Lewis 7 BIGELOW


15327.34      Lewis 7 BIGELOW, son of  Ithamar 6 ( Ithamar 5 , Samuel 4, Samuel 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Sophia (EARLE) BIGELOW, was born at Paxton, Worcester, MA 31 August 1808. He married (1) Phebe Tryphosa Davis, daughter of Deacon David and Patty Howe Davis, born at Paxton 25 November 1811 and dying there 12 September 1863. He married (2) Hannah (Howe) Howard, daughter of Artemas and Roxa (Moore) Howe. She was born at Paxton 27 January 1819. He was a prominent man in his town and represented his district in the Legislature, 1880. "A man highly respected, thoroughly honest, and a Christian gentleman". He died 15 March 1885 at Paxton.

Children of Lewis and Phebe T. (Davis) Bigelow, all born at Paxton:

15327.341     Edward Davis, b 16 Nov 1835; Civil War: 51st MA. Vol's., 2nd MHA; d 1933 Paxton; m 28 Nov 1879 Ada Drury (1850 - 1911); res. Cherry Valley, MA.

15327.342t    Charles Gates, b 18 Aug 1839; m 21 June 1870 Mary J. Goodrich; res. Lunenburg, MA; 1 child.

15327.343t    Henry Grove, b 22 Oct 1841; m (1) 24 Oct 1869 Amanda Hopkins and (2) Eva Tibbitts; res. Muscegon, MI; 1 child.
 
15327.344     George Lewis, b 11 July 1844; d 1926 (aged 8182) Paxton. Buried with Edward and Ada (Drury) Bigelow, Paxton Central Cemrtery;
 
15327.345     Elmina Sophia, b 26 Feb 1847; d 09 Feb 1848 Paxton.
 
15327.346     Phebe Melone, b 24 Feb 1850; d 1938 Paxton. Buried with Edward and Ada (Drury) Bigelow, Paxton Central Cemrtery;
 
15327.347     Eliza Mower Bigelow, b 14 June 1852; d 1919 Paxton. Buried with Edward and Ada (Drury) Bigelow, Paxton Central Cemrtery;

Sources:
Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol II , p 75-76;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America,
records of Bigelow Society historian/genealogist.

Phebe Melone

Eliza Mower


Rod Bigelow
Box 13 Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929
rodbigelow@netzero.net
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