1790 census: VT-Bennington-Woodford-Noah Bigelow: 1-1-3-0-0.
Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
Bigalow, Noah. Sergeant, Capt. Shay's Co., Col. Putnam's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 3, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, muster return dated Albany, Feb 9, 1778; mustered by Col. Woodbridge.
Bigalo, Noah, Amherst. Return of men enlisted into Contental Army from Capt. Dickinson's Co., Col. Porter's (4th Hampshire Co.) regt., dated Jan.22, 1778; residence, Amherst; enlisted for town of Amherst; joined Capt. Shay's Co., Col. Putnam's regt.; enlistment, 3 years.
Bigelow, Noah, Amherst. Sergeant, Major's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780 to March
Identifiable children of Noah BIGELOW sr are incomplete, though he apparently had issue by all three marriages. Those who can be named at present writing (1986) are, by first wife Catherine SHAY:
15337.l+ Noah jr., b 29 June 1766 Westborough, MA; d ca Mar 1844 Barre, Orleans Co, NY; mca 1785-1790 Cynthia Scott; res Chenango and Livingston counties, NY, after leaving Woodford, VT. Several children.
15337.2 Roger, b 18 Mar 1768 Westborough, MA; listed as head-of-household in Bennington county, VT in 1800; no further record.
By the second wife, Elizabeth GOULDING, there were several children, judging
from the numbers in his household in 1790 and 1800. We have no records of
the names or dates of these children.
By the third wife, Elizabeth ______ , we have records of a number of children, whose names and birthdates are recorded on slips of paper inserted in the Bible of grandson Alonzo D. Bigelow. While these dates are not entirely accurate, being compiled from the owner's memory, it is believed that the names are accurate, as are the majority of the dates:
15337.3 Phebe, b 18 Oct 1797 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; d 9 Apr 1820; marriage, if any, unknown.
15337.4+ Elijah, b 02 May 1799 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; d 19 Sep 1874 Gratiot co, MI; m ca 1829 Freelove Anna Earl; res Delaware co, NY; Livingston, Montcalm, and Gratiot cos, MI. 11 children.
15337.5 Caty, b 12 Mar 1801 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; d 29 Jun 1835; marriage, if any, unknown.
15337.6 Clenmaria, b 05 Aug 1803 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; no further record.
15337.7+ Benjamin, b Ca 1802-05; liv Andes twp, Delaware co, NY 1850; m Catherine Earl. 3 known children. See Addenda.
15337.8+ Zadock, b 15 July 1807 Cambridge, Washington Co, NY; d 1870's, probably LeBoeuf, Erie Co, PA, where he lived; m14 Feb 1830 Potty Ackerly. 5 children.
15337.9+ Cornelius, b 19 Feb 1810 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; d 5 Mar 1885 Maxville twp, Buffalo co, WI; m (1)16 July 1834 Susan Earl, who died ca 1851; (2) 6 Oct 1853 Montcalm co, MI to Cynthia Chaffin; res Delaware co, NY; Montcalm and Isabella cos, MI; Buffalo co, WI. Served Civil War. 10 children.
15337.A+ William Franklin, b 27 Aug 1812 Cambridge, Washington co, NY; d 29 Dec 1891 New Haven twp, Gratiot co, MI; m (1) 16 July 1834 Eliza Earl, who died July 1859 Montcalm co, MI; (2) 23 Jan 1860 Nancy Maria Brown; res Delaware co, NY; Montcalm and Gratiot co, MI; Buffalo co, WI. Served Civil War. 13 children.
15337.B Polly, whose dates in Alonzo's Bible conflict with those of other family members; m ___ McConsidine.
15337.C Hannah, b 29 Aug 1817; presumed died young.
15337.D Ann Maria (Mary Ann),
b 08 Aug 1820 [as sated in Alonzo Bigelow's Bible, but her father's pension
application of May 1819 states she was then 17 months old]; d 21 June 1895,
place unknown; m ___ Hoyt. (see below)
1850 census Bennington, Bennington co, VT:
Pomeroy Bigelow age 52, b VT
Hannah Bigelow age 50, b NY
Ann Maria Bigelow age 30, b NY
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I, pg 116-118;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 107;
Noah Bigelow's pension papers;
Cornelius and William Bigelow's pension papers;
NSDAR application of Laura Cole;
family records found in Bible of Alonzo Bigelow;
vital records of MA, VT, NY, MI, WI, and PA;
censuses of U.S., 1790-1880 various states;
correspondence with descendants;
Forge: The Bigelow Society Quarterly.; July 1984; v 13, no3; pg 53;
1875 Census Maxville Twp, Buffalo co, WI:
Heads of familes #male-- #female (aggregate population)
Cornelius Bigelow 3 3
William O. " " 4 3 (William O. is son of William F. ..ROD)
William F. " " 2 3