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Higginson Belt (abt. 1706 - 1786)

Higginson Belt
Born about in Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial Americamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at about age 80 in Montgomery Village, Montgomery, Marylandmap
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1776 Project
Higginson Belt was a Civil Servant in the American Revolution.
1776 Project
Higginson Belt performed Patriotic Service in the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Higginson Belt is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A008899.

Higginson died in 1706 in (Montgomery) MD (DOB from various 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.

HIgginson was born in 1720. HIgginson Belt ... He passed away in 1751.[1]

During the American Revolution, Higginson was an overseer of roads, furnished supplies, and took oath of allegiance in 1778, MD.[2]


  1. A source for this information is needed.
  2. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed 23 Oct 2023), "Record of Higginson", Ancestor # A008899.
  • Source Citation: Volume: 322. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 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
Role: Ancestor
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. U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 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.
  • Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Ewen) Talbott : of Poplar Knowle, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [database on-line]. Provo, UT: 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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Belt-638 and Belt-7 appear to represent the same person because: Look the same - need to determine which dates are correct?
Belt-307 and Belt-7 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents; same birthplace; birth year is close.
posted by Sharon Casteel

Rejected matches › Higginson Belt II (abt.1745-1795)

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