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  • Newspaper Clipping re the 1921 Deaths of Michael Lafey and James William Biggar
    Text       A newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Miss Lizzie McGowan which was recently donated to the Trafalgar Township Historical Society by the Biggar family. There are many clippings pasted together with no dates or newspaper source information, of notable people and events in Trafalgar Township of interest to Miss McGowan, ...
    Text     A newspaper clipping from the scrapbook of Miss Lizzie McGowan which was recently donated to the Trafalgar Township Historical Society by the Biggar family. There are many clippings pasted together ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Glenclare Farm Truck
    ImageText       Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
    ImageText     Truck Door: W.H. Biggar. Truck Side Panel: Glenclare Farm Oakville.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Henrietta (Munn) Biggar, 1860-1962
    ImageText       Two photographs of Hettie are in this record. The second was perhaps taken at the time of her graduation from the Wesleyan Female College in Hamilton or perhaps her engagement to Albert Biggar, circa 1883. The main record photograph is of Hettie in 1913. Hettie and Albert were married on ...
    ImageText     Two photographs of Hettie are in this record. The second was perhaps taken at the time of her graduation from the Wesleyan Female College in Hamilton or perhaps her engagement ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Cousins Wilbert and Clara Bigger, Annie, Dewart and Edith Fleming
    ImageText       Thurston Oakville, Ont.
    ImageText     Thurston Oakville, Ont.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Sisters Hettie and Jennie Munn with Albert Biggar and William Henry Reid, 1883
    ImageText       Hettie and her sister Jane, called Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony at Munn's Church in 1883. Jennie married William Henry Reid and they went west to homestead in Manitoba with Mr. William Henry Spearin according to family descendents, living first in a "soddy" or sod roofed house while ...
    ImageText     Hettie and her sister Jane, called Jennie, married in a double wedding ceremony at Munn's Church in 1883. Jennie married William Henry Reid and they went west to homestead in ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie Munn and Grandchildren
    ImageText       A Biggar family album page showing Hettie with her grandchildren. Hettie had been educated at the Wesleyan Female College for young women in Hamilton, she was an accomplished musician and played for the church until forced to stop at age 98, she helped manage the successful family farm and property ...
    ImageText     A Biggar family album page showing Hettie with her grandchildren. Hettie had been educated at the Wesleyan Female College for young women in Hamilton, she was an accomplished musician and ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Munn Sisters Out West
    ImageText       Albert and Hettie Biggar travelled out west to Manitoba to visit Jennie (Munn) Reid. Unfortunately, there is no date on this photograph but Jennie died in 1935 so I have put the possible trip date between 1925 and 1935. Jennie and Hettie had married in a double wedding ceremony at ...
    ImageText     Albert and Hettie Biggar travelled out west to Manitoba to visit Jennie (Munn) Reid. Unfortunately, there is no date on this photograph but Jennie died in 1935 so I have ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Reeve Biggar 1950
    ImageText       Wilbert H. Biggar, Reeve of Trafalgar, speaking at the opening of a new addition to the Oakville Trafalgar Highschool in 1950. Wilbert retired as Trafalgar Reeve at the end of 1950 according to a December 14, 1950 article in the Acton Free Press. The Oakville Highschool was located on Reynolds ...
    ImageText     Wilbert H. Biggar, Reeve of Trafalgar, speaking at the opening of a new addition to the Oakville Trafalgar Highschool in 1950. Wilbert retired as Trafalgar Reeve at the end of ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Newspaper Clippings of Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar
    ImageText       The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ; the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Conover, Dundas Street, Trafalgar, was the scene of a pretty wedding on ...
    ImageText     The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Four Generations: Michael, Albert, Wilbert, Harold Biggar
    ImageText       Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. As well as establishing and growing the Glenclare Farm, he served as Deputy Reeve ...
    ImageText     Michael L. Bigger is listed on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as owning the property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger
    ImageText       Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
    ImageText     Belinda Cronkrite Bigger
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Bigger Invitation to Wedding of Etta Evalena Conover and Robert Edwin Walker, 1897
    ImageText       Mr. and Mrs. Austin Conover request your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Etta Evalena, to Mr. Robert Edwin Walker, Wednesday afternoon, September 29th 1897 at three o'clock, at their residence, Dundas Street, Trafalgar. Right Side Envelope: Edwin R. Walker. Left Side Envelope: Etta E. Conover. Envelope: Mr. & ...
    ImageText     Mr. and Mrs. Austin Conover request your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Etta Evalena, to Mr. Robert Edwin Walker, Wednesday afternoon, September 29th 1897 at three o'clock, at ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Albert Anson Bigger and Henrietta Almira (Munn) Bigger, 1883
    ImageText       Hettie and Albert married on January 17, 1883 in the Methodist Church at Munn's Corners, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. Albert's parents, Michael and Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger farmed north of Munn's Corners on the east side of the Sixth Line, going north from Burnhamthorpe. Hettie was a graduate of the Wesleyan ...
    ImageText     Hettie and Albert married on January 17, 1883 in the Methodist Church at Munn's Corners, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. Albert's parents, Michael and Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger farmed north of Munn's ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • 1880-81 Wesleyan Female College Annual Catalogue
    TextImage       This catalogue for the Wesleyan Female College showing the students enrolled, past graduates and the curriculum for the young ladies is part of the Bigger/Munn family collections. Miss Henrietta E. Munn, as she is listed in the catalogue, was studying at the school in the 1880-81 session. The following young ...
    TextImage     This catalogue for the Wesleyan Female College showing the students enrolled, past graduates and the curriculum for the young ladies is part of the Bigger/Munn family collections. Miss Henrietta E. ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Albert and Hettie Bigger with Children, Clara and Wilbert
    ImageText       Hettie and Albert were married on January 17, 1883 in the Methodist Church at Munn's Corners, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. In 1898, they built the lovely brick house on the family farm property, Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of ...
    ImageText     Hettie and Albert were married on January 17, 1883 in the Methodist Church at Munn's Corners, Trafalgar Township, Halton County. In 1898, they built the lovely brick house on the ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Halton County Council, 1948
    ImageText       Halton County Council, 1948
    ImageText     Halton County Council, 1948
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel and Wilbert Biggar Going to Reeve's Convention
    ImageText       Wilbert Henry Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve. His father, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891. This photograph is undated but documents show Wilbert was Reeve in the 1940s, and likely through the 1950's.
    ImageText     Wilbert Henry Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve. His father, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891. This ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Reeve Wilbert Biggar with Colleagues, New Trafalgar Township Hall, 1950
    ImageText       Wilbert Henry Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His father, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891. Trafalgar Township Hall was located on the south-east corner of Trafalgar Road (Seventh Line) and Dundas Street. The ...
    ImageText     Wilbert Henry Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve, representing Trafalgar Township. His father, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie Biggar, Newspaper Articles at Age 90 and Age 98
    ImageText       See "Description".
    ImageText     See "Description".
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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Michael Lafey Biggar Family, Halton County