Sarah Rhea (Higginson) Bowditch

Sarah Rhea (Higginson) Bowditch (1819 - 1919)

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Sarah Rhea Bowditch formerly Higginson
Born in Essex County, MAmap
Wife of — married in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusettsmap
Died in Brookline, Norfolk, MAmap
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Parents and Siblings

"James Perkins [Higginson], b. at Boston, July, 1791, married Martha, widow of George Higginson, and had children; Frances Saltonstall; Louisa Gore; Marry Hubbard; Sarah Rhea; Charles James; John Augustus; Henry Frederick."[1]


Bowditch: William Ingersoll Bowditch, Esq; Sarah R. Higginson; Aug 19, Anno Domini 1844 [2]


"Bowditch, Sarah Rhea (Higginson); Brookline; 1919; vol: 31; page: 94 [3]


  1. Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 5; Essex Institute; 1863; page 41; Digital Image, Google Books:
  2. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; Boston Marriages, 1844-1846, Digital Image,
  3. Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980; 1916-1920; Digital Image,
  • 1850 United States Federal Census; Census Place: Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts; William Bowditch household; Digital Image,
  • 1870 United States Federal Census; Census Place: Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Will Bowditch household; Digital Image,

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Sarah (Higginson) Bowditch Obituary: Boston Herald. October 7, 1919
Sarah (Higginson) Bowditch Obituary: Boston Herald. October 7, 1919


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