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Mercy Bigelow

Female 1686 - 1745  (58 years)


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  • Name Mercy Bigelow 
    Born 4 April 1686  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 February 1744/5  Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Mercy, or Martha Bigelow. Thomas and Mercy lived in Watertown a short time and had two children there: Elizabeth 1708, and Eunice 1710. They moved from there to Lunenburg, and were the direct ancestors of President James A. Garfield.

      Children of Thomas and Martha (Bigelow) Garfield:
      i. Elizabeth Garfield, b. 10 Aug 1708 at Watertown, m. 1 Sep 1738 Samuel Brooks of Concord;
      ii. Eunice Garfield, b. 23 Aug 1710 at Watertown, d. 4 Oct 1776 at Weston, MA, m. 12 Dec 1734 Ebenezer Hobbs of Weston;
      iii. Thomas Garfield, b. 28 Feb 1712/13;
      iv. Thankful Garfield, b. 15 Feb 1714/15, m. John Walker of Weston 28 Nov 1751;
      v. Isaac Garfield, b. 19 Feb 1716/17 at Weston, d. there 1767, m. Thankful Stowell 15 Mar 1744/45;
      vi. Samuel Garfield, b. 11 Apr 1720 at Weston, d. 12 Jun 1792 at Spencer, MA; m. 1st Hannah Garfield 25 Aug 1750, m. 2nd Abigail Pierce 27 May 1756;
      vii. Mercy Garfield, b. 17 Jun 1722, d. 16 Aug 1793, m. Ebenezer Hammond 1756;
      viii. Anna Garfield, b. 1 Jun 1724 at Weston, m. Joseph Livermore 29 Apr 1749;
      ix. Lucy Garfield, b. 5 Oct 1725 at Weston;
      x. Elisha Garfield, b. 11 Nov 1728 at Weston, m. Susanna Bemis 15 Nov 1753;
      xi. Enoch Garfield, b. 23 Jan 1729/30 at Weston, d. there 19 Jun 1758; and
      xii. John Garfield, b. after 1731. [2]
    Person ID I17927  Schirado
    Last Modified 2 June 2004 

    Father Samuel Bigelow,   b. 28 October 1653, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 February 1731, Waltham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Flagg,   b. 14 January 1658, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 September 1720, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 3 June 1674  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F12690  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lieut. Thomas Garfield,   b. 12 December 1680, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 February 1752, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 January 1706/7  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Garfield,   b. 10 August 1708, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Eunice Garfield,   b. 23 August 1710, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Thomas Garfield,   b. 1 March 1712/3, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 January 1774, Lincoln, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Thankful Garfield,   b. 15 February 1714/5, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Isaac Garfield,   b. 19 February 1716/7, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Garfield,   b. 3 December 1718, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1767, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     7. Samuel Garfield,   b. 11 April 1720, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mercy Garfield,   b. 17 June 1722, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Anna Garfield,   b. 1 June 1724, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Elisha Garfield,   b. 11 November 1728
    Family ID F12990  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Henry Bond.

    2. [S347] Gilman Bigelow House, (Worcester, 1890).


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