James Luke Bigham

Male 1887 - 1961  (73 years)


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  • Name James Luke Bigham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 10 Oct 1887  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Mar 1961  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 6 Mar 1961  Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lancaster Cemetery
    Person ID I7931  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father George Pinkney Bigham,   b. 17 Aug 1854, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1930, Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ardenia Tinnie Lincecum,   b. 27 Jan 1865, Williamson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1940, Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Aug 1882  Williamson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olevia F. Butler,   b. Abt 1888, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1920  [7
    Children 
     1. James L. Bigham, Jr.
     2. Robert E. Bigham
     3. Laray Bigham
     4. Aubrey Francis Bigham
     5. Beryl Bigham
     6. Billie Jo Bigham
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1887 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Mar 1961 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Mar 1961 - Temple, Bell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James Luke Bigham
      Texas
      Mech Btry C 21 Fld Arty
      World War I
      Oct 10, 1887 - March 3, 1961

      - On his 1917 World War I draft registration card, James was described as having blue eyes and brown hair.

      - James was in France in September 1918. ["Letters From Soldiers," issued 12 September 1918, accessed 25 January 2018, name of interest: Mrs. G. P. Bigham, Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas, online image (http://texashistory.unt.edu).] His death certificate confirms he was a veteran of World War I.

      - On his 1942 World War II draft registration card, James was described as having blue eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.

      - Cause of death, per James's 1961 certificate: "Natural Causes -- Probably Heart Attack."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1096] Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas (online archive), "Letters From Soldiers," issued 12 September 1918, accessed 25 January 2018, name of interest: Mrs. G. P. Bigham.

    2. [S1100] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Precint No. 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 25, sheet no. 7B, dwellings & families 115 & 116: J. Bigham & Nute Bigham households, accessed 27 January 2018, National Archives and Records Administration credited.

    3. [S747] Texas Death Certificates, 1903-1982, Digital image of certificate for James Luke Bigham, d. 3 March 1961 at Bell County.

    4. [S668] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Digital image of card for James Luke Bigham, b. 10 October 1887.

    5. [S985] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Digital image of card for James Luke Bigham, b. 10 October 1887.

    6. [S520] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, George P. Bingham m. Ardenia T. Lincicum 3 August 1882 at Williamson County.

    7. [S1119] 1930 Census of United States, Texas, Bell, Precint 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 14-29, sheet no. 10B, dwelling 210, family 227, James L. Bigham household, accessed February 2018.
      Includes wife Olevia; sons James, Bobbie, and Aubry; and daughters Loroy and Beryl