Ephraim 5 BIGELOW

14511.    Ephraim 5 BIGELOW, oldest child of Joseph 4 (Ephraim 3,Daniel2, John1) and Lydia (JOHNSON) BIGELOW , was born 28 December 1757 in Holliston, Middlesex Co, MA. He was married 08 March 1781 to Mary KNOWLTON. (see below) They settled at Holliston after the Revolutionary War, in which Ephraim served. Ephraim died 14 March 1834. His wife, born 14 July 1753 Holliston, (dau of Daniel and Abigail (Almy) Knowlton) died in Holliston 20 August 1839.

1790 census: MA-Middlesex-Holliston-Ephraim Bigelow: l-2-l-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
   Bigelow, Ephraim, Holiston. Private, Capt Amasa Cranston's Co., Col. Samuel Denny's regt.; enlisted Oct.27, 1779; discharged Nov 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Claverack; enlistment, 3 months.
Biglo, Ephraim, Holliston. Private, Capt. John Stone's Co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service 5 days.
   Biglow, Ephraim, Holliston. Private, Capt. Jacob Miller's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's (24th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 15, 1775; service, 17 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct, 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Winter Hill, Oct.31, 1775; also, Capt. Ezra Eames's (8th) Co., Col. Abner Perry's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug, 7, 1780; service, 14 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Children of Ephraim and Mary (KNOWLTON) BIGELOW, all born Holliston, Middlesex co, MA:

14511.1    Lawson, b 11 May 1782; d 02 Nov 1803; unm.

14511.2    James, b 31 Dec 1784; d 07 Apr 1848; m 17 (19?) Nov 1812 Sophia Knowlton.

14511.3    Calvin, a twin, b 10 Aug 1792; d 02 Feb 1827; m 13 Apr 1822 Abiah Toombs.

14511.4    Lydia, a twin, b 10 Aug 1792; d 14 Dec 18__ ; m 4 Apr 1813 Levi Mann.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.101;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; page 95;
vital records of Holliston, MA.
Subject: Mary Knowlton
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 08:20:20 -0700
From: John Vermeer     vermeer@bigfoot.com
In my genealogy records I have a Mary KNOWLTON, born 14 July 1752 in Holliston, MA. Exactly one year earlier than the Mary you list. I believe that this is the same Mary KNOWLTON, though I did not have her marriage to Ephraim Bigelow.
If you are interested I can send you her ancestors.
John Vermeer
see knowlton.htm .........................

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