Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Oliver Albin Bignell

When lived

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great uncle (brother of James Byrd Bignell) (picture shows Oliver and Hazel Stewart in top row)

George Bignell Jr. and Delcina (Place) Bignell

Born March 17, 1876


Married Hazel Stewart (b. Sept. 22, 1894; parents either are Melvin Stewart and Orpha Place or John Stewart and Esther Place; d. March 23, 1977) on March 22, 1913.

g Harold Bignell (b. Sept. 18, 1912; m. Mildred Stelter, b. 1910; d. Aug. 26, 1981; buried in Porcupine Cemetery, near Arkansaw, Wis.; Mildred is buried there as well)
g Ernest Bignell (b. Oct. 5, 1915; d. Sept. 23, 1981; buried in Porcupine Cemetery)
g Doris Bignell (b. April 12, 1919; m. Clarence Johnson; m. Claude Cataract)
g Gladys Irene Bignell (b. June 10, 1922; d. ?)
g Myrtle Bignell (b. Sept. 23, 1924, m. John Cataract)
g Wilford Bignell (b. June 28, 1927; d. Nov. 7, 1948; buried in Porcupine Cemetery)
g Percy Henry Bignell (b. Sept. 10, 1929; d.?)
g Martha Bignell (b. Feb. 5, 1933; m. Harold Taylor; d. May 29, 1987)
g Lester Grant Bignell (b. July 27, 1935; d. 1998; buried in Porcupine Cemetery)

Interesting facts
g The 1920 U.S. Census lists the Oliver and the following family members as residing in Pepin County: Oliver, Hazel, Harold, Earnest (sic) and Doris.
g “Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bignell and children of Upper Porcupine spent Sunday at the John Stewart home,” according to the June 9, 1925, Lake City Graphic-Republican

Aug. 29, 1935, in Plum City, Wis.; buried in Porcupine Cemetery