Sarah Higgs

1 September 1877–15 August 1971 (Age 94)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Higgs was born on 1 September 1877, in Michigan, United States, her father, Moses Jr Higgs, was 32 and her mother, Alma J Harrison, was 26. She married A. D. Boswell on 9 December 1906, in Pere Marquette, Mason, Michigan, United States. She lived in Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 August 1971, in Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 93.

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A. D. Boswell
Sarah Higgs
Marriage: 9 December 1906

Spouse and Children

9 December 1906
Pere Marquette, Mason, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Jr Higgs


    Alma J Harrison





    Jennie Higgs


    Mary Higgs



    William Higgs


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 1

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 25

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Bosswell in household of A D Bosswell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Boswell in household of A D Boswell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Higgs in entry for Hennign L. Runquist and Zoe M. Sheppard, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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