159B7. Lydia 5 BIGELOW, daughter
of Elisha 4 ( Isaac
, Samuel 2, Johnl)
and Mary (KILBORN) BIGELOW, was born 12 December 1762
Colchester, New London co, Connecticut. She married, 21 April
1784, Stephen Rossiter. He was a blacksmith by trade. They left
Colchester after 1800 and have not been traced beyond this date.
They had 5 children born at Colchester, New London co,
Connecticut and resided there.
Children of Stephen and Lydia (Bigelow) Rossiter:
159B7.1 Almira Rossiter, b 19 Apr
1785; d _____ ;
159B7.2 Orril Rossiter, b 23 Dec 1786; d _____ ;
159B7.3 Stephen Rossiter, b 06 Aug 1788; d _____ ;
159B7.4 Lydia Rossiter, b 07 Feb 1793 (1792?); d _____ ;
159B7.5 Marilla Rossiter, b 10 Oct 1796 (1790?); d _____ ;
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I pg 145-146;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Young, History of Chautauqua County, NY, 1875;
correspondence with descendants.