William Bigelow was born 8 January 1764 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Ivory Bigelow (1741-1804) and Sophia Bannister (1747-1830) and died 10 December 1807 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Brigham (1767-1831) 14 March 1786 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


William Bigelow, son of Ivory Bigelow (1741-1804) and Sophia Bannister (1747-1830), was born 08 January 1764 at Marlborough, Middlesex co, MA. He married, on 14 May 1786, Catherine Brigham, daughter of Antipas and Catherine (Wood) Brigham (dau of Asa and Elizabeth (Warren) Brigham?). She was born 10 February 1767 in Marlborough. They lived all their lives at Marlborough, in the western part. He died 30 December 1807. She died 23 February 1831.

  • 1790 census: MA-Middlesex-Marlborough-William Bigelow: l-2-1-0-0.
  • Mass Sold & Sail of Rev War, Vol II:

Biglow, William, Marlborough. Descriptive list of men enlisted from Middlesex Co. agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, dark; occupation, farmer; residence, Marlborough; enlisted April 4, 1781; enlistment, 3 years.

Children of William and Catherine (Brigham) Bigelow, all born Marlborough, Middlesex co, MA:


Offspring of William Bigelow and Catherine Brigham (1767-1831)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Bigelow (1786-1824)
Edward Bigelow (1788-1870)
Asa Bigelow (1791-1829)
Abigail Bigelow (1793-1888)
Jotham Bigelow (1795-1861)
Artimus Bigelow (1798-1823)
Levi Bigelow (1799-1845)
Adaline Bigelow (1802-1885)
Luther Bigelow (1805-1885)
William Bigelow (1807-)




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