Alfred Billings BIGGERSTAFF
Evaline GARRISON


Husband:  Alfred Billings BIGGERSTAFF
Birth:  3 Oct 1803, Logan Co., Kentucky 
Death:  17 Aug 1862, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Burial:
Father:  Samuel BIGGERSTAFF
Mother:  Martha "Patsy" BILLINGS

Marriage:  16 Mar 1837, Hamilton Co., Illinois 

Wife:  Evaline GARRISON
Birth:  1811, Union Co., Kentucky 
Death:   12 Jul 1888, Hamilton Co., Illinois
Burial:  
Father:  Thomas M. GARRISON 
Mother:   Elizabeth ANDERSON 

Children:
1. Morgan Anderson BIGGERSTAFF, b: 25 Dec 1837, Hamilton Co., Illinois
2. Silas BIGGERSTAFF, b: 8 Oct 1839, Hamilton Co., Illinois
3. Catharine BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1842, Hamilton Co., Illinois
4. Albert BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1843, Hamilton Co., Illinois
5. Hiram G. BIGGERSTAFF, b: 12 Dec 1844, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                               d: 8 Feb 1861, Hamilton Co., Illinois
6. Andrew J. BIGGERSTAFF, b: Apr 1849, Hamilton Co., Illinois
7. Elizabeth BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1850, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                              d: 15 Jul 1864, Hamilton Co., Illinois
8. Samuel BIGGERSTAFF, b: Oct 1853, Hamilton Co., Illinois
9. Louisa A. BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1855, Hamilton Co., Illinois
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Notes:
Alfred was married to Polly Fields before he married Evaline.  He brought two children, Thomas and Patsy, into the marriage with Eveline.

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_060, Page 141), Unknown Twps., Hamilton Co., Illinois

NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 BIGGERSTAFF, Alfred

Males

2

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 2 Males

< 5

1836 1840

  =  Morgan              (b: 1837)
  =  Silas                  (b: 1839)

 1 Male

10 14

1826 1830

  =  Thomas             (b: 1830)

 1 Male

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Alfred                (b: 1803)

 1 Female

20 29

1811 1820

  =  Evaline              (b: 1811)

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0108, Page 253), 10th District, Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                               Enumeration Date: 8-Nov-1850, Family #841

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

Attend School

Married in Year

D, D, B, I,
I, P, or C

 BIGGERSTAFF, Alfred

50

M

W

 Farmer

$1,000

KY

 

 

 

                      Eveline

38

F

W

 

 

KY

 

 

 

                      Morgan

12

M

W

 

 

IL

X

 

 

                      Silas

9

M

W

 

 

IL

X

 

 

                      Catharine

8

F

W

 

 

IL

 

 

 

                      Albert

7

M

W

 

 

IL

 

 

 

                      Hiram G

6

M

W

 

 

IL

 

 

 

                      Andrew

2

M

W

 

 

IL

 

 

 

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_0183, Page 178), Twp. 5 / Range 7E, Crook Twp., Hamilton Co.,, Illinois,
                                                                                                                    Enumeration Date: Aug-1860, Family #1149

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Cannot  R / W

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 BIGGERSTAFF, Alfred

56

M

W

 Farmer

$4,000

$1,200

KY

 

X

 

                           Evaline

45

F

W

 

 

 

 KY

 

X

 

                           Morgan

21

M

W

 Farmer

$700

 

 IL

 

 

 

                           Silas

19

M

W

 Farmer

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

                           Katharine

16

F

W

 

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

                           Albert

14

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

                           Hiram

14

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

                           Andy

12

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

                           Elizabeth

10

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

                           Samuel

6

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

 X

 

 

                           Loueza

5

M

W

 

 

 

 IL

 

 

 

Alfred's will was filed on 23 Aug 1862  (will)   

By 1870, Evaline was raising Catharine, Samuel and Louise alone.

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_0225, Page 599A), Twp. 5 / Range 7E, Crook Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                                       Enumeration Date: 20-Jul-1870, Family #158

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

Attend School

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 BIGGERSTAFF, Evaline

55

F

W

 Keeping House

$1,350

$200

IL

 

 

                          Catharine

24

F

W

 Seamstress

 

 

IL

 

 

                          Samuel

17

M

W

 Farm Laborer

 

 

IL

 

 

                          Luesa

15

F

W

 At Home

 

 

IL

 

 

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_0210, Page 593B), Lassater Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                  Enumeration Dist: 29, Enumeration Date: 14-Jun-1880, Family #11

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S
W/D

Occupation

POB

Father POB

Mother POB

In Sch.

 BIGGERSTAFF, E

72

F

W

 Self

W

 Keeping House

IL

KY

KY

 

                          A J

29

M

W

 Son

W

 Farming

IL

KY

KY

 

                          C

38

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

KY

IL

 

                          Louisa

24

F

W

 Daughter

S

 At Home

IL

KY

IL

 

Evaline's will was filed on 23 Jul 1888, leaving Catharine & Louisa (both of whom never married) as administrators.
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Sources:
1) Marriage:  Illinois Marriages to 1850 online database (Ancestry.com)
2) Will - Husband:  Hamilton County, Illinois Wills & Probate Index, Box 13, File 3