James Marion BIGHAM
Death At Seymour James Marion BIGHAM Expired at 
the age of 79 

Seymour, March 25 James Marion BIGHAM, 79 years old, died 
this morning at the home of his son-in-law, George SHAW, 
residing on the KOOGLER farm, one mile north and one mile 
west of this village. He had been sick for the past three 
weeks, also suffering from gangrene. 

He leave several children near Ina, Jefferson county, where 
the body will be taken tomorrow for burial. He also has several 
grandchildren near Bondville. Champaign Daily Gazette page 
5 March 25, 1919 James M. BIGHAM died at the home of his daughter, 
Mrs. George SHAW, Tuesday, March 25, aged nearly 80 years. He was 
born May 3, 1840 in Tennessee. He leaves Mrs. SHAW, a daughter, and 
a son D.E.BIGHAM of near Seymour and several grandchildren. 

The remains were shipped today to Ina, Ill. where he will be 
buried March 27. 

Champaign Daily Gazette page 8 March 26, 1919 
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera 

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