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Susan Sturgis Bigelow
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1825
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Sturgis (1782 - 1863)
  Elizabeth M. Davis Sturgis (1789 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818 - 1890)
 
 Children:
  William Sturgis Bigelow (1850 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Watson Sturgis (1810 - 1827)*
  Ellen Sturgis Hooper (1812 - 1848)*
  Anne Sturgis Hooper (1813 - 1884)*
  Susan Sturgis Bigelow (1825 - 1853)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: HWA
Record added: May 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90184685
Susan <i>Sturgis</i> Bigelow
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