Clarence Otis 8 BIGELOW

15197.536    Clarence Otis 8 BIGELOW, son of William Martin  7 ( William 6 , Joel 5 , Jotham 4, John 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Margaret (DYE) BIGELOW, was born 29 Nov 1851 at Warwick, RI. He married Grace Bird on 07 September 1905; she was born in  Montclair,, NJ. (Grace was married previous to A. White and had child Marguerite B. White [Mrs. Walter Simpson]; Grace was born _ Mar 1856 according to 1900 census; she married A. White ca 1875, Marguerite was born in Feb 1879) Clarence died 28 March 1937 in New York City,, NY. She had died previously 1916 in NYC. Clarence owned Bigelow's Pharmacy in NYC, which still stands at the same location. (see below)

No children: except Marguerite (stepchild to Clarence)
Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I , p 55;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Census 1900, 1910, 1915 see Page 3.
Subject: Clarence Bigelow
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999 13:47:58 -0500
From: Joe Tomaino <  >
Dear Mr. Bigelow,
My wife and I are the owners of a home in Allenhurst, NJ that was originally owned by Clarence Bigelow.  Clarence was the owner of Bigelow's Pharmacy in NYC until his death in 1938. That store is still in existence under the same name and is the oldest operating pharmacy in the country.
We are interested in knowing more about Mr. Bigelow's life.  We have found 2 newspaper obituaries (NY Times and NY Herald) that offers some information. Apparently, Mr. Bigelow started a Bank, and was involved with Columbia University as a Trustee of the College of Pharmacy. From what we have learned, Bigelow had one step daughter and some nieces and nephews.  If you have any further information about this individual, we would be interested in learning about it.  Conversely, I would be available to share what other information we have with you.
Thank you for your consideration.   Joe Tomaino

obituaries courtesy of Joe Tomaino
NY Herald Tribune 29 March 1937
more on Page 2.
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