'Higgins1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Higgins of Moyna, Higgins of Skellow Grange, Higgins of Westport

BLG1847 suggests that the following family derives from Higginus, third son of Milesius, Prince of Biscay.
Phelim O'Higgins (d 1665)
1. Hugo O'Higgins (d Athlone 1690, Colonel)
  m. Anne (a 1690)
  A. Charles Higgins of Moyna
  i. Hugh Roe Higgins of Moyna, co. Mayo (d 1746)
m. Kate Browne (sister of John Browne of Aughagower)
  a. Charles Higgins of Moyna
  m. (1749) Mary Fitzgerald (dau of Patrick Fitzgerald of Turlough)
  (1) Hugh Higgins (d 1776)
  m. (1774) Frances Garvey (dau of John Garvey of Marrisk Abbey)
  (A)+ issue - Charles Garbey (d 1837), Mary
  (2) Charles Higgins (b 02.1752, d 03.03.1837)
  m. (10.11.1777) Margaret Macdonnell (dau of Henry Macdonnell of Mount Pleasant by Jane, dau of Owen O'Malley of Burrishoole)
  (A) Fitzgerald Higgins of Westport, co. Mayo (b 06.01.1789, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (22.02.1811) Mary Ouseley (d 15.04.1834, dau/heir of William Ouseley of Rushbrook by Marianne, sister of M.G. Prederngast of Ballyfair)
  (B) Henry Higgins (d 1827?) had issue
  m. (1819) Emily (widow of Governor Isaac)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - Charles (d unm 1808), Luke (d 1815), John Browne (d 1812, Major), George Martin (d 06.1837), Catherine (d 1809), Eliza (d 1806)
(3) Patrick Higgins (d 1824)
  (4) Luke Higgins 'of Castlebar' (b 1760)
  m1. Caroline Boyd (sister of Sir William Boyd of Mount Gordon)
  (A) Alexander Boyd Higgins (Captain)
  m. (1812) Eliza Hodgkinson (sister of (Francis?) Hodgkinson, Provost of Trinity College, Dublin)
  m2. Catherine Brabazon (d 1821, sister of Sir Anthony Brabazon of Brabazon Park, Bart)
  (B) Hugh Brabazon Higgins (Captain) had issue
  m. (1827) Ellen Ambrosia Palmer (dau of Sir William H. Palmer of Castle Lackin, Bart)
  (C) Sarah Higgins
  m. (1826) Rev. Denis Bingham of Killala (nephew of John, Lord Clamorris)
  b. Philip Higgins (d unm 1764)
2.+ other issue - Rginald (d unm 1730, Brigadier General for the Neapolitan army), Charles



Richard Higgins of York
m. Anne Copley (b 27.06.1714, dau of Lionel Copley of Wadworth)
1. Godfrey Higgins of Skellow Grange, Yorkshire (d 23.05.1794)
  m. Christiana Matterson
  A. Godfrey Higgins of Skellow Grange (d 09.08.1833)
  m. Jane Thorp (dau/heir of Richard Thorp of Milnthorp)
  i. Godfrey Higgins of Skellow Grange (b 09.07.1801)
  ii. Jane Higgins
  m. _ Sharpe of Hoddam Castle (Lt. General)
  iii. Charlotte Higgins (d young)
  B. Christiana Higgins (d 02.10.1832)
  m. (1793) William Marshall of Newton Kyme

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1847 ('Higgins of Westport')
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol 2, 'Higgins of Skellow Grange', p155+)
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