Mary Ann Higdon

about November 1896–about 1972 (Age 75)
Chapel Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Life 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, was 20. She married John Newhook on 16 May 1918, in Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Norman's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in 1921 and Norman's Cove, Norman's Cove-Long Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in 1935. She died about 1972, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

John Newhook
Mary Ann Higdon
Marriage: 16 May 1918
Ida L Newhook
Elsie M Newhook

Spouse and Children

16 May 1918
Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


    Ida L Newhook



Parents and Siblings




    Bertha C Higdon



    Elsie Higdon


    Saul Langour


+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Hikedun, a medieval pet form of Richard ; it is apparently a variant of Ricardun, a form of Ric(h)ard with a diminutive ending; for explanation of the initial H-, see Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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