Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:
Bigelow, Timothy, Wllliamstown. Lieutenant, Capt. Nehemiah Smedley's (4th) co., 2d Berkshire Co. regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned May 3, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Judah Williams's (2d) co., Col. Simonds's (2d Berkshire Co.) regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned April 25, 1778; also, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt. [service not given]; company called out by Brig. Gen. Fellows at the request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and ordered to Fort Ann. Roll endorsed Dec. 6, 1777.
Biglow, Timothy. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Symonds's Berkshire Co.) regt.; pay roll for 3 days service between Oct.12 and Oct.19, 1780; marched to the Northward by order of Gen. Fellows, on an alarm.
Known family of Timothy and Rhoda (Williams) Bigelow:
15924.1 child, died in Colchester 15 Oct 1763.
15924.2 child, died in Colchester _ Sept 1764.
15924.3 Rhoda, b Coichester 20 Aug 1765.
15924.4 Jerusha, probably b Bernardston, ca 1768; d at the Shaker community Hancock, MA 7 Apr 1840, aged 72 years.
15924.5t Timothy, born, according to Howes Bigelow genealogy, ca 1770; d 1814 Herkimer, Ontario co, NY; m ca 1800 Sally Streeter, after leaving the Shaker colony. 5 children.
15924.6 Huldah, b ca 1775 Wllliamstown, according
to Howe's Bigelow genealogy; d at Tyringharn Shaker colony 11 Dec
1852, aged 77 years.
15924.7 Amasa, b ca 1777; d at Tyringham Shaker colony 26 Mar 1833, aged 55 years.
15924.8 Abel, b ca 1780; d 29 Apr 1844 at Shaker colony in Tyringham, aged 64 years.
15924.9 Elsa, supposed to be a daughter or Timothy Bigelow; however, the 1850 census shows her to be 80 years old, i.e. born ca 1770 in RI. She died at Hancock, MA Shaker Colony 19 July 1854.
The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Volume I, page 138;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; pg 121;
Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors of the Revolution, vol.2;
vital records various towns CT & MA;
correspondence with descendants and with Shaker colonies still extant;
History of the Bigelow Family, by Fred J. Bigelow, 1880.
Note from Janice Farnsworth
Epitaphs from the Cemetary of Worcester Common
With occasional notes, references, and an index
Written by W.S. Barton
Printed by Henry J. Howland 1864