Elisha 4 BIGELOW

16C2     Elisha 4 BIGELOW, second son of Eleazer 3( Joshua2, John1), and Mary (FISKE) BIGELOW, was born 11 Jan 1728 Watertown, Middlesex county, MA. He was married in Lunenburg 1 Dec 1757 to Sarah Goodridge, daughter of Benjamin and Sarah Goodridge of Lunenburg. She was born 1 Jan 1731 Lunenburg. They lived in Westminster; Elisha was prominent in town affairs, serving as Assessor 1767-1770; 1776-1778, 1780-82, and held other town offices. He received by will from his father lot No.18 and two meadow lots. His will was dated 25 Jan 1804, and mentions wife Sarah, sons Ephraim, Abijah, and Elisha, and daughter Sarah, wife of William Penniman. Son Elisha jr was appointed executor. Sarah died in Westminster 10 May 1807; Elisha on 1 Feb 1814.
1790 census: Worcester-Westminster-Elisha Bigelow: 3-1-3-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
   Biglow, Elisha, Westminster. Private, Capt Elisha Jackson's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service 6 l/2 days.

Children of Elisha and Sarah (Goodridge) Bigelow, all born Westminster, Worcester co, MA:

16C21.        son,b and d 9 Aug 1758.

16C22.        Susanna, b 13 Aug 1759; d 24 Sep 1767.

16C23.+      Ephraim , b 8 Aug 1761; d _____ ; m (intention published 14 Dec 1786) Lydia JOHNSON; res Westminster. 9 children.

16C24.        Sarah, b 5 July 1763; d ___ ; m 18 Dec 1782 William PENNIMAN.

16C25.        Elisha, b 18July 1765; d 12 Oct 1767.

16C26.+      Elisha, b 22 Oct 1767; d 12 Mar 1835 Westminster; m 9 Oct 1794 Lucy BENSON; res Westminster. 11 children.

16C27.         Susanna, b 6 Nov 1769; d 15 June 1777.

16C28.+       Abijah (Hon.), b 5 Dec 1775; d 5 Apr 1860 Worcester, MA; m 8 Apr 1804 Hannah GARDNER; res Worcester. 10 children.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.79-80;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
vital records Lunenberg.

Modified - 03/06/2008
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