HIGGINS Family

First Generation

1. Jonathan1 Higgins was born April 1, 1725. Jonathan died January 3, 1815 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 89 years of age. Burried in the Baptist Cemetery, Flemington, NJ

He married Ann Britton about 1750. Ann was born March 26, 1730. Ann died August 20, 1811 at 81 years of age. Burried in the Baptist Cemetery, Flemington, NJ JONATHAN HIGGINS

2746J Filed 19 January 1815

In the name of God Amen I JONATHAN HIGGINS of the Township of Amwell in the County of Hunterdon in the State of New Jersey yeoman being of grate (sic) age and in Health and of perfect memory and Understanding considering the uncertainty of life and being desirous to leave my Estate which God has Pleased to bless me with I do make this my last will and Testament in the manner following hereby revoking all former wills and Testaments by me made, and first resine (sic) my soul to God that gave it and my body to be decently buried by my Executors Hereafter named and I give and bequeath unto my son JEDIAH HIGGINS the Plantation whereon he now lives to him his Heirs and assigns with all the Benefits and profits thereon belonging and also Three Hundred pounds to be paid to my son JEDIAH out of my moveable Estate by my Executors hereafter named, and I give and bequeath unto my son JONATHAN HIGGINS the plantation whereon he now lives to him his Heirs and assigns and I also give unto my! son JONATHAN HIGGINS Three Hundred pounds to be paid out of my movable Estate by my Executors hereafter named, and I give and bequeath unto my son NATHANIEL HIGGIS the Plantation whereon he now lives with all the benefits and profits thereon belonging to him his Heirs and assigns and I also give unto my son NATHANIEL HIGGINS Three Hundred pounds to be paid out of my moveable estate by my Executors Hereafter named. I also give and bequeath unto my daughter PATTY COVENHOVEN, widow of JOHN COVENHOVEN all the Plantation whereof I have Rented or left this Spring during her Natural life and I also give to my daughter PATTY COVENHOVEN fifty pounds to be paid out of my moveable Estate by my Executors Hereafter named. My will further is that the Plantation I give to my daughter PATTY COVENHOVEN after her Decease to be equally divided between my two grandsons JONATHAN H. COVENHOVEN and ISAAC B. COVENHOVEN to them their Heirs and assigns and I also give and bequeath unto my grandson JON! ATHAN R. HIGGINS one Hundred pounds to be paid him out of my Moveable Estate by my Executors Hereafter named. I also give my grandson JONATHAN R. HIGGINS one big Horse which he now has in Possession. I also give and bequeath unto my grand daughter ANNA BISHOP the sum of twenty pounds and I also give and bequeath unto my grand daughter HANAH KUHLE fifteen pounds also give to SARAH HIGGINS the sum of fifteen pounds the above legacies to be paid out of my Moveable estate by my Executors hereafter named. I also give and bequeath to my grand daughter CATHARINE COVENHOVEN the daughter of JOHN COVENHOVEN the sum of twenty pounds and I also give to my grand daughter MARY HIGGINS daughter of NATHANIEL HIGGINS the sum of twenty pounds to be paid out of my Moveable Estate by my Executors hereafter named and I also give and bequeath to ELISABETH HIGGINS daughter of JONATHAN HIGGINS also to NANCY HIGGINS daughter of NATHANIEL HIGGINS the sum of ten pounds Each and the money to be put to **!

Jonathan Higgins and Ann Britton had the following child:

child + 2 i. Jonathan2 Higgins was born July 1, 1756.

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