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Stephen Higginson

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: September 22, 1828 (84)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen H. Higginson, Hon. and Elizabeth Mary Higginson
Husband of Susanna Higginson; Elizabeth Higginson and Sarah Perkins
Father of Stephen Higginson; Barbara Cooper Higginson; Elizabeth Tyng; George Higginson; Henry Higginson and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Lowell; Elizabeth Higginson; Deborah Higginson; Deborah Higginson; Henry Higginson and 1 other

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About Stephen Higginson

Stephen Higginson (November 28, 1743 – November 28, 1828) was an American merchant and shipmaster from Boston, Massachusetts. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress in 1783. He took an active part in suppressing Shays' Rebellion, was the author of the Laco letters (1789), and served the United States government as navy agent from May 11 to June 22, 1798. Although he was a privateer during the American Revolutionary War he became a "blue light", extreme-Federalist during the War of 1812 and was one of the members of the Essex Junto.

Source: Online: Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Privately Printed 1910

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Stephen Higginson's Timeline

November 28, 1743
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 15, 1765
Age 21
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
June 11, 1766
Age 22
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
February 12, 1768
Age 24
November 20, 1770
Age 26
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
January 15, 1774
Age 30
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
August 5, 1776
Age 32
July 19, 1779
Age 35
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
February 5, 1781
Age 37
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA