Zaccheus Higgins (1727 - d.) MP

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Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Elwin C Nickerson
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About Zaccheus Higgins

Added by E. C. Nickerson About my great Grandfather: In September, 1778, Maj. Zenas Winslow's regiment, the Second Barnstable County regiment of militia, was called into service on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth. In Lieut. Samuel Knowles's company were Zaccheus Higgins and Zaccheus Higgins, Jr., both privates, who served from Sept. 6 to 13, 1778.

Administration on estate of Zaccheus Higgins was granted to Thomas Higgins, March 22, 1817.

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Children born at Eastham.

i. Jerusha, b. Nov. 19, 1750; married Feb. 4, 1776, Gowel Chase of Chatham.

ii. Mercy, b. June 7, 1752; married Sept. 18, 1777, Elisha Atwood of Harwich. (Rev. J. Bascom's Orleans Church record.)

iii. Richard, b. Aug. 31, 1754; perhaps married Aug. 19, 1777, Molly Smith of Chatham.

iv. Seth, b. June 1, 1756.

V. Mary, b. Feb. 27, 1759; married .

212. vi. Zaccheus, b. April 1, 1761; married Hannah Twining, vii. TuUy, b. Aug. 31, 1762.

213. viii. Knowles, b. Sept. 25, 1773; married Mary Rand.

Authorities: Eastham-Orleans Town and Church Records; Barnstable Probate Records, vol. xx, pp. 154-5, will of Paul Knowles. The name of the first wife of Zaccheus Higgins has been read "Mary Carsbury," by a careful student of Eastham records, Mr. Stanley W. Smith, but in another place the record is clearly "Mercy Crosby," so it seems probable that the former is a careless or fantastic spelling of the latter.

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Zaccheus Higgins's Timeline

1727
October 8, 1727
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1750
June 1750
Age 22
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
November 19, 1750
Age 23
1754
1754
Age 26
1756
1756
Age 28
1759
1759
Age 31
1761
April 1, 1761
Age 33
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1762
1762
Age 34
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Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States