16B26. Jabez 5 BIGELOW, son of Jabez 4 ( Gershom 3, Joshua2, John1) and Susanna (ELDERKIN) BIGELOW, was born 30 August 1760 at Pittsfield, MA [but the births of the entire family are recorded at Hebron, CT.]. The family moved to New Lebanon, Columbia county, NY. Jabez married, on ____ , (1) Almy Gardner. She was born circa 1755, probably at Providence, RI. They lived at New Lebanon, where Almy died 22 February 1813, aged 58 years, according to her headstone. He then married (2) Mary Fenn of CT, born circa 1770, died at New Lebanon 20 April 1838, aged 68 years. Jabez had died some years previously, on 30 May 1829 age 69. They are all buried at the West Lebanon cemetery.(see below)
Children of Jabez and Almy (Gardner) Bigelow, all born New Lebanon, Columbia co, NY:
16B26.lt Job Gardner, b 31 Dec 1792; d 27 Dec 1837 Milford, Oakland co, MI; m ____ 1818 Thankful Enos (in 1840 she married David Darrow, and in 1850 was living in NY state). 7 children.
16B26.2 Ann, b 21 May 1795; d____ 1888 Flint, Genesee co, MI; m William Blackinton.(see below)
16B26.3t Waterman, b 19 Mar 1798; d 1873 (estate probated 5 Feb 1873) Elkhart, Elkhart co, IN; had lived many years Cass co, MI; m Mary _____ ,who preceded him in death. No issue, his estate falling to nephew James A. Bigelow, son of Augustus.
16B26.4t David, b 12 Sept 1799; d 28 Jan 1846 New
Lebanon, NY (ae 46 yr, 4 mo, 16 das); (see
16B26.5t Augustus, b 18 Sept 1801; d 29 Apr 1882 New Canaan, CT; m 1 Feb 1831 (Canaan, CT) Frances P. Fenn. 2 children.
Some questions about birth dates of Augustus and David; see
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.179;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; page.149;
vital records Canaan and Hebron, CT;
cemetery records West Lebanon, NY and Charles Hale Index (CT);
probate records Elkhart Co, IN;
censuses 1850 NY, MI, and WI;
early marriages Oakland co, MI;
papers of Melville M. Bigelow;
This David: (stone: died 28 Jan 1846, ae
yr, 4 mo, 16 das) Howe #541-128
David, b 20 Dec 1800; d 17 Oct 1860 Dodgeville, IA; (see below) in 1850 was living Clyde twp, Iowa co, WI; m, unknown date, Minerva Levake. 4 known children.
Addenda 2003; Loring Bigelow;
Forge: The Bigelow Society Quarterly, Oct 1982; vol.11, No 4, page 67,
Just found your web site through a FTM search and connect to Ann BIGELOW daughter to Jabez and Almy Bigelow...... through Ann m. William BLACKINTON.....It is my husband's line, his is the 4th great grandson to Jabez Bigelow....
I have information on the Blackinton family.....I am just beginning and have some but not all and some is not documented yet but I am willing to swap info if you are interested. Sandy and L.V. Patterson email firstname.lastname@example.org