Solomon 5 BIGELOW
# 16225. Solomon 5
son of Benjamin 4 (Jonathan
3, Joshua 2, John1)
and Love (WOOD) BIGELOW, was born
23 Sep 1741 in Weston, Middlesex county, MA. With his parents and family
he moved to New Hampshire in his youth.
He bought a pieoe of land in Acworth, NH on 15 Nov 1770, and was chosen
Constable of Acworth in 1772. He was in
Salisbury, VT for a time, but by 1800 was living in what was then Ontario
county, NY, after which we have no record of him.
Tradition says that he moved to New York with a son, Zenas; tradition
also says that his wife was a Mrs. Wilson.
1790 census: VT-Addison-Salisbury-Solomon Bigelow: l-0-2-0-0.
The only children we have been able to trace are as follows:
born late 1760's; died early 1800's Transittown (near Batavia), Genesee
co, NY; m 6 Jun 1790 at Salisbury, VT toMary Kelsey, who died at Hartford,
NY 1795. (Bigelow Creek near Batavia is named for Zenas.) 2 possible daughters.
b ca 1770, possibly NH; d ____ 1801 Lyn twp, Leeds co,Ontario; m ca l795
Thankful Fulford. Jesse
emigrated to Ontario as a United Empire Loyalist, and took up land
in Leeds county in the early 1790's. 4 children.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg. 157;
Howe, Bigelow Family in America;
VT vital records;
censuses early U.S.;
land records, Genesee co, NY;
County History; correspondence with descendants of Jesse Bigelow;
land records Lords co, and U.E.L. records.
Modified - 06/10/99
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Rod Bigelow - Director
Rod Bigelow (Roger Jon12 BIGELOW)
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Massena, N.Y. 13662
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