Series - John Emerson Bigelow

Letter from Carrie (granddaughter) Letter from Caroline Button (Bigalow) Letters from Jean Bigelow (granddaughter) Letter from M.H. Beatrice Bigelow (granddaughter) Unsigned draft of will Letter to Scott Letter from Scott Sidney Bigelow to his father and mother Letter from Scott Sidney Bigelow to his father and mother Letter from Clara Bigelow to mother Letter from Clara Bigelow to mother Letter from Scott Sidney Bigelow to his father Letter from Clara Bigelow to mother Letter from Scott Sidney Bigelow to his father Letter from John Emerson Bigelow to his son Scott Sidney Bigelow The brave old rock (handwritten copy of poem) Letter from Hannah to John Letter from John Bigelow Letter from Halle Bigelow (son) Reply to a letter from Halle Bigelow (son), letter was not sent

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John Emerson Bigelow

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  • 1884-1950, predominant 1900-1935 (Creation)

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11 cm of textual records of textual materials + 1 map

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John Emerson Bigelow, son of Ebenezer and Waite, was born 21 February 1842 in Canning, Nova Scotia. A shipbuilder by trade, after his father's death he joined his brothers, Gideon and Samuel, in taking over his father's shipbuilding yard. He married Hannah Ann Blenkhorn in 1862, with whom he had 10 children: Minnie Beatrice, 1862-1951; Owen, 1865-?; Laura, 1867-1867; Joseph, 1868-1950; Emerson John, 1872-1942; Scott Sydney, 1874-1965; Halle Blenkhorn, 1876-1949; Alonzo Michener, 1879-1955; Arnon J., 1880-1926; and John Erle, 1885-1976. He died in Canning in 1931.

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  • English

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