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Israel Higgins, Jr.

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: January 4, 1793 (64)
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Higgins and Ruth Higgins
Husband of Elizabeth Aiken and Hannah Higgins
Father of George W. Higgins; Eunice Higgins; Elizabeth Higgins; Israel Higgins; Lydia Higgins and 6 others
Brother of Pvt. Jesse Higgins_ KIA-Continental soldier Of The Line; Ruth Stocking; Ensign Sylvanus Higgins; Lydia Higgins; Heman Higgins and 3 others

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About Israel Higgins, Jr.

DAR A 055289, Civil Service, Conn

Israel Higgins served in the French and Indian War and in the Revolution.

wikitree: (Last edit: 26 Mar 2017)

'Israel Higgins (1728 - 1794)

Israel Higgins

Born 3 Oct 1728 in Eastham, Massachusetts

Son of Israel Higgins Sr. and Ruth (Brown) Higgins

Brother of Jesse Higgins, Ruth (Higgins) Stocking and Sylvanus Higgins

Husband of Elizabeth (Aiken) Higgins — married [date unknown] [location unknown]

Husband of Hannah Arnold — married [date unknown] [location unknown]

Father of George Higgins

Died 7 Feb 1794 in Middletown, Connecticut

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Higgins-2319 created 25 Oct 2013 | Last modified 26 Mar 2017

| Last edit: 26 Mar 2017

21:38: Elizabeth (Hart) Godwin edited the Biography for Israel Higgins. [Thank Elizabeth for this]


Israel Higgins was born on Oct. 3, 1728, to Israel and Ruth (Brown) Higgins.[

1] On Feb. 20, 1752, he married his first wife, Hannah Arnold,

who died soon after, as inferred by Israel's marriage on Feb. 15, 1753,

to Elizabeth Aiken, daughter of Henry and Margaret (Woods) Aiken,

with whom he had ten children, all born at Middletown, Connecticut:[1]

Eunice, b. Feb. 23, 1754

George, b. Oct. 20, 1756

Elizabeth, b. Sept. 16, 1707

Israel, b. Feb. 22, 1761

Lydia, b. April 18, 1768

Mollie, b. May 12, 1765

Timothy, bapt. July 19, 1767

Anna, bapt. April 8, 1770

William, bapt. Sept. 13, 1772

Sibyl, bapt. Sept. 4, 1776

Israel died before April 1, 1793.[1]

"Israel Higgins served in the French and Indian War and in the Revolution.

He was a private in Capt. Elijah Robinson's co., of Col. John ELy's Connecticut regt. in 1777.

His name appears on a "billeting roll" of the Company with remarks,-- "Enl. June 16, 17_.,

Marched from home July 22, 17_. No. of days billeted himself, 37."

He resided in Middle Haddam parish, town of Middletown (lated Chatham), Conn.

George Higgins was appointed administrator on estate of Israel Higgins April 1, 1793.

Distribution to heirs Jan. 14, 1794."

Middletown Ct vital records; Middle Haddam church records;

"Record of Men in the War of the Revolution"; Middletown Probate Records, vi:20, 53, 64 6


↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Higgins, Katherine Chapin. Richard Higgins :

a resident and pioneer settler at Plymouth and Eastham, Massachusetts,

and at Piscataway, New Jersey, and his descendants, 1918, pp. 177-178.

This research is mentioned positively in the entry on

Richard Higgins in The Great Migration Begins (pp. 928-932).

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Israel Higgins, Jr.'s Timeline

October 3, 1728
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
February 23, 1754
Age 25
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
October 20, 1756
Age 28
Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT
October 26, 1756
Age 28
Hardford, Connecticut, United States
September 16, 1757
Age 28
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
February 22, 1761
Age 32
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
April 18, 1763
Age 34
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
May 12, 1765
Age 36
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States