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Lieut John Bigelow, Sr

Lieut John Bigelow, Sr

Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Mar 1770 (aged 88)
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7002990 · View Source
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Lieutenant John Bigelow was the son of Joshua Bigelow and Elizabeth Flagg or Flegg Bigelow. He was born 20 Dec 1681 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA. He was married 4 times.

First: Hannah ?, m. unknown, d. 31 Mar 1709
David, b. by 1706
John, b. 25 Mar 1709

Second: Sarah Bigelow, m. 4 Nov 1709 at Colchester (d. 13 Oct 1754). Sarah was the daughter of Jonathan and Rebecca Shepherd or Shepard Bigelow and a cousin of John.
Sarah, b. 17 July 1712
Jonathan, b. 21 May 1714
Asa, b. 3 Sept 1720

Third: Abigail (Lewis?), m. 17 Sep 1755, d. 1 Aug 1760

Fourth: Hannah Munn

The will of Lieutenant John Bigelow of Colchester, dated 18 May, 1769, mentions wife Hannah (probably his fourth wife), two sons, David and John, and heirs of his deceased son Asa.

Source: Memoranda of all the inscriptions in the old burying ground at Colchester, Conn. by Frank E. Randall.

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In Memory of Lieut John Bigelow who died March 8th, 1770 in his 94th year





  • Maintained by: KC
  • Originally Created by: Frank Grimes
  • Added: 10 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7002990
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut John Bigelow, Sr (20 Dec 1681–8 Mar 1770), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7002990, citing Colchester Burying Ground, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by KC (contributor 46825020) .