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Rachel Martin Bigg
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1565
Lydd, England
Death: Jun. 30, 1647
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Baptized in Lydd, Kent, 17 Jun 1565, daughter of James & Joan (Adam) Martin. Married in Tenterden, Kent, John Bigg, 14 Sep 1583. He was buried at Cranbrooke, 13 Aug 1605 (as "householder"). They had 11 children: Anna, Smallhope, Patience Foster, Elizabeth STOWE, James, Rachel Starr Masters, Anna, John, Mary, John again, Thankful.
She came to Massachusetts Bay in 1635 on the "Elizabeth" with her widowed daughter Patience (Bigg) Foster & her grandson Hopestill Foster. They settled in Dorchester MA & she died there between 17 Nov 1646 (date of will) & 30 Jun 1647 (probate of will).
Through her sister Mary (Martin?) Bate, Rachel was aunt of CLEMENT BATE and JAMES BATE. Through Mary (Bigg?) Betts, apparently sister of her husband Rachel was aunt (by marriage) of Thomas Betts of Guilford. 
Family links: 
  John Bigg (1561 - 1605)*
  Patience Bigg Foster (1588 - 1638)*
  Elizabeth Bigg Stow (1590 - 1638)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
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