15336.1 Ebenezer 6 BIGELOW, son of Paul 5 ( Cornelius 4( Samuel 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Hannah (OBER) BIGELOW, was born 18 Oct 1762 at Upton, Westborough county, MA. The family removed to Windlam county, VT at the close of the Revolutionary War. About 1795 Ebenezer married Rachel Bishop of NH and they lived a few years at Chesterfield, Cheshire co, NY, but circa 1801 returned to Vermont and settled at Brookline, Windham county. Ebeneeer was living in 1830, but no death date can be found. His wife Rachel moved with some of their family to Ashford, Cattaraugus county, NY, and was living 1850, but deceased before 1860. She was born circa 1775, estimating from census.
Children of Ebenezer and Rachel (Bishop) Bigelow:
15336.11 Betsy, b ca 1796 NH.
15336.12t Mary (called Polly), b ca 1798 NH; d 22 Sep 1834 Ashford, NY; m 24 Nov 1816 Daniel Mansfield Cole. 9 children.
15336.13t Nancy, b ca 1800 Chesterfield, NH; d 23 May 1838 Ashford, NY; m 26 Dec 1835 Daniel M Cole, her sister's widower. 1 son.
15336.14t Elijah (Rev.), b 16 Nov 1802 Brookline, Windham co, VT; d 25 May 1876 Ashford, Cattaraugus co, NY; m 15 Nov 1827 Rebecca Johnson; res Ashford, NY. 9 children.
15336.15 Susan, b ca 1804 Brookline, VT.
15336.16 Hannan, b ca 1806 Brookline, VT.
15336.17t Ezra, b 31 Mar 1808 Brookline, VT; d 10 July 1891 (buried Ashford, NY); m Calista Andrews; res Springville and Ashford, NY. 9 children.
15336.18 Phebe, b ca 1810 Brookline, VT; m (between 1827-1832) Josephus Slate. 1 son.
15336.19 Laura, b ca 181 Brookline, VT; d ____ ; m 10 Apr 1833 Levi Johnson.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 238;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
censuses l790-l870 NH, VT, NY;
cemetery inscriptions, Ashford, NY;
vital records VT;
history Cattaraugus co, NY;
correspondence with descendants.