Thomas Hansel Shepard

M, #2116, b. 15 Sep 1846, d. 16 Jun 1913
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Thomas Hansel Shepard was born on 15 Sep 1846 in Hawkinsville, Pulaski Co., GA.1,2,3,4 He was the son of James Marshall Shepard and Mary Ann Higdon. Thomas Hansel Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA, in the household of James Marshall Shepard. Thomas Hansel Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Laurens Co., GA, in the household of James Marshall Shepard.

Thomas Hansel Shepard began military service in Jan 1864 in Laurens Co., GA, in the CSA, in Company A, 3rd Georgia Reserves.2 His military service ended in Apr 1865 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA, where he was attending the sick. The war was then at an end.2

Thomas Hansel Shepard married Mary A. R. Harvey, daughter of Curtis C. Harvey and Sara Jane Forrest, on 21 Dec 1865 in Laurens Co., GA.5 Thomas Hansel Shepard was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Laurens Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary A. R. Harvey. Thomas Hansel Shepard was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Hampton's Mill, Laurens Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary A. R. Harvey.6 Thomas Hansel Shepard was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Dexter, Laurens Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary A. R. Harvey.7

Thomas Hansel Shepard applied for a pension on 9 Aug 1907 in Laurens Co., GA, for his service in the CSA, in Company A, 3rd Georgia Reserves. His first application was not approved, but a subsequent request was approved for 1911.2

Thomas Hansel Shepard died on 16 Jun 1913 in Laurens Co., GA, at age 66.2

Citations

  1. [S1024] James M. Shepard & Mary Ann Higdon, James M. Shepard Family Bible ; Present owner - family of Mrs. S. D. Braswell d/o Francis C. Shepard Fann (copy courtesy of Barbie Lee Murdock), Copy supplied by Mrs. Vaughn in Higdon Family Newsletter #33, Sept 1974, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as James M. Shepard Family Bible.
  2. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com) URL: http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/; Original data: Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives.
  3. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #33, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  4. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 94. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  5. [S927] Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960, Form has 22 Dec 1865, but copy of marriage certificate has 21 Dec 1865.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S555] US1900.

Frances C. Shepard

F, #2117, b. 30 Sep 1849, d. 27 Apr 1928
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Frances C. Shepard was born on 30 Sep 1849 in GA.1,2,3 She was the daughter of James Marshall Shepard and Mary Ann Higdon. Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Laurens Co., GA, in the household of James Marshall Shepard. Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Laurens Co., GA, in the household of James Marshall Shepard.

Frances C. Shepard married Thomas Jefferson Fann on 5 Jul 1868 in Laurens Co., GA.4 Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Laurens Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Jefferson Fann.5 Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Hampton's Mill, Laurens Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Jefferson Fann.6 Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Reedy Spring, Laurens Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Jefferson Fann.7 Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Cadwell, Laurens Co., GA, in the household of Thomas Jefferson Fann.8 Frances C. Shepard was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Hampton's Mill, Laurens Co., GA, in the household of unresearched people (her daughter and son-in-law.)9

Frances C. Shepard died on 27 Apr 1928 in Laurens Co., GA, at age 78.10 She was buried in Reedy Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens Co., GA.11

Citations

  1. [S1024] James M. Shepard & Mary Ann Higdon, James M. Shepard Family Bible ; Present owner - family of Mrs. S. D. Braswell d/o Francis C. Shepard Fann (copy courtesy of Barbie Lee Murdock), Copy supplied by Mrs. Vaughn in Higdon Family Newsletter #33, Sept 1974, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as James M. Shepard Family Bible.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #33, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  3. [S328] Lucille B. Coone, Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants (Manassas, VA: Coone, Lucille B., 1978), p. 94. Hereinafter cited as Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants.
  4. [S933] Georgia Virtual Vault, Laurens County Georgia Marriage Book, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, Laurens County Marriage Book, 1853 - 1871, p. 177. Hereinafter cited as Laurens Co., Georgia Marriage Book.
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S496] US1880.
  7. [S555] US1900.
  8. [S663] US1910.
  9. [S681] US1920.
  10. [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. 13461-J. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.
  11. [S1318] Cemetery Marker in Reedy Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens Co., GA.

William Dean

M, #2118
     William Dean married an unknown person.1 His estate was probated on 3 Nov 1760 in Johnston Co., NC.2

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #30, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.
  2. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, Higdon Family Newsletter, #30, p. 2 (may be date will was written).

Jean Calvit

M, #2119
     Jean Calvit was born in France.1

Jean Calvit married an unknown person.1 He immigrated to Goochland Co., VA, circa 1699/0 from France.1

Child of Jean Calvit

Citations

  1. [S294] Jo Ann Smith, editor, Higdon Family Newsletter (Box 30093, Raleigh, NC 27622: Mrs.HA Smith, 1972), #30, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Higdon Family Newsletter.

? White1

M, #2143

Citations

  1. [S296] Bettina Blanche (Pearson) Higdon Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families, Vol. 1 (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1982), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Higdon-Whitaker and Allied Families.

John Wells1

M, #2144
     John Wells was the son of Absolum Wells.

In the will of Absolum Wells, dated 4 Jun 1768 in GA, John Wells, his son, was named as an heir.2

Citations

  1. [S512] Unknown author, Moved to GA circa 1764. (n.pub.).
  2. [S1980] "Will Books, Colony of Georgia," Images, Georgia Archives (http://vault.georgiaarchives.org : accessed 16 Mar 2018), Citing Colonial Will Books, RG 49-1-5, Vol. A, p. 331.

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 left a will dated 12 Aug 1777 in Chatham Co., NC.

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.