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Capt Robert Kingwell Higginson
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Birth: 1597
Berkswell
Metropolitan Borough of Solihull
West Midlands, England
Death: Aug. 15, 1649
Gloucester County
Virginia, USA

Married abt. 1620 in Berkswell, Warwickshire, England to Joanna Tokesay.

They had one daughter, Lucy, who married Maj. Lewis I Fairfield Burwell.

Was a prominent Indian fighter, who commanded at Middle Plantation, (later Williamsburg) in 1644-45.

"Colonial Families of the United States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families who Settled in the Colonies Prior to the Revolution" by Stella Pickett Hardy, 1911, Tobias A. Wright, Pub., New York

Transcribed by a double descendant of the Burwell family, Hank Rogers, 09/01/2009.

Burwell Genealogy:

Pages 94-103

Page 95 -

"One of the first valiant commanders who subdued the Colony of Virginia from the heathen."

The English ancestry of the Higginsons is elaborated in Eben Putnam's 'Higginsons of New England in Virginia.' 
 
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 Children:
  Lucy Higginson Burwell (1626 - 1675)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery
White Marsh
Gloucester County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Hank Rogers
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
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Capt Robert Kingwell Higginson
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In memory of my 12th Great Grandfather.
- Dawn Smith
 Added: Jun. 8, 2017
My 10th Great grandfather. Rest in Peace!
- Donna Brockish
 Added: Feb. 10, 2017
In honor and memory of Capt. Robert Kingwell Higginson, 9th great-grandfather of my husband, Bill W. Bell.
- Brenda Bell
 Added: Sep. 5, 2015
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