John Bigelow

24 September 1775–10 May 1845 (Age 69)
Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of John

When John Bigelow was born on 24 September 1775, in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Amasa Bigelow, was 33 and his mother, Roxana Rozina Cone, was 20. He married Sarah Tirza Newcomb in 1798. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 May 1845, in Pugwash, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Bigelow
Sarah Tirza Newcomb
Marriage: 1798
Amasa Bigelow
Isaac Newton Bigelow
Alice Bigelow
Benjamin Bigelow
John Bigelow
Elizabeth Bigelow
Sarah Rose Ann Bigelow
Gideon Bigelow

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
    Age 1
    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 19
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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    Sources (7)

    • John in entry for Amasa Bigelow, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
    • Nova Scotia, Cornwallis, record of births, marriages and deaths, 1720-1885; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVR-VSJP-H
    • John Bigelow, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

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