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Biggs Genealogy and Biggs Family History Information

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  • Alice Biggs (deceased)
  • Ann Biggs (c.1640 - 1712)
  • Anne Biggs (1513 - d.)
  • Dr. Basil Biggs (1818 - 1906)
    From Quest for Freedom BASIL BIGGS, UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AGENT: HIS STORY Basil Biggs was born in Maryland in 1819. His mother died when he was four, leaving Biggs to be hired out to work for other...
  • Edward Biggs (deceased)

About the Biggs surname

English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s. English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure. Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs.