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Bigelow William [Male] b. 21 SEP 1778 Weston, Middlesex Co, MA - d. 12 JAN 1844 Boston, Suffolk Co, MA
He graduated at Harvard in 1794, studied divinity under a Rev. ______ Thayer of Lancaster, MA, then in 1796-97 was editor of the Village Messenger at Amherst, NH. He then moved to Salem, MA, where on 12 Jan 1799 he married Margaret Lander, born 1773, daughter of Peter Lander. They were a few years in Salem, after which he taught in the Boston Latin School. The late Oliver Wendell Holmes was one of his pupils, as well as Richard Everett and N.L. Frothingham. He later moved to Maine, then returned to Massachusetts and was a magazine writer of some repute. He was author of a history of Natick and Sherborn, MA. In later years he was a proof-reader and editor for different publishing houses in Boston. His wife Margaret died 25 Mar 1884 in Salem, Essex county, MA; he died 12 Jan 1844 in Boston, Suffolk county,MA.
He was prominent in military circles and was a Colonel of a regiment of mounted militia. He was commander of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, 1827-28, and in that period invited Rev. John Pierpont to deliver the election sermon, which was famous as a protest against the military, and so offensive that the occasion was recorded in the company history. Abraham married, on 15 March 1814 Louisa Train, daughter of Nahum and Louisa (Fiske) Train. She was born 06 June 1794 in Weston, MA. They lived in Natick, and he died there 16 October 1873, she on 23 December 1874.
Abraham was a farmer and fruit grower. This family resided in Natick several years and then moved to Sherborn - still later to Dover, MA where he died on 04 August 1888 a widower. His wife had died at Dover on 09 December 1881. "Their children were all very large people, averaging well over 200 pounds each".
Wellesley; he served Co. H., 13th Regt. MA. Vols., with brother; no children
the well-known novelist and author, and abolitionist,
daughter of Dr. Lyman Beecher.
author and abolistionist, wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly (1851-2), elected to American Hall of Fame in 1910
born on 03 October 1822 at Natick, Middlesex, MA. He early went to Cambridge, MA where he mamed Caroline P. Warland on 21 October 1847. He learned the printers art and at one time was engaged in the book publishing business at Cambridge, was engaged in proof-reading at the University Press, Cambridge. At one time, he was considered one of the best proof-readers in the country and was an author of several valuable educational works. He died on 23 October 1902 at Cambridge. We have no data on his wife.
They resided in Natick and he was engaged in the dry goods business in Boston.
Mrs. Bigelow was a member of the Col. Timothy Bigelow Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
commission merchant, author of book on early silver, authority and collector of silver; unm.
in late 1880's he was acting Professor of Dynamic Engineering at (then) Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
writer, and U.S. consul at Trieste; he is best-known for his 3-volume Life of Beethoven, still considered an authoritative work on the subject.
prominent physician in his lifetime
He was a native of Bristol, CT. They res Natick, where he was prominent in town and county affairs, town clerk in Natick 27 yrs, member of the state legislature, 5 yrs in the lower house, 4 yrs in the senate, and a colonel of militia in the War of 1812. He died 1856, ae 71 yrs.
Calvin was a blacksmith by trade and early engaged in the manufacture of plows. He first lived at Bliss Corners in Dover, but later bought a farm from Ebenezer Richards.
Josiah lived a number of years in Boston, where he was a wholesale druggist, but afterwards moved to Groton
Calvin was a woodworker until 1870, then Metropolitan Railway Co. for 18 years. They first resided in Sherborn on the family farm, then to So. Natick and then Worcester, MA. They ended up living in Boston.
Henry was engaged in the mercantile business in Boston
Albert was a lawyer in NY and the family resided in Morristown, NJ.
They resided in Worcester, MA where he was a master builder for many years
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