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11 April 2003

A bible that was recently offered on EBay included some Higgins entries. 
The seller was kind enough to offer photocopies of some of the notations within.

Birth and death dates are from bible entries. 
You may want to confirm this information with other resources.

John Knowles Higgins  [More]
       -born  February 28,1795 ,
         first married Thankful Snow Newcomb  in 1819,
                           she died 1829,
    he then married Ruth Wiley-
                           see her household census info from 1880 below
                         
- (born July 24,1794)  on January 19, 1830. 
   There is very small writing that appears to state she was from Eastham.

1880 Census Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Rufus HIGGINS       Self   M   Male       W   49   MA   
                                        Sailor                  MA   MA  

 Sarah E. HIGGINS   Wife   M   Female   W   48   MA   
                                         Keep House         MA   MA  

 Lewis H. HIGGINS   Son   S   Male        W   25   MA
                                        Sailor                   MA   MA  

 Eugene W. HIGGINS   Son   S   Male     W   23   MA
                                                                  MA   MA  

 Eddie R. HIGGINS    Son   S   Male        W   20   MA
                                  Sailor                   MA   MA  

 Lucinda L. HIGGINS   Dau   S   Female   W   14   MA
                                          At School           MA   MA  

 Ruth HIGGINS       Other   W   Female   W   86   MA
                                          At Home             MA   MA  

 Minerva PERVERE   DauL   W   Female    W   52   MA
                                          Keep House   MA   MA  

Source Information:

  Census Place Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254519 

  NA Film Number   T9-0519    Page Number   114B 

Children: 

    Minerva Higgins
birth/death not listed, 
      She married Wells Kemp in 1885

Added 31 March 2004 
View 1870 MA Census Scan Wells Kemp prior to marriage to Minerva

View 1900 Census Scan Wills Kemp
Census states Minerva's birth as September 1828
listed with daughter Mattie, Mattie must be from a
previous marriage because census states they have been
married 15 years and Mattie is 26 years old.

View 1860 MA Census Josiah Pervere
 Minerva listed with husband Josiah in 1860

View 1870 MA Census 
 Minerva as a widow in 1870.

    Bible lists 2 children James Purvear? (sp) Kemp and Mattie Kemp

1880 Census info

Household:
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Wells E. KEMP      Self   M   Male      W   52   MA
                                       Sea Capt.          MA   MA  

 Mercie M. KEMP   Wife   M   Female   W   48   MA
                                       Keeping House     MA   MA  

 Willie E. KEMP      Son   S   Male       W   20   MA
                                       Sailor                MA   MA  

 Mattie E. KEMP    Dau   S   Female    W    7   MA
                                      At School           MA   MA  -

Source Information:

  Census Place Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254519 

  NA Film Number   T9-0519   Page Number   125C 

Henry Mayo  HIGGINS
         
- born August 2 (5 or 8), 1832, 
           married November 20, 1858,
           died December 9, 1902.
            View 1900 Census  
Added 25 Oct 2003

Peryntha Davis Witherell  HIGGINS 
         - born May 30,1836,
           died May 30,1923

Olstin Mayo  Higgins 
         - born June 25,1866

Henry Davis Higgins-

1880 Census Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Henry M. HIGGINS   Self   M   Male      W   47   MA
                                         Leather Dealer     MA   MA  

 Peryntha HIGGINS   Wife   M   Female   W   43   MA
                                          Keeping House     MA   MA  

 Olstin M. HIGGINS   Son   S    Male       W   13   MA
                                          At School            MA   MA  

 Henry D. HIGGINS    Son   S   Male        W    7   MA 
                                         At School             MA   MA  

Source Information:

  Census Place Hyde Park, Norfolk, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254548 

  NA Film Number   T9-0548   Page Number   623A 

There is a page with the following Higgins and connected surnames with no additional data. The Webmaster has presented any findings for those surnames in Massachusetts:

Perynthia Davis Higgins  see entry above

Olstin Mayo Higgins  see entry above

Henry Davis Higgins  see entry above

Josephine Bendroth Higgins

Sara Moulton Higgins

Blanche May Shinquin

      

Barbara Savage, a researcher of this family, adds that Blanche May Higgins, daughter of Olstin Mayo Higgins & Josephine Bendroth, married Clifton Arthur Shinquin.
The descendants of Blanche are:
Barbara Witherell married Kenneth Thew
Ann Barbara
Richard m Carol ?
Elizabeth m/d James Sharpe
Michael m twice
Sarah m/d Ken Yates

Ann Richardson married Robert Stanley Savage
Robert Shinquin Savage m twice
Barbara Ann Savage m James Patrick Draine
Benjamin Brooks Savage

Marion Bacon

       see entry below

Barbara Higgins

Lewis Howard Bacon Jr.

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Shinquins in 1880  Massachusetts Census

Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Thomas SHINQUIN     Self   M       Male   W   46   NY
                                                  Book Agent   IRE   IRE  

 Barbara SHINQUIN      Wife   M   Female   W   41   MA
                                               Keeping House   IRE   IRE  

 William H. SHINQUIN   Son   S   Male        W   20   CANADA   
                                                At Currying       NY   MA  

 Charles SHINQUIN      Son   S   Male        W   17   CANADA
                                            Baker                  NY   MA  

Source Information:

  Census Place Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254542 

  NA Film Number   T9-0542 Page Number   66B 

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Bacons in 1880 Massachusetts Census

Household 

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Joseph E BACON   Self   M   Male   W   40   MA
                                    Locom' Engineer   MA   MA  

 Laura A BACON   Wife   M   Female   W   39   MA
                                        Keeping House   MA   NY  

 Edith M BACON   Dau   S   Female     W   12   MA
                                     At School             MA   MA  

 Marion J BACON   Son   S   Male       W     9   MA
                                     At School             MA   MA  

 William F BACON   Son   S   Male      W     7   MA
                                     At School             MA   MA  

Source Information:

  Census Place North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254521 

  NA Film Number   T9-0521  Page Number   253A 

and

        1880 Census Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Miles BACON      Self   M   Male       W   53   MA
                                    Carpenter            ENG   MA  

 Eliza C. BACON   Wife   M   Female   W   45   MA
                                      Keeping House    MA   MA  

 S. Annie BACON   Dau   S   Female   W   23   MA
                                Work In Corset Shop   MA   MA  

 Lucy M. BACON   Dau   S   Female    W   20   TN
                                     Dressmaking         MA   MA  

 Florence M. BACON   Dau   S  Female W   15   MA
                                      At School            MA   MA  

 Albert R. BACON      Son   S   Male    W   12   MA
                                          At School        MA   MA  

 Marion E. BACON    Dau   S   Female   W   10   MA
                                                                MA   MA  

Source Information:

  Census Place Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts 

  Family History Library Film   1254568 

  NA Film Number   T9-0568 

  Page Number   549A 

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Another page has this list of names: 

-Webmaster is adding any information of people with those names

Werter Chopin. Higgins

see  entry below

John Mitchell Higgins

John Knowles Higgins -as noted above-

Henry Mayo Higgins -as noted above-

Olstin Mayo Higgins -as noted above-

Henry Davis Higgins -as noted above-

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1880 Census Household:

 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 Werter C. HIGGINS   Self     M   Male      W   43   CT
                                       Stone Foundry   MA   CT  

 Grace A. HIGGINS   Mother   M   Female   W   44   CT
                                    Housekeeping   CT   CT  

 Ada M. HIGGINS     Dau   S        Female   W   18   CT
                                             At Home      CT   CT  

 Grace T. HIGGINS   Dau   S        Female   W   14   CT
                                             At School     CT   CT  

 Susan M. HIGGINS   Dau   S       Female   W   12   CT
                                             At School     CT   CT  

 Henry S. HIGGINS   Son   S        Male      W   10   CT
                                             At School     CT   CT  

 Edwin W. HIGGINS   Son   S       Male      W     6   CT
                                             At School     CT   CT  

 John M. HIGGINS      Son   S      Male       W   4   CT
                                            At Home      CT   CT  

Source Information:

  Census Place Norwich, New London, Connecticut 

  Family History Library Film   1254107 

  NA Film Number   T9-0107  Page Number   213A 

 

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Parents

Father: John Knowles Higgins (1795-1854) 49
Mother: Ruth Wiley (1794- ) 49


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Spouses and Children 
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1. *Sarah E Wiley (Sep 25, 1832 - Dec 28, 1893) 49 
Marriage: Nov 17, 1852 - Wellfleet, MA

Children:
1. Lewis H Higgins (Aug 12, 1854 - after 1880)
2. Eugene W Higgins (Aug 30, 1856 - May 7, 1890)
3. Eddie R Higgins (Jun 7, 1860 - Apr 12, 1881)
4. Lucinda L Higgins (c 1866 - )
5. Emma F Higgins (Oct 7, 1858 - ) 49
6. Charles Knowles Higgins (Apr 14, 1862 - Apr 28, 1862)

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Notes 
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General: 

1900 US census, Wellfleet MA; house 260, family 267.
Rufus Higgins, 69, b Oct 1830, widowed, all b MA, day laborer, 
can read/write, rents house. 
Marriage Notes (Sarah E Wiley)

Rufus HIGGINS        Self M Male W 49 MA Sailor MA MA
                          
Added March 2004
                            View 1870 MA Census Scan Rufus Higgins
                            View 1860 MA Census Scan
                            Ruth Higgins in 1860
                            with son Rufus and others
Sarah E. HIGGINS    Wife M Female W 48 MA Keep House MA MA
Lewis H. HIGGINS    Son S Male W 25 MA Sailor MA MA
Eugene W. HIGGINS Son S Male W 23 MA MA MA
Eddie R. HIGGINS     Son S Male W 20 MA Sailor MA MA
Lucinda L. HIGGINS   Dau S Female W 14 MA At School MA MA
Ruth HIGGINS          Other W Female W 86 MA At Home MA MA
                                   (mother?, aunt?)
Minerva PERVERE      DauL W Female W 52 MA Keep House MA MA
                                     ??whose dauL??
1880 US census: Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts. 
FHL Film 1254519, NA film # T9-0519, page 114B 

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