Pearl Higgins

26 October 1910–2 February 1986 (Age 75)
Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Higgins was born on 26 October 1910, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Heber Higgins, was 43 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Sims, was 38. She married James Thomas Nelson on 28 June 1928, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 5 years. She died on 2 February 1986, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Nelson
1908–1991
Pearl Higgins
1910–1986
Marriage: 28 June 1928
Duain J Nelson
1932–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1928
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 (3)

  • Pearl Higgins Nelson in household of James Thomas Nelson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Pearl Higgins in household of Heber Higgins, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Pearl Higgins in household of Heber Higgins, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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