Sarah P Shear

5 September 1832–8 November 1911 (Age 79)
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah P

When Sarah P Shear was born on 5 September 1832, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, John B Shear, was 37 and her mother, Catharine Clark, was 29. She married Henry L. Bigelow on 23 January 1856, in Clinton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 November 1911, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry L. Bigelow
1830–1913
Sarah P Shear
1832–1911
Marriage: 23 January 1856
Frank Henry Bigelow
1862–1928
John H. Bigelow
1862–
Mary Bigelow
Catharine Bigelow
1867–1958
Willie P. Bigelow
1870–

Spouse and Children

    Henry L. Bigelow

    Male1830–1913Male

    Female1832–1911Female

MARRIAGE
23 January 1856
Clinton, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

    Frank Henry Bigelow

    Male1862–1928Male

    John H. Bigelow

    Male1862–Male

    Female1867–1958Female

    Willie P. Bigelow

    Male1870–Male

    Mary Bigelow

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    John B Shear

    Male1795–1883Male

    Catharine Clark

    Female1803–1878Female

siblings

(11)

    John Shear

    Male1815–1891Male

    Stephen Shear

    Male1824–1825Male

    Mary Ann Shear

    Female1826–1914Female

    Margaret Shear

    Female1827–1827Female

    Charlotte Shear

    Female1829–1830Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1837

Age 5

Michigan is the 26th state.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 22

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a beautiful or radiant person, or one with fair hair, from Middle English scher, schir ‘bright’, ‘fair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah C Bigelow in household of Henry L Bigelow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Bigelow in household of Heny L Bigelow, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Bigelow in household of Henry Bigelow, "United States Census, 1870"

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