(Abt 1688-)


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  • Born: Abt 1688-1692, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

   Ancestral File Number: 10CL-74N. User ID: 583.

   General Notes:

Genealogies,Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855
p29: "1.(I.) John Bigelow, a blacksmith, of Watertown, took the oath of fidelity, 1652, and was selectman 1665, '70, '71, He m 30 Oct 1642 Mary Warren [This is the earliest marriage found in the town records.] She d 19 Oct 1691 and he m (2d) 2 Oct 1694 Sarah Bemis. He d 14 Jul 1703 aged 86. Inventory L627,12. His will was dated 4 Jan 1702-1703 and proved 28 Jul 1703.
"2.1. John b 27 Oct 1643; a housewright; settled in Hartford CT prior to 1669, in which year his land was taxed. He m Rebecca, dau of Jonathan Butler, of Hartford. His will, dated 1707, after providing for his wid (he had no chil) conveyed his estate to Jonathan Butler, and the farm has remained with the Butler family to this day. Some of Mr Bigelow's relatives attempted ineffectually to break this will.
13.3.2. Jonathan b 11 Dec 1646.
4.3. Mary b 18Mar 1648/1649, m 3 Jun 1674 Michael Flagg [Flagg, 22].
16.5.4. Daniel b 1 Dec 1650.
22.6.5. Samuel b 28 Oct 1653.
33.7.6. Joshua b 5 Nov 1655.
8.7. Elizabeth b 15 Jun 1657, m Lieut John Stearns Jr [I.Stearns,1,III]. 9.8. Sarah b 29 Sep 1659, m 23 Jul 1679 Isaac Learned of Fram a first
cousin of said John Stearns [Learned,9].
44.10.9. James.
11.10. Martha b 1 Apr 1662, m John Woods (?Obadiah Woods).
12.11. Abigail b 4 Feb 1663/1664, m 10 Dec 1684 Benjamin Harrington [35].
12. Hannah b and d Mar 1665/1666.
13. Son b and d Dec 1667..."
p32: "10.44.(II.) James Bigelow of Watertown m 5 Mar 1687 Patience Brown [Brown, 11.] She d soon leaving one child James and he m (2d) 3 Jul 1693 Elizabeth Child [Child, 19.] She d 20 Apr 1707 and he m (3d) 15 Jun 1708 Joanna Erixson of Boston. He was fined 3 Nov 1685 'For insulting Lt Gov Stoughton and Dudley.' He d 20 Jan 1727/1728. She m (2d) 8Jan 1728/1729 Adam Smith of Boston.
45.1. James bap 6 May ?1668 <1688; by wife Mercy had a dau Patience b 8 Jun 1717, and he d at Casco Bay 9 Aug 1718.
2. John d 15 Nov 1694.
46.3. Patience b 30 Sep 1695 m Samuel Wood of Groton.
47.4. Abraham b 12 Nov 1699 d in Camb 1720 unm."

Barber Genealogy, Sect I Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Connecticut 1614-1909, Sect II Descendants of John Barber of Worcester Massachusetts 1714-1909, Publ John Barber White, Ed Lillian May Wilson, Haverhill Mass, Press of the Nichols Print, 1909, clxiv 659p 24cm, 10-11369, CS71.B24 1909, Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Connecticut 1614-1909.
"Patience Bigelow, the mother of Sarah and Prentice Lawrence,was a descendant of the Bigelow family of Allerton Hall, the line of descent being as follows:
"James Bigelow, m. Mar 25, 1687, Patience Browne, dau. of Jonathan and
Mary (Shattuck) Brown, who was b. Mar. 6, 1668-1669. He d. Jan30,
1728. Their son,
"James Bigelow, bp. May 6, 1688; m. Mercy ------. He d. Aug. 8, 1718. They lived in Weston, Mass. Their daughter,
"Patience Bigelow, b. June 25, 1727 <1717; m. Samuel Lawrence..."

Ancestral File v4.19: 10CL-74N Mercy, SWD6-38 Patience, LSTM-45 Mercy or Patience, All Born <1692 <Of Watertown Middlesex MA>

Ancestral File Ver 4.13 LSTM-45 Mercy or Patience Born [1688] Massachusetts, SWD6-38 Patience, GFD Mercy.

   Marriage Information:

Mercy married James BIGELOW, Jr, son of James BIGELOW, Sr and Patience BROWN. (James BIGELOW, Jr was born on 6 May 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA, christened on 6 May 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and died on 8 Aug 1718 in Casco Bay, Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)

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