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Hon John P Bigelow was born 25 August 1797 in Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States to Timothy Bigelow (1767-1821) and Lucy Prescott (1767-1852) and died 4 July 1872 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Louisa Ann Brown (1802-1847) 9 March 1824 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Biography

John Prescott Bigelow was an American politician, who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Secretary of State of Massachusetts, and most prominently as the twelfth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1849 to 1851. Bigelow was born in Groton, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County.

Early Life

Bigelow was the son of lawyer Timothy Bigelow. He studied law at Harvard College, graduating in 1815. On March 9, 1824, he married Louisa Ann Brown, and the following year their son, Prescott, was born. However, he died at a young age, and, in 1847, Louisa Ann Brown also died.




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Offspring of Hon John P Bigelow and Louisa Ann Brown (1802-1847)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Prescott Bigelow (1825-1863)










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