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Brown Ezra [Male] b. 3 AUG 1814 - d. 17 APR 1892 Findlay, Hancock Co, OH
He was a lawyer in OH
Died in Civil War
He served in tne Revolutionary War as private and corporal in Col. Jonathan Chase's Regt
He was a physician. During the Revolutionary War, he served from Vermont, and, according to a list published in Britain, was among those aboard the prison ship Jersey. He had gone aboard as a volunteer prisoner in order to attend the American prisoners. On 25 January 1786, he married, in Connecticut, Esther Gardner, daughter of Stephen and Amy Gardner. She was born 16 February 1759 at Colchester. They moved with a group of settlers to Luzerne county, PA, and are found there on the 1790 and 1800 censuses. Some time after this Oliver removed to Lansing, Tompkins county, NY, and at the close of the War of 1812, obtained a large tract of land in Licking county, OH. He went there with a view toward developing it, and is considered the founder of Johnstown, OH. However, he and a daughter soon died there--he on 6 November 1817. His widow and children returned to Lansing, NY. She died there 20 May 1838.
They lived at Colchester many years, where he was a deacon in the church. Temperance died 08 February 1834. He married (2) 31 January 1836 Mrs. Mary G. (Noyes) Kelly. He moved from Colchester to Cattaraugus county, NY, and died at Conewango 14 April 1844. She died 25 January 1865.
He had served in the Revolutionary War in Amos Jones' co, Col. Latimer's Regt. in 1777. They lived at East Haddam, New London county, CT, where he died Apr 1813. Dimmis moved with some of her family to Geauga county, OH, and died there Mar 1846.
They moved to Licking county, OH where his father had acquired a large tract of land. Elihu was one of those founding the town of Johnston. His wife died there in 1817 and he married (2) on 11 May 1818 Hannah Carsons. He died shortly thereafter, on 09 November 1821 at Johnstown. Hannah married later, on 19 February 1824, William Duke.
He went to Texas in the days of the Republic and settled in Brownsville. When the Mexican War broke out, he entered the service and was severely wounded from the effects of which he died at Brownsville on 29 March 1869. He was a prominent lawyer. He was also the Mayor of the City of Brownsville, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Texas. His only child died in infancy.
He was a jointer by profession and they moved into IN from OH after 1850 census was taken
He was a Civil War Veteran
Chester Jr. served in the U. S. Marine Corps 1947-1956 and in Korea 1951-1952
Chester C. III served in the United States Marine Corps June 1971 to Mar 1975. He has a B.S. and M.S. degree in Biology and his occupation is in Aquatic Ecology.
born at Colchester, New London, CT on 05 (15?) November 1830 and married Laura P. Wood on 01 January 1852. Laura was born 07 January 1834 at unknown place. both were living in 1889. Mr. Bigelow owned and operated the Axeville cheese factory, which was built in 1870 by Morgan L. Worden.) Wells J. Bigelow, was born in Colchester, Conn., Nov. 15, 1830, and came with his parents to this county in 1833. On 01 January 1852., he married Miss Laura P. Wood, a lady of much worth, daughter of Gaius and Julana M. Wood. (see below)
Mrs. Wells J. Bigelow was born in Watertown, NY, June 1, 1809? (1829 or 1839), and died in Connewango Jan. 23, 1872. Carrie J. Bigelow, daughter of Wells J. and Laura P. Bigelow was born in Connewango, NY, July 10, 1867. Mr. W. J. Bigelow received a good common-school education, and pursued the business of farming until six years ago, since which time he has been engaged in operating factories for the manufacture of butter and cheese, owning the factories, and receiving the milk of one thousand cows. He is a master of his business, and is considered on of the best factory-men in the county. He is through and methodical in his business, and has the entire confidence of the people as being strictly honorable in all his dealings.
Murdered in California during the gold rush.
His father died when he was three years old, and he was bound out at the age of seven to work on wood and lumber in Litchfield, CT. Not having the best of treatment at the hands of his master, he ran away at the age of nineteen, and went to Hoosick, NY. There, on 7 Nov 1792, he married Anne WAY. In 1817 he moved to Wolcott, Wayne co., NY, where he lived until his death on 29 Jun 1839. His wife Anne, born 4 Dec 1773 at Litchfield, CT, died at Wolcott 6 Jan 1860.
He was a carpenter and joiner.
came to Wolcott, NY from. Hoosick, NY (200 mi.) at age of 1 year, with father, mother and 11 brothers and sisters. Trip made in 2 large covered wagons, drawn by oxen. His father, Ephraim Bate Bigelow came originally from Litchfield, CT. He died in 1909, age 92
Ezra was a carpenter by trade and served in the Civil War after moving to MI. He was in Co., Eng. & Mech., MI and became blind. This family lived in Grand Rapids, MI where he died on 12 May 1898. His wife had died earlier in Grand Rapids - 08 Dec 1891.
Served in the Revolutionary War
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