aunt minerva collection....all typos are mine.
Neither E.K. Higdon nor I seemed to have enough time to really hunt down all of the information we would liked to have had but this much we got down:
His grandfather and mine of a few generations back were brothers. They were Peter Higdon and Benjamin Higdon.
In his line there were
Peter--whose children were
#1.William married Caroline Greenwell
William Higdon & Caroline Greenwell Hidgon's children:
1.Gilman died at age 15
2.Peter married Marietta Miller
3.Joseph died at 21 Memphis Tenn in U. Army
4.Eliza Jane married Wm. Worris
Peter & Marietta Miller Higdon had these children:
1.Wm. married Lou Van Schoyek
3.Eliza Ellen-Mike Shay
4.B.F. Higdon-M.J. Van Schoyek
7.Marietta (Molly)-Ed. Strayer
Gilman & Erma Martindale had these children:
1.Leo Higdon died at age 23
E.K. & Idella had two daughters Mary. E. and Idella J. but I don't know their married names.
In my family-that is of the BENJAMIN HIGDON family-I do not have who he married nor the dates of his birth and death. I think that I can eventually get it. His son GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGDON married SARAH FOESTER. Their children were :