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Reliance (Yates) Higgins (1751 - 1825)

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Reliance Higgins formerly Yates
Born in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial Americamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
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Died in Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 15 Jun 2019 | Created 6 Dec 2018
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Reliance Yates was born on 18 January 1751 in Harwich, Massachusetts. Her parents were John Yates and Thankful (King) Yates[1].

She married Timothy Higgins on 9 March 1771. They had seven children[2]:

1. Prince, born 25 Sep 1772; married 1st Selina Higgins, 2nd a Mrs. Decker
2. Ephraim, born 11 Oct 1775; married Rebecca Higgins
3. Experience, born 20 Sep 1777; married Seth Higgins
4. Thankful, born 29 Sep 1779
5. Unnamed infant
6. Freeman, born 21 Jun 1787
7. Timothy, born 20 Jun 1791; married 1st Mary Ann Winslow, 2nd Rosanna (Stuart) Moody

Reliance passed away on 14 December 1825[3] in Standish, Maine[4].


  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Reliance Yates, 18 Jan 1751; citing HARWICH,BARNSTABLE,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0001250 V. 2
  2. Sears, Albert J. Early Families of Standish, Maine. Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2010. Page 111.
  3. "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 March 2018), Reliance Higgins, 1825; citing Standish, Cumberland, Maine, United States, Village Cemetery, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,315,419.
  4. Sears.

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