Mabel Higgins

1882–December 1979 (Age 97)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mabel

Mabel Higgins was born in 1882, in Tennessee, United States. She married Pleasant Leroy Culpepper on 26 December 1905, in Jefferson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Niven Township, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died in December 1979, in Jefferson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 97.

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Pleasant Leroy Culpepper
Mabel Higgins
Marriage: 26 December 1905
Robert Lee Culpepper

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 0
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
Age 1
The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 26
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Mabel Culpepper in household of Leroy Culpepper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mabel Higgins, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Mabel Culpepper, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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