Michael Hennessy “Marble” Higgins

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Michael Hennessy “Marble” Higgins

County Cork, Ireland
Death 7 Aug 1926 (aged 79–80)
Truro, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial South Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 179177487 · View Source
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Father of Margaret Higgins Sanger
Husband of Anna Higgins (nee Purcell) , she died 3 March 1897.
He was a stone carver / monument maker by occupation.
Roster of the 12th New York Cavalry
Companies A & F
Engaged at the Battle of Plymouth, NC the 17th - 20th of April 1864
HIGGINS, Michael - Private, Co. A. Enlisted 5 Aug `63 at Buffalo, NY at age 18. His name was erased from the muster rolls. No further record.

Civil War pension records show Michael H. Higgins received an invalid's pension (Application # 1178389 & Certificate # 1112057) on June 17,1896 for his service in Company "C" 12th New York Cavalry from December 24,1863 to July 19, 1865. His file list an alias of Michael Hennessy. His date of death is noted as August 7, 1926 at Truro, Massachusetts.

1880; Census Place: Corning, Steuben, New York; Roll: 933; Page: 128C; Enumeration District: 170; Image: 0259
Name Age
Micheal Higgins 34
Anna Higgins 32
Mary Higgins 10
Joseph Higgins 8
Anna Higgins 6
John Higgins 4
Thomas Higgins 2
Margeret Higgins 8m

Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Name: Michael H Higgins
Served in: 12th New York Cavalry
Birth Year: abt 1843
Birth Country: Ireland
Admitted Year: 1905
Age at Admission: 62
State: New York County: Steuben City: Bath
Branch: Bath Branch

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  • Created by: dzr130
  • Added: 9 May 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 179177487
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Hennessy “Marble” Higgins (Aug 1846–7 Aug 1926), Find a Grave Memorial no. 179177487, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, South Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by dzr130 (contributor 48257096) .