# 1216. Jonathan 4, son of Jonathan 3 ( Jonathan 2, John 1) BIGELOW and Mabel (EDWARDS) BIGELOW, was born in Hartford, and baptised 27 June 1714 at First Church, Hartford, Hartford co, CT. He married ca 1735 Tabitha COLEMAN (see below), daughter of John and Hannah (WRIGHT) COLEMAN. According to inscriptions on their headstones, Jonathan died 25 January 1779; Tabitha on 17 September 1785, age 70 years; this is the old cemetery at Hartford. However, town records show his death as 25 January 1779, age 65 years. A private family record gives 23 January 1779. He drew up his will on 05 June 1778; it was proved 17 March 1779; it mentions wife Tabitha, son Jonathan, and six daughters not named. Widow Tabitha and son Jonathan were appointed executors, but on the death of Tabitha, Jonathan was appointed administrator of her estate 12 October 1785.
Children of Jonathan and Tabitha (COLEMAN) BIGELOW; all born Hartford, CT:
12161 Thomas (named for his mother's grandfather),
b ca 1736; d 05 Oct 1767
Hartford in 31st yr; unmarried.
12162 Hannah, b 04 Aug 1738; d 12 Mar 1800 Hartford; m 02 Dec 1757 John BARNARD.
no birth date, d 10 Aug 1796 Williamsburgh, MA; m 02 Feb 1769
(Hatfield, MA) Josiah DWIGHT. He served Rev War; 7 children. (see below)
12164 a daughter whose identity still not known.
12165 Eunice, b __ 1744; died __ 1810 Hartford; m Daniel OLCOTT; 10 children.
12166 Lois, b
27 Dec 1747; d 02 Nov 1813 Adams, Jefferson co, NY; m 27 Nov 1766
John DICKINSON; lived Adams, NY after 1781; 13 children.
12167 child, died 19 Sept 1755 Hartford.
12168 Martha, b 03 May 1752 or 1757; d 11 Nov 1823 Hartford; m (1) Frederick STANLEY, and (2) 11 Jan 1802 John BARNARD, her sister's widower; 8 children.
12169 Jonathan, b ca 1756; d 10 July 1809 Hartford; m (1) Louisa WEBSTER, who d 06 Mar 1795; and (2) 24 Jan 1796 Ruth STEELE. Family given in Barbour's Families of Early Hartford is incorrect, but he had several children, not all of whom are identifiable. Possibly 9 children.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I,pg 39-40;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; page 46-47;
cemetery inscriptions Hartford;
Barbour, Families of Early Hartford;
vital records Hartford;
correspondence with descendants and CT census.
Subject: Bigelow genealogy
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 17:00:24 -0500 (EST)
From: email@example.com (Daniel Stevenson)
Tabitha Bigelow, born about 1740, daughter of Jonathan Bigelow III and Tabitha Coleman, m. Ensign Josiah Dwight born Nov. 6, 1747, son of Capt. Seth Dwight of Hatfield, MA and Abigail Strong.
Their descendants are listed on pages 793-819 of the book, Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, MA' by B. W. Dwight pub 1874 (Vol. 2) John Coleman, Jr. & Hannah Wright
see Coleman family..........................................ROD
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