Mary Ann Higdon

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Higdon was born about November 1896, in Chapel Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, her father, Thomas Higdon, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Reid Higdon, was 20. She married John Newhook on 16 May 1918, in Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Norman's Cove, Norman's Cove-Long Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada for about 14 years. She died about 1972, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Newhook
Mary Ann Higdon
1896–about 1972
Marriage: 16 May 1918
Ida L Newhook
Elsie M Newhook
William T. Newhook

Sources (4)

  • Mary A Newhook in household of John Newhook, "Newfoundland Census, 1935"
  • Mary Ann Higden, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949"
  • Mary A Newhook in household of John Newhook, "Newfoundland Census, 1921"

Name Meaning

English (Somerset):

in Somerset probably a variant of the Devon name Heggadon, a habitational name from Heggadon in Ashwater (Devon). The placename may derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + dūn ‘hill’.

from the Middle English personal name Hikedun, a diminutive of Hick, a pet form of Ricard (see Richard ) + the Old French hypocoristic suffix -dun. For explanation of the initial H-, see Hick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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