15331.1 Asahel 6 BIGELOW, son
of Cornelius 5( Cornelius 4( Samuel
3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Sarah (MILLER) BIGELOW,
was born 11 May 1755 at Westborough. Worcester county, MA. He served in the
Revolutionary War, and on 30 May 1780 he married Martha Hall. She was born
30 September 1760 Hopkinton, dau of Elisha and Elizabeth (Young) Hall. After
the birth of their first child they settled in Broadalbin, Fulton county,
NY, where he died in March 1806. Martha died at the home of their son Otis,
on 01 September 1819, at Baldwinsville, Onondaga county, NY. She was aged
1790 census: MA-Worcester-Westborough-Asahel Bigelow: 1-4-1-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
Bigelow, Asahel, Westborough. Private, Capt. Wheelock's co., Col. Ward's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, Capt. Japheth Daniel's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Nixon's) 6th regt.; return for wages, etc., for Jan.-Dec., 1781; time allowed from Feb.17, 1781; reported sick in hospital June, 1781.
Biglow, Asahel, Westborough. Private, Capt. Edmund Brigham's co. of Minute-men, Maj. Gen. Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Moses Wheelock's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, Capt. Brigham's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; company to be mounted if possible; marched to reinforce Northern army Aug.21, 1777, by order of Gens. Stark and Lincoln; proceeding to Hadley and was there counter-ordered; service, 5 days; also, descriptive list of enlisted men; Capt. Fisher's co., Col. Cushing's regt.; age. 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, dark; occupation, farmer; residence, Westborough; enlisted Feb.27, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Japheth Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; return for wages, etc., for Jan.-Dec., 1782.
Children of Asahel and Martha (Hall) Bigelow, all but the oldest born Broadalbin, Fulton co, NY:
15331.11t Asahel, b 17 May 1781 MA; d 1813 Broadalbin, NY; m ca 1806 Philena Barrett. 2 children.
15331.12? Henry, b 1784 (little known)
15331.12t Otis, b 01 Feb 1785; d 26 June 1864 Baldwinsville, NY; m 27 Dec 1818 Mary Payn. 10 children.
15331.12? Olney, b 02 May 1790 (twin of Otis on Family Group sheet)
15331.13t Anson, b 11 Aug 1791; d 12 Sept 1879 Portage, Wyoming co, NY; m (1) Marian Leggett, and (2) Olive Royce. 6 children.
15331.14t Daniel, b 04 Mar 1795; d 18 Oct 1874 Portage, NY; m Betsy Ferguson. 15 children.
15331.15t Hiram, b 09 May 1799; d ____ OH; m Maria Tarbox. 2 children or more.
15331.16t Martha, b 27 Oct 1801; d ___ ; m Rev. ___ Waite; 3 children.
15331.17t Sally Payn, b 14 Sept 1803; d ____ ; m Noah Payne jr; res Portage, NY. 6 children.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 237;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 190; #303-769;
cemetery records and death notices NY;
1850 census NY.