Posted By:Arline Laferry
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Subject:Re: Wigstead/Wigstard some info found
Post Date:February 01, 2005 at 15:17:26
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Forum:Lander County, NV Genealogy Forum
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Hi: am not related but found a few tidbits:

Reno Evening Gazette newspaper 1951 April 27th:
50th Anniversary of Mr.and Mrs. Pierce. Married by Rev. Mr. Wigstead April 21, 1901 minister in Austin,Nv

so we know he is alive in 1901.

Nevada State Journal (Reno) 1913 March 28....Mrs. Wigstead of Millers has some clains.

1920 Census Nevada Divide Mining, Esmeralda Dorothy M. Wigstead 53 years est birth year 1866 in Maine is Keeper of boarding House and is Widowed.

Then the California Death index lists this:
Wigstead, Dorcas Urania female birth date 10 Sept 1862 in Maine. Death dated 5 May 1956 in Kern. Mothers maiden name Milligan, Fathers surname is Milton.

There might be something at the Nevada Historic Society on Daniel so next time I go there I will look in the files.
Regards, Arline in Reno,Nevada