Benjamin 5 BIGELOW

# 151A1.     Benjamin 5, oldest child of Benjamin 4( John 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Levinah (THOMAS) BIGELOW, was born 5 Jan 1745 in Brookfield, Worcester co, MA. He early went to Hartford, CT and there married (1)18 Sep 1768, Mary COLLYER. She was born _____ and died 15 Jun 1789, aged 44 years. Benjamin m (2) _ July 1793 Catherine BENTON. They moved to Stratford, Fairfield co, CT, where inscriptions on gravestones show that Benjamin died 25 Sept 1815, aged 70 years, and Catherine his wife on 1 Aug 1821, aged 73 years.

From church records we find the following records of children born and died at Hartford co, CT:

151A1.1     Roderick, bapt l2 June 1769; d 24 July 1769.

151A1.2     child, d 23 Apr l772.

151A1.3     infant child, d 14 Feb 1776.

151A1.4     son, b 1778, d 17 July 1791.

151A1.5    infant child, d 30 July 1780.

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I,pg 111;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Barbour, Index of Connecticut Vital Records;
Barbour, Families of Early Hartford;
Hale Collections.

Rod Bigelow (Roger Jon12 BIGELOW)
Box 13  Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929


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