# 1455. Asaph 4, son of Ephraim 3 ( Daniel 2, John 1) BIGELOW and Lydia (JOHNSON) BIGELOW, was born 27 Jan 1746 Holliston, MA. He was married at unknown date, to Martha GLEASON, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth GLEASON. She was born Framingham 18 Oct 1748. They lived on a farm on the southeast side of Sucker Pond, known as the Herring Place. Asaph was a member of the militia and was a Sergeant at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. He was later commissioned Lieutenant (1776). He died 29 Jan 1824 in Framingham, and his wife on 15 Aug 1829.
1790 census: MA-Middlesex-Framingham-Asaph Bigelow: 1-0-4-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev, Vol II:
Bigloa,.Asaph, Framingham. 2d Sergeant, Capt. Simon Edgell's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord and Cambridge; service, 8 days.
Biglow, Asaph. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse Emes's 6th (Framingham) co., Col. Samuel Bullard's (5th Middlesex co.) regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned March 27, 1776.
Bigelow, Asaph. Lieutenant, Capt. Job Shattuck's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; roll for 129 days rations from July 25, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776.
Children of Asaph and Martha (GLEASON) BIGELOW, all born Framingham, Middlesex co, MA:
14551 Deborah, b 4 Feb 1778; no death date; m 15 Aug 1802 Seth HERRING; res Framingham; 2 sons plus others.
14552 Polly, b 8 June 1781; d 26 Feb 1870 Framingham; unmarried.
14553 Sally, b __ 1786; d 1 May 1817 Framingham; m 6 Dec 1812 Simon BAKER; res Framingham; 2 children.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 46;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
research from original sources on BAKER family
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