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Bigelow Solomon Slater [Male] b. 27 DEC 1821 Boylston, Worcester Co, MA - d. 25 AUG 1863
He was a blacksmith by trade and lived in that section of Boylston known as Straw Hollow. He served in the Civil War in Co. I, 36th Regt., MA Vols.and died in the service of his country on 25 August 1863.
early entered Williams College, but left due to illness; went to Pacific Coast engaged in mining in OR and AZ; chosen to first Territorial Legislature and other offices of trust; res Prescott, AZ in late 1880's; d 16 Dec 1892 Prescott; unm.
served two years in the navy during Civil War as Asst. Surgeon; practiced medicine in Clayton, IN, where he died.
a merchant in Hancock, NH
enlisted in Co. E., 21st Regt. MA Volunteers; killed at Battle of Antietam 17 Sept 1862; unm.
Henry was engaged in manufacturing in Boston, MA.
Andrew graduated from Amherst College, 1838, taught school for a few years before being ordained a Congregational minister, serving in W. Needham, W. Hampton, Medfield, Boylston and Southboro, MA where he died 23 September 1832.
was born 22 September 1787 at Boylston, Worcester, MA. When but an infant, his parents moved to Fitzwilliam, NH where they afterwards lived. He married Eunice Doty, daughter of Barnabas Doty of Montpelier where they lived early in their marriage. They later moved to Charlestown, NH then Fitzwilliam. Moving to Royalston, MA he died there 15 August 1834. Eunice married (2)13 October 1840 Robert Thompson of Royalston. She died 27 August 1848.
Levi was a mechanic and carpenter/joiner.
He was a travelling salesman
Alonzo was a grocer. Both died at Everett, MA - Linda on 22 March 1909 and Alonzo some ten years later on 19 May 1919. Both are buried in Glenwood cemetery, Everett, MA.
He early emigrated to the Northwest Territory and located in Detroit where he started the first tannery in that area and carried on the business until 1831. He afterward went to Texas and settled in Houston where he was mayor, 1840-1841. During the Mexican War, he was a Colonel of a Texas regiment of rangers. His wife was lost at sea on board the steamer, Cuba, on the passage from Galveston to New York, ___September, 1849 - (one source says: 1842). He married (2) 06 December 1849 Harriet C. Taft of Upton, MA. He later returned to MA and lived in Northbridge, Uxbridge, Worcester and Grafton where he died 27 October 1885
This family moved to Grafton, MA, where he engaged in the tannery business. He also represented his district in the State Senate two years and died at Grafton 20 September 1871.
He moved to Grafton early and engaged in tanning and currying and, like his brother, Edward B., became prominent in town affairs representing the town in the General Court and was chosen a member of the Senate in the Fall of 1875, but died before the session commenced - 30 November 1875.
Colonel Bigelow had been a notable figure in Western pioneer life. In his earlier life he had been a warm friend of the late Colonel William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) and was with the later in many of his tours of the Western wilds. Colonel Bigelow had one of the most extensive collections of Indian relics in the country. While a young man he went west, where as an Indian scout he became associated with Colonel Cody and other historic characters of the old frontier. He witnessed many Indian fights and lived through the stirring scenes that go to make up the history of the romantic Southwest.
Returning to New England he engaged in the manufacturer of proprietary medicines and amassed a fortune. He continued in this business for 20 years. He and John E. Healey ran The Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company. In 1902 he retired from active business and devoted his time to travel, visiting every civilized nation of the globe. At the age of 55 he married. There were no children.
For the past six years he had been a resident of Liverpool, England. And was of material assistance to the English government in securing recruits for the English army at the outbreak of the European War.
Charles died 30 December 1917 at Houston, TX. He was buried Evergreen cemetery, New Haven, CT;
Thomas served in the Civil War in Co. G, 15th Regt., MA
Henry was engaged in the leather business in Boston, a member of the firm of A. M. Bigelow & Co. This family resided in Boston.
He was owner of A. M. Bigelow & Co. in Boston - a leather business. He was also prominent in town affairs and served one year in the Legislature as representative.
Was a Lawyer
graduate of Amherst College, 1862
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