Susanna Higgins

11 March 1849–
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Higgins was born on 11 March 1849, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Higgins, was 31 and her mother, Charlotte Frost, was 31. She married Edward Joyce on 1 January 1871, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Joyce
Susanna Higgins
Marriage: 1 January 1871

Spouse and Children

    Edward Joyce



1 January 1871
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Higgins





    James Samuel Higgins


    Charlotte Higgins




    George Henry Higgins


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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Susannah Higgins in entry for Edward Joyce, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susanna Higgens - Government record: Census record: birth: 11 March 1849; Dover, Kent, England
  • Susanna Higgens, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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