Sep. 14, 1825 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA
Jun. 9, 1853 Woburn Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA
Daughter of Capt. William Sturgis and Elizabeth Davis Sturgis. Married Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow. Mother of William Sturgis Bigelow.
At twenty-seven, Susan separated from her husband, and soon afterwards took her own life by taking arsenic. Her unborn child also died. Depression ran through her family; it would eventually also claim the life of her famous niece Marian "Clover" Hooper Adams, as well as those of Clover's brother Ned and sister Ellen.