Benjamin Goodridge 6 BIGELOW
16C23.5 Benjamin Goodridge 6
BIGELOW, son of Ephraim 5 (
Elisha 4 , Eleizer 3, Joshua2,
John1) and Lydia (JOHNSON) BIGELOW,
was born 08 August 1794 at Westminster, Worcester county, MA. He married,
1823 Mary Matthews, daughter of James and Jane (Archer) Matthews, born 25
February 1801 Cambridge, Washington county, NY. They lived in Ryegate, Caledonia
county, VT many years. About 1863 they moved to Dundee, Kane county, IL,
where Benjamin died 22 February 1870. His widow returned with her daughter
to Ryegate, and died there 13 July 1875.
Children of Benjamin G. and Mary (Matthews) Bigelow, all born Ryegate,
Caledonia co, VT:
Matthews, b 14 Mar 1824; d 22 May 1878 Dundee, IL; m (1) Emma Van
Norman, and (2)1866 Emily A. Dodd; res Dundee, IL. 2 sons.
16C23.52 James Henry, b 23 Sept 1827; d probably
10 Oct 1871 Chicago, IL; he was an architect, and for some years prior to
the great fire in Chicago maintained an office in the heart of the city,
and was a resident of Chicago. He disappeared the night of the fire, and
presumably lost his life then.
16C23.53 Mary A., b 11 June 1829; d ____
; m 04 Apr 1877 Rev. Joseph Hayes; in 1888 res E. Salisbury, MA.
16C23.54 Stephen Decatur, b l7 July 1831;
d 20 Sept l832
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.359;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America.pg 270.
Modified - 05/30/2008
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