# 12B2. Timothy 4, son of Samuel 3 ( Jonathan 2, John 1) BIGELOW and Mehitable (HALSEY) BIGELOW was born in Southampton, Long Island, NY 19 September 1724. He married on 13 September 1753 Elizabeth CLARK of Milford, CT. They lived in Middletown, Middlesex co, CT, where he was landlord of the village tavern for many years, a large landowner, and prominent in the town. He died in Middletown 07 April 1776. his widow died 14 October 1819, aged 94 years, 3 months. He drew up his will 04 March 1771 (proved 06 May 1776) mentioning wife Elizabeth, to whom one-third his estate and use of the whole until his children should come to the age of twenty-one, then the remaining two-thirds to be divided among 4 children: Timothy, Samuel, Elizabeth and Sarah.
1790 census: CT-Hartford-Hartford-Elizabeth Bigelow: 2-1-3-0-0.
Children of Timothy and Elizabeth (CLARK) BIGELOW, all born Middletown, CT:
12B21 Timothy Halsey, b 26 Jan 1755; d 17 Sept 1762..
12B22 Samuel, b 15 Oct 1757; d 18 Oct 1757.
12B23 Elizabeth, b 13 July 1759; d 30 Aug 1801; m Capt. William HENDERSON; res Middletown. 2 children.
12B24 Timothy Halsey, b 14 May 1763; d 1791 ( will written 8 Aug. estate probated 3 Oct) Middletown, CT; m Mary Ann ____ ; 1 known son.
12B25 Sarah, b 06 Apr 1766; d 14 Jan 1802; unmarried.
12B26 Samuel, b 07 Jan 1768; d 26 Aug 1808 Middletown; unmarried.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 44;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Barbour, Families of Early Hartford;
vital records Southampton, L.I. and Middletown, CT.
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