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Richard Higgins

Male Abt 1609 - 1675  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Richard Higgins 
    Born Abt 1609  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 20 Nov 1674 and 1 Jun 1675  Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate death Bef 1678  Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I30868  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of EK
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2020 

    Family Mary,   d. Aft 2 Dec 1702 
    Married Oct 1651  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Jadiah Higgins,   b. 5 Mar 1657, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 23 Apr 1715 and 17 May 1715, Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a tailor. He first appears in the New World at Plymouth in 1632; removed to Eastham in 1645, where he was one of the town founders; later removed to Piscataway in 1670. He held many public offices during his 25 years at Eastham.

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

    2. [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.