Samuel Liscomb 6 BIGELOW

16A54.9    Samuel Liscomb 6 BIGELOW, son of Samuel 5 ( Hopestill 4 , Ebenezer 3, Joshua2, John1), and Elizabeth (FULLER) BIGELOW, was born 19 Apr 1797 at Whitehall, Washington county, NY. The family gradually moved westward across New York, and settled in Steuben county. There on 1 Jan 1814, Samuel married Catherine Van Gorder of Orange county, NY. They lived at Reading for many years, but between 1840 and 1850 migrated to Michigan. Samuel died in Wright township, Ottawa county,1867, but we fail to find a death record or headstone for him. On the 1850 census he was in Grand Rapids, Kent county.

Children of Samuel L. and Catherine (Van Gorder) Bigelow, all born Reading, Steuben co, NY:

16A54.91t     Niram, b 16 Sep 1814; d ____ ; m 19 Jan 1837 Corrinne Stanford; res Penn Yan, NY. 8 children.

16A54.92t     Levi H., b ____ 1816; d 14 Mar 1885 Pontiac, IL; m Lucy F. Fisher; res MI and IL. 4 children..

16A54.93      Mary, b ca 1818; died young.

16A54.94t     Commodore Decatur, b ca 1820; d 6 May 1888 Grand Rapids, Kent co, MI; m Harriet S.___ .4 children.

16A54.95t     James Gaston, b 26 July 1822; d 31 July 1863 Elk River, TN, in Civil War; m 16 July 1843 Anna Hodges; res Grand Rapids, MI. 3 daughters.

16A54.96      John, b ca 1825; died young.

16A54.97t     Samuel, b 7 Mar 1827; d 25 Nov 1903 Sumner, Gratiot co, MI; m (1)12 Oct 1853 Hannah Walcott, and (2)21 Jan 1871 Medora Bell. 2 children.

16A54.98      Eliza Ann, b ca 1830; d __ ; m Thomas Harris.

16A54.99t     Abram, b ca 1832; d 16 Jan 1901 Stanton, Montcalm co, MI; m 1 Jan 1855 Ada Eliza Baughn. 2 daughters.

16A54.9A      Julia, b ca 1834; d ____ ; m Philander Tubbs; in 1886 res Big Rapids, Mecosta co, MI.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.353-354;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
censuses 1840, 1850, 1860 MI;
Civil War pension and military records (Levi, James, Abram Bigelow);
cemetery inscriptions various communities MI;
marriage and other civil records, MI.

Modified - 05/26/2008
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