Charles Matthews Higgins

2 February 1780–8 October 1860 (Age 80)
Bath, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Charles Matthews

When Charles Matthews Higgins was born on 2 February 1780, in Bath, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, Benjamin Higgins, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Matthews, was 24. He married Nancy Bartlett on 4 October 1802, in Orland, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 8 October 1860, in Orland, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Matthews Higgins
1780–1860
Nancy Bartlett
1783–1870
Marriage: 4 October 1802
Nancy Higgins
1803–1860
Seward H. Higgins
1824–
Fanny Higgins
1804–
Caroline B Higgins
1806–1895
Sarah Higgins
1807–1811
Israel B Higgins
1809–1890
Jesse Higgins
1811–1875
Simeon B. Higgins
1813–1900
Sarah Higgins
1815–1892
Mary Higgins
1818–
Susan Higgins
1819–1908
Leonard Jarvis Higgins
1822–1902
Eleanor J. Higgins
1824–1903
Elvira Higgins
1828–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 October 1802
Orland, Hancock, Maine, United States
children

(14)

    Nancy Higgins

    Female1803–1860Female

    Fanny Higgins

    Female1804–Female

    Caroline B Higgins

    Female1806–1895Female

    Sarah Higgins

    Female1807–1811Female

    Male1809–1890Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781

Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1781: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Lincoln, Maine, United States 1854: Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
1803

Age 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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Sources (3)

  • Charles Higgins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles M Higgins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Higgins in entry for Caroline B Grindall, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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