Anne Bigelow

Brief Life History of Anne

When Anne Bigelow was born on 25 March 1740, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joshua Bigelow, was 39 and her mother, Lydia Hastings, was 35. She married Nathan Hagar on 1 January 1771, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 12 January 1826, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Nathan Hagar
Anne Bigelow
Marriage: 1 January 1771
Child Hagar
Child Hagar
Eunice Hagar
Elizabeth Hagar
Isaac Hagar
Nathan Hagar
Elisha Hagar
Eunice Hagar
Anna Hagar
Sally Hagar
Polly Hagar
Amos Hagar
Leafy Hagar

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  • Anna Bigelow, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Anna Bigelow, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Anna Bigelow Hagar, "Find A Grave Index"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English or Irish: perhaps a variant of English Bigley or Irish Begley .

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

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