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   Born on:  11 Jan 2006 
   Updated: 11 Jan 2006

From: Dennis Segelquist

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Dennis Segelquist has submitted some Higgins findings that he has come across 
                          during his years of research

1. John & Kate Higgins-1868
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2. William Higgins-1860
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3. Isaac E. ( B. ? ) Higgins-1872
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4. Richard Higgins-1842
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5. Lucius M. Higgins-1830
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6. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1861-1862
    WEDNESDAY, April 2, 1862.
   Mr. Dawes, from the select committee on government  contracts, reported the following preamble and resolution; which were read, considered, and, under the operation of the previous question, agreed to, viz:
    Whereas, on the 14th day of March last, a subpoena was issued by the Speaker of this House, summoning, among others,  one Aaron Higgins, sometimes called Aaron A. Higgins, by the  name of A. Higgins, to appear before the committee on  government contracts forthwith at the United States Hotel, in Boston, Massachusetts, but that the said Higgins has hitherto  and still does refuse or neglect to obey said summons:
Therefore--
Resolved, That the Speaker of this House be directed to issue his writ of attachment against Aaron Higgins, of Boston,  Massachusetts, sometimes called Aaron A. Higgins, and cause him to be brought to the bar of this House to answer as for his contempt in not obeying the said subpoena of said Speaker issued March 14, 1862.

7. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1861-1862
    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 1862. 
The Sergeant-at-arms, by S. J. Johnson, his deputy, appeared at the bar with Aaron Higgins in custody, as commanded by  the Speaker's warrant of the 2d instant.
The said Higgins having been arraigned, the Speaker inquired of him what excuse he had to offer for his contempt of the authority of the House in failing to obey its subpoena to appear before the select committee on government contracts; and the response of the said Higgins having been submitted and read to the House,

Mr. Dawes submitted the following preamble and resolution, viz: 
Whereas Aaron Higgins, now at the bar of this House in 
contempt for disobeying the subpoena of its Speaker, issued at  the instance of the committee on government contracts, has appeared before said committee, and answered, under oath, all such interrogatories as have been put to him by their order: 
Therefore-- Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-arms be directed to  discharge said Higgins from custody, upon payment by him of the legal fees chargeable upon the warrant upon which he has been brought to the bar of the House.

8. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, 1867-1869
   TUESDAY, December 17, 1867.
   Washington, December --, 1867.
   To the Senate of the United States: I nominate Edwin Higgins, of Michigan, to be secretary of the Territory of Utah, vice Amos Reed, resigned. ANDREW JOHNSON.

9. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, 1858-1861
   TUESDAY, February 21, 1860.
   Washington, February 21st, 1860.
To the Senate of the United States: I nominate John B. Higgins to be collector of the customs for the district of Oswego, in the State of New York, in the place of Orville Robinson, resigned.
       JAMES BUCHANAN.

10. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of  the United States of America, 1841-1845
     TUESDAY, December 31, 1844.
     Washington, December 30, 1844.
     To the Senate of the United States: A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate to Sylvester W. Higgins as receiver of public moneys for the district of lands subject to sale at Detroit, in the State of Michigan, I now nominate him to the same. Mr. Higgins was nominated to and confirmed by the Senate at 
its last session as Samuel W. Higgins; his commission was revoked and a temporary one issued.
         JOHN TYLER.

11. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America,
      March 13, 1867 to November 29, 1867
      SATURDAY, July 20, 1867.
      Washington, 19 July, 1867.
      To the Senate of the United States: I nominate Stephen Higgins, jr., of Massachusetts, to be consul of the United States at Batavia, vice Benjamin Le Fevre, declined.
      ANDREW JOHNSON.

12. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of  the United States of America, 1869-1871
     MONDAY, December 20, 1869.
     Washington, D. C., December 20, 1869.
     To the Senate of the United States: I nominate George W. Parmenter to be deputy postmaster at Brandon, in the county of Rutland and State of Vermont, in place of Julius E. Higgins.
     U. S. Grant.

      Washington, May 18, 1866.
      To the Senate of the United States: I nominate Julius E. Higgins to be deputy postmaster at Brandon, in the county of Rutland and State of Vermont; reappointed.


13. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate  of 
     the United States of America, 1855-1858
     MONDAY, February 23, 1857.
    Sixth Regiment of Infantry.  Second Lieutenant Silas P. Higgins to be first lieutenants
     December 24, 1856, vice Lay, promoted.

     Sixth Regiment of Infantry. 
     Brevet Second Lieutenant Silas P. Higgins, of the Eighth Regiment of Infantry, 
     to be second lieutenant, March 3, 1855, vice Carlin, promoted. 
     * July 18, 1860, Higgins, deceased. 

14. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
     TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 1777
The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into consideration; Whereupon, Resolved, That 1,200 dollars be advanced to Captain Robert Higgins, of the 8th Virginia Regiment, to enable him to compleat his company; and to be accountable for the  expenditure.

15. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
      FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1775
     That there is due to the Committee of Observation at Princetown, for sundry expences, and for provisions furnished to several riffle companies, the sum of 74.3 dollars, and that the same ought to be paid to Thomas Higgins. Ordered, That the said accounts be paid.

16. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of 
     the United States of America, 1848-1852
     MONDAY, December 31, 1849.
     Edward Higgins to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 25th of August, 1849, to fill a vacancy occasioned by the  death of Lieutenant Thomas M. Mix. 
   * Edward Higgins resigned on February 17, 1854.

17. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
     WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1778
      A petition of John Sackville Higgins, at Boston, was read, praying for leave to return to England on parole, or to go to New York to solicit an exchange: Ordered, That it be referred to General Washington. 

18. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of the United States of America, 1841-1845
     SATURDAY, June 15, 1844.
     Washington, June 15th, 1844.
     To the Senate of the United States: I withdraw the nomination of Samuel W. Higgins as receiver  of public moneys at Detroit, Michigan. I nominate Sylvester W. Higgins to be receiver of public moneys at Detroit, in the State of Michigan.
     JOHN TYLER.

19. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of 
     the United States of America, 1852-1855
     TUESDAY, August 1, 1854.
     Washington, 27 July, 1854.
     To the Senate of the United States: I nominate John Higgins, of Pennsylvania, now consul of the United States for the port of Cork, in Ireland, to be consul of the United States for the port of Belfast, in Ireland, in the place of John C. O'Neil, declined.
    FRANKLIN PIERCE

Washington, 27 July, 1854.
To the Senate of the United States: I nominate Hugh Keenan, of Pennsylvania, to be consul of the United States for the port of Cork, in Ireland, in the place of John Higgins, who is nominated to be consul of the  United States for the port of Belfast, in Ireland.
    FRANKLIN PIERCE.

20. Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789-1873
     FRIDAY, May 29, 1840.
     Mr. Crittenden presented the petition of Richard Higgins, jr., praying the privilege of purchasing from the United States, at the minimum price, a tract of land, in the State of  Arkansas, to which he lays claim by purchase and  occupation; which was referred to the Committee on  Private Land Claims.

21. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of  the United States of America, March 13, 1867 to November 29, 1867
    FRIDAY, March 15, 1867.
    Washington, 15 March, 1867.
    To the Senate of the United States: I nominate Lewis Higgins, of New Jersey, to be consul of the United States at Tobasco, to fill a vacancy.
    ANDREW JOHNSON.

22. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the 
      United States of America, 1852-1855
      MONDAY, January 23, 1854.
      Washington, 19 January, 1854.
     To the Senate of the United States: I nominate John Higgins, of New York, for the office of consul of the United States for the port of Cork, in Ireland, 
to which office he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate, in the place of Dennis Mullins, declined, who was appointed during said recess, in the place of Alfred Mitchell, recalled.
     FRANKLIN PIERCE.

23. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of the United States of America, 1837-1841
     MONDAY, July 20, 1840.
     Fourth Regiment of Infantry. 
     Cadet Thaddeus Higgins to be second lieutenant, 1st July, 1840. 
     * September 12, 1845, Higgins, deceased. 

24. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1845-1846
      FRIDAY, February 13, 1846.
       By Mr. Root: A memorial of Cecilia Higgins, of the State of Ohio, only surviving child of Captain Richard Davis, an officer of the Maryland line in the army of the Revolution, praying for the commutation pay and bounty land to which her deceased father was entitled for his services in the war of the Revolution.

24. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of the United States of America, 1852-1855
     THURSDAY, December 12, 1854.
      Master James Higgins to be a lieutenant in the: Navy, from 
the 6th of October, 1854, vice Lieutenant J. D. Bulloch, resigned.
   * Resigned January 1, 1857

25. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1871-1872
     THURSDAY, February 29, 1872.
     By Mr. John T. Wilson: The petition of Eliza Higgins, widow of William G. Higgins, praying for arrears of pension to her children, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. 

26. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States
     of America, 1861-1865 [Volume I]
     SIXTY-NINTH DAY--THURSDAY, February 13, 1862.
     TWENTY-FIRST LOUISIANA REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY. 
     Lieutenant-colonel.  Edward Higgins, of Louisiana, to take rank January 30, 1862.

27. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865 [Volume 3]
     FRIDAY, February 27, 1863.
    Assistant quartermasters, with rank of captain. George Higgins, of Georgia, for duty with Sixty-first  Georgia Regiment, to rank June l, 1862. 

28. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1845-1846  
      MONDAY, March 23, 1846.
      By Mr. Root: Additional evidence in behalf of Mrs. C. Higgins, daughter of Richard Davis, deceased, who was a captain in the American army in the war of the Revolution.

29. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1856-1857
     FRIDAY, January 30, 1857.
     By. Mr. Bowie: The petition of Dr. James Higgins, of Maryland, praying that nitrate of soda and other chemical salts may be admitted free of duty.

30. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
     of the United States of America, 1862-1864
     FRIDAY March 6, 1863.
     Washington, March 4th, 1863.
     To the Senate of the United States: I hereby nominate William H. Higgins to be assessor of internal revenue for the district of Louisiana.
     ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

31. Journal of the House of Representatives of the
     United States, 1869-1870
     THURSDAY, March 3, 1870.
     Also, the petition of Mary Carr, mother of Richard H. Higgins, 33d Indiana volunteers, praying for a pension, heretofore referred December 15, 1868;

32. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865 [Volume 3]
     TUESDAY, April 28, 1863.
     ARTILLERY OFFICERS, UNDER ACT APPROVED JANUARY 22,1862. 
Colonel. E. Higgins, of Louisiana, to be colonel of artillery, for duty with Lieut. Gen. J. C. Pemberton, to rank from April 11, 1862.

33. John Higgins-1825:
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34. Julius Higgins-1826:
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35. Journal of the House of Representatives of the
     United States, 1837-1838
    MONDAY, March 12, 1838.
     Mr. Hoffman presented a petition of Hannah Higgins, of the city of New York, widow of Isaac Higgins, a soldier of the Revolution, praying for a pension.

American State Papers [Public Lands: Volume 3] : Index INDEX.
36. Ann Higgins-1797:
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37. John Higgins-1804-1806:
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38. Heirs of John Higgins-1804:
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39. Pr. Higgins-1800:
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40. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate
      of the United States of America, 1862-1864
      SATURDAY, June 25, 1864.
     To be second lieutenants. Virgil N. Higgins to date from July 16, 1863. 

41. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States
      of America, 1861-1865 [Volume 3]
      FRIDAY, January 8, 1864.
      Brigadier-generals. Col. Edward Higgins, of Louisiana, to rank from October 29, 1863. 

42. American State Papers [Claims: Volume 1] : Index
TABLE OF CONTENTS TO CLAIMS.
Charles Higgins-1819:
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43. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States
     of America, 1861-1865 [Volume 2]
     FRIDAY, September 26, 1862.
     Colonels. Edward Higgins, Twenty-first Louisiana Regiment, Louisiana. 

44. American State Papers [Claims: Volume 1] : Index
INDEX TO CLAIMS.
Isaac Higgins-1780:
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James Higgins-1778
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45. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States
      of America, 1861-1865 [Volume 3]
     THURSDAY, April 30, 1863.
     E. Higgins, to be colonel of artillery

46. U. S. Serial Set : Index to Number 1391 House Report 
     No. 45, 40th Congress, 3rd Session
     INDEX.
     Hiram M. Higgins Prisoner of war:    
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47. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1839-1840
    MONDAY, March 16, 1840.
    Mr. Wick presented a petition of Shelby county, in the State of Indiana, praying for a mail route from Shelbyville, to  intersect the mail-route at Flat Rock, and for the  creation of a post office at Samuel Higgins's.

48. American State Papers [Public Lands: Volume 2] :Index 
INDEX.
Robert Higgins-1790
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49. Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, 1864-1866
    MONDAY, January 15, 1866.
    I nominate the officers named in the accompanying communication for appointment by brevet in the Volunteer force, as proposed by the Secretary of War.
    ANDREW JOHNSON.
   Washington, January 12, 1866.
   War Department, January 12, 1866.
Sir: I have the honor to propose for your approbation the  following-named officer for appointment by brevet in the Volunteer force:
Major Thomas W. Higgins, of the Seventy-third Ohio Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services during the recent campaigns in Georgia and the Carolinas, to date from March 13, 1865.

50. JOURNAL OF THE CONGRESS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA,
     1861--1865. VOLUME III.
     George Higgins of Georgia for duty with sixty-first regiment to rank June 1, 1862.

51. JOURNAL OF THE CONGRESS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA, 1861--1865.
VOLUME II.
R. G. Higgins ( sixteenth Provisional Army ? )  Brigade-quartermaster with the rank of Major.


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