Daniel Bigelow was born 1 December 1650 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States to John Bigelow (1617-1703) and Mary Warren (1624-1691) and died 1715 in Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Abial Pratt (c1658-1715) 1686 . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
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Daniel 2 BIGELOW, fourth child and third son of John 1 and Mary (WARREN) BIGELOW, was born in Watertown, Middlesex co, MA, on 01 December 1650. He married about 1688 Abial PRATT, daughter of Thomas and Susanna (Gleason) PRATT. He settled in Framingham, MA as early as 1686, and was a tailor by trade. They lived near the east end of what was known as Gleason's Pond. Daniel died about 1715, and his wife outlived him. Births of his children are found in the vital records of Sherborn, of which Framingham was then a part.

Family of Daniel Bigelow and Abigail Pratt

Daniel's wife said to be Abigail Pratt born ca 1658.

Children of Daniel and Abial (PRATT) BIGELOW, all born Framingham:

  1. Abigail, b 28 Oct 1689; d abt 1734; m 08 Mar 1727 Abraham BELKNAP. Res Framingham and Natick. No issue.
  2. Daniel, b 24 Nov 1691; said to have died 1752 Framingham; m (1) 27 June 1723 Rebecca EAMES, who died 1738; and (2) 17 July 1746 Mrs. Prudence (PRATT) STONE, widow of Ebenezer STONE, and daughter of Joseph and Hannah (PROVENDER) PRATT. She married (3) 10 May 1753 Ezekial RICE. Daniel had 7 children by first wife, 5 of whom died in infancy.
  3. Abiel, b 20 Jan 1693; no death date; m (1) 11 Oct 1716 Jonathan STONE, by whom four children, and (2) 15 June 1743 Samuel WALKER of Natick.
  4. Susannah, b 04 Mar 1696; d 24 Oct 1768 Framingham; m 09 June 1715 Stephen JENNINGS; res Framingham. 6 children.
  5. Ephraim, b 12 May 1698; d 18 Oct 1756 Holliston, MA; m 29 July 1729 Lydia JOHNSON. A carpenter by trade, res Holliston. 5 children.
  6. Lydia, b 02 Jan 1702; was living 1738, when admitted to the church at Westborough, MA by letter from Hopkinton; m 30 Sept 1731 Martin PRATT; res Hopkinton and Westborough. 3 children listed Bigelow genealogy, but Pratt Directory adds a fourth child, Martin jr, b 1744 Westborough.


Offspring of Daniel Bigelow and Abial Pratt (c1658-1715)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Abigail Bigelow (1689-1741)
Daniel Bigelow (1691-1752)
Susanna Bigelow (1695-1768) 4 March 1695 Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 24 October 1768 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Stephen Jennings (1688-1763)

Eprhraim Bigelow (1698-1756)
Lydia Bigelow (1702-) 2 January 1702 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1745 Massachusetts Jacob Pratt (1697-1720)
Martin Pratt (1703-)


Offspring of John Bigelow or Biglo and Mary Warren (1624-1691)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Bigelow (1643-1721) 27 October 1643 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1721 Connecticut Sarah Wheate
Rebecca Olmstead

Jonathan Bigelow (1646-1711) 11 December 1646 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 9 January 1711 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Rebecca Shepard (1650-1686)
Mary Olcott (-1697)
Mary Benton (-1752)

Mary Bigelow (1648-1704) 14 March 1648 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 3 September 1704 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Michael Flagg (1652-1711)

Daniel Bigelow (1650-1715) 1 December 1650 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1715 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Abial Pratt (c1658-1715)

Samuel Bigelow (1653-1730) 28 October 1653 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 30 September 1730 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Mary Flagg (1657-1720)

Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745) 5 November 1655 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1 February 1745 Westminister, Worcester County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)

Elizabeth Bigelow (1657-1694) 18 June 1657 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 18 April 1694 Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts John Stearns (1654-1728)

Sarah Bigelow (1659-1703) 29 September 1659 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1703 Middlesex County, Massachusetts Isaac Learned (1655-1737)

James Bigelow (1660-1728) 1660 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 20 January 1728 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Patience Brown (1669-1693)
Elizabeth Child (1670-1707)
Joanna Erickson (1665-)

Martha Bigelow (1662-1729) 1 February 1662 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 20 January 1729 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Unknown Mr. King
Obadiah Wood (1662-1723)

Abigail Bigelow (1663-1754) 4 February 1664 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 12 January 1754 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Benjamin Harrington (1661-1724)

Hannah Bigelow (1665-1665)
Son Bigelow (1667-1667)


  • History of Daniel Bigelow - Bigelow Society Family History
  • Bigelow Family Genealogy Volume. I page.13;
  • Howe, Bigelow Family in America, page 25-26;
  • J. Gardner Bartlett, Gregory Stone Genealogy;
  • Jayne (Pratt) Lovelace, A Pratt Directory, 1980;
  • vital records of Watertown, Framingham, Sherborn, Holliston, and Westborough, MA

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