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Re: Chester County Bigham's
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: November 07, 2007 at 23:50:03
In Reply to: Chester County Bigham's by Jennifer Bigham of 673

Hello Jennifer,

I have no connection to this family. Saw your query and did some searching. This is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Louis Bigham
Name: Louis Bigham
Home in 1930: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina
Age: 37
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Lulu
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Louis Bigham 37, head, married at 25, b. SC, bus driver, public school
Lulu Bigham 31, wife, married at 19, b. SC
Addie M Bigham 12
Robert Bigham 8
Ethel B Bigham 7
Venie Bigham 5
Emmer Bigham 2 10/12
Mamie McMurry 17, sister in law, b. SC

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll: 2196; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 84.0.
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Lulia Bigham
Name: Lulia Bigham
[Lewis Bigham]
Home in 1920: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina
Age: 26 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1894
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Loula
Father's Birth Place: South Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Lulia Bigham 26 <definitely LEWIS on image>, head, b. SC, parents b. SC, farming
Loula Bigham 19, wife, b. SC
Addie May Bigham 2 4/12, b. SC
Robert Lewis Bigham 6/12, b. SC

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll: T625_1695; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 112.
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1910 United States Federal Census
about Louis Bigham
Name: Louis Bigham
Age in 1910: 17
[19]
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
[abt 1891]
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Nephew
Father's Birth Place: South Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
Home in 1910: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Black 55
Mary Black 50
Louis Bigham 17
John Ritchen 22

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Township 3, Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1460; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 116.
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Social Security Death Index
about Lewis Bigham
Name: Lewis Bigham
SSN: 247-32-9739
Last Residence: 29203 Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States of America
Born: 26 Mar 1891
Died: Jan 1974
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (Before 1951

Social Security Death Index
about Robert Lewis Bigham
Name: Robert Lewis Bigham
SSN: 251-24-5114
Last Residence: 29058 Heath Springs, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States of America
Born: 20 Jul 1919
Died: 3 Apr 2007
State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (Before 1951 )

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Robert Bigham
Published 04/05/07 - 12:00 AM
LANCASTER -- Mr. Robert Lewis Bigham, 87, of 4265 Flat Creek Road died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Lancaster Convalescent Center. From Newspaper Title: Island Packet, The Newspaper Location: Hilton Head Island, SC, Us
Obituary Publication Date: 5 Apr 2007 - cannot get full obituary.
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I believe this is Lewis/Louis BIGHAM

1900 United States Federal Census
about Isaac L Bigham
Name: Isaac L Bigham
Home in 1900: Chester, Chester, South Carolina
Age: 9
Estimated birth year: abt 1891
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Parent's Name: Amanda
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Amanda Bigham 43, Head, widow, b. Sept. 1856, South Carolina
Ella Bigham 21, b. Oct. 1878, SC
Lula Bigham 17. b. Sept. 1882, SC
Isaac L Bigham 9, b. May, 1991, SC

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Chester, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: T623 1522; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 7.
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1880 United States Federal Census
about Amanda Bigham
Name: Amanda Bigham
Home in 1880: Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina
Age: 23
Estimated birth year: abt 1857
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse's name: John N.
Father's birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's birthplace: South Carolina
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
John N. Bigham 22, farmer, b. SC
Amanda Bigham 23, wife, b. SC
Ella Bigham 1, daughter, b. SC

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: T9_1225; Family History Film: 1255225; Page: 222.4000; Enumeration District: 42; .
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Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
J. Leroy BIGHAM Self M Male W 64 SC Farmer SC SC
Rosanna BIGHAM Wife M Female W 60 SC Keeping House SC SC
William BIGHAM Son S Male W 21 SC Work On Farm SC SC
Susan BIGHAM Dau S Female W 37 SC SC SC
Joseph BIGHAM Son S Male W 20 SC Work On Farm SC SC
Lafayette BIGHAM Son S Male W 18 SC Work On Farm SC SC
Lizzie BIGHAM Dau S Female W 16 SC SC SC
Katie HORN GDau S Female W 10 SC SC SC


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Source Information:
Census Place Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina
Family History Library Film 1255225
NA Film Number T9-1225
Page Number 203B
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1870 United States Federal Census
about John Bigham
Name: John Bigham
Estimated birth year: abt 1858
Age in 1870: 12
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1870: Landsford, Chester, South Carolina

Race: White
Gender: Male

Post Office: Landsford

James L. BIGHAM, 54, farmer, $118,000 property, $57,000 assets, b. SC
Rosanna, 42, keeping house, b. SC
Susan, 28
William, 15
John, 12
Joseph, 10
Lafayette, 8
Mary, 6
FAND?, Joseph H., 14
FAND?, Osborn, 12

Next door:

BIGHAM, Margaret, 86, keeping house, b. SC

Next door - other side:

Newton BIGHAM, 46, farmer, $210,000 property, $44,200 assets, b. SC
Elizabeth, 37, keeping house
Mary, 21
Margaret, 19
Harvey, 16
Viney I., female, 13
Elizabeth, 12
Nancy, 9
Robert, 7
William, 5
Harriet, 2

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Landsford, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1490; Page: 122; Image: 244.
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1860 United States Federal Census
about James L Bigham
Name: James L Bigham
Age in 1860: 45
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1860: Chester, South Carolina
Gender: Male
Post Office: Rich Hill Crossroads

Household Members: Name Age
James L Bigham 45, head, farmer, $2000, $1970, b. SC
Rosanna Bigham 35
Sarah C Bigham 9
Susan E Bigham 20 <s/b 8>
William A Bigham 4
Jno N Bigham 2
Joseph Bigham 10.12

Newton BIGHAM and family lived next door.

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1217; Page: 60; Image: 121.
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1850 United States Federal Census
about J L Bigham
Name: J L Bigham
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1815
Birth Place: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Chester, South Carolina

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: , Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M432_851; Page: 5; Image: 11.
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Other information about the BIGHAMS in South Carolina:

American Civil War Soldiers
about D Bigham
Name: D Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company A, 17th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.
Surrendered Company A, 17th Infantry Regiment South Carolina on 9 Apr 1865 at Appomattox, VA.

Sources: 425,124

American Civil War Soldiers
about Elijah Bigham
Name: Elijah Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company A, 17th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.

Sources: 425

American Civil War Soldiers
about George Bigham
Name: George Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company A, 17th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.

Sources: 425

American Civil War Soldiers
about J Bigham
Name: J Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company A, 5th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.


American Civil War Soldiers
about James Bigham
Name: James Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company H, 24th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.

Sources: 425

American Civil War Soldiers
about John Bigham
Name: John Bigham ,
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: South Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
Enlisted in Company A, 6th Infantry Regiment South Carolina.

Sources: 425

There are more BIGHAMS as well. Some may be related to your BIGHAMs
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1910 United States Federal Census
about Lula McMurray
Name: Lula McMurray
Age in 1910: 10
Estimated birth year: abt 1900
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: John W
Father's Birth Place: South Carolina
Mother's name: Carrie L
Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
Home in 1910: Pleasant Hill, Lancaster, South Carolina
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
John W McMurray 44, head, marriage 1, married 17 yrs, b. SC, parents b. SC, Farmer
Carrie L McMurray 37, wife, marriage 1, 8 children, 8 living in 1910, b. SC, parens b. SC
Mannie <Mamie> McMurray 16
Fred McMurray 14
Ida McMurray 12
Lula McMurray 10
Pearl McMurray 8
Cora McMurray 6
Jenie McMurray 3

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Pleasant Hill, Lancaster, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1464; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 88; Image: 475.
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I can do more of the McMurry/McMurray if you would like me to.

Hope this helps. The early BIGHAMs had plantations although I have not yet been able to find any information about the plantations except on Slave Schedules at www.ancestry.com.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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