Nathaniel Higgins

1694–1758 (Age 64)
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Higgins was born on 1 June 1694, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ichabod Higgins, was 31 and his mother, Melatiah Hamblin, was 25. He married Elizabeth Atwood on 26 February 1718, in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 30 August 1758, in Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Nathaniel Higgins
1694–1758
Elizabeth Atwood
1695–1729
Marriage: 26 February 1718
Nathaniel Higgins
1719–1743
Daniel Higgins
1722–1749
Enoch Higgins
1724–1801

Spouse and Children

    Male1694–1758Male

    Elizabeth Atwood

    Female1695–1729Female

MARRIAGE
26 February 1718
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking’, ‘searover’ (from Old Norse víkingr).2 Irish: variant of Hagan .3 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick .

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

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  • Nathaniel Higgins, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Nathaniel Higgins, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Nathaniel Higgins, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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