Sarah Ann Barrow

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Stede Bonnet to Harriet (Robinson) Pierce
Sarah Ann Barrow, daughter of Nathaniel Barrow and Anne Clarke, was born 3 March 1785,1 and baptized at St. Michael's Parish, Barbados, 8 April 1785.2 She died at Everton, Lancashire, England, 23 April 1859,1,3,4 and was buried at St George, Everton, Lancashire, England.1

Sarah married John Higginson, Gent., son of Jonathan Higginson and Elizabeth Pickford, at Barbados about 1806.5,6

There was a simple death notice in the Liverpool paper:

"23rd Sarah Ann relict John HIGGINSON Esq Breck Hey Breck Rd Everton."3


John Higginson, Gent. b. 26 Jun 1776, d. 21 Dec 1834
  • Jonathan Higginson7 b. 30 Mar 1807, d. 9 Jan 1859
  • Haynes Barrow Higginson8 b. 2 Apr 1810, d. 21 Mar 1862
  • Reverend John Higginson+9,10,6 b. 20 Aug 1811, d. 30 May 1895
  • Ann Campbell Higginson11 b. 10 Feb 1813, d. 19 May 1900
  • Sarah Higginson12 b. 5 Oct 1814
  • George Irlam Higginson13 b. 28 Jan 1816, d. 30 Sep 1894
  • James Pickford Higginson14 b. 26 Apr 1823, d. 1 Apr 1876
  • Frederick Weekes Higginson1 b. 21 May 1829, d. 26 Jan 1851
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  1. [S785] John Higginson Grave Marker, St George Cemetery, Everton, Lancashire, England; Photograph by Grant Houston.
  2. [S415] Joanne McRee Sanders, compiler, Barbados Records: Baptisms, 1637-1800 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984), 501, further cited as Barbados Baptisms.
  3. [S131] Transcribed Deaths, Liverpool Daily Post, 1859, online, further cited as Liverpool Daily Post.
  4. [S1352] General Registry Office, Southport, England, death certificate for Sarah Ann Higginson, 1859, 409, Eaton registration district, further cited as GRO Deaths.
  5. [S416] Vere Langford Oliver, The Monumental Inscriptions in the Churches and Churchyards of the Island of Barbados, British West Indies (1915; reprint, San Bernardino, California: The Borgo Press, 1989), 11, further cited as Oliver, Barbados Inscriptions.
  6. [S1673] Gregory Don Cooke, "Historic Ancestors: Major Stede Bonnet, Pirate of the Caribbean," The Genealogist 25 (Spring 2011): 31-33, at 32, further cited as Cooke, "Major Stede Bonnet."
  7. [S837] Blackrock, Barbados, Barbados parochial registers, Series A, 1637-1850 (Anglican), 5:309, FHL microfilm 1157925, further cited as Barbados Registers.
  8. [S837] Barbados Registers, 5:388; FHL #1157925.
  9. [S837] Barbados Registers, 5:431; FHL #1157925.
  10. [S959] Sara Slinn, York Clergy Ordinations: 1800-1849 (York, England: University of York, 2001), 92, further cited as Slinn, York Clergy.
  11. [S837] Barbados Registers, 5:459; FHL #1157925.
  12. [S837] Barbados Registers, 5:507; FHL #1157925.
  13. [S837] Barbados Registers, 7; FHL #1157925.
  14. [S949], England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 (on-line database & images), Frederick Weekes Higginson Esq, 1851, Original data: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Series PROB 11, Kew, England: The National Archives, further cited as PCC Wills & Probate.