|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1837|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1915|
Mrs. H. P. Bigham died at her home in Altoona Saturday evening about 9:00 o'clock after a brief illness. She was about 78 years old. Until last Spring, Mrs. Bigham was a resident of Greenmount, having lived there more than 40 years.
She was Miss Elizabeth McCright before her marriage and was born in Greenville, Mercer county, later moving here. For several years she resided with an uncle, William Douglas, of Gettysburg, but after her marriage moved to Greenmount, where her husband conducted a store. During her life in this county Mrs. Bigham made many friends and was active in social and religious life of the neighborhood for year. She was a consistent member of the Presbyterian church.
During the last summer Mr. and Mrs. Bigham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She leaves her husband, H. Paxton Bigham, and three daughters, Mrs. S. T. Knox, Altoona; Mrs. Mary Shearer, Hickory, North Carolina, and Miss Jennie Bigham, living at home. Two sisters also survive, one of them living in California and Mrs. Margaret McCright, of Greenville, Pa. The funeral was held
from the home of her nephew, J. Paxton Bigham, Carlisle street, Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Brief services were conducted by Rev. D. W. Woods, of Fairfield. Interment in Marsh creek cemetery.
Obituary from Gettysburg Star and Sentinel - Monday, March 8, 1915.
Hugh Paxton Bigham (1840 - 1926)
William Douglas Bigham (____ - 1868)*
Agnes Bigham (____ - 1865)*
Hugh Paxton Bigham (____ - 1877)*
James Bigham (____ - 1867)*
Jennie Belle Bigham Gordon (1873 - 1956)*
Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Cemetery
Plot: 67, Section A, Row VII
Created by: Mike Hahn
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15047424