Ruth Bigelow

Ruth Bigelow 1860-1950

Ruth worked at the Territorial Legislature as a “Messenger” in 1879 and was attending Union Academy  also in 1879. She passed teacher exam that same year.  It is unclear if she taught locally.

She married Albert Wright (1860-1953)  in 1910 at the Bigelow House and lived her entire life there.  The Wright Family were local saddle makers.

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