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George Thomas Higginson (1762 - 1820)

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George Thomas (George) Higginson
Born in Dublin, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 3 Sep 2018 | Created 9 Jan 2009
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Biography

"Descendants of John Higginson"-[1]

He was born 22 May 1762 Dublin, Ireland; christened 1762 Christ Church Lisburn, Antrim Ireland. 

He departed Ireland from Cork, May 25, 1784 on the ship "Washington", landing in Alexandria, Virginia.

He married Mary Stockwell, a native of Maryland about 1788, although no marriage record has been found. They were in Bourbon Co KY by 1792, where his name appears on tax lists through 1797.

George and Mary were the parents of 14 children

  1. James M. (1789-1849)
  2. Polly (1791-1814)
  3. George Corran (1792-1860)
  4. John Kidd (1794-1794)
  5. Whiteside (1795-1853)
  6. Rebecca Prudence (1798-1848)
  7. Hinchcliff (1799-1884)
  8. Hull (1801-1869)
  9. Elizabeth (1802-1853)
  10. Sarah Elizabeth (1804-1907)
  11. Franklin (1805-1860)
  12. Jefferson (1807-1870)
  13. Madison (1809-1875)
  14. Washington (1812-1878)

1810 Census and distribution of his Land-[2]

UsGenwebsites for Webster County Cemeteries Higginson Cemetery 1-mile north of Poole in Henderson County, KY.

Burial: Higginson Cemetery in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States.

Sources

  1. "Descendants of John Higginson"
  2. Henderson County, Ky - Ushalls (1810 Census and Land distributions) Higginson, George.
  • "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch [1] :George Higginson, Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 11, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 24; FHL microfilm 186,184.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #46179828


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