Is your surname Higgins?

Research the Higgins family

Lydia Higgins's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Lydia Higgins (Chandler)

Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
Wife of Richard Higgins
Mother of Ruth Cole; Jonathan Higgins and Benjamin Higgins, Sr.
Sister of Anna Pickworth; Sarah Chandler; Mary Chandler and Samuel Chandler
Half sister of Ruth Cole; Benjamin Chandler; Joseph Chandler, Sr.; John Chandler and Ruth Cole

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:
view all 27

Immediate Family

About Lydia Higgins

'Lydia (Chandler) Higgins (abt. 1613 - abt. 1650)

Lydia Higgins formerly Chandler

Born about 1613 in England or Holland

Daughter of Edmund Chandler and [mother unknown]

Sister of Samuel Chandler [half], Mary Chandler [half],

Anna (Chandler) Pickworth [half], Ruth Chandler [half],

John Chandler [half], Ruth Chandler [half], Benjamin Chandler [half],

Joseph Chandler [half] and Sarah Chandler [half]

Wife of Richard Higgins —

married 23 Nov 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Mother of Owen Higgins, Jonathan Higgins and Benjamin Higgins

Died about 1650 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

Chandler-188 created 14 Sep 2010 | Last modified 12 Dec 2016

Categories: Puritan Great Migration.

Lydia (Chandler) Higgins migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).


Birth: say 1613 in England or Holland or ?. Not in Massachusetts[1]

Married: Richard Higgins in Plymouth, Massachusetts 11 Dec 1634[1]

She died after the birth of Benjamin June 1640 and before Richard's remarriage Oct 1651[1].

Richard and Lydia had two children Jonathan and Benjamin,

other children of Richard were born to his second wife[1].


↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III. "Edmund Chandler" (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2010), (Originally Published as: New England Historic Genealogical Society. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III, 3 vols., 1995). Source: S158 George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909. Repository: Source: S234 Title: The Great Migration Begins, Vol. II NOTESource Medium: Book CONT


Thank you to Ronald Spencer Kay Martin for creating WikiTree profiles

view all 14

Lydia Higgins's Timeline

England, United Kingdom
December 11, 1634
Age 19
July 1637
Age 22
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
July 1, 1640
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Age 35
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
March 19, 1907
Age 35
June 6, 1927
Age 35
June 8, 1927
Age 35
August 18, 1995
Age 35