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   Born on:  11 Jul 2007 
   Updated: 13 Jul 2007

From:  Kelly Henderson

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                            Descendants of William S Higgins


      Generations 1-2-3-4

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1   William S Higgins-1809 – 1840
        b: 11 May 1809-d: 19 Dec 1840 in McNairy Co., Tennessee
..  +Mary Ann Carr-1808 – 1842-
        b: 09 Dec 1808 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
        m: 17 Feb 1825 in McNairy Co., Tennessee
        d: in McNairy Co., Tennessee?
...2  Elizabeth P Higgins -1825 - ? 
        b: 20 May 1825 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
.......+McGriffin Surratt-1823 - b: 1823

Household:1880
Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 

 M. G. SURRATT Self M Male W 57 TN Farmer TN TN  
 Elizabeth SURRATT Wife M Female W 54 TN  Keeping House AL AL  
 J. H. SURRATT Son S Male W 34 TN Farming AL AL  
 William SURRATT Son M Male W 32 TN Farming AL AL  
 John SURRATT Son S Male W 27 TN Farming  AL AL  
 Rufus SURRATT Son S Male W 23 TN Farming AL AL  
 Jacob SURRATT Son S Male W 18 TN At Home AL AL  
 Alexander SURRATT Son S Male W 16 TN At Home AL AL  
 Elizabeth SURRATT Dau S Female W 20 TN At Home AL AL 

Source Information:
Census Place District 7, Mc Nairy, TN Family History Library Film   1255268 
  NA Film Number   T9-1268   Page Number   88A
   

.........3  James H. Surratt-1844 - b: 1844
.........3  William Surratt-1848 - b: 1848
.........3  Calvin Surratt-1850 - b: 1850
.........3  John Surratt-1853 - b: 1853
.........3  Rufus Surratt-1856 - b: 1856
.........3  Jacob Surratt-1862 - b: 1862
.........3  Alexander Surratt-1864 - b: 1864
.........3  Mary A. Surratt-1858 - b: 1858
.........3  Elizabeth Surratt-1860 - b: 1860

...2  Mary Higgins-1827 - ?  
        b: 27 Feb 1827 in McNairy Co, Tenn.

...2  Anna Higgins-1829 - ? 
        b: 23 Feb 1829 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
.......+Frances Robertson
              
b: 1815 
           
ROBERTSON FRANCIS 55 M W TN TN MCNAIRY BETHEL SPRINGS P O 1870

.........3  Lura Mary Robertson-1850 - b: 1850
.........3  Marian J. Robertson-1852 - b: 1852
.........3  Isaiah H Robertson-1853 - b: 1853
.........3  John N. Robertson-1855 - b: 1855
.........3  Penah S. Robertson-1860 - b: 1860
.........3  Mary L. Robertson-1863 - b: 1863

...2  Elijah Higgins-1831 - b: Abt. 1831 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
      
Census scan  Elijah Higgins 11-DIST  MCNAIRY  TENNESSEE  1850

...2   John Higgins-1834 – 1892
         b: Abt. 1834 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
         d: 1892 in Taylor Co Merkel, Texas 
             Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery Merkel, Texas
.......+Jane McNeal Cunningham-1834 – 1884
           b: 1834-m: in Navarro County, Texas
          d: 1884 in Navarro Co Corsicana Texas 
              and may be buried in Cunningham Family Cemetery
       
Census Scan  John Higgins 11-DIST MCNAIRY TENNESSEE  1850

Census Household:1880
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
 Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace 

 John HIGGINS Self M Male W 46 TN Farmer  ---  ---  
 Jane HIGGINS Wife M Female W 46 TN Keeping House NC NC  
 John HIGGINS Son S Male W 17 TX Farmer TN TN  
 William HIGGINS Son S Male W 15 TX Farmer TN TN  
 Charles HIGGINS Son S Male W 13 TX Farmer TN TN  
 Polly HIGGINS   Dau S Female W 11 TX At Home TN TN  
 Joseph HIGGINS  Son S Male   W 7  TX At Home TN TN  

 Source Information:

 Census Place District 126, Navarro, Texas Family History Library Film
  1255321 NA Film Number   T9-1321   Page Number   287B 
 
 

.........3  John White Higgins-1862 - b: 1862 (not sure of middle name)
.........3  William Jeremiah Higgins-1865 – 1935
             b: 10 May 1865 in Navarro Co, Texas
             d: 27 Dec 1935 in Merkel, Taylor Co, Texas
                 Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
.............+Ada Wheat-1876 – 1966
                b: 04 Aug 1876 in Bell Co, Texas
                m: 05 Nov 1893 in Rural Salt Branch Home, 
                    Texas (just outside of Merkel)
                d: 10 Jun 1966 in Merkel, Taylor Co, Texas
                    Buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...............4  John Martin Higgins-1894 – 1894
                   b: 10 Oct 1894 in Merkel, Taylor County, Texas
                   d: 10 Oct 1894 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
...............4  William Ollie Higgins-1895 – 1984
                   b: 23 Oct 1895 in Taylor Co, Texas
                   d: 06 May 1984 in Abilene, Texas
                       Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Ida Taylor-1896 – 1978
                      b: 16 Oct 1896
                      m: 22 Feb 1916 in Taylor Co. Texas
                      d: 24 Feb 1978 in ? Died In Abilene, Texas
                          Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...............4  Annie Lee Higgins-1897 – 1984
                    b: 19 Aug 1897 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
                    d: 28 Mar 1984 in Carlsbad, Eddy Co., New Mexico
...................+Edward Houston Shipley-1893 – 1947
                      b: 31 Jan 1893 in Milford, Ellis Co., Texas
                      m: 03 Oct 1915 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
                      d: 09 Nov 1947 in White City, Eddy Co., New Mexico
...............4  Ardean Edmond Higgins-1899 – 1987
                   b: 15 Aug 1899 in Taylor Co, Texas
                   d: 12 Aug 1987 in Albany, Texas
...................+Rubye McNiece-1908 – 1981
                     b: 07 Sep 1908
                     d: 08 Jan 1981 in Merkel, Texas
...............*2nd Wife of Ardean Edmond Higgins:
...................+Neva Hays
...............*3rd Wife of Ardean Edmond Higgins:
...................+Vita Gertrude Caffey
                      m: 25 July 1981-d: 29 May 2000
...............4  Ida Gertrude Higgins-1901 – 1934
                   b: 06 Apr 1901 in Taylor Co, Texas
                   d: 07 Apr 1934 in Merkel, Taylor Co, Texas
                       Buried Rose Hill Cemetery
...................+L. B. McClain-1901 – 1978
                     b: 06 Apr 1901 in Taylor Co, Texas
                     d: 03 Aug 1978
...............4  Carl Martin Higgins-1903 – 1999
                   b: 06 Sep 1903 in Taylor Co, Texas
                   d: 6 Aug 1999, Buried in Lubbock, Texas
...................+Lola Jaynes-1902 – 2005
                   b: 8 Oct 1902 in Comanche County, Comanche, Texas
                   d: 20 Apr 2005 
                       buried in Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock, Texas
...............4  Myrtle Nona Higgins-1905 - 2000 
                    b: 01 Dec 1905 in Taylor Co., Texas
                    d: 2 Apr 2000 in McLennan Co., Waco, Texas 
                        buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Texas
...................+Guy McClain - 1954-d: 29 May 1954
...............4  Luther Clinton "Pete" Higgins-1908 – 1986
                  b: 14 Jul 1908 in Taylor Co, Texas
                  d: 08 Nov 1986 in Albuquerque, NM
...................+Zetta Geraldine-
...............*2nd Wife of Luther Clinton "Pete" Higgins:
...................+Stella Maria- 1992 - d: 05 Aug 1992
...............*3rd Wife of Luther Clinton "Pete" Higgins: 
...................+Vera Jones
...............4  Joe Cecil Higgins-1911 – 1999
                   b: 03 Sep 1911 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
                   d: 07 Nov 1999 in Bedford, Tarrant Co. Texas 
                       buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Georgia Fay Rister-1914 – 1996
                      b: 13 Nov 1914 in Tye, Taylor Co Texas
                      m: 24 Apr 1934 in Abilene, Taylor Co., Texas
                      d: 11 Aug 1996 in Bedford, Tarrant Co Texas 
                          buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel Texas
...............4  Raymond Lee "Jack" Higgins-1916 –2006
                   b: 20 Feb 1916 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
                   d: 26 Sep 2006 in Roswell, New Mexico
                      Buried in Hagerman Cemetery, Hagerman, 
                      New Mexico, 30 Sep 2006
...................1st. Ethel Ferne Roberts 1914 - 2003  
                         They married 6 Oct 1934 in Tx
                     5. Jerry Don Higgins West 26 June 1938 born in Merkel TX 
                            6.Dawn Kaye 25 Sept 1959
                            6. Kelly Gwen 30 Nov 1962 (this is me)
                     5. Rodney Glen Higgins West 3 May 1942 born in Artesian NM
                         both of these boys were legally adopted by 
                         Ethel Ferne's 2nd Husband.
...............*2nd Wife of Raymond Lee "Jack" Higgins:
...................+Cora Lillian Fulgham-1917 – 1989
                      b: 27 Apr 1917
                      m: 21 Jun 1944 in Long Beach, Ca.
                      d: 13 Aug 1989 in Roswell, Chavez, New Mexico
                          Buried in Hagerman, New Mexico
                      5. Lillian Ann Higgins  1947 NM
.........3  Charles Alford Higgins-1866 – 1942
             b: 26 Dec 1866 in Navarro County, Texas
             d: 07 Nov 1942 and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas 
              
Census Scan HIGGINS CHARLES G* 33 M W TN TX TAYLOR 1900
                  * indexed as a -G-
              
Census Scan HIGGINS C A 43 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5 J-PCT 1910 
                     image includes a 75 yr old Samuel Higgins 

.............+Ida Bell Williams-1873 – 1933
                b: 27 Jul 1873
                d: 12 Mar 1933 and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...............4  Jesse Elmer Higgins-1890 – 1983
                   b: 31 Jan 1890
                   d: 28 Sep 1983 in Taylor Co., Texas 
                       buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Minnie Mae Baker-1892 – 1964
                      b: 1892 
                      m: 30 Sep 1911
                      d: 01 Jul 1964 in Erath Co., Texas
...............4  Gardia Lena Higgins-1892 -
                    b: 26 Sep 1892
...................+Roy Harrell-m: 09 Aug 1914

...............4  Lula Jane McNeal Higgins-1893 – 1989
                   b: 14 Oct 1893
                   d: 06 Jan 1989 in Taylor Co., Texas
...................+Luther James Land-1898 – 1968
                      b: 19 Feb 1898
                      m: 24 Mar 1923
                      d: 02 Mar 1968 in Howard, Co., Texas
...............4  Charles Sidney Higgins-1897 – 1986
                    b: 28 Jan 1897 in Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas, USA
                    d: 26 Aug 1986 and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, TX
...................+Margaret Fay Allen-m: 21 Sep 1919
...............4  George Dewey Higgins-1899 - b: 1899
...............4  John Warren Higgins-1901 – 1997
                    b: 26 Jun 1901
                    d: 15 Dec 1997 in Blanco, Blanco, Texas
...................+Betty Mae Toombs-1901 – 1992
                      b: 03 May 1901
                      m: 02 Aug 1923
                      d: 14 Apr 1992 in Blanco Co., Texas
...............4  William J.R. Higgins-1915 - b: 19 Oct 1915
...................+Lillian Lucille Marz-1925 – 1992
                      b: 17 May 1925
                      d: 08 Nov 1992 in Nueces, Co., Texas
...............4  Marvin Bryan Higgins-1917 – 1989
                    b: 27 Nov 1917
                    d: 08 Dec 1989 in Nueces Co., Texas
...................+Ruby Suzanne Machost-m: 29 Nov 1943

.........3  Polly Ann Higgins-1869 – 1949
              b: 19 Feb 1869 in Navarro County, Texas
              d: 26 Dec 1949 
              Buried in DeLeon Cemetery, DeLeon, Comanche Co., Texas
.............+Charley Mitchell Stone-1856 – 1912
                 b: 14 Feb 1856
                 d: 31 May 1912 in Comanche, TX,
                     buried in DeLeon Cemetery, DeLeon, Comanche County, Texas
...............4  John Oliver Stone-1886 – 1972
                   b: 17 Mar 1886 in DeLeon Texas
                   d: Aug 1972 in DeLeon and
                       buried in the DeLeon Cemetery, DeLeon, Comanche Co.,TX
...................+Lula Mae Smith-1900 – 1980
                        b: 13 Apr 1900
                        m: 15 Mar 1924
                        d: 19 Sep 1980 in DeLeon
                            buried in Deleon Cemetery, DeLeon, Comanche Co., Texas
...............4  Charley Mitchell Jr Stone-1888 - 
                    b: 1888-(May be buried in Merkel, Texas as Dee Stone)
...............4  Callie Bell Stone-1890 – 1984
                    b: 27 Jan 1890 in Bell Co, Texas
                    d: Apr 1984 in O'Donnell, Lynn, Co., Texas, 
...................+Author McMillan-1883 – 1973
                      b: 27 Jul 1883
                      m: 16 Jan 1909 in Desdemona, Eastland Co, Texas
                      d: Feb 1973 in O’Donnell, Lynn Co., Texas, 
                          buried in Tahoka, Cemetery, Tahoka, Texas
...............4  Eunice Viola Stone-1892 – 1982
                   b: 11 Feb 1892
                   d: 14 Aug 1982 in Dublin, Erath Co., Texas,
...................+Edward Francis Walker-1890 - 1978 
                      b: 10 Aug 1890
                      m: 1909
                      d: Aug 1978
...............4  Manley File Stone-1894 – 1973
                    b: 28 Apr 1894
                    d: 19 March 1973 in Bell Co., Texas
...................+Lillian Gertrude Hammett-1901 – 1969
                       b: 1901
                       m: 1921
                       d: 16 Jul 1969 in Johnson Co., Texas
...............4  Joseph William Stone-1898 – 1959
                   b: 11 Feb 1898
                   d: 24 Nov 1959
...................+Opal Beatrice Spivey-1901 – 1995
                      b: 01 Mar 1901
                      m: 12 May 1918
                      d: 03 Apr 1995 in Gregg, Co., Texas
...............4  Laura Mary Stone-1900 – 1977
                     b: 14 Jun 1900
                     d: 06 Jul 1977 in Hall Co., Texas
...................+Coleman Huffman-1897 – 1972
                      b: 04 Feb 1897
                      m: 30 Jun 1918 in DeLeon, Comanche Co., Texas
                      d: 16 Sep 1972 in Donley Co., Texas
...............4  Mona Irene Stone-1902 – 2000
                      b: 12 Sep 1902
                      d: 01 Sep 2000 in Buried DeLeon Cemetery, Comanche Co., TX
...................+Henry Allen Anderson-1892 –1924
                       b: 22 Nov 1892
                       m: 14 Jul 1920
                       d: 27 Sep 1924 in ?
                       Buried DeLeon Cemetery, Comanche Co., Texas
...............*2nd Husband of Mona Irene Stone:
...................+Zelotes Paul Holland-1902 – 1948
                       b: 15 Jul 1902
                       m: 05 May 1938
                       d: 22 Aug 1948
                       Buried DeLeon Cemetery, Comanche Co., Texas
...............4  Clark Askew "Bill" Stone-1904 –1986
                     b: 12 Feb 1904-d: 03 Nov 1986 in Ward Co., Texas
...................+Stella Mae Allen-1904 – 1984
                      b: 15 Dec 1904
                      m: Mar 1924-d: 07 Feb 1984 in Ector Co., Texas
...............4  Sarah Pearl Stone-1906 – 2005
                   b: 14 Aug 1906
                   d: 11 May 2005 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas
...................+William George Hammett-1903 – 1985
                      b: 10 Jan 1903
                      d: 25 Aug 1985 in Kerr Co., Texas
.........3  Joseph Kincade Higgins-1872 – 1964-b: 31 Jul 1872 in Navarro Co, Texas-d: 13 Dec 1964 in Merkel, Texas-Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
.............+Margaret Elizabeth Brown-1876 – 1969
                  b: 26 Feb 1876
                  d: 22 Mar 1969
                      buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Taylor Co., Texas
...............4  Eunice Lee Higgins-1895 - ?
                   b: 1895
...................+Mack Buzbee
...............4  Orien Allen Higgins-1900 – 1978
                    b: 28 Jun 1900
                    d: 1978 in Merkel, Taylor Co, Texas
                    buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Elizabeth A. McNeal-1920 – 1986
                      b: 1920
                      d: 15 Dec 1986 in Merkel, Texas 
                          buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...............4  Ernest Jesse Higgins-1903 - b: 1903
...............4  Lois Jane Higgins-1906 - b: 1906
...............4  Dorothy Mae Higgins-1908 - b: 1908
...............4  Ruby Jo Higgins-1912 - b: 1912
...............4  Jesse Ruth Higgins-1914 – 2006
                   b: 19 Jan 1914
                   d: 14 July 2006 in San Marcos, Texas
...................+Lewis Edward Harrison-m: 1939
...............4  Robert Brown Higgins-1917 – 1994
                    b: 19 Jan 1917
                    d: 02 Feb 1994 in Taylor Co., Texas, 
                        buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Mabel Evelyn Maddox-1918 - b: 05 Jul 1918

...2  Rebecca Higgins-1835 - 
         b: Abt. 1835 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
.......+John Paschal-1828 - b: 1828
...2   Samuel Higgins-1837 – 1914
          b: Abt. 1837 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
          d: Abt. 1914 in Lynn Co. Tahoka Texas
              buried in the Tahoka Cemetery, Tahoka, Texas
.......+Ida King-1856 - 
           b: Abt. 1856
           m: 29 Oct 1872 in Navarro Co., Texas
           d: ?

.........3  Thomas B. Higgins-1874 – 1930
             b: Abt. 1874 in Bell Co., Texas
             d: Aft. 1930 in Tahoka, Lynn Co., Texas 
                 buried in the Tahoka Cemetery, Tahoka, Texas
.........3  William N. Higgins-1877 – 1900
              b: Abt. 1877 in Bell Co., Texas
              d: Bef. 1900 in ??
.........3  Mary Ann Higgins-1879 – 1958
             b: Oct 1879 in Texas
             d: Abt. 1958 in Merkel, Taylor Co, Texas,
                 buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
.............+William Risinger-1877 - ?
                  b: Jun 1877 in Texas
                  d: ?
...............4  Joe Risinger-1899 – 1975
                   b: 28 May 1899 in Texas
                   d: 25 Oct 1975 in Texas, 
                        Buried in Rose Hill  Cemetery, Merkel, Texas
...................+Mabel Irene Toombs-1903 – 1989
                     b: 19 Mar 1903 in Texas
                     d: 29 Nov 1989 in Ector Co. Odessa Texas
...............4  Ruth Risinger

...2  Decatur Higgins-1839 - 
         b: Abt. 1839 in McNairy Co, Tenn.
.......+Virginia ??-1848 
             b: Jan 1848 in Mississippi
.........3  Nora Higgins-1875 – Unknown
              b: Apr 1875 in Mississippi
              d: Unknown in ??
.........3  Johnnie A. Higgins-1878 – Unknown
             b: Sep 1878 in Mississippi
             d: Unknown in ??
.............+Lillie-1891 
                   b: 1891 in Mississippi
...............4  Ava Higgins-1913 - 
                   b: 1913 in Mississippi
...............4  Agnes Higgins-1919 - 
                   b: Nov 1919 in Mississippi

.........3  Jennie Higgins-1883 – Unknown
             b: Mar 1883 in Mississippi
             d: Unknown in ??
.........3  Walter Higgins-1887 – Unknown
             b: May 1887 in Mississippi
             d: Unknown in ??
.............+Blanche ??-1890 – Unknown
               b: 1890 in Mississippi-d: Unknown

...............4  Virginia Higgins-1910 – Unknown
                    b:1910 in Mississippi-d: Unknown
...............4  Francis Higgins-1912 
                    b: 1912 in Mississippi
...............4  Louise Higgins-1914 
                   b: 1914 in Mississippi
...............4  Luvine Higgins-1916 
                   b: 1916 in Mississippi
...............4  Claire Higgins-1918 
                   b: 1918 in Mississippi


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Rose Hill Cemetery
E-H-Merkel, Taylor Co. TX
HIGGINS (Infant) 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Child of W.J. & Ada Higgins
 
HIGGINS (Infant) 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Child of W.J. & Ada Higgins
 
HIGGINS (Infant) 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Child of W.J. & Ada Higgins
 
HIGGINS Ada W. Aug 4 1876 Jul 10 1966 -
 
HIGGINS Charles A. Dec 26 1866 Nov 7 1942 Father
 
HIGGINS Dewey G. Mar 29 1899 Dec 25 1918 Mother
 
HIGGINS Ida Bell Jul 27 1873 Mar 12 1933 Mother
 
HIGGINS John 0 0 1830 0 0 1892 -
 
HIGGINS William J. May 10 1865 Dec 27 1935
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Other Higgins in this county in various census scans

HIGGINS J K 37 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5 J-PCT 1910 
 HIGGINS J K 37 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5 J-PCT 1910 image 2
HIGGINS W C J 45 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5 J-PCT 1910 
 
HIGGINS CHARLES 53 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5-PCT 1920
 image includes  HIGGINS JESS 29

HIGGINS CHARLES S 23 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5-PCT 1920 
HIGGINS JNO F 39 M W TX TX TAYLOR 4-PCT 1920 
HIGGINS JOSEPH 47 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5-PCT 1920 
HIGGINS OLLIE 24 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5-PCT 1920 
HIGGINS WILLIAM J 54 M W TX TX TAYLOR 5-PCT 1920 


  
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