Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Juanita Ann Scott (Bignell)

When lived

How related to Kieran
Great-great grandmother (mother of Clarence Bignell) (photo shows Juanita in late 1950s)

Daughter of James Scott and Celia Hopkins (Scott)

April 7, 1921


g Married Abner Bignell in 1939 at Arkansaw Methodist Church in Arkansaw, Wis. They met in late 1930s in Alma while he and his brother Andy were working on a WPA project there; she was a waitress in a local cafe.

g Vivian Bignell (b. March 14, 1940, St. Benedicts Hospital, Durand, Wis.)
g Paul Abner Bignell (b. April 2, 1942, St. Benedicts Hospital)
g Kenneth James Bignell (b. Nov. 22, 1943, St. Benedicts Hospital)
g Shirley Ann Bignell (b. May 22, 1945, Arkansaw; now deceased)
g Clarence Edwin Bignell (b. Oct. 4, 1946, St. Benedicts Hospital).
g Thomas Daniel Bignell (b. Dec. 12, 1950, St. Benedicts Hospital)
g Steven John Bignell (b. Aug. 20, 1952, St. Benedicts Hospital)

Interesting facts
g Wanted to vote for Eisenhower in either 1952 or 1956 election but her husband, a Democrat, wouldn’t drive her to the polls
g Pictures of Juanita:

Aug. 4, 1965