Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Mary Jane Higgs

Female Bef 1749 - Bef 1810  (< 61 years)


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  • Name Mary Jane Higgs 
    Born Bef 1749  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1810  Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I067374  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father Zachariah Higgs,   b. 1735, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Clarke,   b. Abt 1739, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1755  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Shemwell,   b. 1727, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 18 Feb 1797, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1765  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Shemwell,   b. 1765, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Zachariah Shemwell,   b. 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Union County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Rebecca Shemwell,   b. 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Birdtown, Conway, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. James Shemwell,   b. Abt 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     5. Samuel Shemwell,   b. 1 Feb 1776, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1860, Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Eleanor Shemwell,   b. 20 Sep 1780, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Wayne, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. Anne Margaret Shemwell,   b. 1782, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1856, Simpson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Joseph Shemwell,   b. 25 Apr 1783, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1836, Montgomery County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F31423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Bonnie Treon

      Court Minutes of Granville County North Carolina 1746-1820 by Zae Hargett Gwynn, 1977

      Page 24-- John Suit was excused from paying taxes he was charged in error. (Pg. 89 on orig. document.)

      Page 34--(p.151 on orig. document) date: 1788 (other documents around this were all 1788)-

      "...Zachariah HIGGS proved deed from Thomas WHITE to John SUTE for 100 acres..."

      *This is a great source of information. Lots in it about Leonard Clark/Clarke, Shemwell folks, etc. from Maryland.

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