John & Hananh [STEVENS] HIGGINS Lineage

Fellow Listers,
In the course of looking for Mary HIGGINS who married 1804 Jun 17 Matthew
Ash JOHNSON, I gathered the following HIGGINS lineage. I decided to send it
to the list in case it may be of use to someone else. Thanks to all who
helped with Higgins info and obits. It is very much appreciated. (...I'm
still hoping to find Mary HIGGINS by a process of elimination, any clues
will always be appreciated) ~Diane

Lineage of John & Hannah [STEVENS] HIGGINS of Onslow,Nova Scotia
Ancestors at New England Colonies:

Richard (1) & Lydia [CHANDLER] HIGGINS (abt. 1603 -1675 England to Plymouth,
Jonathan (2) & Elizabeth [ROGERS] HIGGINS (abt 1637 - 1711- Eastham, Mass)
Elisha (3) & Jane [COLLINS] HIGGINS (abt 1676 -1750 - m. 1701 Sept 30 at
Eastham, Mass)
Elisha HIGGINS, b. 1677 Feb 11 in Eastham, MA, New England [USA]
Jane COLLINS, b.1684/5 Mar 3 in Eastham, MA, New England [USA]

Jonathan (4) & Rachel [DOANE] HIGGINS (abt 1711 - ? - m. 1735 Jun 28 at
Eastham, Mass
Ancestors to Nova Scotia:

Jonathan (5) & Jemima [POLLY] HIGGINS (abt 1736 -1783 Onslow, NS)

John (6) HIGGINS, b. 1775 Nov 9, at Onslow to Jonathan (5) & Jemima [POLLY]
HIGGINS, died 1832 Nov 12 in Onslow, Col, NS, Can Married 1802 May 11 by A.
Stewart, Esq. Hannah STEVENS, b. ca 1775, died 1827 Mar 30 at Onslow, d/o
Jacob & Ruth [RICHARDSON] STEVENS.(Parents married at Onslow 1775 Jan 12).
Births for twelve (12) children of John & Hannah [STEVENS] HIGGINS are in
the Onslow Township Records:

1.) Sarah Stevens (7) HIGGINS, b. 1802-10-17 at Onslow Twsp married Joshua
BEEBE b. ca 1794 NS S/o Secord & Elizabeth [MCDONALD] BEEBE
2.) Robert (7) HIGGINS b. 1804-06-28 at Onslow Twsp died 1899 Aug 31 at
Foundry Hill, Truro married 1827 Jul 11
Esther HAMILTON b. ca 1804 Onslow d/o William 2nd & Elizabeth [CATER]
HAMILTON. 10 Children Surname HIGGINS
3.) Ruth (7) HIGGINS b. 1806-09-25 At Onslow Twsp Died 1845 Jun 3 Married
Charles ADAMS They resided Pugwash, NS
4.) Abigail (7) HIGGINS b. 1808-12-03 At Onslow Twsp Died 1845 Jun 3 At
Wallace Married 1829 Mar 23 James HIGGINS b. 1805 Sept 25, Onslow s/o David
Doan & Abigail [HUTCHINS] HIGGINS.
5.) Maryan (7) HIGGINS b. 1811-01-31 Onslow Twsp Died Unk d. young
6.) William McDonald (7) HIGGINS b. 1813-03-08 Onslow Twsp Died Unk Nothing
more known.
7.) Charles Henry Ryan (7) HIGGINS b. 1815-07-02 Onslow Twsp Died 1884 Nov
24 Wentworth United Baptist Cem.
Married 1847 Feb 4 Susan CARTER (b. ca 1826) By Rev. DIMOCK of Onslow 6
children surname HIGGINS
8.) Lousia (7) HIGGINS b. 1818-10-10 Onslow Twsp Died 1895 May 18 Wentworth
Married 1835 Jul 17 William SMITH b. 1810 Apr 3 s/o John & Jane [COCK] SMITH
9.) Amas Sartle (7) HIGGINS b. 1820-01-29 Onslow Twsp Died 1894 Mar 22
Moncton, NB Married Harriett HUGHES.
10.) Hannah Munro (7) HIGGINS b. 1822-01-20 Onslow Twsp Died Unk. Married
1st 1847 Oct 10 at Wentworth Sylvanus Miner EMBREE S/o Robert & Sarah [BENT]
EMBREE Married 2nd Charles SMITH b. 1827 Jul 16 s/o Daniel C. & Susan
11.) Mary Ann (7) HIGGINS b. 1824-01-16 Onslow Twsp Died Unk
12.) John Bebee HIGGINS b. 1826-09-04 Onslow Twsp Died Unk, Married 1858 Nov
7 at River Philip Elizabeth CARRUTHERS b. ca 1827 Cape Traverse, PEI. 2
known children Lived Oxford.

Charles Henry Ryan (7) HIGGINS (b. 1815 Jul 2 , Onslow) s/o John & Hannah
Was married on 1847 Feb 4 to Susan/ Susannah CARTER by Rev. DIMOCK of
Onslow. The family of Charles H. R. (7) & Susannah [ CARTER] HIGGINS were:
1. Georgina Carliste (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1849 m. 1872 Jan 23 David WILLIAMS,
Miner of Wales
2. Emma (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1851, lived California
3. James (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1855, Farmer
4. Ernest Trueman (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1858 Wentworth m. Nellie MILLER of New
5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1862 Wentworth m. John D. STRUMBERT
of Pictou. They resided Moncton, MB
6. Ada A. (8) HIGGINS b. ca 1864 Wentworth m. 1888 Feb 1 at Truro, Stephen
F. DOBSON, b. ca 1856 s/o James S. DOBSON of New Orleans, LA, USA. He was a
Commercial Traveler. They lived at New Orleans, LA, USA

Ernest T. HIGGINS b. 1860 Feb 26 Wentworth s/o Charles & Susan [CARTER]
HIGGINS, resided Wentworth, died 1933 Sept 27, buried Baptist Cemetery
Wentworth, Cumberland County, NS, married 1882 Dec 21, 1882 Nellie B. MILLER
b. 1856 Mar 3 New ANNAN d/o James & Catherine MILLER resided Wentworth, died
1952, buried Baptist Cemetery Wentworth, Cumberland County, NS. The family
of Ernest Trueman (8) & Nellie [MILLER] HIGGINS were:

1. Trueman Lincoln (9) HIGGINS b.1884 Nov 16, died 1891 age 6 years 11
months, buried Baptist Cemetery Wentworth.
Frank (9) HIGGINS b. 1885 Sept 16 resided Amherst, died August 1961 at
Charlottetown, PEI Buried: in Amherst, Cumb., NS, Can
2. Annie Vera (9) HIGGINS b. 1888 Aug 25 m. J. Leslie DONCASTER, lived
Amherst. Died: Buried Highland View Cemetery - Obit)
3. Susie K. (9) HIGGINS b. 1891 Jan 1 Nova Scotia /d. 1977 Apr 23, age 86 )
m. Sumner Francis PURDY (1886 -1960 s/o Sanford PURDY. They resided
Westchester. Both buried Eagle Hill Cemetery, Westchester, NS.
4. Jean Myrtle (9) HIGGINS b. 1893 Mar 6 at Washington, USA m. ?
____________ Of Joggins, NS Died: 1992 Dec 22 in Amherst, Cumb., NS, Can
Buried: United Baptist Cem, Wentworth, Cumb, NS
5. Charles Aubrey (9) HIGGINS, b. 1895 Jul 12 at Washington, USA died 1940
Jul 5 m. Margaret J. JOHNSON of Truro (1909 -1986). Both buried Baptist
Cemetery Wentworth.
Relevant OBITS

SPRINGHILL - Mrs. J. Leslie DONCASTER, 90, Springhill, formerly of Amherst,
died Monday in Lockhart's Nursing Home, Amherst. Born in Wentworth, she was
the former A. Vira HIGGINS, a daughter of the late Ernest and Nellie
(MILLER) HIGGINS. She was a member of the Amherst First Baptist Church. In
her younger years she moved with her parents to Washington, where she
received her education. She came to Amherst in the early 1900s and was
employed by the Amherst Daily News and Black's Printing Company until her
marriage in 1916. She is survived by her husband, Leslie; three daughters,
Mrs. Rosamond CALDER and June (Mrs. William JACKSON), both of Springhill,
and Betty (Mrs. Lorne DERNIER), Fort Lawrence, N.S.; two sons, Gordon and
Allan, both of Amherst, and a sister Jean of Joggins, 11 grandchildren and
five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Ona
Grace. The body is at Furlong's Funeral Home in Amherst where funeral
service will be held Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Rev. Dr. R.S. Dunn officiating.
Burial in the Highland View Cemetery, Amherst. Memorials to charity of
choice. Halifax Chronicle Herald, Jun 13, 1979

Audrey M. HIGGINS, 2001
Audrey M. HIGGINS, - 70, (b. ca 1931) of Wentworth, Cumberland County, died
Wednesday, February 28, 2001, in Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital,
Tatamagouche. Born in Truro, she was the daughter of the late Aubrey and
Margaret [JOHNSON] HIGGINS. She worked for Fairy Aviation and C F B
Shearwater, Dartmouth, retiring to Wentworth in 1987. She was a member of
the Wentworth United Baptist Church, United Baptist Women's Missionary
Society, Wentworth Senior's Group. A very community minded person she
enjoyed assisting in several organizations. Surviving are sisters, Patricia
HIGGINS, Scarborough, Ontario and Kathleen [HIGGINS] WALLS, Portland,
Oregon, U.S.; nieces, Margaret, Coos Bay, Oregon; Patricia, Los Angeles,
Calf.; nephew, Higgins ELLIOTT and wife Jane; grandnephews, Jim and Andrew
ELLIOTT, all of Regina, Saskatchewan. She was predeceased by sisters, Daisy
ELLIOTT, infant sisters, Jean and Beverly. Visitation will be Saturday,
March 3, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, 14067 Highway 4,
Wentworth. Funeral service will be Sunday 4 p.m. in Wentworth United Baptist
Church with Pastor Richard Hovey officiating. Burial will be in Wentworth
United Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date. Donations may be made to
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity.