Mary Gibbs Bigelow was born 26 June 1809 in Lisle, Broome County, New York to Benjamin Gibbs (1778-1847) and Mary Gibbs (1779-) and died 19 April 1888 St. George, Washington County, Utah of unspecified causes. She married Nahum Bigelow (1785-1851) 12 December 1826 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois.

1850 Hunter Wagon Company


Numbered amoung the participants in the Edward Hunter 1850 Pioneer Company, a early Mormon pioneer wagon train traveling from to Salt Lake City in the early summer. 261 individuals and 67 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). This company was organized at 12-mile creek near the Missouri River. It was the first Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company of LDS Church. Its leader, Edward Hunter would go to become the 3rd presiding bishop of the church the following year. Several diary/biographical accounts exist for this group.


Offspring of Nahum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs (1809-1888)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Jane Bigelow (1827-1868) 15 October 1827 Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois 26 September 1868 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Brigham Young (1801-1877) Horace Ephraim Roberts (1807-1868) John Bair (1810-1884) Daniel Durham Hunt (1797-1866) Brigham Young (1801-1877) Horace Ephraim Roberts (1807-1868) John Bair (1810-1884) Daniel Durham Hunt (1797-1866) Philander Bell (1819-1892)
Hiram Bigelow (1829-1916) 20 May 1829 Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois 29 February 1916 Webb, Cochise County, Arizona Martha Mecham (1839-1924)
Lucy Bigelow (1830-1905) 3 October 1830 Charleston, Coles County, Illinois 3 February 1905 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Brigham Young (1801-1877)
Asa Elijah Bigelow (1832-1911)
Lovina Bigelow (1834-1900)
Liola Bigelow (1835-1845)
Sariah Bigelow (1838-1877)
Moroni Bigelow (1840-1870)
Daniel Bigelow (1842-1921)
Joseph Smith Bigelow (1844-1845)



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