Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Higginson and some of his descendants by T. B. Higginson

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Statementby T.B. Higginson
SeriesHigginson Museum studies ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsCT309.H54 H54 1981
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Pagination6 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3854386M
LC Control Number81173363

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Early life and education. Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Decem He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, Novem ; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Febru ), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston Born: DecemCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

History and genealogy of Reverend Thomas Higginson and his descendants, who resided mainly in Canada. Reverend Higginson entered Trinity College in Dublin in Vital records and names and birth dates of children are given for Higginson's descendants commitment to Pages: The ruins were once near the home of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Higginson, who built it in William Higginson, Thomas' son, added the upper portion to create a conservatory and also built the red brick house nearby.

The Higginson Tower is symbolic of the evolution of 19th century teaching, learning and civic duty in Vankleek Hill and. Full text of "Descendants Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Higginson and some of his descendants book the Reverend Thomas Higginson" See other formats Gc Hh REYNOLDS HISTORICAL GENEALOGY COLLECTION ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 3 I Limited Edition of copies of which this is Copy No Made and printed in Great Britain for The Research Publishing Company (Fudge & Co.

Ltd.), London, by The Knole Park Press. November By Casey Pellerin and Noah Sheola Thomas Wentworth Higginson ( – ) was a proprietor of the Boston Athenaeum, the author of numerous books on American literature and history, and a social reformer who championed the causes of women’s suffrage, the temperance movement, and the abolition of slavery.

As a Union colonel in the Civil War Higginson commanded the. Source: Clifford L. Stott, "The Higginson Family of Berkeswell, Warwickshire, and Its American Descendants (part 2)," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Fall ): Thomas Higginson (Robert, Thomas, John) was baptized in Solihull 29 October He was dead by 1 Augustwhen he was referred to as deceased by.

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COL. MOSES THOMSON AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS. 99 of. for his past services1. At the conclusion of the Cherokee war the Rangers were disbanded and Major Thom son took up planting in Amelia Township, and subsequently became a colonel of militia, being for many years, before and.

George Thomas Higginson, a native of Ireland, came to Virginia in He married Mary Stockwell, a native of Maryland aboutalthough no marriage record has been found. They were in Bourbon Co KY bywhere his name appears on tax lists through **Added 6/8/14** George and Mary were the parents of   Thomas Higginson, of Berkeswell, born 24 January Married Ann.

Their children included: Captain Robert Higginson, born cdied in Virginia about August Said to have come to Virginia c Married Joanna Tokesey, bornwho returned to England after his death.

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Thomas Higginson, of Berkeswell, born 24 January Married Ann. Sources: Torrence, Winston of Virginia and Allied Families, pp.

; Putnam, Higginsons in England and America. Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson First "Teacher" in the Massachusetts Bay Colony of Salem, Massachusetts" (Source: MyHeritage) ($) Middlesex The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol Obituary of Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, in full Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson, (born DecemCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.—died May 9,Cambridge), American reformer who was dedicated to the abolition movement before the American Civil War. Ordained after graduating from Harvard Divinity School (), Higginson became pastor of the First Religious Society of.

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Howard N. Meyer (DeCapo Press, ) provides in paperback an admirable representative sample of the range of his non-fiction prose. ABBEY: Memorial of Captain Thomas Abbey, his ancestors and descendants of the Abbey family, pathfinders, soldiers and pioneer settlers of Connecticut, its Western Reserve in Ohio and the great West.

by Alder Freeman. Besides the grants of land given above, Col. Higginson had two others, a partnership with Abraham Moone for 2, acres on the south side of the Potomac, Sept. 20,and one of "Colonel Humphrey Higginson, of the Council of State, and his son Thomas Higginson," for acres on the south side of Pianketank, in Gloucester county, Sept.

20, Wiki page on Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson. Categories: Source. Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson. First "Teacher" in the Massachusetts Bay Colony of Salem, Massachusetts and author of "New-Englands Plantation" () by Thomas Wentworth Higginson.

COL. THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON, in his "Part of a Man's Life," (Houghton-Mifflin,) has jotted down, clearly without any well-defined autobiographical plan, some random reminiscences that cover a. Capt. Thomas Wentworth Higginson spent the fall of whipping raw recruits for the Massachusetts 51st into fighting shape.

After declining an officer’s commission in the early months of the Civil War, the year-old Transcendentalist minister had decided that if “antislavery men” expected to influence the conduct and settlement of the conflict, then they “must take part in it.”.

He also wrote also an account of his voyage, later printed in Original Papers (). His biography, 'Life of Francis Higginson,' was published by his descendant, Thomas Wentworth Higginson ().

Other writings were collected and published in ; 'New England's Plantation with The Sea Journal and Other Writings.' Puritan Minister.

Thomas Lee Higginson, a partner in the Manhattan law firm of Shearman & Sterling who specialized in corporate and securities law, died yesterday at his. American reformer and editor Thomas Wentworth Higginson () led the first black regiment to serve in the Civil War.

He also supported women's suffrage and encouraged many female writers. Thomas W. Higginson was born on Dec. 23,in Cambridge, Mass. He graduated from Harvard in In he graduated from the Harvard Divinity School and. Thomas Wentworth Higginson entered his military career fairly late in life.

By the time the Civil War began, however, Higginson had been advocating for disunion for a number of years. Higginson studied theology at Harvard Divinity School but left after a year to oppose the impending war with Mexico. Browse our collection of more t reprints of scarce, once out-of-print genealogies as well as selected original publications by new authors.

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Putnam concludes that the family originally came from Cotton in Wem, Shropshire as the will names several relatives at that place. Likely family: 1. Thomas (of Berkswell, Warwick) (b abt d ) (will Thomas Higginson yeoman of Berkswell, PCC 29/11/) 2. Thomas W Higginson, Jr was born circaat birth place, Pennsylvania, to Thomas Higginson and Irene Higginson.

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She was a descendant of Thomas Prince, who came on “The Prince”,became Governor of the Plymouth Colony, and married Patience, daughter of Elder William Brewster.

Benjamin and Sarah Higgins had fourteen children: Priscilla, born Novem ; Thomas, J. Thomas Gardner, planter (Cape Ann,Salem, ) and some of his descendants giving Essex County, Massachusetts, and northern New England lines to the eighth generation and Nantucket lines through the fourth generation This edition published in by Higginson Genealogical Books in Salem, Mass.

Higginson told his account of the Battle of Aldie in his reminiscences, how the men rode into the town of Aldie and engaged in a "little shindy" with Lieutenant Alexander Payne's squadron from Colonel Thomas Munford's 4th Virginia Cavalry.

During this encounter, Major Higginson crossed sabers with a foe and was knocked out of his saddle—a. Such exulting shouts of "Ki. ole man," when some steady old turkey-shooter brought his gun down for an instant's aim, and then unerringly hit the mark; and then, when some unwary youth fired his piece into the ground at half-cock such guffawing and delight, such rolling over and over on the grass, such dances of ecstasy, as made the "Ethiopian.

Thomas and his four oldest sons provided protection for the family from the Indians Kentucky Volunteer Militia under Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Porter at Fort Gratiot, Michigan He died in the fort at the very end of the war.

Some Descendants of John Endecott, Governor, Mass Bay Colony. Reprinted (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Company, ). The Volunteers were formed on Nov. 1,by Colonel Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Lieutenant Colonel Charles T.

Trowbridge, both of whom would befriend Taylor. Higginson was a staunch abolitionist and Trowbridge, who later replaced him, was respected by his all-Black regiment.[Col. T. W. Higginson, commander of the 1st SC Volunteers (the first African American regiment)] / W. Notman. Summary Photograph shows a head and shoulders portrait of Higginson in civilian clothing.

He was also an Abolitionist in Worcester, Mass., working as .With the publication in of his classic Army Life in a Black Regiment, which drew on this journal, Higginson became one of the most important chroniclers of the Civil War.

The Complete Civil War Journal and Selected Letters of Thomas Wentworth Higginson is the first comprehensive edition of his journal.

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