Esther Bigelow

23 February 1736–
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Bigelow was born on 23 February 1736, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joshua Bigelow I, was 35 and her mother, Lydia Hastings, was 30. She married John Moore on 11 September 1760, in Weston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Moore
1738–1831
Esther Bigelow
1736–
Marriage: 11 September 1760
Lydia Moore
1759–1839
William Bigelow Moore
1761–
Anna B. Moore
1765–
Lydia B. Moore
1767–
Esther B. Moore
1769–
Sibellar B. Moore
1776–
Mattelda B. Moore
1778–

Spouse and Children

Children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

English (Merseyside and Cheshire): probably a habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Big Low in the township of Rainbow. This place name is not on early record; it means ‘big mound’, from early Modern English big + low ‘mound’, ‘hill’ (Old English hlāw).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Biglow

Sources (9)

  • Esther Bigelow, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Bigelow, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Vital Records of Weston, Massachusetts to the end of the Year 1849, Births.

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