MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
Montgomery County, MD
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Patriot: Higgins, James (2, p.158)(4)(6)
SAR #: Not found
DAR #: A055293 (6)

Birth
Date: 1732 (2)(6) Sept. 12, 1733 (4)
Location: Prince George's Co. MD (4)(6)

Marriage
Date:
Spouse: Luraner Becraft (4)(6)
Location:
Children: James Becraft Higgins (4)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Private 5th Co. Lower Bn. Militia Aug. 1777; 2nd Co. Lower Bn. Militia July 15, 1780. (2)(4)(6). Flying camp. (6)
Public Service: Grand Juror Aug. 1777 and 1779. (2)(6)
Civilian Aid:
Oath of Allegiance: Jan. 10, 1778 before Hon. Charles Jones (2)(6)
Residency: Montgomery Co. MD (6)

Death
Date: Jan. 18, 1816 (4)(6)
Cemetery: Higgins Family Cemetery, Rockville (3)(4)
Find-A-Grave #: 12846907 (4)
Headstone GPS Coordinates:
Marked: Nov. 11, 2002 DAR Chevy Chase Chapter (4)(6)(N)

Notes: Son of John Higgins and Johannah Sarah McGruder Higgins. (4) Marking details from Dottie Brault, DAR Chevy Chase Chapter, per 9/13/13 e-mail from Eileen McGuckian.

Last Updated: 9 / 21 / 2013

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