Nathaniel Higgins

Male1 June 1694–30 August 1758

Brief Life History 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
Sarah Walker
Marriage: 7 August 1729
Thomas Higgins
Sarah Higgins
Nathan Higgins

Sources (24)

  • Nathaniel Higgins, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Nathaniel Higgins, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • U.S., Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976

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  • Marriage
    7 August 1729Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
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    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking, sea-rover’ (from Old Norse víkingr). Compare McGuigan .

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Higgin, itself either a Lancashire variant of Huggin (from a pet form of Hugh ), or a variant of Hickin (from a pet form of Richard ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. See Hick and compare Higson .

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

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