Rev. Andrew 7 BIGELOW

15133.2B    Rev. Andrew 7 BIGELOW, son of Andrew 6 ( Charles 5 , Joseph 4, John 3, Samuel 2, John 1), and Lydia  (SAWYER) BIGELOW, was born 13 December 1809 at Boylston, Worcester, MA. He married (1)12 October 1841 Emma Louise Blackler, the daughter of Hon. William Blackler. She died at Medfield, MA 04 July 1857. He married (2) 28 December 1858 Nancy Jewett Wilder, born 19 February 1825, the daughter of Marshall P. Wilder (see below). Andrew graduated from Amherst College, 1838, taught school for a few years before being ordained a Congregational minister, serving in W. Needham, W. Hampton, Medfield, Boylston and Southboro, MA where he died 23 September 1882.

Children of Rev. Andrew and Emma (Blackler) Bigelow:

15133.2B1    Elizabeth Gerry, b 10 Feb 1843; d young.

15133.2B2    Emily Louisa, b 18 Aug 1845; d young.

Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol II , p 20-21;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America.

Mr. Wilder was three times married, and was the father of fourteen children. His first wife, Tryphosa Jewett, daughter of Stephen Jewett, of Rindge, and sister of Ezekiel Jewett, who served as Lieutenant under Scott at Lundy's Lane and as Colonel of cavalry in Chili's war for independence, also curator of State Museum , Albany, N.Y., geologist, conchologist, and numismatist (see Stearns's History of Rindge, N.H.), died in 1831; and he married in August, 1833, Abigail, daughter of Captain David Baker, of Franklin, Mass. She died at Aiken, S.C., in 1854; and he married in 1855 her sister, Julia.
His surviving children are: Nancy Jewett, born February 19, 1825;
William Henry, born March 17, 1836;
Jemima Richardson, born June 30, 1845;
Grace Sherwin, born April 23, 1851; and
Edward Baker, born November 17, 1857.
Nancy J., the eldest of the five, married, the Rev. Andrew Bigelow, D.D., of Boylston. He died in 1882 in Southboro, Mass., where his widow now resides. The Misses Jemima R. And Grace S. Wilder, the two younger daughters, reside at the Wilder homestead in Dorchester, which was first settled in 1832.

Rod Bigelow
Box 13  Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929