Daniel Higgins

1793–
Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Higgins was born about 1793, in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Barnabus 'Barney' Higgins, was 31 and his mother, Mary Polly Prentice, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Barnabus 'Barney' Higgins
1762–
Mary Polly Prentice
1762–1833
Daniel Higgins
1793–
Barney Higgins
1798–1855
Abigail Higgins
1798–
Phebe Higgins
1808–
Ira Higgins
1811–1880
Eunice Higgins
1812–1859

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1803

Age 10

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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