Elizabeth Higgs

Female8 October 1779–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Higgs was born on 8 October 1779, in Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lewis Higgs, was 49 and her mother, Catherine Amos, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Higgs
1730–1822
Catherine Amos
1739–1795
Hannah Higgs
1764–
Moses Higgs
1765–1837
Temperance Higgs
1770–
Daniel Higgs
1775–1775
Joseph Higgs
1776–1791
William Higgs
1779–1786
Elizabeth Higgs
1779–
Edward Higgs
1782–
Lazarus Higgs
1783–1788
Catherine Higgs
1791–1791
Isaac Higgs
1795–1795

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Higgs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 22

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 29

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

1815

Age 36

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English:

variant of Hicks with voicing of -k-.

variant of Higg, itself from Middle English Higge (a pet form of Hugh), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Higson .

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

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