# 15366.     Jonas 5 BIGELOW, sixth child and third son of Jason 4( Samuel 3 ( Samuel 2, John 1) BIGELOW and Abigail (WITT) BIGELOW, was born 04 November 1756 in Brookfield, Worcester county, MA. He married, on 10 March 1785, Lydia WARE, born 07 March 1760 at New Braintree, daughter of Pelatiah and Rebecca (BLAIR) WARE. Jonas served in the Revolutionary War. They lived in North Brookfield,MA, where he died 19 August 1843. His widow Lydia outlived him and claimed pension. There were no children.
1790 census: MA-Worcester-Brookfield-Jonas Bigelow: 1-1-3-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
Bigelow, Jonas. Receipt for 3 months bounty dated Brookfield, Oct.20, 1779; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Richardson's co., Col. Samuel Denny's (Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct.19, 1779; discharged Nov. 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, at Claverack; enlistment, 3 months.
Biglow, Jonas, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Jonathan Barns's co., Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Peter Harwood's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 week, 5 days; also, company return dated Oct 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Roxbury, Dec.20, 1775.

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 122;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
vital records Brookfield, MA.

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