Deborah Ellen Biggs1

b. 7 January 1851, d. 29 December 1931
Last Edited=9 Nov 2012
     Deborah Ellen Biggs was born on 7 January 1851 at Council Bluffs, Pottawatamie County, Iowa.1

Deborah Ellen Biggs married William Nelson, son of William Nelson and Sarah Williams, on 1 January 1867 at Provo, Utah County, Utah.2

On 13 August 1870 Deborah Ellen Biggs was enumerated in the household of William Nelson on the 1870 U. S. census for Provo City Post Office, Provo City 1st Ward, Utah County, Utah Territory as Deborah Nelson, 19 years old, birthplace of Iowa, occupation of At Home. Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Williams, William Nelson, Sarah Elizabeth Nelson and Thomas William Nelson.3

Deborah Ellen Biggs died on 29 December 1931 at Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, at age 80.1

Deborah Ellen Biggs was buried on 30 December 1931 at Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona.1

Child of Deborah Ellen Biggs and William Nelson


  1. "Ancestral File v4.19," FamilySearch ( accessed 9 Jul 2002), entry for Deborah Ellen Biggs(1GVT-3M).
  2. "Ancestral File v4.19," William Nelson Jr(1GVT-2G ),.
  3. 1870 U. S. census, Utah County, Utah Territory, population schedule, Provo City 1st Ward, Provo City Post Office, p. 12 (written) p. 269 back (stamped), dwelling 98, family 89, William Nelson; digital image, ( : accessed 15 May 2011); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, Roll 1612.