Oakville Images
The Family of Ethel and Wilbert Bigger


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
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 front.

There is no date on this photograph but the twins look to be almost 2 years old. (A Coyne school photograph in 1937, linked to this record, shows them at about age 10.) Its likely this photo was taken in sometime in 1928-1929.

Everyone appears in the 2nd image in this record. It was taken about 6 years later. Ethel is flanked by Kathryn and Martha in the front row. Behind from our left is Russell, father Wilbert, Lois, Harold.

In both photographs, they are standing by the front door of the Glenclare Farm house, on 6th Line by Burnhamthorpe Road.
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Michael Lafey Bigger, d.December 10, 1921, married Belinda (Cronkrite) Bigger, d.December 31, 1898. Their son, James William Bigger, d.December 10, 1921. Their son, Albert Anson Bigger, b.November 13, 1856, d.June 24, 1938 married Henrietta (called Hettie) Almira (Munn) Bigger, b.October 26, 1860, d. November 26, 1962. Hettie's parents were King Henry Munn and Ann Catherine Snider. Children of Hettie and Albert were: Clara A. Bigger, b.February 13, 1884, d.1978. William James, b.July 26, 1886. Wilbert Henry, b.May 6, 1887 d.June 13, 1960. Wilbert married Mary Ethel Conover, b.1888 d.1949 on February 26, 1916. Wilbert and Mary Ethel's children were Harold C., 1917-2004, Clare O. Biggar, 1937-1945, Lois, 1919-1997, Russell and (twins) Martha and Kathryn. Harold's wife's name is Isabel. Lois married Thomas Tyson, Clare died in an auto accident, Martha married Jack Patterson, Kathryn married John Allen.
Local identifier:
TTJBT000433
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.47955 Longitude: -79.72902
Recommended Citation:
The Family of Ethel and Wilbert Bigger
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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The Family of Ethel and Wilbert Bigger


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 front.

There is no date on this photograph but the twins look to be almost 2 years old. (A Coyne school photograph in 1937, linked to this record, shows them at about age 10.) Its likely this photo was taken in sometime in 1928-1929.

Everyone appears in the 2nd image in this record. It was taken about 6 years later. Ethel is flanked by Kathryn and Martha in the front row. Behind from our left is Russell, father Wilbert, Lois, Harold.

In both photographs, they are standing by the front door of the Glenclare Farm house, on 6th Line by Burnhamthorpe Road.