Evergreen Cemetery; Grand Blanc, Genesee County, MI

159B3.42       Asa 7 BIGELOW, son of  Jairus 6 ( Bond 5 , Elisha 4, Isaac 3, Samuel 2, John1 and  Lucinda (MAIN) BIGELOW, was born in NY state in June 1807. He married in NY state about 1840, Catherine Slick. She was born in NY 1820-1821 (see below). This family moved to MI, Genesee county. He was a farmer and, in 1862, was commissioner of highways in Mundy township, MI. Both Asa and Catherine died at Mundy, she on 22 February 1877 (1887 by another source) and he on 0l February 1892.  They are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, MI.

Children of Asa and Catherine (Slick) Bigelow:

159B3.421t    Marietta, b 10 Sept 1841 NY; d 16 July 1923 Swartz Creek. MI; m Guilford Dudley Parrish; 4 children.

159B3.422t    Lydia Ann, b 28 Sept 1845 NY; d 17 Nov 1933 Fenton, MI; m 22 Aug 1865 Nelson Stephen Shelton. 3 children.

159B3.423t    Lucy, b 05 Aug 1847 Mundy; d 27 Nov 1938 Flint, MI; m Francis Marion Wittum; 4 children.

159B3.424t    Sarah S., b __ Jan 1850 Mundy; d 16 March 1893 Mundy; m (1) Edward E. Close. (2) George D. Carrier; 7 children.

159B3.425     Jefferson, b 21 Jan 1857 Mundy; d 08 May 1866 Mundy.

159B3.426t    George Frederick, b 19 Nov 1859 Mundy; d 24 Nov 1913 Flint; m (1)18 March 1877 Eliza Sophia Skinner. div., (2) 05 Oct 1889 Nellie Shaw; 4 children.

Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy, Vol II, pg 160;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Census and vital records of NY and MI;
Flint Genealogical Society Bulletin, by Perry;

From: Steve 
correction is "He married in NY state about 1840, Catherine Slick. She was born in NY in ~1821."
 Catherine Slick was born ~1820-1821 in New York.  She was the daughter of John (born Germany) and Mary Slick.
The Slick family moved to Salem, Steuben, Indiana in 1841.
 Below is summary of the Census:
Note that in the 1840 Census,  Jairus Bigelow is only 3 doors away from John Slick.
Also, the date of Catherine (Slick) Bigelow is written on here Tombstone, 22 Feb 1877.
1840 Census NY, Monroe, Rush
   John Slick is married to Mary Hempstead.
                   <5,      5-9,      10-14,    15-19,     20-29,     30-39,     40-49     50-59      60-69
     Males:     0          1            1             1            0             0             0             1             0 
     Female:   0          1            1             2            1             0             0             1             0
    Catherine Slick was born about 1821 (age ~19) and shows up in the census as one of the two daughters in the 15-19 bracket.
    Three doors away is the family of Jairus Bigelow (translated as Jims Bigelow:  looks like "Jirus" Bigelow).  
    Jairus Bigelow has a son, Asa, who marries John Slick's daughter, Catherine.
    Asa would be ~ 37 years old and does not show up as living with his father/mother or siblings.
    Mary Hempstead's (Slick) father/mother and most of her siblings moved to Mundy, Genesee, Michigan around 1836.
 1850 Census NY, Monroe, Rush
     Asa Bigelow (transcribed incorrectly as Ezne Bigalow), age 43 born NY
     with wife Catherine, age 31 born NY and 3 children:
     Mary, age 10 born NY, Lydia, age 5 born NY and Lucy, age 3 born NY
     Also living there is Harley Smith, age 23 born NY  Occupation: Porter
 1860 Census Michigan, Genesee, Mundy
     Asa Bigelow, age 53 born NY with wife Catherine, age 40, born NY with 5 children:
     Lydia, age 14 born NY, Lucy, age 12 born NY, Sarah, age 9 born NY,
     Jefferson, age 3 born MI and Frederick, age 8/12 born MI. 
  1870 Census  Michigan, Genesee, Mundy
     Asa Bigelow, age 63 born NY with wife Catherine, age 49, born NY with 2 children:
     Sarah, age 19 born NY, and George, age 10 born MI.
     Son Jefferson would be ~13 years old and does not show up in census. Probably died 
  1880 Census  Michigan, Genesee, Mundy
     Asa Bigelow, age 73 born NY is widowed (wife Catherine has died before 1880).
     His son George, age 20 & wife Elizabeth born MI and daughter Florence B. age 2
     are living with him. 
     Also living there is his 3 granddaughter’s: Millissa Parrish, Jennie Parrish & Florence Parrish.
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Genesee, MI


Modified - 11/19/2021
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