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Allene Penry Bigbee
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1887
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1989
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA

Obituary of Allene Penry Long Bigbee:

The Santa Fe New Mexican 6/3/89

Allene Bigbee

Allene Penry Bigbee, matriarch of a prominent New Mexican family, died Friday at her Santa Fe Home. She was 101.

Mrs. Bigbee was the mother of Harry Bigbee, a prominent Santa Fe attorney for many years. Her late husband, Dade Bigbee, and his brother, Frank Bigbee, homesteaded in the Encino Area of Torrance county in 1908 and developed a ranch that covered more than 100,000 acres. The Bigbee family ranch was sold about three ears ago to Henry Singleton.

Mrs. Bigbee was born Aug. 22, 1887, in Waco, Texas. Her father, Louis Penry, was an attorney in West Texas and later practiced in Fort Worth.

She attended Baylor University in Waco and later taught school in Planiview, Texas, where the family moved in the early 1900's.

Mrs. Bigbee was married to Harry Long in Plainview about 1910. She had 3 children with Long. Long died in 1924 and she moved to New Mexico 2 years later and married Dade Bigbee. Her sister, Mildred, was married to Frank Bigbee.

The Bigbees moved from the ranch to Santa Fe in 1952. Dade died in December 1954 at the age of 73.

Mrs. Bigbee is survived by her son, Harry Bigbee, of Santa Fe, a daughter and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.....Funeral Arrangements are pending. 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Curl Penry (1864 - 1935)
  Ena M Montgomery Penry (1868 - 1935)
 
 Spouses:
  Harry Frances Long (1885 - 1924)
  Dade Bigbee (1879 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Long Bigbee (1915 - 1999)*
 
 Sibling:
  Allene Penry Bigbee (1887 - 1989)
  Mildred Penry Bigbee (1902 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
 
Maintained by: Alison Bigbee
Originally Created by: Rev. John Rogers
Record added: Aug 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20886107
Allene <i>Penry</i> Bigbee
Added by: Alison Bigbee
 
Allene <i>Penry</i> Bigbee
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 Added: May. 11, 2009
 
 
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