Biography of Samuel C. Higgins of Darien, NY

Samuel C. Higgins was born in Elizabeth, N. J., September 9, 1809, and received an academic education. In 1830 he came to Rochester and followed the occupations of cordwainer and Weighmaster. October 16, 1831, he married Mary Godby, of Massachusetts. In 1844 the family came to the northwest part of Darien, to the farm where they now reside. Mr. Higgins, though an octogenarian, has devoted himself to his farm, and even now assists his son Robert S. on the place. Mrs. Higgins died November 13, 1855. They were the parents of five children, of whom three sons and one daughter are now living, viz.: J. Morris,. who married Jenette Schuyler, of Attica, is a well-to-do farmer in Macon, Ill., and has three children; Mary J. (Mrs. Harvey Richards), also of Macon, Ill.; Luke C., who married Louie Weed, and is a graduate of the Buffalo Medical College, now practicing in Naples, Ill.; and Robert S., who married Jessie L. Nott, in January, 1878, has two sons, and is a farmer on the homestead with his aged father.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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