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From: Robert Flygare <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Will of Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800)
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 15:54:09 -0700
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thanks Randy---That clears that up---Two Samuels Same Area same time
Robert Flygare


> Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 14:12:29 -0500
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Will of Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800)
>
> Hi Mike,
>
> Here is how I have the 2 Samuels. All of this is proven, ie. there is
> documentation to back it up. The only exception is that I have no
> proof that Elizabeth Herbert married Samuel Higgs of Barney.
>
>
>
> SAMUEL HIGGS was born about 1800 in Charles County, Maryland. He died
> before 20 Oct 1881 in Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland. He is the
> son of W. Bernard "Barney" Higgs and Elizabeth "Betty" Higgs. He
> married Elizabeth Herbert? about 1827 in Charles County, Maryland. She
> was born before 1812 in Charles County, Maryland. She died before 1850
> in Charles County, Maryland.
>
> Samuel Higgs and Elizabeth Herbert? had the following children:
>
> i. MARTHA ANN2 HIGGS was born before 17 Feb 1828 in Charles County,
> Maryland (Baptism). She died on 21 Apr 1885 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. She married Elias Brookbank, son of John Brookbank and
> Elizabeth Brookbank on 06 Feb 1854 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He
> was born on 15 Oct 1802 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 30
> Oct 1871 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
>
> ii. ALFRED HIGGS was born on 07 Mar 1829 in Charles County, Maryland.
> He died before 1840 in Charles County, Maryland.
>
> iii. CHARLES FRANKLIN HIGGS was born on 15 Jun 1830 in Charles County,
> Maryland. He died after 1850.
>
> iv. MARGARET HIGGS was born on 18 Jan 1832 in Charles County,
> Maryland. She married Lewis Brookbank, son of Elias Brookbank and Jane
> Lyon in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He was born on 31 Jul 1837 in St.
> Mary's County, Maryland. He died in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
>
> v. CLARISSA HIGGS was born on 26 Mar 1833 in Charles County, Maryland.
> She married John Thomas Lucas on 22 Dec 1852 in Charles County,
> Maryland. He was born in 1830 in Charles County, Maryland. He died in
> 1876 in Charles County, Maryland.
>
> vi. BETTY HIGGS was born about 1834 in Charles County, Maryland.
> =======================
>
> SAMUEL GREEN HIGGS was born between 1795-1804 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland (Census 1820). He died about 1857 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. He was the son of Hanson Higgs, Sr. and Mother Unknown
> Higgs. He married Lucinda Herbert, daughter of Robert T. Herbert and
> Sarah Hayden on 04 Oct 1823 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She was
> born in Mar 1803 in Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died on
> 24 Mar 1886.
>
> Samuel Green Higgs and Lucinda Herbert had the following children:
>
> i. ELIZABETH SUSAN HIGGS was born on 17 Nov 1828 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. She died on 30 May 1891 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She
> married Washington P. Herbert on 26 Nov 1850 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. He was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
>
> ii. ROBERT HANSON HIGGS was born in 1831 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. He died on 13 Feb 1895 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He
> married Margaret Rose Hayden, daughter of Charles Hayden and Sarah
> Grindall on 09 Oct 1854 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She was born
> in 1838 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died on 21 Jun 1921 in
> Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
>
> iii. HENRY EUGENE HIGGS was born in Jun 1833 in St. Mary's County,
> Maryland. He died on 20 Dec 1911 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He
> married Mary Indiana Hayden on 27 Dec 1855 in St Mary's County,
> Maryland. She was born in May 1838 in St Mary's County, Maryland. She
> died on 23 Dec 1907 in St Mary's County, Maryland.
>
>
> Randy
>
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Robert Flygare <> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Randy
> > Grampa Samuel is tieing my poor little brain into knots. Two different wifes --two different sets of children---What can you make of it? Did he have two wives mayby , but the children
> > are to close in age.
> >
> > My line
> > Samuel Higgs b-1800 Charles co. Md F- Hanson Higgs b-bet 1771--1774 Charles co. Md. Marr. Lucinda Herbert b- 1804 Charles co. Md.
> > Ch.
> > 1-Elizabeth Susan Higgs b-17 November 1828 St. Mary;s Co Md
> > 2-Robert HANSON Higgs b-1828 St. Mary's co Maryland
> > 3-Henrey Eugene Higgs b-1837 St. Mary's co Md.
> > 4-Janson Higgs
> > 5 -Susan Higgs
> >
> >
> > Samuel Green Higgs b- 1800 Charles co. Md. f- Bernard Higgs m- Betty Marr. Elizabeth Herbert b- abt 1805 St. Mary's co.Md.
> > Ch.
> > 1-Martha Ann Higgs b-abt 1828 Charles co. Md
> > 2-Alfred Higgs b- 7 March 1829 charles co. Md.
> > 3-Charles Franklin Higgs b-15 June 1830 Charles co. Md.
> > 4-Margaret Higgs b-18 january 1832 Charles co . Md.
> > 5-Clanissa Higgs b-26 march 1833 Charles co Md.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> From:
> >> To:
> >> Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 08:55:59 -0700
> >> Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Will of Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800)
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks Randy
> >>
> >> That gives me some good info. I am going to look into it more. lets keep in conntact and try to tie our lines togeather
> >> I'm always looking for new found cousins!!!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> > Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 09:25:22 -0500
> >> > From:
> >> > To:
> >> > Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Will of Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800)
> >> >
> >> > Hi Robert,
> >> >
> >> > I probally am not a decendant of your Higgs line back to Samuel but we
> >> > may connect before that. My Higgs line runs from Grace Higgs (b.
> >> > 1897), James Robert Higgs (b. 1842), and William C. Higgs (b. bef
> >> > 1820). I have not connected William to his father yet, thus my
> >> > interest in the Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800) who had a son named James.
> >> >
> >> > Just an observation, I show Henry Eugene Higgs born in June 1833.
> >> > Samuel Higgs, Henry's father, is sometimes shown as Samuel Green
> >> > Higgs. I show him as the son of Hanson Higgs, Sr (b. bet 1771 and
> >> > 1774). Also, I show Hanson Sr. as the son of George Higgs (b. bef
> >> > 1755). I have not connected George to his father yet but am working
> >> > on it.
> >> >
> >> > Do you have any information that would support this or change it?
> >> >
> >> > Randy
> >> >
> >> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Robert Flygare <> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > Hi ?
> >> > > I don't have Elizabeth Higgs or her kids Mary Long or Henietta Hutchins but my mother was a Higgs
> >> > > Mary Jane Higgs b-1920 Washington D.C.
> >> > > William Eugene Higgs b-1893 Northern SM co
> >> > > William preston Higgs b-1863 Sm co
> >> > > Henry Eugene Higgs b-1837 sm co
> >> > > Samuel Higgs b-1800 SM co.
> >> > > Do you connect to any of these folks---I would love to find some new cousins.
> >> > > Robert
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >> Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:02:56 -0500
> >> > >> From:
> >> > >> To:
> >> > >> Subject: [MDSTMARY] Will of Elizabeth Higgs (d. 1800)
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Hi Folks,
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Can anyone lend some insight into who this ELizabeth Higgs was or who
> >> > >> she was married too? Also, any information on the Thomas Long her
> >> > >> daughter married and which Hutchins her other daughter married.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Will of Elizabeth Higgs, SMC JJ2 folio 254, 9 Feb 1798, 6 May 1800
> >> > >> To: Son James, my chest.
> >> > >> To; Dau. Henrietta Hutchins and Dau. Lucy Long all my clothes to be
> >> > >> divided between them
> >> > >> To: Grandson, Charles Higgs and GrandDau, Mary Long the whole residue
> >> > >> of my property to be divided equally between them. If they die without
> >> > >> heirs, then to Thomas Long's children.
> >> > >> Admin: Thomas Long, my son-in-law.
> >> > >> Wit: Benonie Neale, Charles Neale
> >> > >> [Transcribed by Charles Greenwell, 2012.]
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Looking at the census data for Thomas Long I would say he was born
> >> > >> about 1763 and died bef 1830. His wife Lucy Higgs would have been
> >> > >> born about 1765 according to the 1810 census and died before 1820. It
> >> > >> would appear that Thomas was married before and Lucy was his 2nd wife.
> >> > >> I also believe that this Thomas had a son named Thomas Long Jr.
> >> > >> Unless I have the wrong Thomas Long.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> 1810 United States Federal Census
> >> > >> about Thomas Long
> >> > >> Name:Thomas Long
> >> > >> Home in 1810 (City, County, State):Saint Mary's, Maryland
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:1
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:1
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:1
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:1
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:1
> >> > >> Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over :1
> >> > >> Number of Household Members Under 16:3
> >> > >> Number of Household Members Over 25:2
> >> > >> Number of Household Members: 6
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Thanks in advance for any info on these people.
> >> > >>
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