Eben N Higley

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Eben N Higley

  • Birth 20 May 1843 Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 1 Apr 1920 Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Burial Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Memorial ID 101771982

The son of Alanson and Mary (Carlton) Higley. He moved from Westford to Candia, NH with his family in 1847, afterwards to South Berwick, Maine, where he was employed at a cotton mill there.

During the war, he served two services in the US Navy, as well as 10 months with the 27th Maine, enlisting with his brother Albert, who was residing in Eliot, Maine.

After the war, Eben moved to Somersworth (Great Falls), NH, where he took up work as a machinist, later running his own business from 1869 to 1882. After selling the company, he went to work as an inventor, submitting numerous ideas to the US Patent Office.


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  • Created by: Steve
  • Added: 5 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101771982
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eben N Higley (20 May 1843–1 Apr 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101771982, citing Forest Glade Cemetery, Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Steve (contributor 46835300) .