Place of migration
Stayed in Ireland

John Robert Higginson (1848-1908) of Drumshanbo was a publican/shopkeeper on Main Street, Drumshanbo and also a whitesmith. His family were members of the Church of Ireland. 

In 1911, his widow, Jane Tynan Higginson*, was living in Lahard, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Her granddaughter, Charlotte Thomas (dau. of Harriet) was with her.

*Not to be confused with Jane Boyd Higginson (1866-1921) of Sligo who was the wife of  John's brother Thomas Higginson (1856-1931) of Cornamudda, Drumshanbo) 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1848 (circa) VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 12th Jun 1908 VIEW SOURCE
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Francis Higginson of Cornamuddagh, Drumshanbo (confirmed via Thomas Higginson)
Townland born # 2a Cornamuddagh, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim VIEW SOURCE
Place & Date of Baptism St John's C of I, Drumshanbo
Names of Siblings Richard Higginson (1840-1910) of Corryard, Drumshanbo WHITESMITH (a sexton at Caricknabrack at time of death) was the brother of Thomas Higginson (1856-1931) of Cornamuddagh, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. FARMER VIEW SOURCE
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Jane Tynan (c.1855) of Carrick-on-Shannon (Church of Ireland) VIEW SOURCE
Place & Date of Marriage
Names of Children Fanny Higginson b.1870 | Jane Sophia Higginson b.1871 m. 1903 John Wallace, Grocer GLASGOW | Robert Higginson (1873-1893) died of TB | Harriet Higginson b1876 m. 1903 William Thomas, Railway > BALLINAMORE| Charlotte Higginson (1881-1890) had TB
Occupation Shopkeeper & Publican
Place of Death Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim VIEW SOURCE
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Census 1901: Higginson DRUMSHANBO Ireland VIEW SOURCE
Higginson of Drumshanbo on FindMyPast Ireland VIEW SOURCE

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