David Higbee

Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of David

When David Higbee was born in 1851, in Davis, Iowa, United States, his father, Tyler Higbee, was 41 and his mother, Mary Jane Wilcut, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Annabelle Nott. He lived in Dodge Township, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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David Higbee
Annabelle Nott
Uriah Higbee
John A. Higbee
Nora May Higbee
Laura B Higbee
Dora Higbee

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 6
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 31
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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Sources (12)

  • David Higbee in household of Mary J Higbee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Higby in entry for John A. Higbee and Lulu Heater, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • David Higbee, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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