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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Joseph Higgins

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This is Joseph Higgins's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Joseph's genealogy below.

Joseph Higgins
1702 - 27 May 1782
Eastham, Barnstable, MA

Brother of Anne Higgins, Rose (Higgins) Bloomfield, Mary Higgins, Thomas Higgins, Jediah Higgins Jr, James Higgins, Joshua Higgins, Phoebe Higgins, Michael Higgins and Mary (Higgins) Stout

Husband of Anonymous Higgins

Husband of Sarah (UNKNOWN) Higgins

Father of Elizabeth Higgins, Hannah Higgins, Joshua Higgins, Anna Higgins Kephart, Ruth Higgins, Jediah Higgins, Azariah Higgins, Ruth Higgins and Jediah Higgins

Jediah Higgins Sr ancestors
05 Mar 1656 - 23 Apr 1715
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Richard Higgins ancestors
01 Aug 1603 - 21 Jun 1675
* Edward Higgins ancestors
07 Sep 1545 - 14 Mar 1631
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
* John Higgins ancestors
abt 1528 - abt 1570
* Elizabeth Clinton more tree ancestors
1523 - abt 1558
* Julian Meals ancestors
1582 - 01 Aug 1603
Herefordshire, , England
* Christopher Meals more tree ancestors
1550 - 1610
* Elizabeth UNKNOWN ancestors
1550 - 1610
Mary Unknown ancestors
abt 1626 - 02 Dec 1702
Cape Cod, Barnstable Co; Plymouth Colony
* [great-grandfather?] *
* [great-grandmother?] *
Mary Newbold ancestors
23 May 1661 - 23 Apr 1715
Eckington, York, England
Michael Newbold ancestors
01 Jul 1623 - 19 Nov 1692
Hansworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire
* Thomas Newbold ancestors
1580 - 1652
Dronfield, Derbyshire, England
* John Newbold more tree ancestors
1563 - 1626
* Isabel UNKNOWN ancestors
- 1614
* Jane-Joanna Joanna Syms ancestors
1588 - 1625
Yorkshire, England
* Mathew Syms ancestors
1562 -
* [Syms g-g-grandmother?]
Ann Topping ancestors
1637 - abt 1693
Eckington Parish, Yorkshire, England
* John Topping ancestors
1616 - 26 Mar 1705
Yorkshire, England
* [Topping g-g-grandfather?]
* [Topping g-g-grandmother?]
* Mary Cooper ancestors
1644 - 26 Apr 1704
* [Cooper g-g-grandfather?]
* [Cooper g-g-grandmother?]

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Joseph's family history.


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for Joseph Higgins ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Joseph along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Joseph's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Joseph gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Joseph's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Joseph's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Joseph's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Joseph and Kevin Bacon? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Images of Joseph photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Joseph yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Higginss
This page shows all the Higginss on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Joseph. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Higgins DNA Connections and HIGGINS G2G.

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Eastham, Barnstable, MA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey on Google Maps | Open Street Map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of Joseph
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see Joseph's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Higgins-207 is Joseph's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Higgins-207 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Joseph and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch
Automatically search for Joseph on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Joseph's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Joseph's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Joseph's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Joseph's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Joseph or have a Higgins family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Higgins surname index, etc. The white dot for Joseph indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Joseph's DNA
If Joseph's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Joseph's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Joseph's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Joseph's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Joseph and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Joseph.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Joseph's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Joseph
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Joseph and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Joseph's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Joseph's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Joseph. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Joseph's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Joseph or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are Joseph or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Joseph's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Joseph's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Joseph, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.

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