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Rev Francis Higginson
Birth: Aug., 1586
Braunstone, England
Death: Aug. 6, 1630
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Baptized Claybrooke, Leicestershire, 6 August 1586, son of John Higginson. (Other sources give the year as 1587.) Minister from Claybrook, Leicestershire who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1629 in the "Talbot," & settled in Salem. Died in Salem 6 August 1630. (In a letter to his wife dated 9 September 1630, Governor John Winthrop included "good Mr. Higginson" in his list of those who had died recently. In his accounting of those who had died "about the beginning of September" 1630 Dudley has "Mr. Higginson, one of the ministers of Salem, a zealous and a profitable preacher ... of a fever".)
Married at St Peter's, Nottingham, 8 January 1615/6 Anne Herbert. After her husband's death she resided for a time at Charlestown, and then moved to New Haven. She died at New Haven by 25 February 1639/40.
Source: Anderson's Winthrop Fleet. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anne Herbert Higginson
 
 Children:
  John Higginson (1616 - ____)*
  Theophilus Higginson (1616 - ____)*
  Francis Higginson (1618 - 1673)*
  Timothy Higginson (1620 - ____)*
  Samuel Higginson (1622 - ____)*
  Mary Higginson (1624 - 1629)*
  Anne Higginson Chatfield (1626 - ____)*
  Charles Higginson (1628 - ____)*
  Neophytus Higginson (1630 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
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