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Joanna Higginson (Tokesey)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Berkeswell, Warwickshire, , England
Death: Died in England
Place of Burial: unknown
Immediate Family:

Daughter of UNK Tokesay
Wife of Robert Higginson and Capt. Robert Higginson
Mother of Lucy Ludwell

Managed by: Ron Green Jr
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About Joanna Higginson

Maiden name variously reported as Torkesey, Tokesay, Torkesy

Joanna Tokesey, born 1610, married Captain Robert Higginson, born c 1597, died in Virginia about August 1649. Said to have come to Virginia c 1643. She returned to England after his death.

Their children include:

  • Lucy Higginson, born c 1626, died 6 November 1675. Married several times: (1) Major Lewis Burwell of Carter's Creek, issue, (2) Colonel William Bernard, issue, (3) Colonel Philip Ludwell, issue, including great-grandson Robert E. Lee.
  • http://www.glenncourt.com/genealogy/fam_higginson.php
    • Virginia Historical Magazine, vol. 25, p. 316-23. vol. 6, p. 198; McGhan, Virginia Vital Records; p. 71; York Co. VA records.
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Joanna Higginson's Timeline

1610
1610
Berkeswell, Warwickshire, , England
1626
1626
Age 16
Fairfield, Gloucester County, Virginia, Colonial America
1643
1643
Age 33
America
1649
1649
Age 39
England
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England & Gloucester County, VA
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unknown