Augustus S. Higbee

14 December 1817–15 February 1849 (Age 31)
North Madison, Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Augustus S.

When Augustus S. Higbee was born on 14 December 1817, in North Madison, Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Josiah Higbee, was 27 and his mother, Jersha Cliffen, was 22. He died on 15 February 1849, in his hometown, at the age of 31, and was buried in Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Josiah Higbee
Jersha Cliffen
Esther Higbee
Josephine Higbee
Augustus S. Higbee
Sarah Higbee
Caroline Higbee
Japhet Leeds Higbee
Ann Marie "Annie" Higbee

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 8

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: of unknown etymology. It looks like a habitational name, but no place of this name is known in Britain. The proposed etymology from an Old English personal name, Higbert, is equally doubtful.

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

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  • Augustus S Higbee, "Find A Grave Index"

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