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Samuel Bigger
Birth: Mar. 20, 1802
Warren
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1846
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Indiana's seventh Governor. Bigger served as Indiana's Governor from 1840 to 1843. Born and educated in Ohio, he moved to Indiana in 1829. He served in the state's lower house in 1833 to 1835 and under the Whig ticket, became Governor of Indiana in 1840. Bigger served as Governor until 1843. Unable to get re-elected for a 2nd term, Bigger moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to practice law. (bio by: Matt Clevinger) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hannah Bigger (1779 - 1830)
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Bigger (1802 - 1846)
  Finley Bigger (1807 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McCulloch Park Cemetery
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 27, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11178
Samuel Bigger
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Samuel Bigger
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Samuel Bigger
Added by: Kristina Frazier-Henry
 
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- Undertaker 61
 Added: Nov. 3, 2014
I light a candle for Samuel Bigger ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
With gratitude for your service to the wonderful state of Indiana,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: Jul. 23, 2010
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