Rebecca Shepard was born 19 January 1650 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States to John Shepard (1623-1707) and Rebecca Greenhill (1630-1689) and died 1686 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. She married Jonathan Bigelow (1646-1711) 1671 in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.


Jonathan Bigelow early went to Hartford, Connecticut, where he married (1) in 1671 Rebecca Shepard, daughter of John and Rebecca (Greenhill) Shepard, who was born in Hartford in 1650. She died before 1686, when Jonathan married (2) Mary Olcott, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Stocking) Olcott. Mary was probably mother of Jonathan's five youngest children. Mary Olcott died 07 March 1697.


Offspring of Jonathan Bigelow and Rebecca Shepard (1650-1686)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jonathan Bigelow (1673-1749) 22 March 1673 Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut 29 July 1749 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Mabel Edwards (1685-1765)
Rebecca Bigelow (1675-1725)
John Bigelow (1677-1733) 1677 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 25 October 1733 Hanover, Hunterdon County, New Jersey Abigail Richards
Mary Bigelow (1679-1725) 1679 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 1716 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut John Williams (1662-)
Sarah Bigelow (1681-1754) 1678 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 13 October 1754 Colchester, New London County, Connecticut John Bigelow (1681-1770)
Violet Bigelow (1683-1740)
Samuel Bigelow (1685-1686)




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