Wesley BIGGERSTAFF
Elizabeth GARRISON


Husband:  Wesley BIGGERSTAFF
Birth:  16 Feb 1805, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky 
Death:  29 Mar 1862, Hamilton Co., Illinois 
Burial:
Father:  Samuel BIGGERSTAFF
Mother:  Martha "Patsy" BILLINGS

Marriage:  14 Dec 1828, White Co., Illinois 

Wife:  Elizabeth GARRISON
Birth:  16 Feb 1810, Union Co., Kentucky 
Death:  10 Nov 1893, Hamilton Co., Illinois
Burial:  
Father:  Thomas M.. GARRISON 
Mother:  Elizabeth ANDERSON 

Children:
1. Dorcas BIGGERSTAFF, b: 3 Feb 1830, Hamilton Co., Illinois
2. Thomas BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1 Apr 1832, Hamilton Co., Illinois
3. Elizabeth C. BIGGERSTAFF, b: 31 Oct 1834, Hamilton Co., Illinois
4. Eliza Louisa BIGGERSTAFF, b: 4 Feb 1837, Hamilton Co., Illinois
5. Arden BIGGERSTAFF, b: 5 Jul 1839, Hamilton Co., Illinois
6. Alfred BIGGERSTAFF, b: 10 Mar 1842, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                          d: 2 May 1858, Hamilton Co., Illinois
7. Anderson BIGGERSTAFF, b: 25 Jan 1845, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                               d: 25 Apr 1845, Hamilton Co., Illinois
8. Mary A. BIGGERSTAFF, b: 1 Feb 1847, Hamilton Co., Illinois
9. Teresa Ann BIGGERSTAFF, b: 7 Jan 1850, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                                  d: 9 Nov 1874, Hamilton Co., Illinois
10. Lewis W. BIGGERSTAFF, b: 4 Sep 1854, Hamilton Co., Illinois
                                                 d: 20 Nov 1854, Hamilton Co., Illoinois
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Notes:

1830 Federal Census Data (M19_022, Page 238), McLeansborough, 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

 BICKERSTAFF, Westley

Males

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 1 Male

20 29

1801 1810

  =  Wesley         (b: 1805)

 1 Females

< 5

1826 1830

  =  Dorcas         (b: 1830) 

 1 Female

15 19

1811 1815

  =  Elizabeth      (b: 1810)

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_060, Page 136), 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, Wesley

Males

1

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

1

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 1 Male

< 5

1836 1840

  =  Arden                 (b: 1839)

 1 Male

5 9

1831 1835

  =  Thomas              (b: 1832)

 1 Male

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Wesley               (b: 1805)

 1 Female

< 5

1836 1840

  =  Louisa                (b: 1837)

 2 Females

5 9

1831 1835

  =  Elizabeth            (b: 1834)
  =  Unknown

 1 Female

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Elizabeth            (b: 1810)   

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0108 Page 225), 10th District, Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                               Enumeration Date: 16-Oct-1850, Family #448

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

Attend School

Cannot R/W

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

 BIGGERSTAFF, Wesley

46

M

W

 Farmer

$400

KY

 

 

 

                   Elizabeth

40

F

W

 

 

KY

 

 

 

                   Thomas

18

M

W

  

 

IL

X

 

 

                   Elizabeth

16

F

W

  

 

IL

X

 

 

                   Louiza

13

F

W

  

 

IL

X

 

 

                   Ardin

11

M

W

  

 

IL

X

 

 

                   Alfred

8

M

W

  

 

IL

X

 

 

                   Mary

3

F

W

  

 

IL

 

 

 

                   Tarusia

1m

F

W

  

 

IL

 

 

 

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_0183, Page 165), Twp. 5 / Range 7E, Crook Twp., Hamilton Co.,, Illinois,
                                                                                                                     Enumeration Date: 2-Aug-1860, Family #1054

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Married this year

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

 BIGGERSTAFF, Wesley

55

M

W

 Farmer

$2,300

$1,000

KY

 

  

 

                      Elizabeth

49

F

W

  

 

 

 KY

 

 

 

                      Mary

13

F

W

  

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

                      Treciann

10

F

W

 

 

 

 IL

X

 

 

 HART, Malinda

17

F

W

  

 

 

 TN

 

 

 

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_0225, Page 602B), Twp. 5 / Range 7E, Crook Twp., Hamilton Co., Illinois,
                                                                                                                      Enumeration Date: 20-Jul-1870, Family #200

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

Attend School

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

 BIGGERSTAFF, Elisb

57

F

W

 Keeping House

--

--

IL

 

 

                       Theresy

18

F

W

 

 

 

IL

 

 

                       James B

21

M

W

 Farm Laborer

 

 $150

VA

 

 

By 1880, Elizabeth was living with her daughter, Mary, and her family.
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Sources:
1) Marriage:  White County Illinois Vital Statistics - Marriages, Book 1, Box 1