John HIGGINSON was born ABT 1540. He was buried 19 FEB 1624 in Claybrook. Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2
Children of Elizabeth and John HIGGINSON are:
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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