Jacob 5 BIGELOW
# 15572 Jacob 5,
son of Jacob 4,
1) and Susanna (MEAD) BIGELOW, was born 19 Feb
1743 at Waltham, Middlesex co, MA. He graduated at Harvard in 1766, and
was ordained to the ministry at Sudbury 11 Nov 1772, and continued in the
pastorate there until 1 June 1814, when due to his becoming infirm, the
town settled a colleague pastor. He died 12 Sep 1816, having been pastor
at Sudbury for over forty years. He was granted an annuity during his retirement.
He married (1) Elizabeth WELLS on 23 Nov 1775. She died Dec 1777, leaving
one child. Jacob married (2) 14 Jan 1783 Sarah HEARTWELL, and they had
two sons. We have no dates for Sarah.
1790 census: MA - Middlesex - Sudbury - Jacob Bigelow, Rev: 1-2-3-0-0.
Children of Jacob BIGELOW, all born Sudbury, MA. By his first
wife Elizabeth WELLS:
15572.1 Elizabeth, b 28 Dec 1777;
d ____ ?; m 01 Jan 1801 Asahel WHEELER.
By second wife Sarah HEARTWELL:
b 11 Oct 1783; d 10 Aug 1815 Baltimore, MD; m 13 Jan 1812 Sophia FIELD.
(Dr.), born 27 Feb 1786; died 10 Jan 1879 Boston, MA; m 15 Apr
1817 Mary SCOLLAY; 5 children. Dr. Bigelow was an outstanding physician
and botanist in his day; a wing of Mass. General Hospital is named in honor
of him and his son Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow.
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I,pg 127-128.
Howe, Bigelow Family of America;
Vital records: various MA towns
Biography of Dr. Jacob Bigelow in Encyclopedia of American Biography;
Modified - 05/28/2003
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