He Was a Well-Known Citizen of Norwood—In the Dry Goods Business for Many Years.
Mon, Oct 14, 1907 – 10 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com
NORWOOD. Oct 13—Erwin A. Bigelow, one of Norwood’s best-known residents, died of heart disease Saturday night at his home on Beech st after a long illness, aged 57 years.
Mr. Bigelow was born In Boxboro, but came to Norwood then (South Dedham) in 1853 With his parents. After finishing school he entered the employ of the dry goods firm of Sargent Bros & of Boston. He was identified with the dry goods business in Boston. Great Falls, N H. Waltham and East Weymouth till 1887, when he engaged in the same business in Norwood with his brother, Edgar L. Bigelow, selling out two years ago.
Mr. Bigelow was married twice. His first wife died in 1887. His second wife. who survives him. was Mrs. M. Adelaide Cragin of Norwood. Besides her, he leaves a son, Harry A. Bigelow of the Chicago university law school, and two daughters. Miss Catherine Leighton Bigelow and Mrs. Henry W. Stone, both of Norwood.
He was a member of the First Universalist Church of Norwood and of Orient Lodge, A. F. and A. M. The funeral services will be at the Universalist church Tuesday afternoon at 1:30.
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