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Samuel Higgins

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Death: December 10, 1761 (85)
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Higgins, Sr. and Lydia Higgins
Husband of Elizabeth Harding; Hannah Higgins (Cole) and Thankful Higgins
Father of Israel Higgins; Theodore Higgins; Ichabod Higgins; Samuel Higgins; William Higgins and 2 others
Brother of Ichabod Higgins; Richard Higgins; John Higgins; Lydia Higgins; Isaac Higgins and 3 others

Occupation: farmer also a surveyor
Managed by: Chad Bouldin
Last Updated:

About Samuel Higgins

  • 'Full text of "Richard Higgins : a resident and pioneer settler at Plymouth and Eastham, Massachusetts, and at Piscataway, New Jersey, and his descendants"
  • 3. BENJAMIN^ HIGGINS (Richard'), born July, 1640, at Plymouth; "deceased on ye 14th of March, 1690-1," at Eastham; married Dec. 24, 1661, Lydia Bangs, born ; died after Feb. 13, 1706-7; daughter of Edward and Lydia (Hicks) Bangs of Eastham. Benjamin Higgins resided at Eastham, probably on lands which had belonged to his father at Pochet, now in East Orleans. ...................
  • An inventory of the estate of Benjamin Higgins, amounting to £85 in real estate and £206.06.00 in personal estate, was rendered June 19, 1691, and sworn to by Mrs. Lydia Higgins, administratrix, five days later. "Memorandum: that Ichabod Higgins hath already had £10 and a piece of land on which his house stood, appraised at £9." An agreement was made that Ichabod should have in cattle, bedding, boards, shingles and cash £20.05.00; Richard the loom and gears, 7 acres of land, a cutlass, cartridge box, cattle and cash £20.18.00; Joshua a gun, rapier, cartridge box, bedding, wearing clothes, powder and bullets, saddle and cloth, cattle, sheep and cash £20.05.00; Lydia should have cattle, sheep, an iron pot, books, cloth and cash £20; Isaac a gun, ammunition, a cutlass, cartridge box, bedding, clothing, cattle, sheep and cash £20.05.00; 'Samuel was to have a gun, sword, cartridgebox, a book, bedding, clothes, ammunition, cattle, sheep and cash £20.05.00'; Benjamin was to have two-thirds of the housing and one-third of the lands and meadows; the widow to have her legal third part. She was living Feb. 13, 1706-7, when her brother, Joshua Bangs, willed to her one-eighth part of such personal estate of his as might remain after the death of his wife. Aug. 20, 1711, town of Eastham "Laid out to widdow Lidia Higgins for her natural life and then returns to the town, a parcel of land near the head of Namskaket on the Eastern side of the first lot which is the lot of Daniel Cole Sr." The date of her death is unknown. She married (2) Nicholas Snow.
  • Children born at Eastham.
    • 16. i. Ichabod, b. Nov. 14, 1662; married Melatiah Hamblen (?).
    • 17. ii. Richard, b. Oct. 15, 1664; married Sarah Hamblen(?).
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    • iii. John, b. Nov. 20, 1666; d. June 13, 1689.
    • 18. iv. Joshua, b. Oct. 1, 1668; married (1) Ehzabeth Smith; (2) Priscilla Bixby; (3) Mary Baker.
    • V. Lydia, b. "latter end of May, 1670"; living June 24,


  • *19. vi. Isaac, b. Aug. 31, 1672; married Lydia Collins,
    • vii. Rebecca, b. June 14, 1674; d. March, 1675.
    • 20. viii. 'Samuel, b. March 7, 1676-7; married (1) Hannah Cole; (2) Thankful Mayo; (3) Elizabeth Hardmg.
    • 21. ix. Benjamin, b. Sept. 15, 1681; married (1) Sarah Freeman; (2) Mercy Hopkins.
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Samuel Higgins's Timeline

March 7, 1676
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
April 20, 1706
Age 30
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
October 26, 1707
Age 31
Eastham, Barnstable, MA
June 1709
Age 33
Eastham, Barnstable, MA
July 19, 1713
Age 37
Eastham, Barnstable, MA
August 16, 1719
Age 43
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
December 16, 1720
Age 44
Eastham, Barnstable, MA