Fredrick Hyrum Higbee

13 October 1882–13 September 1949 (Age 66)
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Fredrick Hyrum

When Fredrick Hyrum Higbee was born on 13 October 1882, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Silas Somers Higbee, was 42 and his mother, Melissa Ann Wheeler, was 35. He married Lilly Leona Jackson about 1902. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Bellevue Election Precinct, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Idaho, United States in 1949. He died on 13 September 1949, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick Hyrum Higbee
Leila Loretta Kirtley
Marriage: 14 November 1917
Barbara Hope Fitzgerald Higbee
Munith Frederick Higbee
Clodaugh Elaine Higbee
Betty Jean Higbee

Spouse and Children

14 November 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries 1889: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: of unknown etymology. It looks like 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.

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

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History of Sarah Ann Higbee

Written by Sarah Ann Higbee Today is my birthday – my 74th – and while wishing and praying this morning for my dear children, I thought I would try to write something about my life, my early life, …

Sources (3)

  • Fred H Higbee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred Higbee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fredrick H Higbee, "United States Census, 1920"

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