Mary Clifton1

F, #2044
     Mary Clifton married Jesse Lewis.2

Child of Mary Clifton and Jesse Lewis

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  2. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly, V16 (75), p. 12.

Jordan Sutton1

M, #2045
     Jordan Sutton married Matilda Durden.1

Child of Jordan Sutton and Matilda Durden

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Matilda Durden1

F, #2046
     Matilda Durden married Jordan Sutton.1

Child of Matilda Durden and Jordan Sutton

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Nancy Rhiner

F, #2047, b. 13 May 1813, d. 21 Jul 1891
     Nancy Rhiner was born on 13 May 1813.1

Nancy Rhiner married first ? Hargrove before 1869.1

Nancy's second marriage was to Matthew Overstreet, son of Daniel Overstreet Jr. and Martha Albritton, on 3 Mar 1870 in Emanuel Co., GA.1 Nancy Rhiner was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Emanuel Co., GA, in the household of Matthew Overstreet. Nancy Rhiner was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Emanuel Co., GA, in the household of John L. McLemore.

Nancy Rhiner died on 21 Jul 1891 at age 78.1 She was buried in 1891 in Swainsboro, Emanuel Co., GA.2

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.
  2. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly, V16 (75), p. 12, in McLemore Cemetery.

? Hargrove1

M, #2048
     ? Hargrove married Nancy Rhiner before 1869.1

Citations

  1. [S295] Mrs. Florence S. Hodges, editor, Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly (Jacksonville, Fla.: Southern Genealogist's Exchange, 1957-), V16 (75), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as Southern Genealogist's Exchange Quarterly.

Sarah M. Parrot1

F, #2049, b. 20 Apr 1845, d. 26 Oct 1900
     Sarah M. Parrot was born on 20 Apr 1845 in FL.2

Sarah M. Parrot married James Jackson Higdon, son of John Higdon and Rebecca Matilda Overstreet, on 9 Oct 1860 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 Sarah M. Parrot was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon. Sarah M. Parrot was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Sarah M. Parrot was widowed on 13 Jun 1894.3,4 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Ira Higdon, Carrie Higdon, Fanny May Higdon and Mattie Higdon.5

Sarah M. Parrot died on 26 Oct 1900 at age 55.4 She was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.6,7,4

Children of Sarah M. Parrot and James Jackson Higdon

Citations

  1. [S980] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Gadsden Co., FL (n.pub.), Application No: 18600025.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S251] Mary Overby, compiler, Obituaries Published by the Christian Index, 1822-1899 (Washington, GA: Wilkes Pub, Co., 1975(V1), 1982(V2)), 08-12-1886: 15, 2 (V2, p. 110). Hereinafter cited as Obituaries Published by the Christian Index.
  4. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #78, p. 1.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 204. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  7. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).
  8. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 26083.

John W. Higdon

M, #2050, b. 22 Jun 1862, d. 28 Nov 1879
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     John W. Higdon was born on 22 Jun 1862 in FL.1 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. John W. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon. John was a store clerk in Decatur Co., GA.2

John W. Higdon died on 28 Nov 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 17 after being accidentally shot.2,3 He was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.4,5,6

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S743] US1880 Mortality Schedule.
  3. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Tuesday, December 16, 1879, Volume: LIV, Issue: 50, Page: 1. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  4. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 205. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  5. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).
  6. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #78, p. 1.

Henry C. Higdon

M, #2051, b. 28 Dec 1867, d. Oct 1879
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Henry C. Higdon was born on 28 Dec 1867 in GA.1 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. Henry C. Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Henry C. Higdon died in Oct 1879 in Decatur Co., GA, at age 11 of pheumonia. The census record says he was 13, although a newspaper article says he was 11, matching up with his birth date. It also says that his brother, John, was accidentally shot in Nov 1879. A baby born in Nov 1879 was named John Henry.2,3 Alternatively, Henry C. Higdon died on 9 Nov 1889.4 He was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.5,4

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1; US1870 shows state. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S743] US1880 Mortality Schedule.
  3. [S1289] Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA, Tuesday, December 16, 1879, Volume: LIV, Issue: 50, Page: 1. Hereinafter cited as Macon Telegraph.
  4. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 205. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  5. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).

Matilda Rebecca Higdon

F, #2052, b. 22 Aug 1872, d. 10 Apr 1952
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Matilda Rebecca Higdon was born on 22 Aug 1872.1 She was the daughter of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot. Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Matilda Rebecca Higdon married Edward Augustus Maxwell, son of Thomas T. Maxwell and Louisa Spears, on 22 Nov 1892 in Decatur Co., GA.2,1 Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Calvary, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Edward Augustus Maxwell.3 Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Edward Augustus Maxwell.4 Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Edward Augustus Maxwell.5 Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, in the household of Edward Augustus Maxwell.6 Matilda Rebecca Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Grady Co., GA, in the household of Edward Augustus Maxwell.7

Matilda Rebecca Higdon died on 10 Apr 1952 in Grady Co., GA, at age 79.8,1 She was buried in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.9,10,1

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Certificate # B-699.
  3. [S555] US1900.
  4. [S663] US1910.
  5. [S681] US1920.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S767] Death Registration from original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (1998), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Certificate No. 11002. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  9. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 205. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.
  10. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).

Joseph Higdon

M, #2053, b. 26 Jun 1874, d. 1 Oct 1938
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Geddie Descendants
     Joseph Higdon was born on 26 Jun 1874 in Decatur Co., GA.1,2,3 He was the son of James Jackson Higdon and Sarah M. Parrot.4 Joseph Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of James Jackson Higdon.

Joseph Higdon married Lillie Herring, daughter of Patrick Henry Herring and Margaret A. Maxwell, on 5 May 1897 in Decatur Co., GA.5,6,4

The third and final draft registration for World War I included men born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900 plus men born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Joseph Higdon filled out a draft card on 12 Sep 1918 in Cairo, Grady Co., GA. He was of medium height, of stout build, with gray eyes and dark hair. He was living in Calvary. Geo. G. Thomas signed as Registrar. Lillie Herring was listed as his nearest relative.7 Joseph was a farmer for the Higdon Tobacco Company in Calvary, Grady Co., GA.2 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Lillie Herring and Pierce Lloyd Herring Sr.8 Joseph Higdon was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, with others in the household: Lillie Herring, Patrick Henry Herring and Joseph Oscar Herring (his wife, his father-in-law, and his wife's cousin.)9

Joseph Higdon died on 1 Oct 1938 in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, at age 64.4,3 He was buried on 2 Oct 1938 in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA.4,10,11

Citations

  1. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 26 Oct 2014), citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate no. 26083; lists his birthplace as Grady Co., which wasn't formed until 1905. I chose Decatur over Thomas, as they were living in Decatur Co. in 1930.
  2. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  3. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #78, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  4. [S1662] "Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1939," Certificate of Death, FamilySearch, Certificate no. 26083.
  5. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Decatur County Marriage Book, 1894 - 1905, p. 137.
  6. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Certificate # D-137.
  7. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards", Order Number A1638.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S293] Cemetery Marker in Higdon Cemetery, Calvary, Grady Co., GA (located 1 mile north of Calvary Baptist Church in Calvary, Grady Co., GA, on SR 179 (30.73530 -84.35080)).
  11. [S806] Grady County Historical Society Inc. (Comp.), Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia (P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828: Grady County Historical Society, Inc., 2006), p. 204. Hereinafter cited as Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia.