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Malinda Victoria Salstrom Higdon
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1874
Clarence
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1944
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Lindy Salstrom
Age: 5
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-household: stepdaughter
Home in 1880: Paxton, Ford, Illinois
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Sweden
Mother's birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: none
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Charles (age 18), Axel (14), and Edward (7)
Census place: Paxton, Ford, Illinois; Roll: T9_206; Family History Film: 1254206; Page: 374.3000; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 0751
Date: 9 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Malinda Higdon
Age at last birthday: 24
Date of birth: Aug 1875 [sic]
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1900: Boone, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of marriage: 5
Number of children: 1
Number of children living: 1
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Sweden
Mother's birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: none
Census place: Boone, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T623 434; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 118.
Date: 21 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Malinda V Higdon
Age in 1910: 35
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of family: wife
Home in 1910: Boone Township, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of present marriage: 14
Number of children: 3
Number of children now living: 3
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Sweden
Mother's birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: none
Census place: Boone, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T624_393; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 280
Date: 15 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Linda Higdon
Age: 45
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: wife
Home in 1920: Boone, Hancock, Iowa
Address: farm
Marital status: married
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Sweden
Mother's birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: none
Census place: Boone, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T625_492; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 142; Image: 82
Date: 4 Jun 1920

Extract from the 1925 Iowa State Census:
Name: Mrs Linda Higdon
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birth location: Illinois
Race: white
Gender: female
Residence county: Hancock
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Britt
Relation to head of house: wife
Marital status: married
Highest grade completed: 8
Father: John C Salström
Father's age: not listed
Father's birth location: Sweden
Mother: Johanna Swenson
Mother's age: not listed
Mother's birth location: Sweden
Parents' marriage location: Sweden
Religion: Protestant
Census date: 1 Jan 1925
Roll: IA1925_1738
Line: 25

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Malinda V Higdon
Age: 54
Estimated birth year: 1876
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1930: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 21
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Sweden
Mother's birthplace: Sweden
Occupation: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: 657; Page: ; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 690.0
Date: 9 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Linda Higdon
Age: 65
Estimated birth year: 1875
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1940: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Address: 390 West 6th Street
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 8
Living on farm: no
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: housework
Has other income of more than $50: no
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T627_1164; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 41-9
Date: 29 Apr 1940

Children:
(1) Gerald Burnam Higdon
(2) Harold Raymond Higdon
(3) Clarence Wilbur Higdon
(4) Paul Austin Higdon.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anders Lorens Sällström (1830 - 1874)
  Johanna Lindell Salstrom (1835 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Shotwell Gentle Higdon (1872 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Gerald Burnam Higdon (1897 - 1982)*
  Harold Raymond Higdon (1901 - 1999)*
  Clarence Wilbur Higdon (1903 - 1973)*
  Paul Austin Higdon (1913 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Malinda V.
1874 - 1944
Shotwell G.
1872 - 1956
HIGDON
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: May 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51864710
Malinda Victoria <i>Salstrom</i> Higdon
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Malinda Victoria <i>Salstrom</i> Higdon
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Malinda Victoria <i>Salstrom</i> Higdon
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