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 Allen G. Biggs

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Allen G. Biggs

  • Birth 14 Feb 1820 Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 15 Dec 1893 Greene County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 40620118

Allen G. Biggs he was born to David Manning Biggs and Frances Shipley Biggs. Allen married Nancy M. Robertson October 03, 1843 in Greene County, Missouri. To this union they had five known children: Napoleanna Biggs, Leonidas Adolphus Biggs, John R. Biggs, William White Biggs, and Mary Keziah "Kizzie" Biggs.

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Pictorial and Genealogical Record of Greene County, Missouri History
Allen G. Biggs, son of David Biggs, was a native of Robertson County, Tennessee and there received his education.

After growing up, he embarked in farming and stock-raising and continued this in his native county until 1836, when he sold out and moved to Greene County, Missouri , settling three miles west of Springfield.

He married October 3, 1843, Miss Nancy Robertson, daughter of John and Keziah (Briggs) Robertson, and five children were born to them: Napolia A, Leonidas A., John R., W. W. and Mary K Biggs.

By industry, Mr. Biggs became quite prosperous and owned 500 acres of land west of Springfield, near Nickols Junction.

He has now divided most of his property among his children, giving them all a good home, and although seventy-two years of age is enjoying comparatively good health.

He and his wife are members of the Christian Church and he has always contributed liberally of his means to build churches and support the Gospel.

Honorable and upright in every walk of life he is one of the county's best citizens and has assisted so far as able all meritorious causes.

In politics, his is an ardent supporter of the Democratic principles and was a strong Union man during the war.

He served as a soldier in the Home Guards, Missouri State Militia.

Mr. and Mrs. Allen G. Biggs, on October 3, 1893, celebrated their golden anniversary, having spent their entire married life thus far in Greene County, Missouri .

Springfield Land Office Sales (Book 1833-1892)
Allen G. Biggs, Sec 29-22-8, 80 acres, 1/27/1847
Allen G. Biggs, Sec 29-22-17, 40 acres, 11/3/1850
Allen G. Biggs & Peyton Matherly, Sec 29-22-9, 11/27/1851
(Verified - Springfield, Greene Co., MO. Land Records)

Footstone A.G.B.


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  • Originally Created by: brenda young
  • Added: 13 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40620118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen G. Biggs (14 Feb 1820–15 Dec 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40620118, citing Antioch Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .