Samuel Bigelow was born circa 1789 in Lebanon, Columbia County, New York, United States to Joshua Bigelow (1759-1831) and Huldah Hunt (1763-1831) and died 25 September 1857 New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York, United States of unspecified causes.


Samuel Bigelow married Mary or Polly Pratt (1793-1849). It looks like she had left her first husband after only one year.

They had several children. Their first child was a Union solder who died in the infamous Andersonville Prison in 1863.

Offspring of Mary or Polly Pratt and Samuel Bigelow (1789-1857)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lawson R Bigelow (1819-1863) 13 November 1819 Waterloo, Seneca County, New York, United States 12 July 1863 Andersonville, Macon County, Georgia, United States Elvira L. Smith (1833-1910)
Samuel Woodward Bigelow (1823-1888)
William Bigalow (1825-)



  • Family History of Joshua Bigelow - Bigelow Family Society.
  • Bigelow Family Cemetery -
  • Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.178;
  • Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
  • cemetery records, New Lebanon;
  • newspaper obituaries from collection at NY State library.


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