Mahala Higdon

F, #2167, b. 1801
Relationship
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Mahala Higdon was born in 1801 in NC.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.

Mahala Higdon married Macajah Blackwell on 6 Mar 1828 in Baldwin Co., GA.2,1

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Marriages, Book, 1806-1842, p. 75.

Letty Higdon

F, #2168, b. Dec 1802
Relationship
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Letty Higdon was born in Dec 1802 in NC.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.

Rhoda Higdon

F, #2169, b. 15 May 1805
Relationship
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Rhoda Higdon was born on 15 May 1805.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.

Rhoda Higdon married James Bertrand on 24 Jun 1843 in Muscogee Co., GA.2 Rhoda Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Muscogee Co., GA.3

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Marriages, Book, 1806-1842, p. 223.
  3. [S414] US1850.

Robert D. Higdon

M, #2170, b. 1815, d. 14 Jun 1887
Relationship
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Robert D. Higdon was born in 1815.1 He was the son of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.

Robert D. Higdon married Lettie Hearn.1 Robert D. Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1840 in Muscogee Co., GA.2

Robert D. Higdon died on 14 Jun 1887 in LA.3,1 He was buried in Walnut Creek Cemetery, Simsboro, Lincoln Parish, LA.3

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S285] US1840.
  3. [S1975] Cemetery Marker in Walnut Creek Cemetery, Simsboro, Lincoln Parish, LA.

Philip Higdon

M, #2171, b. 1819, d. between 1867 and 1870
Relationship
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Philip Higdon was born in 1819 in Hancock Co., GA.1,2 He was the son of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.

Philip Higdon married Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner on 15 Mar 1842 in Muscogee Co., GA.3,2 Philip Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner, Tarpley Higdon, Bethany Higdon, Caroline Higdon and Mary Bryant (his children.)4 Philip Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Russell Co., AL with others in the household: Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner, Tarpley Higdon, Bethany Higdon, Caroline Higdon, Aletha Higdon, Emaline Higdon, Daniel Higdon and Mary Bryant (his children.)5

Philip wrote to the governor, Joseph E. Brown, asking that his son Tarpley be returned, as he was taken into the army without his (Philip's) consent. This letter was written on 9 Dec 1861 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.6

Philip Higdon died between 1867 and 1870.7

Children of Philip Higdon and Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850, has county of birth.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S1070] FamilySearch, Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (Original data: transcribed from original records).
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S402] US1860.
  6. [S1965] "Georgia, Civil War Correspondence, 1847-1865," Images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 27 Jan 2018), citing Governor's Incoming Correspondence, Civil War— Governor Joseph E. Brown of Georgia. Morrow, Georgia: Georgia State Archives., image 260.
  7. [S497] US1870, His youngest son was born ca 1867.

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner1

F, #2172, b. 11 Jan 1811, d. 4 May 1902
     Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was born on 11 Jan 1811 in Emanuel Co., GA.2,3,4

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner married Philip Higdon, son of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant, on 15 Mar 1842 in Muscogee Co., GA.5,4 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Philip Higdon.3 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Russell Co., AL in the household of Philip Higdon (her husband.)6 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Aletha Higdon, Caroline Higdon, Emaline Higdon, Mary Higdon and Philip G. Higdon (her children.)7 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Mary Higdon and Philip G. Higdon (2 of her children.)8

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1894 and 1900, where Sarah was recorded in the city/county directories.9,10 She was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Tarpley Higdon (her son. She is listed with Bethany in the second family in the house.)11

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner died on 4 May 1902 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 91.12 She was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.2

Children of Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner and Philip Higdon

Citations

  1. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  2. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  5. [S1070] FamilySearch, Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (Original data: transcribed from original records).
  6. [S402] US1860.
  7. [S497] US1870.
  8. [S496] US1880.
  9. [S1971] Zorn's City Directory of Columbus, Ga (Owensboro, Ky: Messenger Job Printing Company), p. 111
    Higdon Sarah (wid Phil) res 5 14th (1894)
    . Hereinafter cited as Zorn's City Directory of Columbus, Ga.
  10. [S1972] Walsh's Columbus, Georgia City Directory (Charleston, S. C.: The W. H. Walsh Directory Company), p. 268
    Higdon Sarah, wid Philip, r 5 14th (1900)
    . Hereinafter cited as Walsh's Columbus, Georgia City Directory.
  11. [S555] US1900.
  12. [S1966] Enquirer-Sun, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, p. 8. Hereinafter cited as Enquirer-Sun.

Lettie Hearn

F, #2173, d. 1870
     Lettie Hearn married Robert D. Higdon, son of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant.1

Lettie Hearn died in 1870 in LA.1

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.

Macajah Blackwell1,2

M, #2176
     Macajah Blackwell married Mahala Higdon, daughter of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant, on 6 Mar 1828 in Baldwin Co., GA.3,2

Citations

  1. [S353] "Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944," Database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Apr 2006), Citing information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 77. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S1575] "Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978," Images, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Citing County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Marriages, Book, 1806-1842, p. 75.

Thomas Bryan

M, #2192, d. 1844
     Thomas Bryan married Margaret <...>.

Thomas Bryan died in 1844 in Laurens Co., GA.1 His estate was probated on 4 Jul 1844 in Laurens Co., GA.2,1

Citations

  1. [S301] Henrietta Freeman, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Records: Wills 1809-1869 (Salt Lake City, UT: The New York Family History Center - LDS), p. 16. Hereinafter cited as Laurens Co., GA Records: Wills.
  2. [S302] Thomas Bryan will (04 Jul 1844), Will of Thomas Bryan: May 3, 1844 - July 4, 1844. Wife Margaret, granddaughter Sarah Ann HIGDON; daughters Mary Ann HIGDON, Elizabeth, Nancy, Sarah, Martha; sons Thomas, John, William. Exrs: Elizabeth Bryan, Nancy Bryan, Martha Bryan, unknown repository. Hereinafter cited as Will of Thomas Bryan.

Margaret <...>

F, #2193, d. after 1844
     Margaret <...> married Thomas Bryan.

Margaret <...> died after 1844.1,2

Citations

  1. [S302] Thomas Bryan will (04 Jul 1844), Will of Thomas Bryan, unknown repository. Hereinafter cited as Will of Thomas Bryan.
  2. [S301] Henrietta Freeman, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Records: Wills 1809-1869 (Salt Lake City, UT: The New York Family History Center - LDS), p. 16. Hereinafter cited as Laurens Co., GA Records: Wills.