Joshua 5 BIGELOW

16C41.     Joshua 5 BIGELOW, son of Joshua 4 (Eleazer 3 Joshua2, John1), and Marjory (KNOWLTON) BIGELOW, was born 06 April 1766 at Westminster, Worcester county, MA. He was married 12 May 1792 to Rhoda Bowman, daughter of Edmund and Esther (Hoar) Bowman. She was born 22 September 1771 Lincoln, MA. Joshua served as a Captain in the militia, and soon after his marriage, moved to Worcester, Otsego county, NY. He is said to have been the first settler in the county, and was a large land owner and trader. After the division of the town, he moved to East Worcester, kept a tavern, and engaged in manufacturing and trading. His wife died 31 December 1831 of cancer; he died 24 August 1835.

Children of Joshua and Rhoda (Bowman) Bigelow, born Worcester, Otsego co, NY:       Joshua, b ___ ; d ____ 1840 Syracuse, NY; m Sarah Griffiths. 2 children.

16C41.2       Seneca, b ___; d 1842 Worcester, NY; m Lucy Lake. No issue (as per probate).

16C41.3t      Edmund Bowman, b 02 Apr 1802 Worcester, NY; d 07 Oct 1865 Albany, NY; m 15 Dec 1825 Huldah Howe. 10 children.

16C41.4        Lucy, b ____ ; d ____ ; m Henry Gott; res Worcester, NY.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.183;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
obituaries from newspaper collection Albany, NY;
probate records Seneca Bigelow.

Modified - 06/13/2008
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