Priscilla Ebberson

2 August 1806–21 January 1892 (Age 85)
Leeds, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Priscilla

When Priscilla Ebberson was born on 2 August 1806, in Leeds, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Ebberson, was 46 and her mother, Zipporah Brown, was 30. She married Myron Spencer Higley on 17 March 1826, in Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 January 1892, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Myron Spencer Higley
Priscilla Ebberson
Marriage: 17 March 1826
Viz Nelson Higley
Clarissa Higley
George Washington Higley
Edwin Higley
Adelia Higley
Abigail Higley
James Higley
Dorcas Cynthia Higley
Mary Jane Higley
Elizabeth Ann Higley
Myron Spencer Higley Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1826Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex and London): variant of Emmerson .

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

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    Story Highlight


    The following autobiography is taken from: ABIAH WADSWORTH and HIS FAMILY Published by The Abiah Wadsworth Family Organization I, Joseph Warren Wadsworth, was born in the state of Maine, Waldo Count …

    Sources (23)

    • Priscilla Higley in household of Myron Higley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Christina Evertson in entry for Abigail Higley Wadsworth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Precilla Higley in household of Myron Higley, "United States Census, 1860"

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