Stanley Boyd Higley

Male21 July 1885–4 June 1915

Brief Life History of Stanley Boyd

When Stanley Boyd Higley was born on 21 July 1885, in Viola Center, Audubon, Iowa, United States, his father, George Newell Higley, was 26 and his mother, Ada Janette 'Nettie' Shaffer, was 23. He married Dollie Elizabeth Waychoff on 2 June 1908, in Dickinson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Viola Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 4 June 1915, in Ada, Norman, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Boyd Higley
1885–1915
Mina Irene Hornby
1891–1926
Marriage: 11 December 1912
Ruth Ramona Higley
1911–1990
Nuel Francis Higley
1913–1999
Vurl Higley
1914–
Harley Boyd Higley
1916–1996

Sources (24)

  • Stanley B Higley in household of George N Higley, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Boyd Higley - Published information: birth-name: Boyd Higley
  • Boyd Higley, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1912Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1886

    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

    Age 8

    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 11

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Highley (Shropshire), recorded as Hugelei in 1086, from an Old English personal name Hugga + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The modern form Highley is probably due to folk etymology (see Highley ).

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

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