Lawson R Bigelow of Waterloo NY died @ Andersonville GA
Born somewhere in New York on 13 NOV 1819, Lawson R. Bigelow married Elvira L. Smith at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Waterloo, Seneca, NY on 11 DEC 1845.Elvira, born about 1824, was the daughter of boatbuilder John G. Smith and Abigail Miriam Hathaway.
Lawson worked as a shoemaker.In his mid-40s he enlisted in the Union army and served only a few months, only to be captured in Plymouth, NC and taken to Andersonville prison.He died there on 12 JUL 1864 and is buried at Andersonville National cemetery.
He left seven children: Jennett D., born c. 1847, married Baldwin and later married Phillip J. Kist, died after 1920; Emma Louisa, born 04 OCT 1849, may have married Henry D. Miller; Minnie or Lillian L, born c. 1853, may have married Charles W. Clark; Ada May born 11 JUN 1854 died 26 NOV 1893 husband unknown; Lucinda L. born 25 AUG 1856; John L. born 09 MAR 1858 died 18 JUN 1904 Waterloo NY wife or children unknown; and Miss Jessie M. born 01 SEP 1861.
Is anyone else researching this family?Would appreciate any leads about ancestry or descendants of these Bigelows.