159BI. Sophia 5 BIGELOW, daughter of Elisha 4 ( Isaac 3 , Samuel 2, Johnl) and Thankful (BEEBE) BIGELOW, was born 1 Aug 1783 at Colchester, New London co, CT. The family removed in the 1790's to Otsego county, NY. There in 1802 she married Lieut. Abram Winsor, son of Rev. John and Phoebe (Dexter) Winsor. Various sources give his birthdate as 16 Jan or 16 May 1778 at Providence, Providence co, RI. They lived at Smithfield, NY until after the War of 1812, then moved to Jamestown, Chautauqua co, NY, where their last two children were born. Abraham died 23 May 1844 at Smithfield, NY. Sophia died ___ Sinclairville, Chautauqua co, NY.
Children of Abram (or Abraham) and Sophia (Bigelow) Winsor, as follows:
159BI.1 John Warner Winsor, b 15 Sep 1803 Smithfield, NY; d 24 Apr 1876; m Clarinda Bush.
159BI.2 Samuel Bigelow Winsor, b 29 Sep 1805 Eaton, NY; d 7 July 1888; m 1831 Ann Sears.
159BI.3 Phoebe Winsor, b 28 June 1807 Smithfield; d 4 Apr 1876; m Woodley Chandler.
159BI.4 Marcus L. Winsor, b 11 July 1809 Smithfield.
159BI.5 Abram Winsor, b 19 Oct 1810 Smithfield; d 29 Sep 1868; married Marinda _____
159BI.6 Elisha Bigelow Winsor, b 19 Jan 1813 Smithfield; d 25 Mar 1813.
159BI.7 Thankful M. Winsor, b 24 Feb 1816 Smithfield; d 17 Nov 1899; m Stephen Patch
159BI.8 Anson Perry Winsor, b 19 Aug 1818 Jamestown, NY; d 7 June 1917; m (1) 20 Mar 1842 Emeline Z. Bowers or Brower; m (2) 07 Feb 1857 Mary Nielson. (see below)
159BI.9 William Alonzo Winsor, b 22 Jun 1821 Jamestown, NY; d 1852 CA; m Margaret D. Brower.
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol I pg 145-146;errs as Sophia 159BH.
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Young, History of Chautauqua County, NY, 1875;
correspondence with descendants.
Date: Thursday 04/24/2003 1:07:00pm
Name: Jo Ann Evans
Location: I live in Arizona
I found some great information on my
ggg great grandmother Sophia Bigelow. Her son Anson Perry
Winsor is my gg great grandfather. I would like to know more
about the family and I am planning on sending my membership
fee to join.
Thanks for the hard work and dedication.