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Lawson R. Bigelow was born 13 November 1819 in Waterloo, Seneca County, New York, United States to Samuel Bigelow (1789-1857) and Mary Pratt (1793-1849) and died 12 July 1863 Andersonville, Macon County, Georgia, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elvira L. Smith (1833-1910) 1848 in New York, United States. William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

Biography

Civil War Soldier that served with both the 85th NY Volunteers and 16th New York Heavy Artillery. Both units saw heavy action in North Carolina. Lawson either died in battle there or later at the Andersonville POW Camp in Georgia.


Children


Offspring of Lawson R. Bigelow and Elvira L. Smith (1833-1910)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jenette A. Bigelow (1847-)
Emma Louisa Bigelow (1849-)
Bigelow (1850-)
Ada Minnie Bigelow (1853-)
Lucinda Bigelow (1857-)
John L. Bigelow (1858-1904)



Siblings


Offspring of Samuel Bigelow (1789-1857) and Mary Pratt (1793-1849)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lawson R Bigelow (1819-1863) 13 November 1819 Waterloo, Seneca County, New York, United States 12 July 1863 Andersonville, Macon County, Georgia, United States Elvira L. Smith (1833-1910)
Samuel Woodward Bigelow (1823-1888)
William Bigalow (1825-)


Vital Records

1850 US Federal Census

Recorded in 1850 Waterloo, Seneca Co, New York. Lawson and his wife are living in the household of her parents.

  • J G Smith m/50 b:NY
  • A M Smith f/46 b:MA
  • E L Bigelow f/26 b:NY
  • L R Bigelow m/28 b:NY
  • Janet Bigelow f/2 b:NY
  • E L Bigelow m/0 b:NY

1860 US Federal Census

Recorded in 1860 for Dix, Schuyler Co, New York

  • Lawson R Bigelow m/38 b:NY
  • Elvira Bigelow f/37 b:NY
  • Jenette A Bigelow f/13 b:NY
  • Emma Bigelow f/11 b:NY
  • Ada M Bigelow f/7 b:NY
  • Lucinda Bigelow f/3 b:NY
  • John Bigelow m/2 b:NY

Civil War Pension 1865

Registered 30 May 1865 with 85th New York Infantry Regiment

Civil War Pension 1890

1890 Record of Civil War widows listing survivor for Lawson R Bigelow as Elvira Bigelow. She is living in her hometown of Waterloo, NY

  • Lawson R Bigelow, Private in Co G, 85th NY Volunteers, Enlistment Dec 1862. (No discharge date, implies died in war.)

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