Ione Higbee

9 February 1919–20 January 1997 (Age 78)
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life of Ione

When Ione Higbee was born on 9 February 1919, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, her father, Myron Franklin Higbee, was 29 and her mother, Florence Spilsbury, was 27. She married Grant Hubbard Redford on 12 April 1939, in Zion, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rural, South Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 20 January 1997, in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Grant Hubbard Redford
Ione Higbee
Marriage: 12 April 1939
Hugh Higbee Redford

Spouse and Children

12 April 1939
Zion, Washington, Utah, United States


    Hugh Higbee Redford


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ione Redford in household of Grant H Redford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ione Higbees in household of Myron F Higbees, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ione Higbee in household of Myron F Higbee, "United States Census, 1920"

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