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Mercy Amelia Bigelow

Female 1794 - 1880  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mercy Amelia Bigelow was born on 4 Oct 1794 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Abijah Bigelow and Mercy Amelia Spring); died in 1880.

    Mercy married Horace Dickinson on 12 May 1823. Horace (son of Lemuel Dickinson and Molly Little) was born on 17 Nov 1780 in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 20 Jun 1832 in Montréal, Québec. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Ellen Maria Dickinson was born on 31 Dec 1830 in Montréal, Québec; died on 14 Dec 1907 in New York, New York; was buried on 16 Dec 1907 in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Abijah Bigelow was born on 16 Apr 1756 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Jacob Bigelow and Susanna Mead); died on 22 Oct 1848 in Michigan City, Indiana; was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

    Notes:

    "He was married, on 30 November 1780, to Mercy Amelia Spring, daughter of Converse and Mercy (Learned) Spring. She was born in Watertown 28 February 1761, and was niece of the well-known physician, Tory, and politician Marshall Spring. They lived a number of years at Waltham, then in 1796 moved to New Braintree until 1808, when he moved to Barre where his brother Samuel lived. In 1817 he moved to Leicester, MA, and after a few years to Brooklyn, CT. In 1836 he moved to Indiana, founding Bigelow's Mills, where his wife died 20 August 1846. In 1848 he moved to Michigan City, IN to live with a daughter. He died there 22 October 1848, at the ripe old age of 92 years, 6 mos, 6 days." [bigelowsociety.com]

    "[P]rivate in Abraham Pierce's Co., from Waltham, in Lexington alarm and also served at Bunker Hill." [Some of the Ancestors and Descendants of Samuel Converse, citation details below.]

    Abijah married Mercy Amelia Spring on 30 Nov 1780. Mercy (daughter of Converse Spring and Mercy Learned) was born on 28 Feb 1761 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Aug 1846 in Bigelow's Mills, Indiana. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mercy Amelia Spring was born on 28 Feb 1761 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Converse Spring and Mercy Learned); died on 20 Aug 1846 in Bigelow's Mills, Indiana.
    Children:
    1. 1. Mercy Amelia Bigelow was born on 4 Oct 1794 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died in 1880.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jacob Bigelow was born on 1 Sep 1717 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Thomas Bigelow and Mary Livermore); died on 6 Sep 1800 in New Braintree, Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Jacob married Susanna Mead on 14 Dec 1738. Susanna (daughter of David Mead and Hannah Smith) was born on 1 Aug 1719 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Feb 1789 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Susanna Mead was born on 1 Aug 1719 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of David Mead and Hannah Smith); died on 28 Feb 1789 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1 Aug 1719, Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 2. Abijah Bigelow was born on 16 Apr 1756 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 22 Oct 1848 in Michigan City, Indiana; was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

  3. 6.  Converse Spring was born on 30 Dec 1734 (son of Henry Spring and Kesiah Convers).

    Notes:

    He served at Lake George in 1758.

    Converse married Mercy Learned on 7 Aug 1760. Mercy (daughter of Joshua Learned and Elizabeth Goddard) was born in 1737; died on 16 Jul 1776. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mercy Learned was born in 1737 (daughter of Joshua Learned and Elizabeth Goddard); died on 16 Jul 1776.
    Children:
    1. 3. Mercy Amelia Spring was born on 28 Feb 1761 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Aug 1846 in Bigelow's Mills, Indiana.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Bigelow was born on 24 Oct 1683 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Bigelow and Mary Flagg); died on 6 Oct 1756 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Thomas married Mary Livermore on 12 Jul 1705 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Livermore and Hannah) was born on 11 Apr 1684 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 14 Aug 1753 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary Livermore was born on 11 Apr 1684 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of John Livermore and Hannah); died on 14 Aug 1753 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 4. Jacob Bigelow was born on 1 Sep 1717 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 6 Sep 1800 in New Braintree, Worcester, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  David Mead was born about 1678 in of Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of David Mead and Hannah Warren); died on 25 Feb 1767 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    David married Hannah Smith on 5 Feb 1708. Hannah (daughter of Joseph Smith and Hannah Tidd) was born before 4 Dec 1687; died on 4 Oct 1723. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Hannah Smith was born before 4 Dec 1687 (daughter of Joseph Smith and Hannah Tidd); died on 4 Oct 1723.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Dec 1687, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 5. Susanna Mead was born on 1 Aug 1719 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Feb 1789 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Henry Spring was born in 1692 (son of Henry Spring and Lydia Cutting).

    Henry married Kesiah Convers. Kesiah (daughter of Capt. Josiah Convers and Ruth Marshall) was born in 1699. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Kesiah Convers was born in 1699 (daughter of Capt. Josiah Convers and Ruth Marshall).
    Children:
    1. 6. Converse Spring was born on 30 Dec 1734.

  7. 14.  Joshua Learned was born on 22 Nov 1712 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Thomas Learned and Mary Mason).

    Joshua married Elizabeth Goddard on 13 Feb 1731. Elizabeth (daughter of Josiah Goddard and Rachel Davis) was born on 18 Apr 1714; died after 12 Apr 1774. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Goddard was born on 18 Apr 1714 (daughter of Josiah Goddard and Rachel Davis); died after 12 Apr 1774.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mercy Learned was born in 1737; died on 16 Jul 1776.