Benjamin 5 BIGELOW
16C53 Benjamin 5 BIGELOW, son
of Jabez 4 (Eleazer 3,Joshua2,
John1) and Deborah (KNOWLTON)
BIGELOW, was born 6 Aug 1765 at Westminster, Worcester county, MA. He
married, on 25 November 1790, Rebecca Bowman, daughter of Edmund and Esther
(Hoar) Bowman. She was born in Lincoln 27 August 1766. They lived in Westminster
until 1802, then moved to Boston, and again in 1804 to Cambridgeport, where
they remained. He was in the mercantile business until 1835, when he retired
to his estate, known formerly as "Inman Farm." In Cambridgeport he
served as Selectman and Assessor, and several times represented the town
in the General Court. Howe's Bigelow genealogy describes him as a man of
high character and quiet christianity, sociable and charitable. His wife
Rebecca died 08 April 1844, and he on 04 February 1849, both at Cambridgeport.
Children of Benjamin and Rebecca (Bowman) Bigelow, all born Westminster,
Worcester co, MA:
16C53.1 Esther Hoar, b 28 Apr 1791
Westminster; d 12 Feb 1796 Westminster.
Knowlton, b 24 May 1792; d ____ ; m 05 Nov 1815 Isaiah Bangs; res
Boston and Montreal. 1 child.
16C53.3 Benjamin, b 08 June 1794;
d 22 July 1796 Westminster.
16C53.4 Benjamin, b 05 May 1797, d
04 Oct 1806.
Bowman, b 03 June 1799; d 3 June 1888 Oakland, CA; m (1) Oct 1822
Polly Cutler; and (2) 03 June 1847 Mrs.Ann Emmons. 2 children.
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.185;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 151-152;
Bond, Genealogies and History of Watertown for Bowman data.
Modified - 09/02/2005
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