Oralee Higgason

Female26 March 1878–25 October 1894

Brief Life History of Oralee

When Oralee Higgason was born on 26 March 1878, in Williamson, Illinois, United States, her father, James D Higgason, was 30 and her mother, Mary Isabell Avery, was 25. She lived in Lake Creek Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 25 October 1894, in Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

James D Higgason
Mary Isabell Avery
James Avery Higgason
William Claborn Higgason
Mary Higgason
Oralee Higgason
George Webster Higgason
John Cleveland Higgason
Emmer M. Higgason
Sarah Higgason
Leroy Higgason
John C Higgason
Henry Clay Higgason

Sources (2)

  • Ory L. Higgason in household of James Higgason, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Higgerson, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (14)

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English (Hereford): unexplained. Compare Higgerson .

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

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