Elias Bigelow
Picture of Elias

15923.486      Elias 8 BIGELOW, son of Ittia7 ( Freedom6 , Isaac5, Isaac4, Isaac3, Samuel2, John1) and Mary (HYZER) BIGELOW, was born ca 1840 (listed as 10 years old on 18 Sep 1850 census but 30 years old 1880 census)  He married three times: (1) Ida Robaree, who was 27 in 1880; (2) unknown; (3) 06 Oct 1923 at Boyne City, Mich. Ruth (Wallace) Filer; (daughter of Samuel and Hannah Filer) He gave his age as 66 years. She was born in Canada. She died 8 Jan 1924 (66 yr 7 mo 10 da) about 3 months after marriage. (see County Clerk Record (Liber 3 ,p 10, item 6) Charlevoix Co. Michigan. He had 9 children. He worked at a saw mill in Boyne City, where his brother Freedom, & Grandsons Thomas B. Bigelow and John W. Bigelow both worked. He continued to resided in the Boyne City Michigan area for the remainder of his life. It is thought that his (1) wife died there ? date unknown. Elias died 19 Mar. 1936 ( 96 years) Boyne City, Michigan.

Children of Elias:

15923.4861     Lilly,  b. ca 1872 OH

15923.4862     Ernest,  b. ca 1874 OH

15923.4863     Hayes Harry,  b. ca 1876 OH; d 22 Nov 1952; m ca 1928 Edna Mabel Stewart McGill.

15923.4864     Ida,  b. ca 1879 OH

Other children, all born OH but not in absolute order:

15923.4865     Garfield, m Irene Spangler

15923.4866     Emery, b MI; unm.

15923.4867     India, b Boyne City, MI; m William Francis.

15923.4868     Sylvia, m Chris Hansen.

15923.4869     Jack, d 1965; m 1920 Mae ____ .

The Bigelow Family Genealogy Book Vol. II Page 409;
Vital records Charlevoix and Madison counties, OH;
1880, 1890 censuses Charlevoix and Madison counties, OH;
contact between Bigelow Society historian/genealogist and family descendants;
Records of Bigelow Society.
see Don's Page: Ittia (7) Bigelow

Modified - 06/17/2003
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