There were as number of branches
of the Bigelow Family that settled in Northern NY and Clinton County. The
most well known was represented by Daniel
Folger 7 BIGELOW, son of Nathan
6 (Nathan 5,John
4,John 3, Samuel
2, John 1), and Clarinda
Folger (BARKER) BIGELOW. The web link for Daniel is http://bigelow.simplenet.com/rod/folger.htm
, and more info can be found there. Daniel grew up in Peru,
NY, and later moved to Chicago, Ill, where he died. He was born
22 July 1823 Peru, Clinton co, NY. He married 01 Nov 1865 Charlotte (Lottie)
BARNES of Schuyler Falls, Clinton, NY. He died in Chicago __ July 1910.
He was a well known painter of landscapes, and in particular; Adirondack
and northern NY scenery.
Daniel's father was Nathan 6 Bigelow, who was born circa 1793, probably at Sandy Hook, Washington co, NY. The family moved to Clinton county, NY, and there Nathan lived the remainder of his life. He served in the War of 1812, and in 1818 married Clarinda Folger BARKER, born 1798. Nathan died 16 May 1860 at Peru, Clarinda on 20 June 1870.
There was another branch of Bigelows that settled in Peru, NY. They were descended from a Nathan Bigelow who never made it to the North Country, but his children did. This was Nathan 5 BIGELOW, twin son of John 4 ,(Joshua 3 , Joshua 2, John 1), and Grace (ALLEN) BIGELOW, born 8 Nov 1743 Weston, Middlesex, MA. His fourth child was Jonathan Oakes, born 22 July 1776 Ashburnham, MA; died 23 Sep 1835 Peru, Clinton co, NY; married Philandra CLARK circa 1800. 9 or 10 children. He and his wife are buried in Peru.
Feinberg Library Special Collections:
Call Numbers: MF D4
Last Updated: 1998-04-29 00:00:00
Title: PORT JACKSON (LOCAL CORRES) ...
Place of Publication: PLATTSBURGH SENTINEL
Date of Publication: 3/19/1875
Extent of Information: P. 3, COL. 7
Tracings: METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (VALCOUR, N.Y.)--BIGELOW, L A