|Thomas Higgins and Hannah Cubis
|Thomas Higgins jnr, was born 24th December, 1869,
Catherine St, West Maitland son of Thomas Higgins
and Ann Maher. Thomas was a bridge carpenter and
worked for the NSW railways until he retired.
Hannah [Annie] Cubis was born 7th August 1887 at
Sandy Flats Tenterfeild, daughter of Peter Cubis and
Jane Agnes Henderson. Jane died giving birth to
Hannah and so she was cared for by her Aunt and
Uncle Louisa [nee Cubis- Cubiss ] and Frederick
Wyman. [Marriage Ref 3008/1859]
Marriage: Thomas married Hannah on 4th December
1906 at Tenterfield.
Their Children Were:
Thomas Nicholas Higgins, born 1907 Tenterfield.
Married Mary Eileen McLoughlin at Petersham in
1944. Died 2nd January, 1970 at Arncliffe NSW
Florence May Higgins, born 23rd July 1908,
Tenterfield. Married Leslie Mitchell Cunningham at
Ashfield on 31st March 1933. Died 23rd June, 2007 at
John Williams Higgins, born 1910 Tenterfield. Married
Gwen Elizabeth Broadhead [Parker] 1934. John died
25th July 1981.
Edna Ann Higgins, born 17 January 1912, Tenterfield.
Married Donald Nelson Johnson, 1928, Wickham,
NSW. Edna died 12th October 2003 at Tamworth.
Bertha Maud Higgins, born 30 September 1913,
Tamworth. Married Thornton Albert Ira Tait, 1943 at
Woollahra. Died on 3rd June, 2006 at Windsor NSW
Esme Mary HIggins born 12th April 1916, Tamworth.
Married John Emery Hill, 4th October 1940, Auburn.
Esme died 22nd June 1960, Lidcome.
Francis Joseph Higgins, born 22nd January 1922,
Raymond Charles Higgins, born 31st January 1925 at
Tamworth. Married Catherine Mary Goodson, May
1946, Ashfield. Raymond died September 1981 at
Robert Frederick Higgins, born 8th January 1929 at
Islington, Newcastle. Married Beryl Irene Priestly 16th
November 1957 at Auburn. Robert died on 30th
September, 2004 at Springwood NSW
|Information and photos supplied by descendants Don and Richard.
Thomas died 11th April 1961 at Lidcome Hospital of broncho pneumonia and rheumatoid
arthritis. He is buried at Rookwood Cemetery.
Hannah died 2nd December 1965 at Sunbury Private Hospital, Ashfield.
Below Left: Home of the Higgins family at 46 Palace Street Ashfield
Below Right: Annie Higgins
Photos courtesy of Don.
Above photos courtesy of Richard