Edward Powers

M, #2147
     Edward Powers married an unknown person.1

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 47. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.

John Brantley

M, #2149, d. circa 1782
     John Brantley gave a deed of gift to an unknown person , his daughter and grandson, 10 Nov 1774 in Chatham Co., NC.1

John Brantley died circa 1782 in Chatham Co., NC.2 His estate was probated in Feb 1782 in Chatham Co., NC, his wife and 3 grandchildren (children of Priscilla.)3

Citations

  1. [S1728] Chatham Co., NC Deeds: Deed Book A, Page 401, Register Of Deeds, Chatham County Courthouse, Pittsboro, NC. Hereinafter cited as Chatham Co., NC Deeds.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 50. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 50. Will written Aug 1777.

Daniel Higdon IV

M, #2151, b. 1 Aug 1755, d. 1 Dec 1846
Relationship
1st cousin 5 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Daniel Higdon IV was born on 1 Aug 1755 in Orange Co., NC.1

Daniel Higdon IV served in the Revolutionary War.2

Daniel Higdon IV married Mary Bryant in Apr 1798 in Chatham Co., NC.3,4 Daniel Higdon IV was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1800 in Chatham Co., NC.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1810 in Chatham Co., NC.6

The family moved to Hancock Co., GA, between 1810 and 1819.6,7 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1830 in Hancock Co., GA.8 The family moved again between 1830 and 1839, to Muscogee Co., GA.8,9

Daniel Higdon IV received a pension on 4 Dec 1839 in Muscogee Co., GA, for his service in the Revolutionary War.9

Daniel Higdon IV died on 1 Dec 1846 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 91.10 He was buried in Providence Church Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.11

Children 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. 53, 72. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 72 cites Rev. War service (W25769).
  3. [S1974] "Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," Images, National Archives. War Department. Office of the Secretary. 1789-9/18/1947 and Department of the Interior. Bureau of Pensions. 1849-1930 (https://catalog.archives.gov : accessed 3 Feb 2018), #5076.
  4. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 72, 75.
  5. [S627] US1800.
  6. [S811] US1810.
  7. [S414] US1850, has county of birth.
  8. [S657] US1830.
  9. [S1974] "Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," Images, National Archives. War Department. Office of the Secretary. 1789-9/18/1947 and Department of the Interior. Bureau of Pensions. 1849-1930, W25769.
  10. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 72.
  11. [S1973] Cemetery Marker in Providence Church Cemetery, Muscogee Co., GA.

Mary Bryant1

F, #2165, b. circa 1780
     Mary Bryant was born circa 1780 in NC.2,3

Mary Bryant married Daniel Higdon IV in Apr 1798 in Chatham Co., NC.4,5

Mary Bryant was widowed on 1 Dec 1846.4 She was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Philip Higdon (her son.)3 Mary Bryant received a widow's pension on 3 Apr 1855 for her husband's service in the Revolutionary War. She was living in Muscogee Co., GA.4 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Russell Co., AL in the household of Philip Higdon (her son.)6

Children of Mary Bryant and Daniel Higdon IV

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 72. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 75.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S1974] "Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," Images, National Archives. War Department. Office of the Secretary. 1789-9/18/1947 and Department of the Interior. Bureau of Pensions. 1849-1930 (https://catalog.archives.gov : accessed 3 Feb 2018), #5076.
  5. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 72, 75.
  6. [S402] US1860.

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. circa 1811, d. 4 May 1902
     Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was born circa 1811 in Emanuel Co., GA.2,3

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner married Philip Higdon, son of Daniel Higdon IV and Mary Bryant, on 15 Mar 1842 in Muscogee Co., GA.4,3 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Philip Higdon.2 Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Russell Co., AL in the household of Philip Higdon (her husband.)5 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 Higdon (her children.)6 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 Higdon (2 of her children.)7

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1894 and 1900, where Sarah was recorded in the city/county directories.8,9 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.)10

Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner died on 4 May 1902 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.11 She was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.12

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. [S414] US1850.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1070] FamilySearch, Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (Original data: transcribed from original records).
  5. [S402] US1860.
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S496] US1880.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [S555] US1900.
  11. [S1966] Enquirer-Sun, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, p. 8. Hereinafter cited as Enquirer-Sun.
  12. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.