James Michael Higgins

September 1864–25 December 1943 (Age 79)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Michael

James Michael Higgins was born in September 1864, in Arkansas, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Selene Elizabeth Hatcher. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Cooke, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 December 1943, in Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Reed Cemetery, Myra, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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James Michael Higgins
Selene Elizabeth Hatcher
Andrew Jackson Higgins
Fairlee Higgins
Jerry M Higgins
Marge E Higgins
Martha Elizabeth Higgins
James Thomas Higgins

Spouse and Children




    Fairlee Higgins


    Jerry M Higgins


    Marge E Higgins


    Martha Elizabeth Higgins


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 19

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Jim Higgins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James M Higgins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Michael Higgins in entry for James Thomas Higgins, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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