- Born: 15 Jun 1657, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
- Married: 6 Sep 1676, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
- Died: 18 Apr 1695, Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Another name for Elizabeth was Eliza.
Ancestral File Number: 7TTQ-48.
Genealogy of One Branch of the Bigelow Family, W H Bigelow, 1877, George E Selleck, Brattleboro, p3:
"'John Bigelow, Watertown, MA, 1636, Blacksmith, son of Randall, of Wrentham in County of Suffolk England, baptized 16 Feb 1617 by the hand of Rev John Philip, the Rector, who came to our country two years after Bigelow did and lived some time at Dedham, but on the overthrow of the Bishops' domination in England went back to his old living.'
"The above named (1) John Bigelow married, 30 Oct 1642, Mary Warren, daughter of John Warren of Watertown MA, which was the earliest marriage on the town records.
John born 27 Oct 1643, lived in Hartford CT, no Children.
Johnathan born 11 Dec 1646, lived in Hartford CT.
Mary born 14 Mar 1649.
Daniel born 11 Dec 1650.
Samuel born 28 Oct 1653.
(2)Joshua born 5 Nov 1655.
Eliza born 15 Jun 1657.
Sarah born 29 Sep 1659.
Marthaborn 1 Apr 1662.
Abigail born 4 Feb 1664.
Hannah born Mar 1666.
"His wife Mary died 16 Oct 1691. He married again and died 14 Jul 1703. His will was dated 4 Jan 1703 and was proved up 28 Jul 1703. 'His inventory shows good estate..."
Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855
p29: "1.(I.) John Bigelow, a blacksmith, of Watertown, took the oath of fidelity, 1652, and was selectman 1665, '70, '71, He m30 Oct 1642 Mary Warren [This is the earliest marriage found in the town records.] She d 19 Oct 1691 and he m (2d) 2 Oct 1694 Sarah Bemis. He d 14 Jul 1703 aged 86. Inventory L627,12. His will was dated 4 Jan 1702-1703 and proved 28 Jul 1703...
8.7. Elizabeth b 15 Jun 1657, m Lieut John Stearns Jr [I. Stearns, 1,
FAMILY RECORDS of the Descendants of GERSHOM FLAGG [Born 1730] of Lancaster Massahusettes (sic) with Other Genealogical Records of THE FLAGG FAMILY Descended from THOMAS FLEGG OF WATERTOWN MASS and Including THE FLEGG LINEAGE IN ENGLAND Compiled and Published by Norman Gersom Flagg and Lucius C S Flagg 1907 pg 20:
The will of Thomas Flegg, dated 5 Mar 1697 and proved 16 Feb 1698, mentions only a part of his children, namely, the sons Thomas, Michael, Allen and Benjamin, and the daughter Rebecca Cook (the eldest son Gershom was already dead). The will of his wife Mary, dated 30 Dec 1702 (the year preceding her death) mentions only the son Benjamin and the daughters Mary Bigelow, Elizabeth Bigelow, and Rebecca Cook, Samuel Bigelow being executor.
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 7TTQ-48 Elizabeth BIGELOW Born 15 Jun 1657 Watertown Middlesex MA, Mar 6 Sep 1676 John STEARNS (AFN:8Q7C-8D) Watertown Middlesex Massachusetts, Died 18 Apr 1695 Billerica Middlesex MA.
Elizabeth married Lieutenant John STEARNS, Jr on 6 Sep 1676 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.