Randall Baguley BIGELOW
(Abt 1578-1626)
(Abt 1582-1626)
Margaret BAYLY


Family Links

1. Rebecca OLMSTEAD
2. Sarah WHEATE
3. Rebecca BUTLER


  • Born: 27 Oct 1643, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Married (1): 6 Oct 1664, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Married (2): 27 May 1675, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Married (3): Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: 31 Aug 1684, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

   Ancestral File Number: 7TTP-ZF.

   General Notes:

Housewright, Will dated 1707.

Genealogy of One Branch of the Bigelow Family, W H Bigelow, 1877, George E Selleck, Brattleboro, p3:
"'John Bigelow, Watertown, MA, 1636, Blacksmith, son of Randall, of Wrentham in County of Suffolk England, baptized 16 Feb 1617 by the hand of Rev John Philip, the Rector, who came to our country two years after Bigelow did and lived some time at Dedham, but on the overthrow of the Bishops'domination in England went back to his old living.'
"The above named (1) John Bigelow married, 30 Oct 1642, Mary Warren, daughter of John Warren of Watertown MA, which was the earliest marriage on the town records.
John born 27 Oct 1643, lived in Hartford CT, no Children.
Johnathan born 11 Dec 1646, lived in Hartford CT.
Mary born 14 Mar 1649.
Daniel born 11 Dec 1650.
Samuel born 28 Oct 1653.
(2)Joshua born 5 Nov 1655.
Eliza born15 Jun 1657.
Sarah born 29 Sep 1659.
Martha born 1 Apr 1662.
Abigail born 4 Feb 1664.
Hannah born Mar 1666.
"His wife Mary died 16 Oct 1691. He married again and died 14 Jul 1703. His will was dated 4 Jan 1703 and was proved up 28 Jul 1703. 'His inventory shows good estate..."

Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855
p29: "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."

Ancestral File Ver 4.13 7TTP-ZF John BIGELOW Born 31 Aug 1684 Watertown Middlesex MA Mar 6 Oct 1664 Rebecca OLMSTEAD (ALMSTEAD) (AFN:9L0J-JH) Hartford Hartford Conn, Died 31 Aug 1684 Hartford Hartford CT.

   Marriage Information:

John married Rebecca OLMSTEAD, daughter of Richard OLMSTED, Sr and Frances SLANY, on 6 Oct 1664 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. (Rebecca OLMSTEAD was born on 20 Feb 1623/24 in Fairsted, Essex, England, christened in Great Leighs, Essex, England and died on 24 Feb 1697/98 in , , Connecticut, USA.)

   Marriage Information:

John also married Sarah WHEATE on 27 May 1675 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

   Marriage Information:

John also married Rebecca BUTLER in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

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