NAME: Biggs, Thomas Matthew (m. 1w-Emma Odle, 2w-Margaret McCoy)
OBIT: Iowa Press Citizen, 29 Sep 1947, Iowa City, Iowa
"T. M. Biggs, 75, of Oxford , Dies Sunday; Funeral Wednesday
OXFORD - Thomas Matthew Biggs, 75, resident of the Oxford community for many years, died Sunday night.
Born in Iowa August 27, 1872, he was the son of Jackson and Mary Smith Biggs. In 1896 he was married to Emma Odle, of Wapello. His second marriage was to Margaret McCoy, who survives.
After living at Columbus Junction for several years, the family moved to Johnson county about 1912.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Marion McColough, Chicago; Mrs. James T. McKown, Decatur, Ill., and Mrs. Lillian Edwards, Oxford. He is also survived by two sons, Dewey Biggs, Peru, South America, and Max Biggs, Tipton, six grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at the Federated church at Oxford Wednesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Lawrence Thompson, officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in the Tiffin cemetery. The body will be at the Oathout funeral home in Iowa City until Wednesday noon.