Sarah C. Higgins

1840–Female
Polk, Obion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah C.

When Sarah C. Higgins was born in 1840, in Polk, Obion, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Higgins, was 43 and her mother, Mary M Cunningham, was 38. She lived in Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William Higgins
1797–1883
Mary M Cunningham
1802–1877
Ananias Higgins
1822–1888
Barsha Higgins
1843–
Margaret Jane Higgins
1829–
Margaret Jane Higgins
1831–1901
Martha A Higgins
1833–1906
Eva Adaline Higgins
1835–1873
William Austin Higgins
1836–1910
Mary Elizabeth Higgins Agee
1839–1924
Sarah C. Higgins
1840–
Barsheba E. Higgins
1842–
James H. Higgins
1845–1958
Harriet Higgins
1848–1898

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1822–1888Male

    Margaret Jane Higgins

    Female1829–Female

    Margaret Jane Higgins

    Female1831–1901Female

    Martha A Higgins

    Female1833–1906Female

    Eva Adaline Higgins

    Female1835–1873Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking’, ‘searover’ (from Old Norse víkingr).2 Irish: variant of Hagan .3 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick .

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  • Sarah C Higgins in household of William Higgins, "United States Census, 1850"

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