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.

Robert N. Higdon

M, #2206, b. 12 Aug 1854, d. 4 Aug 1920
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Robert N. Higdon was born on 12 Aug 1854 in GA.1,2,3 He was the son of Robert Higdon and Emilia Griffis. Robert N. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Calhoun, Gordon Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis.4 Robert N. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Albany, Dougherty Co., GA in the household of Emilia Griffis.5 Robert N. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX in the household of John B. Higdon (his brother.)6

Robert N. Higdon married Clatonia. A. Napier on 17 Jan 1882 in Burnet Co., TX.7,3 Robert N. Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX with others in the household: Clatonia. A. Napier.3 Robert N. Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Callahan Co., TX with others in the household: Clatonia. A. Napier.8

Robert N. Higdon died on 4 Aug 1920 at age 65.1 He was buried in Ross Cemetery, Baird, Callahan Co., TX.1

Citations

  1. [S1184] Cemetery Marker in Ross Cemetery, Baird, Callahan Co., TX (Cherry St. at CR328 (32.40690 -99.38420)).
  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. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S1616] "Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," Index, Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com : accessed 2014), Citing Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  8. [S681] US1920.

Nancy J. Higdon

F, #2207, b. 1835
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Nancy J. Higdon was born in 1835.1 She was the daughter of Robert Higdon and Temperance Price. Nancy J. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA in the household of Robert Higdon.2

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.

William Slade1

M, #2210

Citations

  1. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 87. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.

Mary Jane Patrick1

F, #2215, b. circa 1862, d. 11 Oct 1905
     Mary Jane Patrick was born circa 1862 in Orange Co., FL.2,3 She was the daughter of William A. Patrick and Jane Ivey. Mary Jane Patrick was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Orange Co., FL in the household of William A. Patrick.4 Mary Jane Patrick was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Orange Co., FL in the household of William A. Patrick.5

Mary Jane Patrick married John James Matthew Overstreet, son of Henry Overstreet and Mary Cowart, on 25 Aug 1881 in Orange Co., FL.6 Mary Jane Patrick was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Orange Co., FL in the household of John James Matthew Overstreet. Mary Jane Patrick was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Kissimmee, Osceola Co., FL in the household of John James Matthew Overstreet.7

Mary Jane Patrick died on 11 Oct 1905 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL.2,8 She was buried in Shingle Creek Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola Co., FL.2,8

Child of Mary Jane Patrick and John James Matthew Overstreet

Citations

  1. [S303] Jean Geisler Vogelius, compiler, Dated Index to Marriages, Orange County, Florida 1869-1899 (Orlando, FL: Genealogical and Historical Society of Central Florida, 1984). Hereinafter cited as Dated Index to Marriages, Orange Co., FL.
  2. [S1102] Death Registration from Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida, Family History-Beta, Florida death certificates, 1877-1939. Florida Department of Health. Bureau of Vital Statistics. Vol. 10, Certificate No. 1987. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1939.
  3. [S498] FL1885.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S303] Jean Geisler Vogelius, Dated Index to Marriages, Orange Co., FL, 2/17.
  7. [S555] US1900.
  8. [S857] Cemetery Marker in Shingle Creek Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola County, FL (2420 Old Vineland Road (off US 192/CR 530). Cemetery GPS Location: N 28° 18.938; W 81° 27.868).