Jebediah Bigsby grew up in Svetloyarsk with two train conductors for parents and two older brothers. He spent his young adult life as a simple farmhand tending to the animals for farmer Izekial Crach in Dobroe village. When the outbreak occured he was visiting his brother Clyde in Elektrozavodsk. The two brothers traveled back to Svetloyarsk to find their family but only discovered that all had perished in their childhood home. Since then the two have been traveling the Chernarus wilderness doing whatever it takes to survive.