Nielsen Hayden genealogy

John Higginson

Male 1646 - 1719  (73 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John Higginson  [1
    Born 1646  Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1719  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I15611  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 

    Father Rev. John Higginson,   b. Bef 31 Aug 1616, Claybrooke, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1708, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 92 years) 
    Mother Sarah Whitfield,   b. Bef 1 Nov 1620, Ockley, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1675, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1646  Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F9551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. John Higginson,   b. 20 Aug 1675, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1718, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F9547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "John Higginson was one of the great merchants of Salem, and held many public offices. In 1678, he was chosen to keep the town books, and was frequently selectman. He was deputy from Salem, 1685, 1689, and 1691, and a member of the Council from 1700 until his death. He was also county treasurer and justice of the Court of Common Pleas. He was commissioned ensign in 1675 and promoted until, in 1701, he ranked as colonel." [Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

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

    3. [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.

    4. [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., date only.

    5. [S2122] Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. 1910., place only.

    6. [S2306] The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England 1629-1630 by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012., date only.