Can anyone tell me more about this family?Where did they come from in Tennessee?Parents?Susan’s maiden name?It seems the family moved to Parker Co., TX, for a while around 1860, then some of them returned to Arkansas while others remained in Texas.Some were in Collin Co., TX, for a number of years.
U.S. Census, Washington Co., Arkansas, 1840, p250, Brush Creek Twp, John Higgins, 1M 0-5, 1M 5-10, 1M 10-15, 1M 15-20, 1M 40-50, 1F 0-5, 2F 5-10, 1F 10-15, 1F 40-50, total 10, 3 in agri.
U.S. Census, Washington Co., Arkansas, 1850, p402A, Clear Creek Twp, 1 1 John Higgins, 50, Mill Wright, NC; Susan, 50, SC; Elias, 20, TN; John, 16, TN; Martha, 14, TN; Wiley, 12, AR; David Morten, 22, MO; Mary, 18, TN.(At least one son William not shown on this census, but listed nearby with wife Elizabeth.)
U.S. Census, Parker Co., Texas, 1860, p95-96(466), Beat 9, Copper Hill PO, 676 682 J. Higgins, 60, M, farmer, NC; S., 60, F, SC; W., 22, M, AR; M., 24, F, TN; J. Woosely, 11, M, AR.
U.S. Census, Carroll Co., Arkansas, 1870, p8(54), Prairie Twp, Berryville PO, 54 55 Higgins, John, 70, Mill Riting, NC; Susan, 70, SC.