Lt. Levi Higgins

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Levi Higgins

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: June 22, 1825 (81)
Mount Desert, Eden County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Theophilus Higgins and Joanna Higgins
Husband of Bathsheba Higgins and Mary Higgins
Ex-husband of Mary Higgins
Father of Elkanah Higgins; Nehemiah Higgins; Eunice Higgins; Chloe Higgins; Mercy Higgins and 7 others
Brother of Richard Higgins; Jeannett Smith; Eunice Higgins; Mary Nickerson; Josiah Higgins and 2 others

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About Lt. Levi Higgins

Added by E. C. Nickerson about This Ancestor: Levi Higgins went to Hull's Cove, Mt, Desert, about 1770 and settled at the beach north of the point now known as Cape Levi. The cove at the beach was called Camp Cove and the point north was called Parker's Point, Mr, Higgins was a promi- nent citizen and took an active part in the organization of the plantation and town of Mt. Desert, now Eden, and held many responsible offices in each. He was one of the first board of select- men of Eden, He was second lieutenant of the militia company when the town included the whole island, and was among the vol- unteers in the unfortunate expedition against Bagaduce (now Castine, Maine), The Eden Baptist Church was organized at his house on the fifth day of July, 1799, with thirty members.

Levi Higgins was Second Lieut., Capt. Ezra Young's (7th) CO., Sixth Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass., militia, his name being in a list of officers; commissioned July 11, 1776; also Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co., of volunteers; service from July 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos. on expedition to Majorbagaduce.

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Lt. Levi Higgins's Timeline

June 27, 1743
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
December 25, 1767
Age 24
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
August 16, 1769
Age 26
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
August 9, 1771
Age 28
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
July 5, 1774
Age 31
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
December 23, 1775
Age 32
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
December 23, 1777
Age 34
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
November 21, 1779
Age 36
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
February 2, 1782
Age 38
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA