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John Higginson (abt. 1540 - 1624)

John Higginson
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Died at about age 84 in Claybrookmap
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John HIGGINSON was born ABT 1540. He was buried 19 FEB 1624 in Claybrook. Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2[1]


Elizabeth Unknown Higginson


Elizabeth died AFT 1623.

Children of Elizabeth and John HIGGINSON are:

  1. Nathaniel HIGGINSON was born ABT 1573.
  2. John HIGGINSON.
  3. Dorothy HIGGINSON. She married William GILBARD 26 DEC 1598 in Claybrook.
  4. Priscilla HIGGINSON.
  5. John HIGGINSON.
  6. John HIGGINSON.
  7. Rev. Francis HIGGINSON died 06 AUG 1630 in Salem. He married Anne HERBERT 08 JAN 1615/16 in St Peter's, Nottingham, England. She died 25 FEB 1639/40 in New Havem, Ct..
  8. William HIGGINSON. He married Frances PALMER 28 OCT 1629 in Claybrook.
  9. Catherine HIGGINSON. She married Thomas COLEMAN 22 APR 1619 in Claybrook.
  10. Martyn HIGGINSON.
  11. Mary HIGGINSON was born 04 FEB 1593 in Claybrook.
  12. Nicholas HIGGINSON.
  13. George HIGGINSON.
  14. Nicholas HIGGINSON died ABT 1649?.
  15. Grace HIGGINSON.
  16. Elizabeth HIGGINSON.
  17. Judith HIGGINSON died 17 OCT 1613 in Claybrook.

John Higginson Father of Rev. Francis Higginson

Birth: ABT 1540 Note: This is based on the fact he graduated from Jesus College with a B.A. in 1564/5.

Burial: 19 FEB 1624 Claybrook

Occupation: On 23 January 1571/2 he was made the vicar of Claybrook which he kept for about 52 years. 1571 Claybrook

Will: 04 DEC 1623 Note: His will, dated 4 December 1623 was proved on 2 April 1624 by his widow. He directs that Mr. Picksley, citizen and clothier, of Coventry, shall convey to his wife Elizabeth and 'such one of his sons William and Nathaniel as shall be most dutiful, a cottage in Claybrooke, etc." He also names son John £5, William, who is to remain with his mother, and Nicholas 3 shillings, and Nathaniel £20. Nicholas Higginson, his grandson is to receive £10 and grand daughter Priscilla Higginson £5. From the Act Book of the Common Court of the Bishop of Lincoln in the Archdeaconry of Leicester it appears that probate was allowed on the will of John Higginson, later vicar of Claybrook, presented by Francis Higginson, of the city of leicester and Thomas Coleman of Stretton Parva.

Note: Tradition in the family says that he died when 104 and was drowned by a sudden rising of a brook as he was returning from church.

Event: Note 2 Claybrook Note: Was there a daughter Elizabeth born around 1582 who married Edward Androse 5 January 1607?


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