TO THE MEMORY OF
Richard Higgins died before 1675
ONE OF THE SEVEN FOUNDERS OF
THE TOWN AND CHURCH OF EASTHAM
THEN CALLED NAUSET. JUROR AND
SELECTMAN OF THE TOWN.
ELECTED DEPUTY TO THE GENERAL
COURT OF PLYMOUTH FOR SEVEN SESSIONS
1647 - 1653 - 1655 - 1657 - 1658 - 1660 - 1665
A RESIDENT OF PLYMOUTH FROM 1663
TO 1644. A RESIDENT AT POCHET IN EASTHAM
FROM 1644 TO 1649. A PLANTER AT NEW
PISCATAWAY IN EAST JERSEY IN 1669.
HE DIED BEFORE 1675.
THROUGH FIVE SONS AND THREE
DAUGHTERS HE BECAME THE FOREFATHER
OF THE HIGGINS FAMILY ON THESE SHORES
AND IN NEW JERSEY, MAINE AND CON
ERECT THIS MEMORIAL
AUGUST 26, 1916
Richard Higgins was one of the founders of Eastham. He moved to New Jersey where probably he is buried. He is listed here for the historical record.