      Sealing to Couples, FHL 183,396 pg 49 Bk FFrom Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.