Anna Lucretia Higley

30 June 1858–21 November 1925 (Age 67)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Lucretia

When Anna Lucretia Higley was born on 30 June 1858, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Truman Higley, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Ann Irvine, was 26. She married Hiram Henry Walker on 23 October 1872, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Hueneme Judicial Township, Ventura, California, United States in 1900. She died on 21 November 1925, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Henry Walker
Anna Lucretia Higley
Marriage: 23 October 1872
Rebecca S. Walker
William Walker
Joseph Warren Alonzo Walker
Harvey H Walker
Harry Edman Walker
John Ervin Walker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1872Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 9
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 18
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    Sources (30)

    • Anna L Higley in entry for Sarah R Drowns, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Anna L Higby in household of Truman Higby, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anna Higley in entry for John Walker and Edith Pylant, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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