16352.344 William Sherman 8 BIGELOW, son of Jonathan 7( James 6, Jonathan 5,Asa 4, Lieutenant John 3, Joshua 2,John 1) , and Harriet (WORTHINGTON) BIGELOW, was born at Colchester, New London co, CT on 08 Aug 1837. He married twice. The first marriage was to Mary Jane FULLER at ?? date and after her death he married Ellen H. RANSOM on 23 May 1871. William Sherman and his family resided in Colchester where he died 20 Mar 1902. Details on wives below.
Children of William and Mary Jane (FULLER) BIGELOW:
16352.3441t Edward Fuller, b 14 Jan 1860 Colchester; d 13 July 1938 Old Greenwich, CT; m 02 July 1882 Mary Augusta PELTON; 3 children.
16352.3442 Nellie, b 18 Feb 1863; d 22 Sep 1864.
16352.3443 a female, b 06 Nov 1873.
This photo shows the headstone of William Sherman 8 in the middle of his two wives. Ellen H. is on the left and Mary Jane is on the right. There is a stone to the right lying down; that is child Nellie (16352.3442). The inscriptions for the wives are: Ellen H.; wife of; William S. Bigelow; died; Oct 23, 1879; Age 28 yrs. & Mary Jane; daughter of Richardson & Jerusha B. ; Fuller; wife of; William S. Bigelow; Died May 15, 1867. These stones are in the Cemetery Rd cemetery.
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. II page.507;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
cemetery inscriptions Colchester;
Colchester town historian;