Simeon Higgins

9 March 1777–3 June 1862 (Age 85)
Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Higgins was born on 9 March 1777, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Reuben Higgins, was 26 and his mother, Mercy Hopkins, was 20. He married Margaret Hogan on 26 February 1803, in Georgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 3 June 1862, in Georgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Arrowsic, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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Simeon Higgins
Margaret Hogan
Marriage: 26 February 1803
Eleanor Higgins
James Higgins
Sarah Higgins
Catherine C. Higgins
Frederic Stinson Higgins
Julia Ann Higgins
Elizabeth Aubens Higgins
Martha Jane Higgins
William Hogan Higgins
Mercy Higgins
Simeon Pearson Higgins
Margaret S. Higgins

Spouse and Children

26 February 1803
Georgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Simeon Higgins in household of Rufus Webber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Simeon Higgins in household of Mercy Rowe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Simeon in entry for James H. Higgins, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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