Higginson died in 1706 in (Montgomery) MD (DOB from various Ancestry.com family trees); married Dorothy Bef. 22 August 1743. He was also married to a wife named Sarah. Higginson's parents were John Belt and Lucy Lawrence Belt.
Source Citation: Volume: 322. Ancestry.com. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls. Text:
Name: Higginson Belt
Death Date: 1788 (this is different from above)
SAR Membership: 64227
Application Date: 3 May 1944
Father: John Belt
Mother: Lucy Lawrence
Spouse: Sarah Belt
Children: John Belt
The Frederick Post (Frederick, Maryland). 1932 August 26. Article: "The Belt-Parrish Reunion." (Page number for article is too smudged to be readable.)
Citing Higginson Belt, immigrated in 1738 to Maryland, Source publication code 1243. Source Citation: Place: Maryland; Year: 1738; Page Number: 46. Ancestry.com. U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2012. Source: COLDHAM, PETER WILSON. Settlers Of Maryland 1679 - 1783. Consolidated Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2002.
Ancestry.com. Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Ewen) Talbott : of Poplar Knowle, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005, p. 41. Original data: Shirk, Ida Morrison Murphy,. Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Ewen) Talbott : of Poplar Knowle, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Baltimore: Day Print. Co., 1927,
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Higginson by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Higginson: