Notes for Isaac Bigelow
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Sgt. Isaac Biglow of Colchester, Conn., son of Samuel and Mary (Flagg) Biglow, was born in Watertown, March 19, 1691, and married (at the age of eighteen), Dec. 29, 1709, Mary Bond of Watertown, by Jonas Bond, Esq., and soon after moved to Colchester, Conn.
Land records show that he bought land there 23 Mar 1712, and was admitted as an inhabitant 5 Jan 1713.
He held various offices in Coldchester: Tax Collector 1724, Way Warden 1725, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1737, 1740, 1742, 1745, 1751: Howars 1726, Grand Joryman 1732, 1737. Surveyor, 1751; Lister 1751. He was a member of the local Milita. We find from the Colonial Records of Conn. he was commissioned sergeant by the Governor of the Provence., in 1744.
Colchester First Church records show Isaac Bigelow and wife were admitted.prior to 1733 (early records of Mr Bulkeley's Pastorare are lost)
Rose a "servent" of Isaac Bigelow was baptized 9 June 1745; and Robin, Negro Child owned by Isaac Bigelow, baptized 10 May 1747
His will, dated Nov. 17, 1749, and proved Dec. 3, 1751, mentions his beloved wife Mary, to whom he gave one-third of the personal estate and the use and profit of one-third of the lands, and the use of one-half of the house, "which end she shall chuse," and one-half of the barn "so long as she shall remain my widow." "To my beloved son Elisha I give one negro by named Robbins," and he mentions son Isaac, daughters Mary Fitch, Mary Waters, Hannah Clark, Abigail Fowler and Sarah Skinner. His estate was appraised at £32087-11-9.
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