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  • Millicent Fleming, Millie Speakin, Hettie Biggar, Jennie (Biggar) Reid
    Image       Family descendent Jill Rutherford writes: this photo was taken in 1953 (my mother, Rilla Jane Reid, daughter of Henry Cecil Reid, son of Desdemona Jane "Jennie" Munn Reid, was visiting from out west at the time). The woman on the right is likely to be either another Fleming (Edith?), sister ...
    Image     Family descendent Jill Rutherford writes: this photo was taken in 1953 (my mother, Rilla Jane Reid, daughter of Henry Cecil Reid, son of Desdemona Jane "Jennie" Munn Reid, was visiting ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • The Family of Ethel and Wilbert Bigger
    Image       Two photographs of the family. Wilbert is not in the main record photograph - perhaps he is the photographer. In the main record photograph, eldest daughter Lois is far right to Ethel, next is Russell, then Ethel with eldest child Harold on Ethel's left, twins Martha and Kathryn are in ...
    Image     Two photographs of the family. Wilbert is not in the main record photograph - perhaps he is the photographer. In the main record photograph, eldest daughter Lois is far right ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie, Wilbert and Ethel Bigger Dressed for Irene Carpenter's Wedding, 1936
    Image       Irene Carpenter and James H. Miller married on June 10, 1936. According to a social notice on page 4 of the Oakville Star & Independent on March 18, 1932, Irene was a nurse, working at the Western hospital. The title of this record is the label for this photograph in ...
    Image     Irene Carpenter and James H. Miller married on June 10, 1936. According to a social notice on page 4 of the Oakville Star & Independent on March 18, 1932, Irene ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel and Lois Biggar, 1919
    Image       The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, likely on the day of her christening. Ethel and husband, Wilbert Biggar, had a two year old son, Harold, at this time. They lived near Munn's Corners, and the christening was likely at Munn's Methodist Church. The second ...
    Image     The main picture is of baby Lois with her mother, Ethel Biggar, likely on the day of her christening. Ethel and husband, Wilbert Biggar, had a two year old son, ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Luena Conover, Clara, Ethel and Harold Bigger, 1917
    Image       Ethel holds her new son, Harold. Clara Bigger, her sister-in-law, holds a rose in her hand. Hiding playfully behind Clara is Luena Conover, Ethel's sister.
    Image     Ethel holds her new son, Harold. Clara Bigger, her sister-in-law, holds a rose in her hand. Hiding playfully behind Clara is Luena Conover, Ethel's sister.
    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
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Cousin Cecil Reid
    Image       Jennie and Hettie had married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883, Trafalgar Township. Jenny marrying William Henry Reid, a family cousin. The Reids then went west to Manitoba with William Henry Spearin according to family descendents, living first in a "soddy" or sod ...
    Image     Jennie and Hettie had married in a double wedding ceremony at the church in Munn's Corners in 1883, Trafalgar Township. Jenny marrying William Henry Reid, a family cousin. The Reids ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert and Hettie Biggar, Jennie Reid
    Image       Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. The woman on the right is unknown but could perhaps be Jennie's daughter, Edna Mildred (Reid) Spearin. There is no information with the photograph to say if this was taken at Glenclare Farm in Trafalgar Township, the home ...
    Image     Jennie is to our left with Albert and Hettie in the centre. The woman on the right is unknown but could perhaps be Jennie's daughter, Edna Mildred (Reid) Spearin. There ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert and Martha Biggar
    Image       Proud father Wilbert Biggar with his daughter, Martha, at her wedding to Jack Patterson.
    Image     Proud father Wilbert Biggar with his daughter, Martha, at her wedding to Jack Patterson.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Ethel (Conover) and Son, Harold Bigger, 1917
    Image       Ethel was 29 years old in 1917 when Harold was born, Wilbert 30 years old.
    Image     Ethel was 29 years old in 1917 when Harold was born, Wilbert 30 years old.
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Harold and Lois with Mother, Ethel (Conover) Biggar
    Image       Ethel, Lois and Harold are standing in the drive leading to the house on Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is shown 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 ...
    Image     Ethel, Lois and Harold are standing in the drive leading to the house on Glenclare Farm. Michael L. Bigger is shown on the 1859 Tremaine Map of Halton County as ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar with Attendent Benita Post
    Image       The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. Ethel and Wilbert married on February 26, 1916. Benita Post was a cousin of Ethel. Benita's parents were William H. ...
    Image     The family album has labelled this photograph, "Wedding at home on Dundas Highway". The Conover family home was 1499 Dundas Street East on part of Lot 6 Concession 1 NDS. ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Wilbert Henry Biggar, 1887
    Image       This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 NDS Trafalgar Township, running north from Burnhamthorpe Road on the east side of 6th Line. In 1898, his parents, Albert ...
    Image     This photograph was likely taken on the occasion of Wilbert's christening. Wilbert's parents farmed the land originally settled by his grandfather, Michael L. Bigger. This was Lot 15, Concession 2 ...
    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
  • The Munn Sisters and Their Families
    Image       This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people but it shows the neices and nephews as well as the older generation of the Munn/Biggar families. The oldest gentleman may be King Henry Munn. The family is likely on the lawn at Glenclare Farm, the house built ...
    Image     This family photograph has no date nor does it identify the people but it shows the neices and nephews as well as the older generation of the Munn/Biggar families. The ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
  • Hettie (Munn) Bigger with Grandson Harold, 1917
    Image       Henrietta (called Hettie) Almira or Elmira (Munn) Bigger and grandson, Harold C. Biggar in 1917. Harold grew up to farm on the north side of Burnhamthorpe, west of Trafalgar and raised his family there. As of 2016 his son, Norman Biggar, still owns some of this farmland. Before his retirement, ...
    Image     Henrietta (called Hettie) Almira or Elmira (Munn) Bigger and grandson, Harold C. Biggar in 1917. Harold grew up to farm on the north side of Burnhamthorpe, west of Trafalgar and ...
    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
  • The Biggar Family of Glenclare Farm
    Image       Albert, Hettie, Wilbert Ethel & Kids is the label on this photo in the family album. Albert and Hettie are on our right, slightly in behind Harold, Russell is tucked between Harold and Ethel, Lois is between her parents, and in front are twins Martha and Kathryn (who have been ...
    Image     Albert, Hettie, Wilbert Ethel & Kids is the label on this photo in the family album. Albert and Hettie are on our right, slightly in behind Harold, Russell is tucked ...
    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
  • Albert, Wilbert and Clara Biggar At Glenclare Farm
    Image       Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph shows brother and sister, Wilbert and Clara Biggar. The secondary photograph is of father Albert and son Wilbert.
    Image     Two photographs taken at different times, with different people and different horses but in the same spot with the same wagon at Glenclare Farm, on work days. The primary photograph ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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Michael Lafey Biggar Family, Halton County