Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Documentation for Joseph Higgins and Betsey Hamor


Census Data

  1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880
Joseph Higgins ? ? ? 52 [illegible] dead
Betsey (Hamor) Higgins ? ? ? 57 67 ? dead
    Linda M. Higgins ? ? dead
    Elmenia Higgins ? ? ? 31 41
[see note below]
? ?
    Atwater Higgins ? ? 26 37
[see note below]
? ?
    Edward B. Higgins ? ? 24 married and living in separate household
    William W. Higgins ? ? 22 [liviing? in separate household]
    Experience Higgins ? 17 [liviing? in separate household]
    Anna P. Higgins ? living in separate household

1850 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 160, family 165. Also living in this household in 1850 were Prudence Ann Higgins (4 y., b. Maine) and Asaph D. Higgins (9 y., b. Maine).



1860 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwellings 145 and 146, families 135 and 136. In 1860, brother and sister Atwater and Elmenia were living together in a household that was almost certainly next door to their parents.