Daniel HIGDON1

HAIRSTON.org ID#8031, b. 1 August 1755, d. 1 December 1844
Birth*Daniel HIGDON was born on 1 August 1755 in North Carolina. Cemetery marker indicates birth on 3 Aug 1755.1,2 
Military* (an unknown value.)3 
Census 1790*He appeared on the census of 1790 in Chatham County, North Carolina, Daniel Higdon, males 16+ 1, females 3.4 
Marriage*He married Mary BRYANT in April 1798 in Catham County, North Carolina.5,1,3 
Census 1800*Daniel HIGDON appeared on the census of 1800 in Hillsborough, Chatham County, North Carolina, Daniel Higdon, Males under 10 1, 26-44 1, Females under 10 2, 26-44 1.6 
Census 1810*He appeared on the census of 1810 in Chatham County, North Carolina, Dan'l Higdon, Males 45+ 1, Females under 10 1, 26-44 1.7 
Tax Rolls*1829 - Daniel Higdon pays taxes on 202 1/2 acres in Lee County. Hancock County
Note: The Georgia Land Lottery (1805-1827) awarded 202 1/2 acres to winners.
Census 1830*He appeared on the census of 1830 in Hancock County, Georgia, Daniel Higdon, Males 10-14 2, 15-19 1, 70-79 1, Females 5-9 1, 15-19 1, 40-49 1.8 
Property*Daniel Higdon won a tract of land in the Georgia Land Lottery 1832-1833. This land was located in Muscogee County, Georgia. 
PropertyDaniel Higdon purchases 202 1/2 acres in Muscogee County, Georgia from John R. Green on 7 October 1835. This sale was recorded 11 May 1841 in Deed Book B, page 194. Family History Library Film #008192929, image 424.
PropertyDaniel Higdon sells 202 1/2 acres in Muscogee County to James Bell on 17 February 1837. Recorded 11 May 1841 Muscogee County Deed Book B, page 194. Family History Library Film #008192929, image 424.
MilitaryDaniel Higdon gave a declaration in Muscogee County on 4 December 1839 concerning his service in the Revolutionary War in 1780.3
PropertyDaniel Higdon has the 2 property transactions show recorded in the Muscogee County court. 
MilitaryGeorgia, Muscogee County: "Be it remembered that I Daniel Higdon of the county of Muscogee and State aforesaid being in perfect mind and memory and viewing the uncertainty of life, do make the following certificate in favor of my old friend and acquantance Edmund Carlisle to wit, I do certify that the said Edmund Carlusle rendered several tours of duty in the defence of the rights of America against Great Britian in the Revolutionary War in the State of North Carolina and further the said Edmund Carlisle did serve with me under Captain Joseph Janson (Johnson of Johnston) and was considered a faithful Whig and acquited himself with honor to his country. I credit to himself to the best of my recollection. In testimony whereof I do hereby set my hand and seal this 1st December 1843. Daniel Higdon (his mark.)"
Death*He died on 1 December 1844 in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, at age 89.1,3 
Burial*He was buried in Providence Church Cemetery, Muscogee County, Georgia.2 

Family

Mary BRYANT b. a 1778
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S57] U. S. Revolutionary War Pension Application, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Ancestry.com.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  3. [S3678] Revolutionary War records regarding pension applications for Daniel and Mary Higdon of North Carolina. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Applications Files, The National Archives, publication M804, catalog 300022, Record Group 15, Roll 1270., Fold3.com.
  4. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited20 Oct 2022