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Marietta C. Miller Higdon
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1835
Ohio, USA
Death: May 2, 1912
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1850 Census:
Name: Marietta Miller
Age in 1850: 17
Estimated birth year: 1833
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Gender: female
Home in 1850: Pitt, Wyandot, Ohio
Parents: Daniel O and Mary O Miller, ages 40 and 33
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Father's occupation: tailor
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Laura (age 15), Paunia (12), Martin (10), Olive (8), and Ellen (4)
Census place: Pitt, Wyandot, Ohio; Roll M432_741; Page: 234A; Image: 467
Date: 20 Sep 1850

Extract from the 1860 Census:
Name: Marietta Higdon
Age in 1860: 26
Estimated birth year: 1834
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1860: Elmwood, Peoria, Illinois
Post office: Elmwood
Occupation: not listed
Census place: Elmwood, Peoria, Illinois; Roll M653_217; Page: 548; Image: 178; Family History Library Film: 803217
Date: 20 Jul 1860

Extract from the 1870 Census:
Name: Mary E C Higdon
Age in 1870: 33
Estimated birth year: 1837
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Gender: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1870: Patton, Ford, Illinois
Post office: Paxton
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Patton, Ford, Illinois; Roll: M593_221; Page: 69; Image: 139
Date: 28 Jun 1870

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Marietta C Higdon
Age: 44
Estimated birth year: 1836
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-household: wife
Home in 1880: Patton, Ford, Illinois
Marital status: married
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: New Jersey
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Patton, Ford, Illinois; Roll: T9_206; Family History Film: 1254206; Page: 357.1000; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 0717
Date: 1 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Mary E Higdon
Age at last birthday: 64
Date of birth: Oct 1835
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1900: Boone, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of marriage: 46
Number of children: 8
Number of children living: 6
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
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: Marietta C Higdon
Age in 1910: 74
Estimated birth year: 1836
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of family: mother-in-law
Living with: Michael and Eliza (Higdon) Shay, ages 47 and 51
Home in 1910: Boone, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: widow
Number of children: 8
Number of children now living: 5
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: New Jersey
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: retired
Industry: own income
Census place: Boone, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T624_393; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 278
Date: 15 Apr 1910

Children:
(1) William J Higdon
(2) Gilman Howard Higdon
(3) Eliza Ellen Higdon
(4) Benjamin Franklin Higdon
(5) Ulysses Grant Higdon
(6) Celia Higdon
(7) Marietta C Higdon
(8) Shotwell Gentle Higdon.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Peter B. Higdon (1832 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  William J. Higdon (1855 - 1908)*
  Gilman Howard Higdon (1857 - 1931)*
  Eliza Ellen Higdon Shay (1859 - 1942)*
  Benjamin Franklin Higdon (1861 - 1953)*
  Ulysses Grant Higdon (1864 - 1896)*
  Celia Higdon Miller (1866 - 1952)*
  Marietta C. Higdon Strayer (1870 - 1896)*
  Shotwell Gentle Higdon (1872 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Peter B. Higdon
Born Nov. 24, 1832
Died Dec. 31, 1903
Marietta C.
Wife of Peter B. Higdon
Born Oct. 14, 1835
Died May 2, 1912
HIGDON
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: May 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51864025
Marietta C. <i>Miller</i> Higdon
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Marietta C. <i>Miller</i> Higdon
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Marietta C. <i>Miller</i> Higdon
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