Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Chester G. Bigley  

Chester Glyde Bigley BIRTH 21 Jun 1880 Marshall County, Indiana, DEATH 5 Jan 1942 Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Washington Cemetery Union twp., Marshall County, Indiana,

    Chester G. BIGLEY, 61, died suddenly at his farm home near Lake Maxinkuckee, sometime after one p.m. Monday, from a heart attack. He was discovered around one a.m. Tuesday morning by his wife, who is employed at the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant. It is thought that he died shortly after Mrs. Biggley departed for work.

    The deceased was born near Lake Maxinkuckee on June 21, 1880, and had lived in that neighborhood his entire life. His parents were Thomas and Sarah Jane BIGLEY.

    His first wife preceded him in death in 1935. Survivors are the wife, Helen ZUMBAUGH BIGLEY; one son, Thomas [BIGLEY], Indianapolis; two daughters, Mrs. Josephine RECTOR, Culver; Mrs. Thelma REED, South Bend; one step-son, Wendell TRACY, Culver; one brother, Guy [BIGLEY], Culver; one sister, Mrs. Mary MARTIN.

    The body had been removed to the Grossman funeral home in Culver. Funeral arrangements had not been completed when this issue of The News-Sentinel went to press. Tuesday, January 6, 1942 - Rochester Sentinel

married 1st 5 Sep 1906 Grant county Indiana Perlie Anne "Tillie" Creviston BIRTH 20 May 1883 Van Buren, Grant County, Indiana DEATH 5 Feb 1935 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Washington Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana daughter of Henry Clay Creviston and Josephine Lobdell
    Mrs. Tillie [CREVISTON] BIGLEY, age 50, passed away at her home at Maxinkuckee near Culver Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Death was due to complications, following an illness of several years.

    Tillie, daughter of Henry and Josephine CREVISTON was born May 20, 1884, at Van Buren, Indiana. On September 5, 1906 she was united in marriage to Chester BIGLEY. She was a member of the Christian church at Maxinkuckee.

    Survivors are the husband, two daughters, Mrs. Josephine RECTOR of Culver and Mrs. Thomas F. REED of Culver , one son, Thomas BIGLEY of Bloomington, two brothers Russell CREVISTON of Chicago and Walter CREVISTON of Van Buren and two sisters, Mrs. Jesse FARR of Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Mrs. Laura KELLER of Louisville, Kentucky.

    The funeral will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at the Maxinkuckee church with Rev. PENGILLEY of Culver officiating. Burial will be made in the Washington Cemetery. - Tuesday, February 5, 1935 - Rochester Sentinel

They Had:
    Thomas Creviston "Tommy" Bigley, Sr

    Josephine Jane Bigley BIRTH 3 Jul 1907 Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 10 Dec 1980 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, BURIAL Washington Cemetery Union twp., Marshall County, Indiana married Steffen Nathan Rector

    Thelma Catherine Bigley BIRTH 25 Mar 1912 Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 2 Oct 1972 DeKalb County, Georgia BURIAL Arlington Memorial Park Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia Charles Homer Reed BIRTH 27 Sep 1911 Akron, Fulton County, Indiana DEATH 25 Jun 1984 Cobb County, Georgia, USA Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, GA NOTE A CENOTAPH at Arlington Memorial Park Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia

married 2nd Helen Lucile Zumbaugh BIRTH 3 Mar 1906 Argos, Marshall County, Indiana, DEATH 16 Apr 1983 South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, married 21 Aug 1922 in St. Joseph, Berrien Co., Michigan. Donald Everett Tracy married October 6, 1951. Lewis Joseph Duwelius daughter of John S Zumbaugh and Carrie D Carpenter