Adelia Higley

22 June 1836–18 March 1921 (Age 84)
Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Adelia

When Adelia Higley was born on 22 June 1836, in Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Myron Spencer Higley, was 34 and her mother, Priscilla Ebberson, was 29. She married David Bowman Bybee on 27 August 1854, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Mountain Green, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1880 and Basalt, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 18 March 1921, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Firth Cemetery, Firth, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bowman Bybee
Adelia Higley
Marriage: 27 August 1854
David Byrum Bybee
Annise Adelia Bybee
William Marion Bybee
George Myron Bybee Sr.
Mary Olive Bybee
Dora Minerva Bybee
Francis Bybee
Rhoda Maria Bybee
Heber James Bybee
Joseph Mack Bybee
Betsy Priscilla Bybee
Dorcas Ophelia Bybee
Franklin Bybee
Charles Edwin Bybee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1854Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Highley (Shropshire), recorded as Hugelei in 1086, from an Old English personal name Hugga + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The modern form Highley is probably due to folk etymology (see Highley ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    1852 Wagon Train

    Records of unknown wagon train 1852--837 Latter-day Saints Higley, Abigail 13 6 October 1838 6 March 1928 Higley, Adelia 16 23 June 1836 18 March 1921 Higley, Dorcas Cynthea 8 2 December 1843 10 …

    Sources (66)

    • Adelia Higley in entry for Annie R Skousen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Adelia Bybee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Adelia Higley in entry for John Hawker and Dora France, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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