Benjamin born Millhausen Maryland Dec 11 1733, he married Sarah in KY, they moved to New Point Indiana & are buried there.
son George Washington Higdon
born Jan 23 1814 Harrisburg KY
died OCt 27 1899 age 95 buried Newport, Indiana.
another source says he died Oct 4 1876.
another source says he was buried at New Point, Indiana.
I am now noticing these dates can't be right...his parents would've been awfully old when he was born...maybe I have the birthdate of an earlier Benjamin. sigh. I'm not so good at this...
anyway, on we go. George Washington married Mary Sarah Foester
she was born June 24 1817 Strausburg, Germany
died Octo 14 1875 buried New Port,Indiana
she came to America at age eleven.
their children: Daniel, Benjamin, Peter, Philip, Josiah, Chiristeen, George, Nancy Agnes, Jacob
Daniel born Sept 30 1838 died Feb 11 1913 no children found
Benjamin born Nnov 20 1840 killed in the Civil War at Weldon Rail Road Aug 21 1864
Peter born June 9 1843 died Sept 10 1857
Philip born April 9 1846 Franklin Co, Indiana died Jan 18 1907 Winona MO buried Winona Cemetery
married Mary Alice Bryant Feb 4 1875 Harrison Co MO. she was born April 29 1859 in Harrison County, MO died Spet 16 1934 Winona, MO, & was buried between her two husbands. daughter of Jonathan M. Bryant & Gilly May Nelson Bryant, children under Bryant-Higdon.
Josiahborn March 15 1848 died March 1 1933 married Lucinda, children Chelsey & Celeste
Chiristeenborn Dec 4 1850 died Dec 31 1925 aged 75year, 27 days. never married.
George born June 12 1854 died Jan 1 1864
they lost 2 sons in 1864.
Nancy Agnesborn March 22 1857 died Jan 13 1926 married Jasper Riley.
their children were Rosa, Willie, Ola, Lydia, Daisy, twins Edith & Ethel & Jasper.
Jacobborn Feb 7 1861 died Aug 31 1906