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.

Absolum Wells1

M, #2093, d. 1769
     Absolum Wells married an unknown person.2

Absolum Wells left a will dated 4 Jun 1768 in GA. Heirs: John Wells, his daughter and son. His wife, unnamed, is also an heir.3

Absolum Wells died in 1769.4 His estate was probated on 9 Mar 1769 in GA.5,4

Child of Absolum Wells

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 37. Petitioned for land in GA 5 Feb 1765.. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.
  2. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, p. 37.
  3. [S1980] "Will Books, Colony of Georgia," Images, Georgia Archives (http://vault.georgiaarchives.org : accessed 16 Mar 2018), Citing Colonial Will Books, RG 49-1-5, Vol. A, p. 331.
  4. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 43. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  5. [S1980] "Will Books, Colony of Georgia," Images, Georgia Archives, Vol. A, pp. 331-2.

Mary Johnston1

F, #2101

Citations

  1. [S298] Judge Folks Huxford Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, 6 volumes (Jesup, GA: The Jesup Sentinel, 1971), p. 139. Hereinafter cited as Pioneers of Wiregrass GA.

Daniel Howell

M, #2102
     Daniel Howell was born in Wales.1

Daniel Howell married Elizabeth <...> before 1760.1

Child of Daniel Howell and Elizabeth <...>

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 30. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.

Elizabeth <...>

F, #2103
     Elizabeth <...> was born in Wales.1

Elizabeth <...> married Daniel Howell before 1760.1

Child of Elizabeth <...> and Daniel Howell

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 30. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.

Capt. John Howell

M, #2104, d. before 1827
     Capt. John Howell was the son of Daniel Howell and Elizabeth <...>.

He adopted his sister's daughter, Ann Eliza Higdon, and she was reared and educated at his home in Savannah and St. Marys.

Capt. John Howell married Catherine <...>.1

Capt. John Howell died before 1827.2

Citations

  1. [S298] Judge Folks Huxford Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, 6 volumes (Jesup, GA: The Jesup Sentinel, 1971), p. 139. Hereinafter cited as Pioneers of Wiregrass GA.
  2. [S298] Judge Folks Huxford Pioneers of Wiregrass GA, p. 139. Wife was widow before she died in 1827.