Re: [jacksongenealogy] Re: GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGGINS who married Nancy Smith in 1814
- Hi Charles.
Yes, William J. Higgins did have a son named Henry, born in Mississippi
Other children were:
George born in Mississippi 1859
Margaret S. (my great-grandmother) born in Mississippi 1865 died
Robert W. born in Alabama 1868
Mabel born in Alabama 1872
John Y. born in Alabama 1875
The 1870 census shows them living in the Big Coon / Fackler Station
area, very close to William's older sister Margaret Higgins (b.1817 in
Tennessee), who married Charles Lewis Roach.
On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Charles McCutchen <chamac45@...>wrote:
> Did William J. Higgins have a son named Henry Clay "Harry" Higgins? If so
> he married Lou Cotton who was the sister of my great grandmother Mollie
> Cotton and I have a few pictures of the Higgins children from the early
> 1900s. The early McCutchens that Mary Eleanor Higgins married into are
> buried at Robertson too.
> Charlie McCutchen
> *From:* Paula Tarrant <maglet17@...>
> *To:* email@example.com
> *Sent:* Monday, July 1, 2013 11:37 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [jacksongenealogy] Re: GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGGINS who
> married Nancy Smith in 1814
> Thank you for the information in regards to obtaining the obituary of
> George W. and Nancy Higgins. I will definitely look into that, although I
> fear it will be a sad story.
> I'm descended from George W. Higgins and his wife, Nancy. Their son,
> William J., was my great-great grandfather.
> William J. Higgins: born 5/21/1828 Jackson County, Alabama
> died 6/29/1894 Jackson County,
> William J. Higgins moved to Montgomery County, Mississippi in the
> 1850's. He married Frances (Fannie) Estis (born 9/25/1837, Carroll County,
> MS) in 1856. She was the daughter of William J. Estis and Sarah Ann
> Redditt. They had 6 children: George, Robert W., Margaret S. (my
> great-grandmother), Mabel, and John Y.
> Around 1868, William returned to Jackson County with his family, living
> in the Big Coon area, according to the 1870 census. Fannie Estis Higgins
> died 10/25/1879, and William J. Higgins died 6/29/1894. Both are buried in
> Robertson Cemetery near Scottsboro.
> Sincerely, Paula Tarrant
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