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John Higginson

Male 1675 - 1718  (42 years)


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  • Name John Higginson 
    Born 20 Aug 1675  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Apr 1718  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Person ID I14544  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2018 

    Father John Higginson,   b. 1646, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1719, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sarah Savage,   b. 25 Jun 1653, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Jun 1713  (Age < 60 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1672  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Family ID F9547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Gardner,   b. 4 Apr 1676, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1713, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1695  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Higginson,   b. 28 Jun 1696, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1723, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A merchant. Registrar of probate, 1698-1702; selectman in 1704. A lieutenant in 1797, his estate settlement calls him "captain."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920., place only.

    2. [S1790] Vital Records of Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1924.

    3. [S2122] Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. 1910.

    4. [S2123] The Ancestry of Reverend Henry Whitfield (1590-1657) and His Wife Dorothy Sheafe (159?-1669) of Guilford, Connecticut by John Brooks Threlfall. Madison, Wisconsin: 1989.

    5. [S1585] Ancestry and Descendants of Sir Richard Saltonstall, by Leverett Saltonstall. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1897., date only.

    6. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.