Cornelius 4 BIGELOW

1533    Cornelius 4 BIGELOW , son of Samuel 3 ( Samuel 2, John 1), and Ruth (WARREN) BIGELOW, was born 24 Nov 1710 in Marlborough, Middlesex co, MA. He was married there 28 Dec 1731 to Mary GRAVES (Greaves), daughter of John and Sarah (LOKER) GREAVES of Sudbury. Mary was born at Sudbury 18 July 1714. They resided a few years in Marlborough, then moved to Westborough, Worcester county, where their six youngest children were born. Cornelius served in the militia and was sergeant in the French-and-Indian War (also known as the Seven Years' War).       He served as constable (tax-collector) in 1767, after which the town records do not mention Cornelius or his wife. We have no dates of death, but neither appears as head-of-family in the 1790 census.

Children of Cornelius and Mary (GREAVES) BIGELOW:

15331.t   Cornelius, b 30 Dec 1732 Marlborough, MA; d ca 1770 Westborough, MA; m 1754 (intention dated 1 Feb) Sarah MILLER; res Westborough. 5 children.

15332.t   Mary, b 23 Jan 1734 Marlborough. MA; d ______ m 26 Apr 1758 Jonathan COOK, who died 1809. 1 daughter.

15333.    Betty b 12 Aug 1735 Marlborough, MA; d 15 Apr 1764 Westborough; unmarried.

15334.    Sarah, dates unknown; m 21 Sep 1756 Daniel MILLER of Westborough.

15335.    Paul, b 4 May 1739 Westborough; d 23 June 1739.

15336.t   Paul, b 21 Jan 1741 Westborough; d 1 Mar 1806 Brookline, Windham county, VT; m 13 Aug 1761 Hannah OBER, who d 1835 Cattaraugus county, NY. Served in Rev War. Smith by trade. 10 children.

15337.t   Noah, b 9 Sep 1742 Westborough; d 2 Mar 1833 Andes township, Delaware co, NY; m (1) 22 Jan 1766 Catherine SHAY; (2)17 Mar 1778 (Worcester, MA) Elizibeth GOULDING; (3) 1795 Elizabeth _____ . Served throughout Rev War; res MA, VT, and NY. Many children.

15338.   Ruth, b 16 Dec 1744 Westborough; d ______ ; m 28 Apr 1768 John LEONARD of Southborough, MA.

15339.   Eunice, b 6 Oct 1750 Westborough; d 20 Oct 1750.

1533A.   Job, b 17 Apr 1753 Westborough; d there 26 Dec 1776; unmarried; Like his brothers Paul and Noah, he was at the Battle of Concord and Lexington, and served throughout 1775, but became ill and returned home 1776.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol.II:

Bigelow, Job, Southborough. Private, Capt. Josiah Fay's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service 5 days; reported enlisted into the army.

Biglow, Job. Private; list of men returned as serving on picket guard, under Maj. Loammi Baldwin, May 11, 1775; also, list of men returned as serving on picket guard, under Maj.Baldwin, May 23, 1775.

Biglow, Job, Southborough. Private. Capt. ]osiah Fay's Co. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt; muster roll dated Aug 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; scrvice 1mo. 17days; reported enlisted into train June 8, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Samuel Gridley's  co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) rgt., muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 8, 1775; service, 1 mo. 26 days; also, receipt for advance pay dated Cambridge. Aug. 5, 1775; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Fort No. 2 Cambridge, Nov. 8, 1775.

Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I page 52-53;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
vital records of MA & VT;
censuses 1790-1850;
National Archives, pension record of Noah Bigelow;
Bible records Alonzo Bigelow family.

Modified - 06/23/2003
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