Andrew Jackson 7 BIGELOW

16B26.16      Andrew Jackson 7 BIGELOW, son of Job Gardner 6 ( Jabez 5 , Jabez 4 , Gershom 3, Joshua2, John1) and Thankful (ENOS) BIGELOW, was  born on 04 July 1832 at West Eaton, NY. His first of two marriages was to Antha Mattison on 23 June 1856. Antha was born on 07 January 1837 in NY state. She died in MI on 18 July 1867 after having 4 children. His second marriage was to Emily A. Powers on 21 May 1873. She was born at Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH on 02 November 1850. After graduating from the University of MI in 1855, he became a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church and presiding elder in the Saginaw District of the Detroit Conference. In 1889 the family was located at Canton, Genesee, MI. Andrew died on 30 July 1906 at Detroit, Wayne, MI and Emily on 23 December 1919 at Adrian, Lenawee, MI. Both are buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian.

Children of Andrew and Antha (Mattison) Bigelow:

16B26.161     Arthur Mattison, b 29 May 1857 Trenton, MI; d 20 July 1906 Detroit, bur. at Adrian; m 16 May 1883 Elizabeth Cleary.

16B26.162     Gertrude A., b 27 Oct 1859 Flushing, MI; d __ ; m 31 Oct 1883 George Stacey.

16B26.163     Jay Whiting, b 06 Feb 1865 Pt. Huron, MI; d _____ ; m (1) 12 Oct 1892 Mary Blythe McPherson, of Livinston co, MI (b. May 1865, the dau of William and J.M. (Rannay McPherson); 3 children known; Jay was a bank clerk; - there may have been a second marriage but no data. (see below)

16B26.164     William Gardner, b 09 July 1867 Pt. Huron; d 23 July 1867 Pt. Huron.

Children of Andrew and Emily (Powers) Bigelow:

16B26.165     Annette, b 20 Dec 1874 Lapeer, MI; d 20 July 1876, bur. Adrian.

16B26.166t    Blanche Louise, b 14 Feb 1877 Romeo, Ml. d 30 Sept 1956 Tecumseh MI; m 10 Oct 1900 Frank Scott Turner in Adrian MI; 3 children known;

16B26.167     Grace, d 1886, bur. Adrian.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. II page.275;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
records of Bigelow Society.

Subject: 16B26.163 Jay Whiting Bigelow
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 10:34:23 -0400
From: "Scott Barker" <>
Jay Whiting Bigelow is found as late as 1910 Browns Creek, West Virginia  census.
Where he and wife Mary Blythe McPherson b. May 1865 have the following 
Alice McPherson Bigelow    b. Apr 1894 in Michigan
William McPherson Bigelow  b. Dec 1896 in Michigan
Mary L Bigelow           b. ___ 1903 in Michigan

If Jay was married twice and was it was either between 1880 when Jay was 15 and his marriage to Mary Blythe McPherson in 1892/93 or after a divorce from Mary sometime after 1910.  He does not show up in census records with  family after 1910.
1920 census find Mary living with son William and daughter Mary L. and the same for 1930 census
Scott Barker

Modified - 05/15/2008
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