Clara Higley

Last updated 8 Mar 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 1878 in , , Illinois, United States

Father: Dorwin Higley (1846 – 1918)

Mother: Arabell "Bill" Beals (1850 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1880-ps-il-knox-143-17: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Illinois, Knox County, Maquon Township, enumeration district 143, page 17 (form/penned) or 274A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Illinois > Knox > Maquon > 143" image 17; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 220 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 154

Comment: Source includes name (Clara Higley).

obituary-dorwin-higley-1918: Obituary for Dorwin Higley (1918); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 8 Mar 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Square Deal > 1918 > 06 > 27" page 1; citing “The Square Deal (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 27 Jun 1918 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Clara [(Higley)] Denny).

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birth

census-us-1880-ps-il-knox-143-17: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Illinois, Knox County, Maquon Township, enumeration district 143, page 17 (form/penned) or 274A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Illinois > Knox > Maquon > 143" image 17; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 220 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 154

Comment: Source includes age (2) and location (Illinois). Using the official census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1878 to 1 June 1879.

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father

census-us-1880-ps-il-knox-143-17: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Illinois, Knox County, Maquon Township, enumeration district 143, page 17 (form/penned) or 274A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Illinois > Knox > Maquon > 143" image 17; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 220 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 38,42, dwelling 154

Comment: Source identifies Clara Higley as a daughter of Dorwin Higley. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

obituary-dorwin-higley-1918: Obituary for Dorwin Higley (1918); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 8 Mar 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Square Deal > 1918 > 06 > 27" page 1; citing “The Square Deal (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 27 Jun 1918 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

Comment: Source identifies Clara Denny as a biological child of Dorwin Higley.

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mother

obituary-dorwin-higley-1918: Obituary for Dorwin Higley (1918); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 8 Mar 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Square Deal > 1918 > 06 > 27" page 1; citing “The Square Deal (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 27 Jun 1918 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

Comment: Source identifies Clara Denney as a biological child of Arabell Beals.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Maquon Township, Knox County, Illinois, United States

Residence: 21 Jun 1918 at Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1880-ps-il-knox-143-17: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Illinois, Knox County, Maquon Township, enumeration district 143, page 17 (form/penned) or 274A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Illinois > Knox > Maquon > 143" image 17; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 220 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 154

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Maquon Township, in the County of Knox, State of Illinois).

obituary-dorwin-higley-1918: Obituary for Dorwin Higley (1918); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 8 Mar 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Square Deal > 1918 > 06 > 27" page 1; citing “The Square Deal (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 27 Jun 1918 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

Comment: Source includes death date (June 21, 1918) and location (Atwood, Kansas).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Clara married Guy Denny. Her father's obituary notes a daughter, Mrs. Clara Denny, and Samuel Higley's obituary notes one sister, Mrs. Guy Denny. [obituary-dorwin-higley-1918, obituary-samuel-higley-1907]

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research notes

obituary-dorwin-higley-1918: Obituary for Dorwin Higley (1918); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 8 Mar 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Square Deal > 1918 > 06 > 27" page 1; citing “The Square Deal (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 27 Jun 1918 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

obituary-samuel-higley-1907: Obituary for Sam Higley (1907); “Sam Higley Killed,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 Feb 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Republican Citizen > 1907 > 05 > 16” page 1; citing “The Republican Citizen (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 16 May 1907 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

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