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.

Sarah Neel1

F, #2200
     Sarah Neel was the daughter of Ruben Neel.

Sarah Neel married first John Griffis.2

Sarah's second marriage was to John R. Daniel between 1833 and 1837.3

Child of Sarah Neel and John Griffis

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 101. From Emanuel Co., GA. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants, p. 101.
  3. [S1423] Petitions to Southern Legislatures and County Courts 1775-1867, Digital Library on American Slavery (UNC at Greensboro: http://library.uncg.edu/slavery/), Emanuel County Courthouse (Swainsboro, Georgia) Minutes of the Superior Court, 1812-1851. Hereinafter cited as Digital Library on American Slavery.

Hillory Higdon

M, #2201, b. 16 Sep 1827, d. 4 Sep 1912
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Hillory Higdon was born on 16 Sep 1827 in GA.1,2 He was the son of Robert Higdon and Temperance Price. Hillory Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.3

Hillory Higdon married Sarah E. Shackleford between 1850 and 1854. Hillory Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Fayette Co., AL with others in the household: Sarah E. Shackleford.4

Hillory Higdon began military service in the CSA in Co. I, 43rd Alabama.5 His military service ended on 9 Apr 1865 in Appomattox, Appomattox Co., VA, at the end of the war.6 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Sanford Co., AL with others in the household: Sarah E. Shackleford.7 Hillory Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Lamar Co., AL with others in the household: Sarah E. Shackleford.8 Hillory Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Lamar Co., AL with others in the household: Sarah E. Shackleford.9

Hillory Higdon died on 4 Sep 1912 at age 84.1 He was buried in Kennedy City Cemetery, Kennedy, Lamar Co., AL.1

Citations

  1. [S1320] Cemetery marker in Kennedy City Cemetery, Kennedy, Lamar Co., AL (CR49 and Cemetery Rd (33.58280 -87.98140)).
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 102. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S1321] "Alabama Civil War Muster Rolls, 1861-1865"; Ancestry.com; Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as "Alabama Civil War Muster Rolls, 1861-1865."
  6. [S1176] State Rosters, U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles (Ancestry.com).
  7. [S497] US1870.
  8. [S496] US1880.
  9. [S555] US1900.

John B. Higdon

M, #2202, b. 4 Oct 1837, d. 1 Sep 1886
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     John B. Higdon was born on 4 Oct 1837.1,2 He was the son of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis. John B. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.3

John B. Higdon began military service on 29 Apr 1861 in Gordon Co., GA, in the CSA in Co. C, 28th Regiment.4

John B. Higdon married Martha Rebecca Sessions on 4 Jan 1865 in Terrell Co., GA.5 His military service ended on 15 May 1865 when he was paroled at Albany, Ga.6 John B. Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA with others in the household: Martha Rebecca Sessions.7 John B. Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX with others in the household: Martha Rebecca Sessions, Henry L. Higdon and Robert N. Higdon (his wife, children, and two brothers.)8

John B. Higdon died on 1 Sep 1886 at age 48.1 He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX.1

Citations

  1. [S1323] Cemetery Marker in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX (N Porter St & W Ave E (31.07170 -98.19720)).
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 102. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S1322] Volunteers, Gordon Co., GA Military Records (RootsWeb),
    29 Apr 1861 Private. Appointed 5th Sergeant
    02 Aug 1861 Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Co. C, 28th Regiment Ga. Inf.
    12 Feb 1862 Resigned
    16 Apr 1862 Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 38th Regiment Ga. Inf.
    01 Nov 1862 Elected 2nd Lieutenant
    July 1863 Captain
    19 Sep 1864 Wounded and disabled at Winchester, Va.
    15 May 1865 Paroled at Albany, Ga.
  5. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Terrell County Marriage Book, 1856-1868, p. 107.
  6. [S1322] Volunteers, Gordon Co., GA Military Records.
  7. [S497] US1870.
  8. [S496] US1880.

Ebenezer G. Higdon

M, #2203, b. 1843, d. 1865
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Ebenezer G. Higdon was born in 1843.1 He was the son of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis. Ebenezer G. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.2 Ebenezer G. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Calhoun, Gordon Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis.3

Ebenezer G. Higdon began military service on 29 Apr 1861 in Gordon Co., GA, in the CSA in Co. C, 38th Regiment Ga. Inf.4 His military service ended on 9 Apr 1865 in Appomattox, Appomattox Co., VA.5

Ebenezer G. Higdon died in 1865.6 He was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Clarks Mill, Terrell Co., GA.6

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 102. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S1322] Volunteers, Gordon Co., GA Military Records (RootsWeb),
    29 Apr 1861 Private
    May 1863 2nd Sergeant of Co. C, 38th Regiment Ga. Inf.
    Aug 1863 1st Sergeant
    09 Apr 1865 Surrendered Appomattox, Va.
  5. [S1322] Volunteers, Gordon Co., GA Military Records.
  6. [S1324] Cemetery Marker in New Hope Cemetery, Clarks Mill, Terrell Co., GA (New Hope Rd near CR3 (31.64000 -84.48330)).

Sarah H. Higdon

F, #2204, b. 17 Mar 1845, d. 23 Jan 1929
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Sarah H. Higdon was born on 17 Mar 1845 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis. Sarah H. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon (her father.)3 Sarah H. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Calhoun, Gordon Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis (her mother.)4

Sarah H. Higdon married William O. Van Vorst on 25 Jan 1870 in Dougherty Co., GA.5

Sarah H. Higdon was enumerated in the censuses of 1870,6 and of 1880, in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA in the household of William O. Van Vorst (her husband.)7

Sarah H. Higdon was enumerated in the censuses of 1900,8 and of 1910, in Clarkston, DeKalb Co., GA in the household of William O. Van Vorst.9

In the will of William O. Van Vorst, dated 16 Apr 1897 in Chatham Co., GA, Sarah H. Van Vorst, his wife, was named as an heir.10 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Clarkston, DeKalb Co., GA.11

Sarah H. Higdon died on 23 Jan 1929 at age 83.1 She was buried in Clarkston Cemetery, Clarkston, DeKalb Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1325] Cemetery Marker in Clarkston Cemetery, Clarkston, DeKalb Co., GA (Norman Rd. across from Milam Park (33.80780 -84.23082)).
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 102. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S1070] FamilySearch, Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (Original data: transcribed from original records), Dougherty County, Georgia marriage records, 1854-1925. Georgia Court of Ordinary (Dougherty County).
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S496] US1880.
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S663] US1910.
  10. [S1009] Jeannette H. Austin, Georgia Pioneers Web Site (Jeannette H. Austin), DeKalb Co Will Book C (1890-1919), page 268.
  11. [S681] US1920.

Henry L. Higdon

M, #2205, b. 12 May 1849, d. 21 Jun 1890
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Henry L. Higdon was born on 12 May 1849 in GA.1,2 He was the son of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis. Henry L. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.3 Henry L. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Calhoun, Gordon Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis.4 Henry L. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis.5 Henry L. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX in the household of John B. Higdon (his brother.)6

Henry L. Higdon died on 21 Jun 1890 at age 41.1 He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX.7

Citations

  1. [S1323] Cemetery Marker in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX (N Porter St & W Ave E (31.07170 -98.19720)).
  2. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 102. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S1323] Cemetery Marker in Oak Hill Cemetery (TX), Lot 62, Block 2, Site 1.