Name - James S. Higgins

 

Birth Date: 23 Jan 1834

Birth Place: Maine

Death Date: 6 Sep 1899

Burial Place: Hebron Methodist Church Cemetery, Bucksville, Horry County, South Carolina

 

Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 1 Jan 1862 at Waccamaw

Discharge Date:

Rank: Private and Commissary Assistant

Company and Regiment: 9th Battalion, S.C. (merged with 26th S.C.), Co. A

Military Unit Details: The 9th Battalion (Pee Dee Legion) ws combined with the 26th in early 1862

 

Family -

Parents:

Wife: Mary F. Singleton (b. 26 Feb 1851 - d. 10 Apr 1900)

Children:
Herman Samuel Higgins (1873-1964)
Mary C. Higgins Johnson (1883-1966)
James Stone Higgins (1885-1951)

 

Interesting Facts -

In the 1880 census, James' occupation is listed as engineer. James was appointed Postmaster of Bucksville on January 16, 1895; followed by the appointment of Mary Higgins, his spouse, on January 11, 1900 following J.S. Higgins' death.