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

Lucy Higginson

Female Abt 1630 - 1675  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name Lucy Higginson  [1
    Born Abt 1630  Berkeswell, Warwick, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Nov 1675  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041495  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Family 1 Lewis Burwell,   b. 5 Mar 1621/22, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1653, Mockjack Bay, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1646  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lewis Burwell,   b. 1647, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1710, 'Fairfield' Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F15060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Bernard,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1665, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1659  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Bernard,   b. Abt 1660, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1685, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. Elizabeth Bernard,   b. Abt 1664, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, "Toddsbury", Gloucester County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Philip Ludwell,   b. 1643,   d. Bef 1696, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1666  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Philip Ludwell,   b. 4 Feb 1671/72, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1725/26, Carter's Creek, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F17866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Arms.8]

      [In per]petual memory of ye virtuous
      [Lucy B]URWELL9 the Loveing and Beloved
      [Wife of] Major Lewis Burwell of ye County
      [of Glos]ter in Virginia (long since deceased)
      [She was de]cended from the Ancient family
      [of the H]igginsons. She was ye only Daughter
      [of the v]alliant Capt Robert Higginson
      [One of th]e first comandrs that subdued
      [the cou]ntry of Virginia from the power of
      [the heat]hen who not being more worthy in her
      [birth th]an Vertuous in her life Exchanged this
      [World for] a Better one on the 6th November, in
      [the ____] yeare of her Age, Anno Domini 1675.
      * * * buried on the * * ght hand of her
      * * * d * * her M * * * * * * ll of her owne
      Grand Children.
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      nov. 6. 1675 Lucy Burwell Gloucester Vital book 60

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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 3; Pg 266
      MAJOR LEWIS BURWELL & LUCY, his wife, 200 acs., 100 acres of which lyes within the Pallisado at the Middle plantation, taken out of the land of Mr. Richard Brooks; & the other without the Pallisado, taken out of the land of John Clerk, dec'd. The former bounded S. E. upon land of Mr. John Broath (Broach), & N. W. upon the Pallisado; the latter upon land of David Mansell, N. W. & S. E. upon the Pallisado. 8 Oct. 1652, p. 132. Trans. of 4 pers: (& alsoe by order of the Govt. & Councill dated 7 Oct. 1652). John Macargoe, Mrs. Lucy Burwell, Wm. Shurley, Gilbert Mackdull.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044739] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume One, Families A-F.

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