Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden

Maggie was born on September 15, 1880, in Higgins, Texas. She and her husband William Rufus Bigelow came to Arizona in 1905. They first operated a freighting business, hauling and excavating at the Miami smelters while living in Globe, Arizona.

Later, they moved to Phoenix, Arizona, then farther northward to Clarkdale, Arizona.

Maggie was a devoted homemaker and the mother of five children: Louise, Ernestine (Mrs. Albert French), Edna, Inez and Paul. She died on October 23, 1967.

Donors: Ernestine and Albert French

Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.