Edward Augustus Maxwell

M, #2057, b. 8 Jul 1867, d. 19 Jul 1940
     Edward Augustus Maxwell was born on 8 Jul 1867 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2 He was the son of Thomas T. Maxwell and Louisa Spears. Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Thomas T. Maxwell.3 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Thomas T. Maxwell.4

Edward Augustus Maxwell married Matilda Rebecca Higdon, daughter of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot, on 22 Nov 1892 in Decatur Co., GA.5,2 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA with others in the household: Matilda Rebecca Higdon.6 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Matilda Rebecca Higdon.7 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Matilda Rebecca Higdon.8 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Matilda Rebecca Higdon.9 Edward Augustus Maxwell was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Matilda Rebecca Higdon.10

Edward Augustus Maxwell died on 19 Jul 1940 in Grady Co., GA, at age 73.1,11,2 He was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.12,13,2

Citations

  1. [S1993] "Georgia, Deaths Index, 1914-1940," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 6 Sep 2018), Citing Georgia Department of Health and Vital Statistics; Atlanta, Georgia, Certificate No. 17781.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Certificate # B-699.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S1399] US1940.
  11. [S767] Death Registration from original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (1998), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Certificate No. 17781. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  12. [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.
  13. [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)).

Lillie Herring

F, #2058, b. 28 Sep 1874, d. 8 May 1967
Relationship
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Lillie Herring was born on 28 Sep 1874.1 She was the daughter of Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. Maxwell. Lillie Herring was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Patrick Henry Herring.

Lillie Herring married Joseph Higdon, son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot, on 5 May 1897 in Decatur Co., GA.2,3,4

Lillie Herring was listed as the nearest relative of Joseph Higdon on his WWI draft card, 12 Sep 1918.5 Lillie Herring was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA in the household of Joseph Higdon.6 Lillie Herring was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA in the household of Joseph Higdon.7 Lillie Herring was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Joseph Oscar Herring (her cousin.)8

Lillie Herring died on 8 May 1967 at age 92.1 She was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.9,10,1

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1894 - 1905, p. 137.
  3. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Certificate # D-137.
  4. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 26083.
  5. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY, Order Number A1638. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  6. [S681] US1920.
  7. [S679] US1930.
  8. [S1399] US1940.
  9. [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.
  10. [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)).

Ira Higdon

M, #2059, b. 22 Jun 1876, d. 4 Jul 1947
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Ira Higdon was born on 22 Jun 1876 in GA.1,2,3 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. Ira Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon. Ira Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of Sarah M. Parrot.3

Ira Higdon married Margareth A Herring, daughter of Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. Maxwell, on 21 Nov 1906 in Grady Co., GA.4,5 Ira Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Margareth A Herring.6 Ira Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Margareth A Herring.7 Ira Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Margareth A Herring.8 Ira Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA with others in the household: Margareth A Herring.9

Ira Higdon died on 4 Jul 1947 in Grady Co., GA, at age 71 while residing in Thomas Co., GA.10,1 He was buried in Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Grady Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [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. 68. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S789] Contributed by James Rollins, Grady Co., Georgia Marriage Records (https://sites.rootsweb.com/~gagrady/vitals/marriages.html), Book A, page 27.
  5. [S316] William Hardin, A History of Savannah and South Georgia (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1913), Volume II. Hereinafter cited as A History of Savannah and South Georgia.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S679] US1930.
  9. [S1399] US1940.
  10. [S767] Death Registration from original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (1998), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Certificate No. 15827. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Catherine Braswell1

F, #2060, b. 8 Jan 1827, d. 19 Jun 1894
     Catherine Braswell was born on 8 Jan 1827 in NC.2,3

Catherine Braswell married John Higdon, son of Burrell Higdon and Nancy Roberts, on 19 Dec 1873 in Decatur Co., GA.4,1

In the will of John Higdon, dated 23 Nov 1877 in Decatur Co., GA, Catherine Higdon, his wife, was named as an heir.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of John Higdon.3

Catherine Braswell was widowed on 7 Jul 1886 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA.6,7,8,9

Catherine Braswell died on 19 Jun 1894 at age 67.2 She was buried in Braswell Cemetery, Reno, Grady Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S1674] Cemetery Marker in Braswell Cemetery, Reno, Grady Co., GA (Oak Hill Rd off CR111 (30.77411 -84.28042)).
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1867 - 1896, Book B, p. 152.
  5. [S1610] "Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990," Images, unindexed, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 May 2014), Citing Decatur County State of Georgia Court of Ordinary Wills Book B 1873-1913, Will of John Higdon, pp. 103-6.
  6. [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). John Higdon, Esq., late of Calvary, Decatur county, Ga., was born in Laurens county, Ga., Feb. 16th, 1809, and died at his home, in the former county, July 7th, 1886 in the 78th year of his life...Mrs. Greene McNair, Mrs. Dr. Williams, and J. J. Higdon survive him. Hereinafter cited as Obituaries Published by the Christian Index.
  7. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-). Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  8. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter.
  9. [S171] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, compiler, "Ancestral File - LDS", Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestral File - LDS."

Robert Wilson Higdon

M, #2061, b. 3 Feb 1866, d. 9 Dec 1938
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Robert Wilson Higdon was born on 3 Feb 1866 in FL.1,2 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. Robert Wilson Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon. Robert Wilson Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA in the household of James Jackson Higdon. Robert Wilson Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in High Springs, Alachua Co., FL.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in High Springs, Alachua Co., FL.4

Robert Wilson Higdon died on 9 Dec 1938 in Polk Co., FL, at age 72.5,6 He was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow, Polk Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S1105] Cemetery Marker in Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow, Polk Co., FL (S Woodlawn Ave. and W Stewart St. (27.88670 -81.85330)).
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S1105] Cemetery Marker in Wildwood Cem., (full date).
  6. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, (county and year). Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.

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 Higdon died on 5 Jul 1854 in Gordon Co., GA, at age 47.1,6 His estate was probated on 8 Oct 1854 in Gordon Co., GA.1,7

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. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 101, 102. Died of typhoid fever.
  7. [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.