Emma Higbee

2 November 1836–23 July 1925 (Age 88)
Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Higbee was born on 2 November 1836, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac Higbee Jr., was 38 and her mother, Keziah String, was 33. She married Henry Clay Rogers on 19 October 1856, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1880 and Lehi, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1910. She died on 23 July 1925, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Rogers
Emma Higbee
Marriage: 19 October 1856
Henry Collins Rogers
Charles Ross Rogers
Anna Keziah Rogers
Joseph Higbee Rogers
David John Rogers
George Samuel Rogers
Martha Amelia Rogers
Willis Rogers
Isaac Higbee Rogers
Emma Amanda Rogers
Hester Caroline Rogers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1856Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): perhaps 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.History: The name was brought to North America in the 1640s from Ivinghoe in Buckinghamshire, England.

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

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    History of Emma Higbee

    Emma Higbee was a daughter of Isaac and Keziah String Higbee. Her parents had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had left their home in Ohio to make a new home among the Saints …

    Sources (39)

    • Emma Rigbee in entry for Hester Caroline Rogers, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Emma Rogers in household of Hy C Rogers, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emma Higbee in entry for Swan Johnson and Anna K Arrowsmith, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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