Descendants of Matthew Bigger
Co., Antrim, Ireland - Dayton, Ohio

10 Generations 

Scotch-Irish Descent 

Dayton Bigger's

Bigger, Parker, Moore, Donaldson, Anderson, Robertson

Generation No. 1

1.  JAMES1 BIGGER was born in 1640.  He married REBECCA PARKER. 

       

Children of JAMES BIGGER and REBECCA PARKER are:

                   i.    JOHN2 BIGGER, b. 1687; m. SARAH PARKER, 1705, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland.

2.               ii.    MATTHEW BIGGER, b. Abt. 1690, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland; d. Ireland.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  MATTHEW2 BIGGER (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1690 in Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland, and died in Ireland.  He met (1) MS.    He married (2) MARTHA MOORE September 25, 1724, in Antrim, Ireland, daughter of JAMES MOORE.  She was born 1702 in Antrim, Ireland, and died May 20, 1780, in Pennsylvania.

 

More About MATTHEW BIGGER:

Religion: Presbyterian Church at Ballymoney

 

More About MARTHA MOORE:

Burial: Raccoon Presbyterian Grave Yard

Immigration: October 16, 1773, Baltimore, Maryland

       

Children of MATTHEW BIGGER and MS are:

                   i.    ELIZABETH3 BIGGER, b. March 22, 1712/13, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland.

                  ii.    REBECCA BIGGER, b. November 19, 1714, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland; m. THOMAS PARKER, November 28, 1745,                                       Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland.

                 iii.    JAMES BIGGER, b. December 08, 1716, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland.

                 iv.    ANNE BIGGER, b. February 02, 1718/19.

                  v.    WILLIAM BIGGER, b. March 27, 1721, Carnmoney, County Antrim, Ireland.

                 vi.    GEORGE BIGGER, b. February 02, 1723/24.

 

       

Children of MATTHEW BIGGER and MARTHA MOORE are:

3.             vii.    COL. JOHN3 BIGGER I, b. December 20, 1725, Antrim, Ireland; d. December 05, 1809, Warren Co., Ohio, USA.

               viii.    JANE BIGGER, b. February 10, 1726/27, Antrim, Ireland; d. December 07, 1814, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA; m.                                           ROBERT  WALKER.

 

More About JANE BIGGER:

Burial: Raccoon Church Cemetery

 

                 ix.    JAMES BIGGER, b. July 28, 1730, Antrim, Ireland; d. Chambersburg, Maryland; m. ELIZABETH WINSLOW, August 13, 1806,                                     Washington twp,  Pennsylvania, USA.

                  x.    MATTHEW BIGGER, b. July 21, 1731; d. Died Unmarried.

4.              xi.    SAMUEL BIGGER I, b. April 07, 1733, Antrim, Ireland; d. January 01, 1773, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

                xii.    JOSEPH BIGGER, b. July 10, 1738, Carnmoney, Antrim, Ireland; d. August 08, 1739.

5.            xiii.    THOMAS BIGGER, b. September 02, 1740, Co Antrim, Ireland; d. February 07, 1829, Monongalia, West Virginia.

               xiv.    HANNAH BIGGER, b. December 07, 1743; d. February 04, 1743/44.

6.             xv.    ELIZABETH BIGGER, b. June 08, 1746, Antrim, Ireland.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  COL. JOHN3 BIGGER I (MATTHEW2, JAMES1) was born December 20, 1725, in Antrim, Ireland, and died December 05, 1809, in Warren Co., Ohio, USA.

 

Notes for COL. JOHN BIGGER I:

John, the oldest, came in 1751. Left Ireland in 1751. (The Great grandfather of the late Governor Bigger of Indiana 1840.

 

 

More About COL. JOHN BIGGER I:

Burial: Bigger Cemetery

Immigration: December 31, 1751, Ballymoney, Ireland

       

Children of COL. JOHN BIGGER I are:

                   i.    MATTHEW4 BIGGER, b. 1760.

                  ii.    MARTHA BIGGER, b. 1762; m. JAMES MCBRIDE.

7.              iii.    MARY BIGGER, b. March 10, 1763, Maryland, USA; d. July 19, 1841, Centerville, Greene, Ohio.

                 iv.    JAMES BIGGER, b. 1765.

                  v.    SAMUEL BIGGER, b. 1768; m. SARAH.

8.              vi.    COL. JOHN BIGGER, b. December 05, 1770, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania; d. June 18, 1840, Warren Co., Ohio.

 

 

4.  SAMUEL3 BIGGER I (MATTHEW2, JAMES1) was born April 07, 1733, in Antrim, Ireland, and died January 01, 1773, in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.  He married ABAGAIL DENNISON on October 29, 1764, in Antrim, Ireland, daughter of JOHN WILSON and MARGARET COWAN.  She was born January 01, 1739/40 in Pennsylvania, USA, and died January 01, 1800.

 

More About SAMUEL BIGGER I: Immigration: 31 Dec 1751

       

Children of SAMUEL BIGGER and ABAGAIL DENNISON are:

9.                i.    JOHN4 BIGGER, b. 1760, United States; d. December 30, 1831, Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio.

                  ii.    MARTHA BIGGER, b. 1765, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

                 iii.    JOSEPH BIGGER, b. 1766, Montgomery, Ohio; d. November 23, 1803, Montgomery, Ohio.

                 iv.    JAMES BIGGER, b. 1767, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

10.             v.    MATTHEW BIGGER, b. November 03, 1767, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; d. November 11, 1797, Westmoreland Co.,                                                 Pennsylvania.

                 vi.    NANCY BIGGER, b. 1768.

11.           vii.     SAMUEL BIGGER II, b. January 01, 1770, Antrim, Ireland; d. January 01, 1837, Ohia, USA.

12.          viii.    DAVID BIGGER, b. 1773, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

13.            ix.    MARGARET BIGGER, b. February 09, 1776, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania; d. October 23, 1843, Piqua, Ohio.

14.             x.    HANNAH BIGGER, b. February 17, 1779, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; d. December 31, 1830, Warren Co., Ohio.

 

 

5.  THOMAS3 BIGGER (MATTHEW2, JAMES1) was born September 02, 1740, in Co Antrim, Ireland, and died February 07, 1829, in Monongalia, West Virginia.  He married ELIZABETH MOORE May 23, 1773, in Ireland.  She was born Bef. 1760 in Co Antrim, Ireland, and died December 12, 1836, in Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Notes for THOMAS BIGGER:

 

More About THOMAS BIGGER:

Burial: Raccoon Presbyterian Graveyard

Emigration: August 09, 1773, Ireland

Immigration: October 16, 1773, Near Clinton, PA (Washington Co)

 

More About ELIZABETH MOORE:

Burial: Robinson United Presbyterian Graveyard

Emigration: August 23, 1773, Ireland

Immigration: October 16, 1773, near Clinton, PA (Washington Co)

       

Children of THOMAS BIGGER and ELIZABETH MOORE are:

                   i.    MATTHEW4 BIGGER, b. February 09, 1774; d. November 11, 1849, Pennsylvania, USA.  Burial: Robinson United Presbyterian                                     Cemetery

                         More About MATTHEW BIGGER: Census: 1830, Robinson, Washington, PA

 

                  ii.    JANE BIGGER, b. March 1776; d. August 30, 1851, Robinson twp, Washington Co, Pennsylvania. Burial: Robinson United                                             Presbyterian Cemetery.

                 iii.    JOHN J BIGGER, b. March 1778, Pennsylvania, USA; d. November 11, 1808, Pennsylvania, USA.  Burial: Raccoon Presbyterian                                     Cemetery

                         More About JOHN J BIGGER:  Census: 1790, Peters, Franklin, PA

 

                 iv.    JAMES BIGGER, b. March 1780, Pennsylvania, USA; d. October 01, 1780, Pennsylvania, USA.

                         More About JAMES BIGGER: Burial: Raccoon Presbyterian Cemetery

 

15.             v.     THOMAS MOORE BIGGER, b. March 1783, Pennsylvania; d. February 08, 1870.

                 vi.    ANN BIGGER, b. August 1785, Pennsylvania; d. August 09, 1872, Pennsylvania, USA. Burial: Robinson United Presbyterian                                           Cemetery

  Notes for ANN BIGGER: Died Unmarried   Census: 1870, Robinson, Washington, PA

 

16.           vii.    JAMES BIGGER, b. March 1787, Pennsylvania, USA; d. October 16, 1861, Pennsylvania, USA.

17.          viii.    SAMUEL BIGGER, b. March 1789, Robinson, Pennsylvania; d. March 17, 1873, Robinson, Washington, PA.

18.            ix.    MARTHA BIGGER, b. April 1791, Washington Co, Pennsylvania; d. October 20, 1866, Washington Co, Pennsylvania.

19.             x.    ANDREW BIGGER, b. April 01, 1793, Peters, Franklin, Pennsylvania; d. October 18, 1869, Robinson, Washington, Pennsylvania.

                 xi.    ELIZABETH BIGGER, b. January 18, 1797, Pennsylvania; d. March 17, 1873, Robinson, Washington, PA. Burial: Robinson United                                 Presbyterian Cemetery

 

More About ELIZABETH BIGGER: Census: 1870, Robinson, Washington, PA

 

 

6.  ELIZABETH3 BIGGER (MATTHEW2, JAMES1) was born June 08, 1746, in Antrim, Ireland.  She married JOHN ANDERSON. 

 

Notes for ELIZABETH BIGGER: Never Married

       

Children of ELIZABETH BIGGER and JOHN ANDERSON are:

                   i.    JAMES4 ANDERSON.

                  ii.    BENJAMIN ANDERSON.

                 iii.    MATTHEW ANDERSON.

                 iv.    MARTHA ANDERSON.

                  v.    JOHN ANDERSON.

Cabin by the Lake

Columbus, Ohio

The Donaldson/Bigger Reunion

Held August 24th, 1929

Robinson U. P. Church, Washington County, PA