Rachel Higgins/James Donaldson 1798-1867 Pontotoc Co., MS
Rachel Higgins (12 Dec 1798 - 22 Mar 1867) married
James Donaldson s/o Andrew & Elizabeth Armstrong Donaldson
James is brother to my 3g grandmother, Louisa Ann D. White
Children of James & Rachel:
Andrew (died young)
Anderson Young m. Rebecca Elizabeth Waldrop
Mills Higgins m. Mazy Catherine White*
Eleanor Lucinda m. James Combs
Sara Elvira m. Singleton Pritchard
William Ephraim m. Alice Wagoner**
Mary Elizabeth m. Sam Ritchie
James Alexander m. Elizabeth McGregor
twins: John Benton/Joel Jackson (unmarried)
Annie Louise m. Dr. Andrew Jackson McGloughlin Johnson
Mazy Catherine White d/o William Carter White (my 3g grandfather) and his 1st wife, Martha Chandler.They moved from Franklin Co., GA to Cherokee Co., AL.
William Ephraim and Alice were grandparents of pioneer CBS newsman, Douglas Edwards.
1860 Pontotoc County Census shows family #1236
Rachel Donaldsonage 60yrs b. NC
Rachel buried Old Bethel Cem, Pontotoc Co., MS
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