Alfred Moroni Higgins

10 December 1861–10 April 1900 (Age 38)
Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Alfred Moroni

When Alfred Moroni Higgins was born on 10 December 1861, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Higgins, was 30 and his mother, Ann Hillie, was 18. He married Nancy Elizabeth Darrow on 18 June 1887, in Emery, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 10 April 1900, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Alfred Moroni Higgins
Nancy Elizabeth Darrow
Marriage: 18 June 1887
Alford Ezra Higgins
Henry Dewitt Higgins
Mary Adeline “Addie” Higgins
Claron Higgins
Beryl Higgins
Della Higgins
Gladys Pricilla Higgins

Spouse and Children

18 June 1887
Emery, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 11

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 .

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

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Alfred Moroni Higgins

Mary Adeline Higgins was the daughter of Alfred Moroni Higgins and when I was a young boy, Grandmother would tell us that her Father was half Native American from the Cherokee Nation. Alfred's mother …

Sources (3)

  • Alfred M Higgins in entry for Gladys P Brown Zimmerman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Rhone Higgins in entry for Nancy Elizabeth Darrow Higgins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Alfred Maroni Higgins in entry for Henry Dewitt Higgins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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