Erastus 6 BIGELOW


Erastus 6 Bigelow, buried Bigelow Farm Cemetery: Greenwich, Washington County, NY

 16312.2     Erastus 6  BIGELOW, son of  David 5 ( David 4 , Lt. John 3 , Joshua 2, John 1), and Patience (FOOTE) BIGELOW, was born 11 February 1765 at Glastonbury, Hartford county, CT. He married (1) 01 June 1789 Lucy Root, dau of Jonah and Faith (Hills) Root. They lived at Easton, Washington county, NY, where Lucy died 01 December 1819. He then married (2) a Mrs. Mary Gifford. During his last few years, Erastus became blind, and lived in Union Village, NY. He died 15 July 1855 (aged 90).
1790 census: NY-Albany-Eastown-Erastus Bigelow: 1-0-1-0-0.

Children of Erastus and Lucy (Root) Bigelow, all born Easton, Washington co, NY:

16312.21     Erastus, b 16 Nov 1790; d 05 Nov 1814 (aged 23) ; buried Bigelow Farm Cemetery: Greenwich, NY

16312.22     Sophia, b 15 Jan 1793; d 24 Nov 1815 (aged 2122) ; buried Bigelow Farm Cemetery: Greenwich, Washington County, NY (see below)

16312.23t    Anson, b 20 Dec 1794 Easton, NY; d 15 Sept 1869 Easton; m 12 Oct 1823 Eliza Moores. 6 children.

16312.24     Horace, b 14 Nov 1798; d _____ ;

16312.25     Polly, b 2 Nov 1802; d 12 Feb 1819 Easton, NY; (aged 1516); buried Bigelow Farm Cemetery: Greenwich, Washington County, NY(see below)

Sources:
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume I page 320-321;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
1850 census NY.

From: Lydia Scheeren  walsche8@yahoo.com
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 5:52 PM
Subject: BIGELOWs
Hi Rod,
I live in Greenwich, NY. Right next to Easton, NY. I restored a cemetery with my Girl Scouts and in doing that one I was asked by an older lady if I could help her restore a cemetery in her neighborhood. I agreed and it is called the Bigelow Family Cemetery.
In this cemetery I have found. Erastus Bigelow and his wife Lucy. children: Erastus, Sophya and Polly. Also I think the name is Hanah Durham. Hard to read the stone.I am just at the beginning stages of work but thought you might like to know about this cemetery. I have had guys helping me with chainsaws to get through all the grapevine. First time I went to check it out I was crawling on my belly because the overgrowth of the vines were so thick. Well, I can now stand up and search for head and footstones.
If you are interested in more information on this cemetery let me know.
Lydia


 
Sophia, dau of Erastus & Lucy Bigelow                                    Polly, dau of Erastus & Lucy Bigelow 



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