Adelia Adalaide Churchill Higgins


    Adelia Adalaide Churchill Higgins, born in New Kent Co., married Richard Manning Bucktrout.  Her first son was born in 1836 and died withing the year.  She gave life to two more sons who both passed before their 8th birthday. On May 5th 1847, a daughter was born named Delia Adalaide Churchill Bucktrout.

    Adelia died at age 40 on December 4th 1857.  A tall headstone was set up at Bruton parish Church to mark her grave and those of her three little boys.