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Abigail Higbee (Adams)

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Huntington, Long Island, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Adams of Hartford and Abigail Adams
Wife of Edward Higbee
Mother of Edward Higbee; John Higbee; Sarah Higbee; Margery Higbee and Mary Higbee
Sister of Ch.Un. Adams; Rebecca Risley; Sarah Brush (Adams); Jeremiah Adams, Sr.; John Adams and 3 others

Managed by: John Frederick Lewis
Last Updated:

About Abigail Higbee

It states in the Higbee book that Abigail was related to a Dr. Aurthur Adams

(he knows the history of the Hartford churches and who is also an able

Genealogist and particularly interested in the early history of the Higbee

family as Abigail of his Family married Edward)

Also in the Higbee book it states: His first wife (meaning Edward Higby) was

the granddaughter of Jeremy Adams, born in England in 1606, one of the original

proprietors of Hartford, Conn., this fact is shown by the following letter of

attorney, dated 9 Feb. 1696/7:

"I Jeremiah Adams of Huntington, Long Island, son of John Adams and grandson of

Jeremie Adams and nephew of Thomas Greenhill make my brother-in-law Edward

Higby trustee and attorney." (Probate Records of Conn., vol. 1 p. 168


New Eng Hist & Gen Reg.Vol. 59 p.317 says:

Born 1660 at Hartford.

She went with her step father, John Betts, to Huntinton, Long Island where she

Married Edward Higbee about 1684.

A Child: John Higbee went to Little Egg Harbor N.J.; m. Alice, dau. of Edward

Andrews.Father died while before this child was born

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Abigail Higbee's Timeline

Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
March 29, 1684
Age 24

According to Arthur Adams, they are the ancestors of all the South Jersey Higbee's. There is a Higbee Genealogy detailing the family.

Age 25
Huntington, Suffolk County, Province of New York
Age 27
Huntington, Suffolk Long Island, New York, United States
Age 29
Huntington, Suffolk County, Province of New York
Age 31
Huntington, Suffolk County, Province of New York
Age 32
Huntington, Suffolk County, Province of New York
Age 32
Huntington, Long Island, New York, USA
January 16, 1929
Age 32
January 25, 1929
Age 32