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Prudence Bigelow Bates was born 13 January 1769 in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States to John Bigelow (1740-1807) and Mary Bigelow (1742-1825) and died 21 February 1859 in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married Nehemiah Bates (1764-1860) 5 March 1792 in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom.


Prudence 6 BIGELOW, daughter of John 5 ( John 4, John 3, Samuel 2, John 1) and Mary ( ___ ) BIGELOW was born 13 Jan 1769 at Cummington, Hampshire county, MA. She was married 8 Mar 1792 to Nehemiah Bates Jr. He was born 23 Jan 1764 and died 25 Feb 1860. He served as a private in Capt. Ebenezer Strong's co, Col. Sears' Regt in the Revolutionary War, and was discharged in 1781. He received a bounty claim for his services. Prudence died 21 Feb 1859. The above information was taken from a NSDAR application, which quotes, without giving places of birth and death, a Bates genealogy, a Bates family Bible, and Cohasset (MA) vital records.

Marriage and Family

Children of Nehemiah and Prudence (Bigelow) Bates, as taken from sources above:

  1. 15145.21 Nathaniel, b 16 July 1792.
  2. 15145.22 Nehemiah, 20 Apr 1794.
  3. 15145.23 Amanda, b 26 Feb 1796.
  4. 15145.24 Nahum, b 7 Apr 1798.
  5. 15145.25 David, b 13 Jan 1802.
  6. 15145.26 Rosina Bates (1803-1891) - b 18 Dec 1803; d ca 1835; m John S. Beals.
  7. 15145.27 Elmira, b 24 Oct 1805; m John Crosby.



Children


Offspring of Pvt Nehemiah Bates Jr. and Prudence Bigelow (1769-1859)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nathaniel Bates (1792-)
Nehemiah Bates (1794-1827)
Amanda Bates (1796-)
Nahum Bates (1798-)
David Brainard Bates (1802-1802)
Rosina Bates (1803-1891) 18 December 1803 Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States 15 October 1891 Polk City, Polk County, Iowa, United States John Stearns Beals (1801-1878)

Elmina Bates (1805-1890)

Siblings


Offspring of John Bigelow III and Mary Bigelow (1742-1825)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Prudence Bigelow (1769-1859) 13 January 1769 Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States 21 February 1859 Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States Nehemiah Bates (1764-1860)

John Bigelow (1771-1771)
Mercy Bigelow (1772-1867)
David Bigelow (1773-1846)
John Bigelow (1774-1838)
Aaron Bigelow (1779-1854)
Hannah Bigelow (1781-1813)
William Bigelow (1784-1850)
Ruhamah Bigelow (1787-1858)
Polly Bigelow (1790-1791)
Betsy Bigelow (1796-1797)
Lydia Bigelow (1799-)

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