Charles H. Higgins

Male8 July 1860–26 December 1888

Brief Life History of Charles H.

When Charles H. Higgins was born on 8 July 1860, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Hiram Shannon Higgins, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Baughman, was 31. He married Lucy Markley in 1886, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Cass Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 26 December 1888, in Saint John, Stafford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Odell Cemetery, Odell, Gage, Nebraska, United States.

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Charles H. Higgins
Lucy Markley
Marriage: 1886
Earl Markley Higgins

Sources (3)

  • Charles Higgins in household of Hiram Higgins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Higgins in household of Hiram Higgins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles S. Higgins, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1886Fulton, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1867: Stafford, Kansas, United States* *From 1875-1879, large parts of the county were given to Barton and Pratt counties and then mostly returned to Stafford

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 8

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking, sea-rover’ (from Old Norse víkingr). Compare McGuigan .

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Higgin, itself either a Lancashire variant of Huggin (from a pet form of Hugh ), or a variant of Hickin (from a pet form of Richard ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. See Hick and compare Higson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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