Children of Ephraim and Polly (WOODRUFF) BIGELOW, all born Peru, NY:
15146.11t Henry Woodruff, b 09 Dec 1795; 08 Aug 1855 probably at Rock Island, IL; m (1) 11 Oct 1821 Betsy LEVANWAY; (2) 15 Dec 1823 Julia LEVANWAY; In 1850 they resided St. Lawrence co, NY, but then removed to the Quad City area. 13 or 14 children.
15146.12t Almon Woodruff., b 22 May 1798; d ____ (but after 1850); m Mary LEVANWAY; In 1850 he had 3 children living at home.
15146.13t Erastus Woodruff, b 04 Oct 1800; d 24 Feb 1862 Peru, NY; m Lavinia RANN; 6 children.
15146.14 Polly Woodruff, b 04 June 1803; d 01 Oct 1830; unmarried; and buried beside parents.
A. BIGELOW, d 16 Oct 1830, is also buried with the family above. Identity unknown, but possibly another child, or the stone may be worn so badly that it is misreading 1850 as 1830, in which case this may be Almon.
Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I , p 216-217;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America, p 477;
cemetery inscriptions, Peru, Clinton, NY;
US censuses 1790-1850;
Pensions record Bartlett Betts, alias Bigalow;
Bible Inscriptions of Ephraim Bigelow family;
Correspondence Schuyler Falls Historical Society;
1798 Tax assessment for Clinton co.;incomplete but interesting: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyclinto/1798tax.html
From Peru: Ephraim Bigalow (heirs of Zacheous Newcomb, owners), 72 acres near the river Sable joining David Gorges. $312.