Known children of Gershom and Rachel (GALE) BIGELOW:
16B1 Susannah, b 24 Oct 1724 Weston.
16B2t Jabez, b 04 Oct 1726 Weston; d 01 Dec 1808 New Lebanon, Columbia co, NY; m 10 Oct 1752 Susannah ELDERKIN; res CT, MA, & NY; 10 children.
16B3t Joshua, b 19 Dec 1728 Weston; d ca 1758 Sutton, MA; m 28 June 1753 Elizabeth STIMPSON; res Sutton. 1 daughter.
16B4 Eunice, b 07 Feb 1731 Weston; (no further record). The Bigelow genealogy errs in stating she married Samuel WOODWARD--this was, in fact, Eunice, daughter of Joshua (16B3) above; This error found in Howe as well.
16B5 Abigail, bapt 29 Apr 1733 Sutton.
16B6 Mary, bapt 14 Sept 1735 Sutton.
16B7 Elizabeth, bapt 03 Apr 1738 Sutton.
16B8 Hepsibeh, bapt 21 Sept 1740 Sutton.
16B9t Gershom, no birth or bapt, but always referred to as Gershom jr; d after 1783; m at Sutton 11 Jan 1770 Lydia STOCKWELL; res Sutton, Auburn, & Royalston. 5 children.
Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I page 36;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 44;
Town records and vital records Weston, Auburn, Sutton, Royalston;
vital records re Samuel WOODWARD & Family.
Bigelow - Bond's Watertown; p.34:
Gershom Bigelow, m. June 25, 1724, Rachel Gale.
After birth of four children, he moved to Sutton, to the church of which his wife was dismissed, Oct. 5, 1733. She died in Ward, 1800.