Timothy 5 BIGELOW


12354    Timothy 5 BIGELOW, third son of John 4 (John 3,Jonathan2, John1) and Elizabeth (DICKERSON) BIGELOW, was born 21 Nov 1763 in Hanover, Hunterdon co, NJ. He married, 10 Apr 1789, Hannah MEEKER, daughter of Jonathan and Mary (OGDEN) MEEKER, and granddaughter of Jonathan OGDEN of Elizabeth, NJ. She was born 12 Dec 1766 at Lyon's Farms. While still a boy, Timothy enlisted in the Revolutionary War as a teamster, and served until the close of the war. He then drove stage between Pollus Hook and Philadelphia, at which period he became acquainted with his future wife. They settled at Lyon's Farms, where he died 8 Apr 1847, his wife on 23 May 1852.

Children of Timothy and Hannah (MEEKER) BIGELOW, all born Lyon's Farms, near Newark, Essex county, NJ:

12354.1   Mary Ogden, b 28 Dec 1791; d ____ ; m 9 Jan 1813 Moses SAYRE; res Newark, NJ and left issue.

12354.2   Elizabeth, b 1 Apr 1794; d 10 May 1839 Newark, NJ; m 7 Nov 1812 James CANFIELD; 8 children.

12354.3   Rebecca, b 7 Aug 1797; d _____ Rahway, NJ; m 30 Mar 1820 David BALL.
                3 children.

12354.4   Moses, b 12 Jan 1800; d 10 Jan 1874 Newark, NJ; m (1)14 Dec 1832
Eliza TICHENOR, daughter of Isaac; (2) 4 Feb1836 Julia Ann Trowbridge FOWLER; varnish mfgr, promoter, mayor. 6 children.

12354.5   Sarah, b 6 Dec 1801; living 1888; m 10 May 1821 John Hunt MARSH. 5 children.

12354.6   David, b 16 Nov 1805; d _____ 1829 Cincinnati, OH.

12354.7   Lucy Ann, b 30 Jan 1809; d _____ ; m 30 Aug 1829 Samuel RICHARDS;
res Newark. 11 children.

12354.8   Hannah, b 16 July 1813; d 27 Mar 1872 Newark; m 5 Oct 1831 John RICHARDS.
7 children.

Sources:
Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.88-89;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
early NJ marriage records.


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