Charles Corey Wiggins
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CA PANB MC153
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- Wiggins, Charles Corey
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Charles Corey Wiggins was born in 1863, probably in York County, New Brunswick. He married Alice Adelaide Price in the 1880s, and they made their home at Wiggins Mills, near Upper Hainesville[Haynesville], Queensbury Parish, York County, New Brunswick. Charles and Alice Wiggins had at least 6 children, including Alice Beatrice (b. 1888), Cecil William (b. 1891), Effie M. (b. 1892), Ernest Edward (b. 1905), (? daughter) Wiggins (b. 1908), and John (b. ca. 1890), who died in infancy. Charles Wiggins farmed, ran a blacksmith shop, and operated a sawmill or shingle mill. In 1913 he applied for a patent for wood sawing machines, which was issued on 28 April 1914. Charles Corey Wiggins died on 31 December 1940 and was buried in Upper Caverhill Cemetery, York County.
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This fonds consists of a single item, a photocopy of a patent issued by the Patent Office for the Dominion of Canada to Charles Corey Wiggins, of Wiggins Mill or Wiggins Mills, York County, New Brunswick, for wood sawing machines, dated 28 April 1914.
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PANB holds diaries of Charles Corey Wiggins's daughter, Alice Beatrice Wiggins (MC3099) in which she comments on her father's activities.