Daniel 5 BIGELOW

16911.     Daniel 5 BIGELOW,  son of  Daniel 4 ( Daniel 3, Joshua2, John1) and Mary (BOND) BIGELOW, was  born 27 April 1752 (see below) at Worcester, Worcester co, MA. He graduated at Harvard in 1775, then taught a year in Worcester, and was employed on the Spy about a year. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in June 1780. He immediately opened a law office in Petersham. He was married on 20 April 1783, Anna Johnson. Daniel practiced law in Petersham until his death. He represented the town in the General Court 1790-1794, served in the Senate 1794-1799, was a member of the Governor's Council 1801, and was a County Attorney. He died 05 November 1806 in Petersham. After his death, his wife went to live in Columbus, OH, with their son Daniel, dying of a fever 15 July 1825, the day before the son died.
1790 census: MA-Worcester-Petersham-Daniel Bigelow: 2-3-3-0-0.

Known family of Daniel and Anna (Johnson) Bigelow, born Petersham, MA:

16911.1t       Daniel, M.D., b 04 Feb 1784; d 16 July 1825 Columbus, OH; he was a physician and at his death, left a widow and infant son.

16911.2t       Lewis, b 18 Aug 1785; d 2 Oct 1838 Peoria. IL; m 24 Feb 1805 Harriet Edwards; res Petersham and Peoria; was a lawyer, politician, and developer. 6 children.

16911.3        Nancy, b 11 Oct 1788; d ____ ;.

16911.4        Hannah, b 19 July 1792; d ____ ; m 14 Apr 1808 Dr. William Parkhurst.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.170-171;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 143-144;
vital records Petersham, MA;
newspaper clippings and historical articles from Peoria;
letters of Ellen Bigelow;
newspaper obituaries; 
Bigelow - Bond's Watertown; p.33; states: Daniel (5) born 14 April 1752.
Forge: The Bigelow Society Quarterly, vol.6, p.56.
Daniel Bigelow Mass. House of Representatives 1791
 Posted by: Joy Shivar (ID *****1364) softdsign@aol.com
 Date: April 16, 2003 at 06:37:57
I am a document dealer & collector & have in my possession an orginal front page clipping from the Columian
Centinel, a Boston, Massachusetts newspaper naming the different representatives to the Massachusetts House of
Representatives for each county & township.
For the county of Worcester, City of Petersham, the named representative is Daniel Bigelow.
I can offer pics of the clipping to descendants.
New Note:
13. DANIEL 5 BIGELOW ( DANIEL 4, DANIEL 3, JOSHUA 2, JOHN 1, was born 27 April 1752 in Worcester, Worcester County, MA, and died 05 November 1806 in Petersham, MA. He married ANNA JOHNSON 20 April 1783.


i. DANIEL 6 BIGELOW, b. February 04, 1784, Petersham, MA; d. July 16, 1825, Columbus, OH.

ii. LEWIS 6 BIGELOW, b. August 18, 1785, Petersham, MA; d. October 02, 1838, Peoria, Il.

iii.NANCY 6 BIGELOW, b. October 11, 1788.

iv.HANNAH 6 BIGELOW, b. July 19, 1792, Petersham, MA; m. DR. WILLIAM PARKHURST, April 14, 1808.

Modified - 07/15/2007
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