Nancy Roberts1

F, #2042, b. circa 1783, d. May 1870
Relationship
3rd great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Nancy Roberts was born circa 1783 in GA.2,3

Nancy Roberts married Burrell Higdon, son of John Higdon and Sarah <...>, circa 1805.4,3,1

Nancy Roberts was widowed in 1845 in Laurens Co., GA.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of James Marshall Shepard (her son-in-law.) Nancy Roberts was recorded as a person who died during the census year of 1870 in Pulaski Co., GA.6

Nancy Roberts died in May 1870 in Pulaski Co., GA.7

A summary of Nancy's census records:
Head of Household Household Member Age Year State County
Higdon, Burrell (Higdon, Nancy) 16-26 1820 GA Emanuel Co.
Higdon, Burrel (Higdon, Nancy) 40-50 1830 GA Emanuel Co.
Higdon, Burrell (Higdon, Nancy) 50-60 1840 GA Laurens Co.
Not found 1850
Sheapard, James M. Higdon, Nancy 77 1860 GA Laurens Co.
Higdon, Nancy Mortality 87 1870 GA Pulaski Co.

Children of Nancy Roberts and Burrell Higdon

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 92. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  4. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 82. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  5. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, p. 28, 82.
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S786] US1870 Mortality Schedule.

Jesse Lewis1

M, #2043
     Jesse Lewis married Mary Clifton.1

Child of Jesse Lewis and Mary Clifton

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Mary Clifton1

F, #2044
     Mary Clifton married Jesse Lewis.2

Child of Mary Clifton and Jesse Lewis

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  2. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly, V16 (75), p. 12.

Jordan Sutton1

M, #2045
     Jordan Sutton married Matilda Durden.1

Child of Jordan Sutton and Matilda Durden

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Matilda Durden1

F, #2046
     Matilda Durden married Jordan Sutton.1

Child of Matilda Durden and Jordan Sutton

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Nancy Rhiner

F, #2047, b. 13 May 1813, d. 21 Jul 1891
     Nancy Rhiner was born on 13 May 1813.1

Nancy Rhiner married first ? Hargrove before 1869.1

Nancy's second marriage was to Matthew Overstreet, son of Daniel Overstreet Jr. and Martha Albritton, on 3 Mar 1870 in Emanuel Co., GA.1 Nancy Rhiner was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Emanuel Co., GA in the household of Matthew Overstreet. Nancy Rhiner was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Emanuel Co., GA in the household of John L. McLemore.

Nancy Rhiner died on 21 Jul 1891 at age 78.1 She was buried in 1891 in Swainsboro, Emanuel Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  2. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly, V16 (75), p. 12, in McLemore Cemetery.

? Hargrove1

M, #2048
     ? Hargrove married Nancy Rhiner before 1869.1

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Sarah M. Parrot1

F, #2049, b. 20 Apr 1845, d. 26 Oct 1900
     Sarah M. Parrot was born on 20 Apr 1845 in FL.2

Sarah M. Parrot married James Jackson Higdon, son of John Higdon and Rebecca Matilda Overstreet, on 9 Oct 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 Sarah M. Parrot was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon. Sarah M. Parrot was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Sarah M. Parrot was widowed on 13 Jun 1894.3,4 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Ira Higdon, Carrie Higdon, Fanny May Higdon and Mattie Higdon.5

Sarah M. Parrot died on 26 Oct 1900 at age 55.4 She was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.6,7,4

Children of Sarah M. Parrot and James Jackson Higdon

Citations

  1. [S980] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Gadsden Co., FL (n.pub.), Application No: 18600025.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S251] Mary Overby, compiler, Obituaries Published by the Christian Index, 1822-1899 (Washington, GA: Wilkes Pub, Co., 1975(V1), 1982(V2)), 08-12-1886: 15, 2 (V2, p. 110). Hereinafter cited as Obituaries Published by the Christian Index.
  4. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #78, p. 1.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 204. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  7. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).
  8. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 26083.

John W. Higdon

M, #2050, b. 22 Jun 1862, d. 28 Nov 1879
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     John W. Higdon was born on 22 Jun 1862 in FL.1 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. John W. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon. John was a store clerk in Decatur Co., GA.2

John W. Higdon died on 28 Nov 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 17 after being accidentally shot.2,3 He was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.4,5,6

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S743] US1880 Mortality Schedule.
  3. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Tuesday, December 16, 1879, Volume: LIV, Issue: 50, Page: 1. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  4. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 205. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  5. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).
  6. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #78, p. 1.

Henry C. Higdon

M, #2051, b. 28 Dec 1867, d. Oct 1879
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Henry C. Higdon was born on 28 Dec 1867 in GA.1 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. Henry C. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Henry C. Higdon died in Oct 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 11 of pheumonia. The census record says he was 13, although a newspaper article says he was 11, matching up with his birth date. It also says that his brother, John, was accidentally shot in Nov 1879. A baby born in Nov 1879 was named John Henry.2,3 Alternatively, Henry C. Higdon died on 9 Nov 1889.4 He was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.5,4

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S743] US1880 Mortality Schedule.
  3. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Tuesday, December 16, 1879, Volume: LIV, Issue: 50, Page: 1. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  4. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 205. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  5. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).