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Elizabeth Bigelow Stearns was born 18 June 1657 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to John Bigelow (1617-1703) and Mary Warren (1624-1691) and died 18 April 1694 in Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. She married John Stearns (1654-1728) circa 1675 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
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Biography

Elizabeth 2 BIGELOW, seventh child and second daughter of John 1 and Mary (Warren) BIGELOW, was born in Watertown, Middlesex co, MA, on 15 June 1657. She married 06 September 1676 Lieut. John STEARNS, son of John and Sarah (MIXER) STEARNS. He was born May 1654 in Billerica, MA. They lived their entire lives in Billerica. Elizabeth died there 18 April 1694. John married (2) 22 April 1696 Joanna (Call) Parker; widow of Jacob Parker, and daughter of Thomas jr. and Joanna (Shepherdson) Call. This second wife died 04 December 1737. John had died on 26 October 1728.

Family of Elizabeth and John Stearns

Children of John and Elizabeth (BIGELOW) STEARNS, all born Billerica, MA:

  1. Elizabeth Stearns, b 23 Sep 1677; d _____ ;.
  2. John Stearns, b 22 Jan 1680; d 04 Apr 1680.
  3. Sarah Stearns, b 21 Mar 1682; d ____ ; m Joshua Child.(see below)
  4. Mary Stearns, b 23 July 1684; m 28 May 1705 Samuel BARRON.
  5. John Stearns, b 26 Nov 1686; d 02 Aug 1776 Billerica, MA; m 1715 Esther Johnson, daughter of Capt. Edward Johnson of Woburn, MA; Esther died 13 April 1786; 10 children. (see source below)
  6. Isaac Stearns, b 01 May 1689; shipwrecked at Port Royal, and died 1711; unmarried.
  7. Abigail Stearns, b 22 Aug 1691; m 23 Oct 1711 Sgt. William WYMAN.
  8. Samuel Stearns, b 08 Jan 1693; d _____ ; m Rachel CROSBY.




Children


Offspring of Elizabeth Bigelow Stearns and John Stearns (1654-1728)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Stearns (1677-1710)
John Stearns (1680-1680)
Sarah Stearns (1682-1708)
Mary Stearns (1684-1705)
John Stearns (1686-1776)
Isaac Stearns (1689-1711)
Abigail Stearns (1691-1711)
Samuel Stearns (1693-1730) 8 January 1693 Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1730 Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Rachel Crosby (1695-1757)

Siblings


Offspring of John Bigelow or Biglo and Mary Warren (1624-1691)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Bigelow (1643-1721) 27 October 1643 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1721 Connecticut Sarah Wheate
Rebecca Olmstead

Jonathan Bigelow (1646-1711) 11 December 1646 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 9 January 1711 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Rebecca Shepard (1650-1686)
Mary Olcott (-1697)
Mary Benton (-1752)

Mary Bigelow (1648-1704) 14 March 1648 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 3 September 1704 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Michael Flagg (1652-1711)

Daniel Bigelow (1650-1715) 1 December 1650 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1715 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Abial Pratt (c1658-1715)

Samuel Bigelow (1653-1730) 28 October 1653 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 30 September 1730 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Flagg (1657-1720)

Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745) 5 November 1655 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1 February 1745 Westminister, Worcester County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)

Elizabeth Bigelow (1657-1694) 18 June 1657 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 18 April 1694 Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts John Stearns (1654-1728)

Sarah Bigelow (1659-1703) 29 September 1659 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1703 Middlesex County, Massachusetts Isaac Learned (1655-1737)

James Bigelow (1660-1728) 1660 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 20 January 1728 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Patience Brown (1669-1693)
Elizabeth Child (1670-1707)
Joanna Erickson (1665-)

Martha Bigelow (1662-1729) 1 February 1662 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 20 January 1729 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Unknown Mr. King
Obadiah Wood (1662-1723)

Abigail Bigelow (1663-1754) 4 February 1664 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 12 January 1754 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Benjamin Harrington (1661-1724)

Hannah Bigelow (1665-1665)
Son Bigelow (1667-1667)

Research Notes

  1. Do not confuse this Elizabeth with her aunt, Elizabeth Bigelow, married to Richard Butler and moved to Connecticut. Both of them are 40 years older than this couple.

References

  • History of Elizabeth Bigelow - Bigelow Family History Society
  • Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.16;
  • Howe, Bigelow Family in America; pg 17-22;
  • Stearns genealogy Source: History of New Ipswich, NH, by Charles H. Chandler;

which gives bio. of Stearns family; extracted by Janis Pahnke, Chicago.


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