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Jadiah Higgins

Male 1657 - 1715  (58 years)


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  • Name Jadiah Higgins 
    Born 5 Mar 1657  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death Between 23 Apr 1715 and 6 May 1715  Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Between 23 Apr 1715 and 17 May 1715  Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23451  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of EK
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2020 

    Father Richard Higgins,   b. Abt 1609,   d. Between 20 Nov 1674 and 1 Jun 1675, Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Mary,   d. Aft 2 Dec 1702 
    Married Oct 1651  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F18327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Newbold,   b. 23 May 1661, Eckington, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 23 Apr 1715  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married 12 May 1684  Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Mary Higgins,   b. 24 Jan 1700
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also spelled Jediah, Jedidiah. He moved with his parents from Eastham, Massachusetts to Piscataway, New Jersey in 1669, when he was about twelve. Sometime between 1700 and 1713 he moved to Kingston, near Princeton.

      1683, ensign of the Piscataway train band; 1692, constable of Piscataway; 1695-97, member of the New Jersey assembly. He was a cordwainer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4858] Richard Higgins: A Resident and Pioneer Settler at Plymouth and Eastham, Massachusetts, and at Piscataway, New Jersey, and His Descendants by Katherine Chapin Higgins. Worcester, Massachusetts, 1918.

    2. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004., month, year, and place only.

    3. [S4859] Orra Eugene Monnette, "Richard Higgins of Plymouth and Eastham, Mass., and Piscataway, N.J., and Some of His Descendants." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 46:387, 1915; 47:20, 1916.

    4. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    5. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004., date only.

    6. [S4859] Orra Eugene Monnette, "Richard Higgins of Plymouth and Eastham, Mass., and Piscataway, N.J., and Some of His Descendants." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 46:387, 1915; 47:20, 1916., date only.