Harry E. Higley

Last updated 8 Mar 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: May 1882 in , , Illinois, United States

Father: Dorwin Higley (1846 – 1918)

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

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-134-6a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Celia Township, enumeration district 134, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 319A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Celia > District 0134" image 5; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes name (Harry E. 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 name (Harry Higley).

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birth

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-134-6a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Celia Township, enumeration district 134, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 319A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Celia > District 0134" image 5; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes date (May/1882), age (18), and location (Illinois). Using his age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1881 to 1 June 1882, which encompasses the given date.

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father

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-134-6a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Celia Township, enumeration district 134, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 319A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Celia > District 0134" image 5; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 8,11, dwelling 125

Comment: Source identifies Harry E. Higley as a son 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 Harry Higley 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 Harry Higley as a biological child of Arabell Beals.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Celia Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

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

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-134-6a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Celia Township, enumeration district 134, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 319A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Celia > District 0134" image 5; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Celia Township, County: Rawlins, State: Kansas).

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

Samuel Higley's obituary indicates several siblings, most of whom are identified in this database. However, it also names Jack, but it doesn't mention Harry. Was Jack a nickname for Harry (or vice-versa)? [obituary-samuel-higley-1907]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

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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