Matilda Caroline Higginson

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Stede Bonnet to Harriet (Robinson) Pierce
Diana, Princess of Wales, and Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge and Harriet (Robinson) Pierce
King Edward IV to Mary Elizabeth Robinson
King Edward IV to Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
George Washington - Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. - Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Matilda Caroline Higginson, daughter of Reverend John Higginson and Mary Maria Hester Wynyard, was born at Thormanby, Easingwold, Yorkshire, England, 27 August 1841,1,2,3,4 and baptized there, 2 November 1841.2 She died at Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, 1 April 1909,5,6,7 and was buried at the Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, 3 April 1909.5

Matilda married, as his 2nd wife, William Leonard Robinson, son of William Robinson and Elizabeth Manfield, at Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, 30 April 1864.8,6,7,9

Matilda had enough by 1883, and apparently at the invitation of some relatives (perhaps Higginsons), took her ten children (ranging in age from 4 to 18) and left England bound for America from Liverpool, arriving in Philadelphia, 13 March 1883, on the American Line steamer, S.S. Lord Gough.10

Family

William Leonard Robinson b. 3 May 1831, d. 26 Mar 1902
Children
  • Frederick William Robinson7,11 b. 28 Jan 1865, d. 11 Dec 1925
  • Leonard Charles Robinson12,7 b. 30 Jan 1866, d. 10 Mar 1943
  • Montague Wynyard Robinson13,7 b. 26 Jan 1867, d. 26 Oct 1897
  • Edward Alfred Robinson13,7 b. 3 Feb 1868, d. 5 Feb 1920
  • Mary Elizabeth Robinson+14,13,7 b. 11 Mar 1869, d. 8 Jul 1955
  • George Clinton Robinson15,7 b. 15 Feb 1870, d. 20 Sep 1870
  • Emily Louisa Robinson16,7 b. 10 Feb 1871, d. 10 Feb 1943
  • Catherine Lucy Robinson16,7 b. 24 Feb 1872, d. 22 Feb 1885
  • Nona Caroline Robinson17,7 b. 3 Apr 1873, d. 5 Nov 1953
  • Percival John Robinson18,7 b. 20 May 1874, d. 3 May 1886
  • Margaret Manfield Robinson18,7 b. 10 May 1875, d. 26 Feb 1937
  • Helen Maud Robinson19,7 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 7 Jul 1959

Citations

  1. [S1351] General Registry Office, Southport, England, birth certificate for Matilda Caroline Higginson, 1841, 24/346, Easingwold registration district, further cited as GRO Births.
  2. [S756] Thormanby, Yorkshire, England, Parish Registers of Thormanby, 1658-1993, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:17, FHL microfilm 2103950, items 8 & 9, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as Thormanby Parish Registers.
  3. [S268] Yorkshire, England, Thormanby, Yorkshire Census, 1851; FHL microfilm/fiche 87653.
  4. [S461] United States Census for 1900 [Twelfth Census of the United States], Denver City, 9th precinct, Arapahoe County, Colorado, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 64, sheet 2B, dwelling 44, family 50, Caroline Robinson household, age 58, born August 1841 in England. Mother of 12, 9 living. Immigrated in 1882, having lived in the US 18 years. Not naturalized. Owned her home with mortgage at 1640 Humbolt, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T623, 1854 rolls, roll #118.
  5. [S1018] Matilda Caroline Robinson, Death Certificates, File No. 3281 (1909), Colorado Department of Health, Denver, Colorado.
  6. [S1962] William & Matilda Robinson Family Bible, Cassell's Illustrated Family Bible (London and New York: Cassell, Petter and Galpin); Current owner: Photocopy of Family Record pages from Joanne Pence, Columbia City, Oregon. Bible is believed to have been destroyed.
  7. [S270] Family Record of the Robinson Family of Thormanby England, Family register hand copied from a Bible, Compiler's genealogy files, Clarkdale, Arizona.
  8. [S1350] General Registry Office, Southport, England, marriage certificate for William Leonard Robinson and Matilda Caroline Higginson, 1864, 03a/30, Uxbridge registration district, further cited as GRO Marriages.
  9. [S1673] Gregory Don Cooke, "Historic Ancestors: Major Stede Bonnet, Pirate of the Caribbean," The Genealogist 25 (Spring 2011): 31-33, at 33, further cited as Cooke, "Major Stede Bonnet."
  10. [S1823] Ancestry.com, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945, online database, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, 2006, Roll: T840_1; Image: 9, original data: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1883-1945 ( Washington, D.C.: National Archives), micropublication T840. RG085.
  11. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:30; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  12. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:31; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  13. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:32; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  14. [S1351] GRO Births, Mary Elizabeth Robinson, 1869, 9d/341, Easingwold/Coxwold.
  15. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:33; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  16. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:34; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  17. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:35; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  18. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:36; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.
  19. [S756] Thormanby Parish Registers, Baptisms & Burials, 1813-1991:37; FHL #2103950, items 8 & 9.