Robert Higdon

M, #2064, b. 14 Jan 1807, d. 5 Jul 1854
Relationship
2nd great-granduncle of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Robert Higdon was born on 14 Jan 1807 in Laurens Co., GA.1,2 He was the son of Burrell Higdon and Nancy Roberts.

Robert Higdon married first Temperance Price, daughter of William Price and Mary <...>, on 2 Nov 1826 in Emanuel Co., GA.3,1,4

Robert Higdon was widowed on 12 Dec 1835.1

Robert's second marriage was to Emilia Griffis, daughter of John Griffis and Sarah Neel, on 12 Jan 1837 in Emanuel Co., GA.4,3 Robert Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA with others in the household: Emilia Griffis, Hillory Higdon, Nancy J. Higdon, John B. Higdon, Sarah H. Higdon, Ebenezer G. Higdon and Henry L. Higdon.5 Robert was was elected to the Justices of the Inferior Court on 3 Oct 1853 in Gordon Co., GA.6

Robert Higdon died on 5 Jul 1854 in Gordon Co., GA, at age 47. He died intestate.1,7,8 His estate was probated on 8 Oct 1854 in Gordon Co., GA.1,9

Children of Robert Higdon and Temperance Price

Children of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 94 (or Wilkinson Co., GA). Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S776] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Georgia Marriages to 1850 (Original data: Information originating in transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia), documents the county and state.
  4. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #19, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  5. [S414] US1850.
  6. [S2118] Lulie Pitts, History of Gordon County Georgia (Calhoun, GA: The Calhoun Times, 1933), p. 92. Hereinafter cited as History of Gordon County Georgia.
  7. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 101, 102. Died of typhoid fever.
  8. [S2119] Reporter B. Y. Martin Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, at Macon, Atlanta, Milledgeville and Savannah, 1858-9, Volume XXVI (Columbus, Georgia: Columbus Times Steam Press, 1859), p. 92. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Supreme Court Cases (1858-9).
  9. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 101.

Temperance Price

F, #2065, b. 2 May 1803, d. 12 Dec 1835
     Temperance Price was born on 2 May 1803.1 She was the daughter of William Price and Mary <...>.

Temperance Price married Robert Higdon, son of Burrell Higdon and Nancy Roberts, on 2 Nov 1826 in Emanuel Co., GA.2,1,3

Temperance Price died on 12 Dec 1835 at age 32.1

Children of Temperance Price and Robert Higdon

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S776] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Georgia Marriages to 1850 (Original data: Information originating in transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia), documents the county and state.
  3. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #19, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.

Emilia Griffis1

F, #2066, b. circa 1815
     Emilia Griffis was born circa 1815 in GA.2 She was the daughter of John Griffis and Sarah Neel.

Emilia Griffis married Robert Higdon, son of Burrell Higdon and Nancy Roberts, on 12 Jan 1837 in Emanuel Co., GA.1,3 Emilia Griffis was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.2 Emilia Griffis was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Calhoun, Gordon Co., GA with others in the household: Ebenezer G. Higdon, Sarah H. Higdon, Henry L. Higdon, Mary A. Higdon and Robert N. Higdon.4 Emilia Griffis was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA with others in the household: Henry L. Higdon, Mary A. Higdon and Robert N. Higdon.5 Emilia Griffis was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA with others in the household: Mary A. Higdon.6

Emilia Griffis was on the 1890 taxlist in Dawson, Terrell Co., GA.7

Children of Emilia Griffis and Robert Higdon

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #19, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S776] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Georgia Marriages to 1850 (Original data: Information originating in transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia), documents the county and state.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S1234] "Georgia 1890 Property Tax Digests," digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 22 Jul 2013), Citing Georgia Tax Digests [1890]. 140 volumes. Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives, Image 11, line 20.

William Price1

M, #2067
     William Price married Mary <...>.1

Child of William Price and Mary <...>

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.

Mary <...>1

F, #2068
     Mary <...> married William Price.1

Child of Mary <...> and William Price

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.

Mary Ann Higdon

F, #2069, b. 18 Dec 1823, d. 12 Sep 1891
Relationship
2nd great-grandaunt of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Mary Ann Higdon was born on 18 Dec 1823 in GA.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Burrell Higdon and Nancy Roberts.

Mary Ann Higdon married James Marshall Shepard on 30 Jan 1840 in Pulaski Co., GA.5,2,3 Mary Ann Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of James Marshall Shepard. Mary Ann Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of James Marshall Shepard. Mary Ann Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of James Marshall Shepard. Mary Ann Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of James Marshall Shepard.

Mary Ann Higdon died on 12 Sep 1891 in Laurens Co., GA, at age 67.5 She was buried in Old Shepard Family Cemetery, Laurens Co., GA.5,6

Children of Mary Ann Higdon and James Marshall Shepard

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 28. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #33, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 94. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  4. [S496] US1880, has place.
  5. [S1024] James M. Shepard & Mary Ann Higdon, James M. Shepard Family Bible ; Present owner - family of Mrs. S. D. Braswell d/o Francis C. Shepard Fann (copy courtesy of Barbie Lee Murdock), Copy supplied by Mrs. Vaughn in Higdon Family Newsletter #33, Sept 1974, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as James M. Shepard Family Bible.
  6. [S1246] Cemetery Marker in Old Shepard Family Cemetery, Laurens Co., GA (located on the James Hobbs Farm off GA Hwy 257 across from Possum Hollow).

Antoine Calvit1

M, #2076, b. circa 1684/85, d. circa 1759
     Antoine Calvit was born circa 1684/85 in France.2 He was the son of Jean Calvit. Antoine Calvit immigrated to Goochland Co., VA, circa 1699/0 from France.3

Antoine Calvit died circa 1759 in NC.3

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 38. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #30, p. 2 (between 1685 and 1700). Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #30, p. 2.

John Higdon

M, #2079, b. circa 1737/38, d. circa 1784
Relationship
4th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     John Higdon was born circa 1737/38 in Prince George Co., VA.1

John Higdon married first ? <...> circa 1761 in Johnston Co., NC.2,3

John's second marriage was to Sarah <...> circa 1770 in Johnston Co., NC.2,4

John Higdon died circa 1784 in Burke Co., GA.1,4

Child of John Higdon and Sarah <...>

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 38. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, p. 82.
  3. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 60. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  4. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 63.

? <...>

F, #2084, d. before 1770
     ? <...> married John Higdon circa 1761 in Johnston Co., NC.1,2

? <...> died before 1770.1

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 60. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.

Sarah <...>

F, #2085, d. 1807
Relationship
4th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Sarah <...> married John Higdon circa 1770 in Johnston Co., NC.1,2 Sarah <...> was awarded land, as follows: 200 acres in Burke Co., GA.3

Sarah <...> died in 1807.1

Child of Sarah <...> and John Higdon

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 63. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S1682] "Georgia Archives. File II, Reference Services, RG 4-2-46," Images, Georgia Archives (www.cdm.sos.state.ga.us : accessed 25 Dec 2014), Citing Mary H. Abbe, Georgia Colonial and Headright Plat Index, 1735-1866 (United States: R. J. Taylor, Jr., Foundation and The Georgia Archives, 2005), Vol. I, p. 12.