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Allan K. Higgins 
AUBURNDALE, Fla. - Allan K. Higgins, 76, of Frostproof, died of a subdural hematoma on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale.
Born May 21, 1929, in Portsmouth, N.H., he came to Auburndale from Kittery Point, Maine, 25 years ago. 
He was a lineman for an electrical company and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Lake Wales. 

He is survived by his wife, Glenna B. Higgins of Frostproof; two sons, Bruce Higgins of Windemere and Allan Higgins of Winter Garden; two daughters, Cynthia Gero and Deborah Higgins, both of Winter Haven; a foster daughter, Evelyn Quimby of Weare, N.H.; two brothers, David Higgins of Kittery Point, Maine, and Dan Higgins of Limington, Maine; five sisters, C. Betty McClaine of Kittery, Maine, Beverly Morphy of South Berwick, Maine, Marion St. Pierre of Berwick, Maine, Judith Hovanesian of Rye, N.H., and Susan Riddle of Chino Valley, Ariz.; 16 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. 

SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Steele’s Family Funeral Services Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God in Lake Wales. Interment will follow at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Winter Haven. Arrangements are under the direction of Steele’s Family Funeral Services. 

-Webmaster's Census Findings-
1930; Census Place: Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Roll: 1305; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 895.0.
Name Age 
Willow* S Higgins 26 Born Maine both Parents same
Services Radio in Radio Shop
*Indexed as Willow possibly William or Wilbur
-A 16 year old Wilbur S. Higgins is found in the 1920 Kittery Maine Census living in the household of Charles and Marie Higgins
Alice H Higgins 27 
David R Higgins 5 
Constance B Higgins 4 
Thornton N Higgins 2 
Allan K Higgins 10/12 Born New Hampshire
1955 Portsmouth City Directory
    Allan K. Higgins (Glenna B) employee PNS h Foye's Lane

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Vella L. Higgins

KITTERY, Maine - Vella L. (Bartlett) Higgins, 78, of Lyndon Way in Kittery, died on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at her home surrounded by her family. 

Born in Norway, Maine, on Feb. 15, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Donald L. and Mary Evelyn (Cain) Bartlett. 

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Philip M. Higgins; one daughter, Lois Higgins; two sons, William E. Higgins and his wife, Deborah E., and John M. Higgins and his wife, Deborah T.; four grandchildren, Joshua and Ryan, Mikel and Lydia Higgins of Kittery; one sister, Marilyn L. Dixon and her husband, Willard, of Lebanon, Maine; one brother, Alden Bartlett and his wife, Dorothy, of Essex Junction, Vt.; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the First Radio Parish Church of America, One Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the J.S. Pelkey Funeral Home of Kittery.
 
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Sutter County Cemeteries

Live Oak Cemetery
Live Oak Cemetery

Name                                Birth            Death           Notes
Higgins, Guy Julius 21 Jan 1905 24 May 1969 b. Oklahoma
Higgins, Sarah E. 1848 1931  
Higgins, Thelma 1917 1920  
Higgins, W.E.   8 Feb 1955 b. Tennessee
Higgins, William F. 8 Dec 1915 16 Dec 1955  
Higgins, Wm. Jackson 1850 1940  

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Cemeteries of Tweed Head, Australia

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HIGGINS ANN MATILDA May 23, 1911 5 MONTHS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS ANNA HULL June 25, 1939 46 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION
  HIGGINS ANNE Zero 00, ???? UNKNOWN MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "K" - CHURCH OF ENGLAND
  HIGGINS AUDREY JUNE March 29, 1927 10 MONTHS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS CHARLOTTE January 18, 1914 64 YEARS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS COLIN JAMES March 5, 1935 6 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "C" - PRESBYTERIAN
  HIGGINS DANIEL Zero 00, ???? 58 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "F" - PRESBYTERIAN
  HIGGINS EARNEST RAYMOND July 13, 1964 31 YEARS BRAY PARK CATHOLIC CEMETERY
  HIGGINS FRANCES GRACE February 23, 1918 6 YEARS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS GLORIA Zero 00, ???? UNKNOWN MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "G 2" - CHURCH OF ENGLAND
  HIGGINS HARRY August 19, 1900 5 DAYS TUMBULGUM
  HIGGINS J.E. Zero 00, ???? UNKNOWN MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "F 2" - CHURCH OF ENGLAND
  HIGGINS JAMES July 20, 1962 72 YEARS BRAY PARK CATHOLIC CEMETERY
  HIGGINS JOHN BERNARD January 31, 1916 54 YEARS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS JOSEPH BEDE July 20, 1965 67 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION
  HIGGINS JOSEPH ERNEST November 28, 1952 64 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION
  HIGGINS LILY LYDIA February 5, 1978 80 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION
  HIGGINS MYRTLE August 4, 1921 19 MONTHS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS ROXIE MARGARET August 9, 1965 52 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION
  HIGGINS RUBENA MYRTLE August 4, 1921 19 MONTHS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS RUBY MAY August 13, 1928 33 YEARS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS THOMAS Zero 00, ???? UNKNOWN MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "K" - CHURCH OF ENGLAND
  HIGGINS THOMAS ROBERT JOHN August 12, 1924 60 YEARS BANNER St, MURWILLUMBAH
  HIGGINS VIOLET IVY JANE February 27, 1985 78 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY - SECTION "F" - PRESBYTERIAN
  HIGGINS WILLIAM HENRY July 19, 1971 72 YEARS MURWILLUMBAH GENERAL CEMETERY, Cnr. TREE St. & BYANGUM Rd., GENEALOGISTS EXTRACTION


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http://www.herald-mail.com/news/2001/03/25/local/www_obits_for_3_26.html

March 25, 2001
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland

Obituaries for 3/26
Harry Higgins Jr.
Harry Higgins Jr., 77, of 14625 Daley Road, Hagerstown, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 2, 1924, in Blairs Valley, Md., he was the son of the late Harry Higgins Sr. and Ollie Chaney Higgins.

He worked for 35 years as a machinist at Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Two-Top Ruritan Club near Mercersburg, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Helen L. Burkett Higgins, whom he married in August 1951; two daughters, Brenda Brown of West Virginia, and Pollanae Johnson of Forrestville, Md.; a son, Michael H. Higgins of Greencastle, Pa.; two sisters, Julia Belt of Clear Spring, and Ollie LeMaster of Winchester, Va.; three brothers, Willard Higgins, Lewis Higgins and Leister Higgins, all of Clear Spring; two granddaughters, and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by two sisters, DeVonia Cafero and Susan Malpass; and two brothers, Russell Higgins and Frederick Higgins.
Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Revs. Robert Timmons and Harry Lawson will officiate. Burial will be in Broadfording Church Cemetery near Hagerstown. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Two-Top Ruritan Club, c/o Joyce Ernst, Treasurer, 11703 Ft. Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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http://www.onlineathens.com/stories/030401/obi_0304010060.shtml

Athens Georgia
Ruth Ann Higgins  Danielsville 

Ruth Ann Higgins, 66, of 4619 Hudson River Church Road, died Saturday, March 3, 2001. A native of Athens, Ohio, Mrs. Higgins was a daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Carsey Graham, and was preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie Sewell. She was employed with Wal-Mart. Survivors include her husband, James Curtis Higgins; a daughter, Linda Susan Morrison, Ila; a son, Billy Sewell, Florida; a brother, Pearl Graham, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville, has charge of arrangements.
Athens Daily News/Banner-Herald, Sunday, March 4, 2001 
This article published in the Athens Daily News on Sunday, March 4, 2001. 
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http://www.townonline.com/northwest/obit/19746414.htm

Greater Boston
July 03, 2001
Margaret T. Higgins

HYANNIS — Margaret T. " Peg " Higgins, 74, formerly of Concord, died June 26, 2001, at Cranberry Pointe Nursing Home in Harwich.

She was born in West Concord on Feb. 17, 1927, the daughter of the late John G. and Frances F. (Waterman) Higgins. She attended Concord Public Schools, graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Waltham, where she served as class president, and later from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in Boston. From 1948 until 1951, she was employed as a registered nurse at Mass. General Hospital, Cape Cod Hospital and the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary.

From 1951 until 1973, Miss Higgins served as a registered nurse in the United States Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Throughout her Air Force career, she was stationed at bases around the country including Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas, Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, and at bases in California, South Carolina and Delaware. She was also stationed overseas in Germany, Pakistan and Korea. She was the recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal.

Miss Higgins was a member of the Retired Officers Association. A resident of Hyannis since 1975, she was a former volunteer at the Cape Cod Hospital.

Survivors include a niece, Patricia Manley and her husband Charles of Bellingham, Wash.; a nephew, Mark Higgins and his wife Maribeth of Maynard; grandniece, Rachael Manley of Bellingham; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Higgins of Concord. She was also the sister of the late Barry Higgins of Concord.

A funeral was held June 30, from the Joseph Dee & Son Funeral Home in Concord, followed by a funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, West Concord. Celebrant of the Mass was the Rev. John Murray. Interment services with military honors followed at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Concord, where Father Murphy read the committal prayers.

Concord’s town flag flew at half-staff on Saturday in honor of Miss Higgins service to her country in the U.S. Air Force.

For those who wish, contributions in Miss Higgins’ memory may be made to Catholic Relief Services, 209 West Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21201-3443.
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Reference:
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Higgins, Alben E  Candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1905. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Anthony (1840-1912) Born in Delaware, 1840. Republican. U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1889-95. Died in 1912. Interment at St. Georges Cemetery, St. Georges, Del. See also: congressional biography. 

Higgins, Augustus A. of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Benjamin S. of Eden, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1900. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Carlisle Wallace (b. 1889) -- also known as Carlisle W. Higgins -- Born in Ennice, Alleghany County, N.C., October 17, 1889. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1925; member of North Carolina state senate, 1929; U.S. District Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1934-47; associate justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1954-. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
 
Higgins, David See T. David Higgins 

Higgins, Edmund S. of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown. Higgins, Edward J. of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
 
Higgins, Edwin Werter (1874-1954) -- also known as Edwin W. Higgins -- of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, 1874. Republican. Member of Connecticut state legislature; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1905-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916. Died in 1954. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, Conn. See also: congressional biography. 

Higgins, Elvin See W. Elvin Higgins 

Higgins, Frank Wayland (1856-1907) Born in Rushford, Allegany County, N.Y., August 18, 1856. Member of New York state senate, 1894-1902; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1903-04; Governor of New York, 1905-07. Died in Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., February 12, 1907. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery, Olean, N.Y. 

Higgins, Frederick W. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900. Burial location unknown. [More Photo, Memorial Book]

Higgins, Freeman of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N. H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 16th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown. Higgins, George A. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958. 

Higgins, George D. Liberty candidate for U.S. Representative from California 13th District, 1932. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, George F. of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, George Neil (1900-1982) -- also known as George N. Higgins -- of Ferndale, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 24, 1900. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1939-44; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1945-46, 1949-54; defeated in primary, 1936; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1956; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1964. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in 1982. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, George W. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1898. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, James A. of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 6th District, 1925-. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, James E. of Chicopee, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, James H. of White Sulphur Springs, Meagher County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1952. Still living as of 1952. 

Higgins, James Henry (1876-1927) -- also known as James H. Higgins -- Born January 22, 1876. Governor of Rhode Island, 1907-09. Died September 16, 1927. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket, R.I.  

Gov James H Higgins Rhode Island

Link to another image of Governor Higgins.

Higgins, Jim Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1992, 1994. Still living as of 1994. 

Higgins, John E. of Glen Rock, Converse County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1924. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, John F. of Schuylkill County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, John F. of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, John Patrick (1893-1955) Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 19, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1929-34; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1935-37; state court judge, 1937-55; died in office 1955. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 2, 1955. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Boston, Mass. See also: congressional biography. 

Higgins, Joseph of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1938. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Joseph F. of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1938. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Joseph T. of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Marge (b. 1931) Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., August 3, 1931. Member of Nebraska unicameral legislature 9th District, 1981-88. Female. Still living as of 1988. 

Higgins, Milton P. of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Still living as of 1948. 

Higgins, R. T. of Vandalia, Fayette County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Robert Colorado state treasurer, 1917-18.
                       Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Ronald of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1926. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, T. David of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1972. Still living as of 1972. 

Higgins, T. W. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1876. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Thomas F. of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown. 

Higgins, Thomas P. of Marengo, McHenry County, Ill.
Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National
Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948. Still living as of 1948. 

Higgins, Thomas S. Democrat. Presidential Elector for
New Jersey, 1996. Still living as of 1996. 

Higgins, Vernon Michael U.S. Labor candidate for
Michigan state house of representatives 62nd District,
1974. Still living as of 1974. 

Higgins, W. Elvin of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.
Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to
Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne
County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961. 

Higgins, William Lincoln (1867-1951) -- also known as
William L. Higgins -- of Coventry, Tolland County,
Conn. Born in Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Mass.,
March 8, 1867. Republican. Member of Connecticut state
house of representatives, 1905; member of Connecticut
state senate, 1909; secretary of state of Connecticut,
1929-33; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd
District, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National
Convention from Connecticut, 1936. Died November 19,
1951. Cremated; ashes interred at Chesterfield Center
Cemetery, Chesterfield, Mass. See also: congressional
biography. 

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Source:
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Higgins, Alan b. January 27, 1948. d. June 8, 1967. 
Crewman on the U.S.S. Liberty that was killed in the 
attack by Israeli warplanes and gun boats on June 8, 1967. 
Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia, USA. 
Specific Interment Location: Section 12 lot 1773 map grid Y/Z 27. 
Cause of Death: Killed in the attack of the USS Liberty. 

Higgins, Edward b. 1821. d. January 31, 1875. 
Brigadier General, Confederate States Army. First 
internment was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, San 
Francisco, California. The remains from Mount Calvary 
were mass removed to Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California. 
Holy Cross Cemetery (Colma), Colma, California, USA. 

Higgins, Marguerite 
Journalist. 
Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia, USA. 

Higgins, Vannie d. June 19, 1932. 
Famous Prohibition Era rum runner from Brooklyn, N.Y. 
He was shot by men of "Murder Inc" on June 18,1932 on 
a Brooklyn Street and died the next day. 
Saint John's Cemetery, Queens, New York, USA. 
Specific Interment Location: Near grave of Carmine Galante. 

Higgins, William R   
  b. January 15, 1945. d. 1990. 
  Col. Higgins was taken hostage by terrorists in Lebanon on February 17, 1988. He was believed to be tortured and then murdered sometime during the next couple of years. He was declared dead on Jul 6, 1990. His remains were eventually returned to the U.S., and were interred in Quantico National Cemetery on December 30, 1991. The Navy has honored him by naming  a new destroyer, the USS HIGGINS DDG 76, in his memory.
 
Burial: Quantico National Cemetery
          Quantico Prince William County Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 23, Number 141 

Prouty, Olive Higgins    b. 1892  d. March 24, 1974
Author. Higgins graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and helped provide the scholarship for British poet Sylvia Plath to attend the college. She was the author of "New Voyager" (1942) and "Stella Dallas" (1925).

Higgins, John Woodman  b. September 1, 1874  d. October 19, 1961
John Woodman Higgins was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on September 1, 1874. he was the son of Milton prince and katharine Elizabeth (chapin) Higgins. Except for one year in Atlanta, John Higgins was schooled in Worcester. He was poor in spelling and languages but shared his father's natural talent and interest in mathamatics and mechanics. He also possessed a fascination with metalworking and spent many hours observing blacksmiths, farmers and factory workers at work. Like many of his...[Read More]
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Higgins, Fred   b. 1821  d. 1910
President of Woodmere Village.
Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, USA. 
Specific Interment Location: Section F

Hall, Marguerite Higgins    b. September 3, 1920  d. January 3, 1966
Journalist. Prize winning war correspondent

Higgins, Thomas J.  d. March 11, 2000
Noted Cartoonist. Served in World War II as a United States Army Staff Seagent in the Philipines and Japan. He went on to become a cartoonist who submitted more than 487 cartoons for "Ripley's Believe it or Not." (Bio by: Graveaddiction)

Higgins, Edwin Werter  b. 1874  d. 1954
US Congressman. Elected to represent Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1905 to 1913. Member of Connecticut State Legislature.
Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA

Higgins, Frank Wayland    b. August 18, 1856  d. February 12, 1907
New York Governor. Served as Governor of New York from 1905 to 1907.
Mount View Cemetery, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA

Higgins, Eugene  b. February 28, 1874  d. February 19, 1958
Artist. He was the artist of the poor, and the lonely, portraying them in the drama of their human existence. Also painted 3 U.S. Post Office murals for the Federal Arts Project, in Washington D.C. His works can be seen today in the Metropolitian Museum in New York, and the Congressional Library. (Bio by: Laurie)
Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA

Higgins, Pattillo   b. December 5, 1863  d. June 5, 1955
Texas Oil Pioneer. He was known as, “The prophet of Spindletop." As a young man, he was often in trouble and wounds from one fight even caused him to lose his left arm. In 1886, he started a company in Beaumont, Texas that made bricks. He learned how some industries were using oil rather than wood as fuel and thought he might be able to use oil to make bricks less expensively. In 1892, he and partners formed the Gladys City Oil, Gas and Manufacturing Company to explore for oil at Spindletop...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
 

Higgins, James Henry  b. January 22, 1876  d. September 16, 1927
Rhode Island Governor. Served as the Governor of Rhode Island from 1907 to 1909. (Bio by: KP)
Saint Marys Cemetery, Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
 

Higgins, Colin    b. July 28, 1941  d. August 5, 1988
Motion Picture Director. He was the director of much popular 80's comedies such as "9 to 5" starring Jane Fonda, Lilly Tomlin and Dolly Parton, and "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton. He was also the screenwriter for the critically acclaimed unconventional love story "Harold and Maude". He died of AIDS in 1988. (Bio by: raki lucy)
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot: Chapel Gardens
 

Higgins, Anthony   b. October 1, 1840  d. June 26, 1912
Served in the Delaware 7th Infantry during the Civil War. Appointed as the United States Attorney for Delaware from 1869 to 1876. Elected to represent Delaware to the United States Senate and served one term from March 4, 1889 to March 3, 1895. (Bio by: Russ Pickett)
Saint Georges Cemetery, Saint Georges, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
 

Higgins, William Lincoln  b. March 8, 1867  d. November 19, 1951
US Congressman. Elected to represent Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1933 to 1937. Also served as a Member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1905, Member of the Connecticut State Senate in 1909, and Secretary of the State of Connecticut. (Bio by: KP)
Chesterfield Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
 

Higgins, Thomas J.   b. June 8, 1831  d. August 15, 1917
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company D, 99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads "When his regiment fell back in the assault, repulsed, this soldier continued to advance and planted the flag on the parapet, where he was captured by the enemy". His Medal was awarded to him on April 1, 1898. (Bio by: Bill Walker)
Holy Family Cemetery, Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, USA
 

Higgins, John Patrick  b. February 19, 1893  d. August 2, 1955
US Congressman. Served in the United States Navy during World War I. Elected to represent Massachusetts' 11th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1935 to 1937. Also served as a Member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives from 1929 to 1934, and State Court Judge from 1937 until his death in 1955. (Bio by: KP)
Saint Josephs Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
 

Higgins, Edward    b. 1821  d. January 31, 1875
Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, as a boy he lived with an uncle in Louisiana. He later accepted an appointment as a midshipman in the United States Navy in 1836, and served until resigning as a Lieutenant in 1854. Until the Civil War, he was a civilian executive officer on mail steamers sailing East coast waters. In spring 1861 he joined the 1st Louisiana Artillery as Captain. He became aide-de-camp to Confederate department commander Major General David E...[Read More] (Bio by: Ugaalltheway)
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
 

Benji I 
Animal Actor. Benji I who's real name was 'Higgins' was owned and trained by famed animal trainer and breeder Frank Inn. Inn adopted "Higgins' in 1960 from the Burbank Animal Shelter in Burbank, California. Inn trained him and he went onto appear in the television series, "Petticoat Junction" (1953-1970), and his first feature film, "Benji" (1974). (Bio by: KP)
Cremated, Other, Ashes are lined in the casket of trainer Frank Inn

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http://www.bostonherald.com/news/obituaries/higg05282001.htm 
[Broken Link - 20 December 2002]

The Boston Herald 

James Higgins
, 91, Record American compositor printer Falmouth 
    Monday, May 28, 2001 
Mr. James E. Higgins of Falmouth, a compositor printer, died Saturday at the Falmouth Hospital after a short illness. He was 91. 
Mr. Higgins grew up in Mattapan and West Roxbury and was a graduate of Boston Mechanical Arts High School. He worked as a compositor printer with the Record American, one of the predecessors to the Herald, for 40 years. Mr. Higgins was also a member and past president of the Boston International Typographical Union Local 13. 
He was an active member of the Democratic National Committee. When he was living in Brockton, Mr. Higgins was president of Brockton West Side Senior Citizens. He was also an avid golfer and a member of the AARP golf league. At the age of 82, he had a hole in one. Husband of the late Mary E. (Coughlan), Mr. Higgins is survived by two daughters, Mary A. Morrissey of East Falmouth and Patricia Monahan of Holliston; two sons, James. E. Jr. of Hyde Park and Richard M. of Waltham; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. 
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 9:45 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Falmouth. 
Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Falmouth. 

Arrangements by Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes, Falmouth. 
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http://www.polkonline.com/stories/060600/obi_higgins.shtml 
James Lee Higgins, Sr. 

Staff report 
James Lee Higgins, Sr., 74, of Lakeland died Saturday, June 3, 2000 at James A. Haley V.A. Hospital. He was a native of Goshen, Va. who came to the area from Maryland in 1988. He was a machinist. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Higgins of Lakeland; two sons, James Higgins, Jr. of Lakeland and Michael 
Higgins of Pasadena, Md. and two sisters, Willie Ward of Goshen, Va. and Della Bradds of Germantown, Oh. Services are Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at 2 p.m. at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, 2198 K-Ville Ave., Auburndale. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2000 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Ott-Lauglhin Funeral Home, Auburndale 

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Military Cemetery Listings
 - mostly from the USA Civil War
http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/chatteh.htm

Chattanooga National Cemetery (E-H)
HIGGINS, NELSON E     11274 PVT MICH 
HIGGINS, THOMAS H   10931 PVT  IND 
HIGGINS, WILLIAM J    3518 PVT USC 
HIGGINS, W. B                   497 PVT ILL 
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/chalmette/chalh.htm

Chalmette National Cemetery
Union Database: H
NAME SEC GRAVE RANK CO STATE/REGT ARM DEATH WAR COMMENTS
 

HIGGINS, JAMES 90 7473 PVT B 1 US INF OCT 27, 1865 CIVIL WAR 
HIGGINS, PATRICK 47 3638 PVT C 6 NY LT ARTY APR 6, 1863 CIVIL WAR 
  FROM CYPRESS GROVE, LA 
HIGGINS, ROBERT 124 10139 PVT H 46 USCT INF MAR 9, 1865 CIVIL WAR 
HIGGINS, THOMAS 89 7383 PVT D 7 US CAV JUL 13, 1867 CIVIL WAR 
HIGGINS, WILLIAM R. 162 13871 PVT K 2 LA VOL INF OCT 6, 1935 
    SPAN-AMER HON DISCH APR 18, 1899 

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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/Barrancas.htm

LAST FIRST RANK CO REGIMENT DATE SEC GRAVE # ORIGINAL
PLACE OF INTERMENT 

HIGGINS D. E. PVT I 7TH VT. INF 11/26/62 5 719
                                                      PENSACOLA, FLA 
HIGGINS G. D. PVT C 2ND MAINE CAV 12/1/64 5 779
                                                      BARRANCAS, FLA 

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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/ncrichmo.htm

Richmond National Cemetery
1701 Williamsburg Rd. Richmond, VA 23231
NAME RANK DoD DIVISION SEC GRAVE
HIGGINS, J.M. NK AUG 21 1865 CO H 1ST CALVARY MD 5A 100
HIGGINS, R.B. UNK JUN 1 1864 CO D 31 ME INF 7A 2307
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Mill Springs National Cemetery
Rt. 2, Box 172 
Nancy, KY 42544

NAME Sec Grave Interment Date RANK 
UNIT/STATE Comment
HIGGINS, THOMAS D 153 25 APR 1864 PVT 
16 KY CAV
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/finn2.htm

Finn's Point
LAST FIRST RANK CO. DEATH REGIMENT MARKED By STATE 
HIGGINS WILLIAM SGT C 9/25/1862 5TH CONNECTICUT INF
CAIRN (UNION) MONUMENT 
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/StAugFl.htm

St. Augustine National Cemetery, Florida
104 Marine St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

HIGGINS, FRANK D. B 556 4 APR 1942 1ST SGT 
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/ncgrafton.htm

Grafton National Cemetery
431 Walnut St. 
Grafton, WV 26354

NAME RANK DoB 
DoD SEC NO. REG STATE CO BRANCH WAR 
KIA REMARKS 
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HIGGINS, DANIEL PVT UKN JUL
30, 1864 F 933 15 WV C GAR CW 
X
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/nccitypt.htm

City Point National Cemetery
10th Ave. and Davis Street 
Hopewell, VA 23860
NAME RANK DATE OF DEATH 
DIVISION SEC GRAVE
Higgins, Henry PVT AUG 31 1864 USCT
7TH F 3581
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http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/projects/dbases/ncmillsp.htm

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Arlington Cemetery
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.com/searchhb.htm


Marguerite Higgins Hall, the wife of Lieutenant General William Hall, United States Air Force, she was born in 1920 She was an award winning foreign correspondent who covered many wars, including Korea and Vietnam. 

She died in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 1966 of a disease which she apparently contracted while in Vietnam. She is buried in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery

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Lawrence Higgins 

His private memorial in Section 2 of Arlington
National Cemetery reads: 
"Born: Boston, Massachusetts, 1896. 
Died: Nelson, New Zealand, November 8, 1974. 
World War I: St. Mihiel and Meuse Argonne Offensives, GHO, France. 
World War II: Naples, Fogia, Arno and Southern France.
HQ, Mediterranean Theater. 
Office Of The Order of the British Empire, 
Order of the University of France, Commander of the Nichan Jetirharef of Tunis of the Aztec Eagle of Mexico and of Aedon Calderon of Ecuador." 

His wife, Elizabeth Jenkins Higgins, her private
memorial in Section 2 reads:

"Died: Washington, D.C. May 14, 1954
She was good as she was fair; none on earth above her!
As pure in thought as Angels are. 
To know her was to love her
." 

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyhamilt/cemeteries/higginsbay.html

Higgins Bay Cemetery, Town of Arietta 
Higgins Bay Cemetery, Higgins Bay Road, 
Town of Arietta, Hamilton County, New York 
See website for details

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvpleasa/cemetery/mtpleas.htm
Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery WV
DIRECTIONS:
From State Route 2 in St. Marys - County Route 39, 4.0 miles to County Route 28;
left 1.9 miles to County Route 28/2; left 0.1 mile to cemetery on left.

HIGGINS, Albert L. "Ab" - 2-22-1880 - 10-8-1964 
            - s/o William M. & Minerva Jane (Cunningham) Higgins
HIGGINS, Charles H. - 1893 - 1959 - s/o Wm. & Minerva
HIGGINS, David 6-18-1859 -8-6-1890
HIGGINS, Delmas Ray - ____ - 5-1-1932
HIGGINS, Effie M. - 1-4-1897 - 3-5-1974
HIGGINS, Everett G. - 1907 - 1951
HIGGINS, Geraldine D. (Hooper) - 8-9-1934 - ____ - w/o Rodney R. Higgins -
             d/o Tyndall & Rosa (McCullough) Hooper
HIGGINS, G. Norman - 7-31-1934 - 12-31-1987 - h/o Shirley A. Noland -
             s/o Charles H. & Mary M. (lucas) Higgins
HIGGINS, Harley F. - 4-17-1898 - 1-18-1973
HIGGINS, J. E. - 1873 - 1933
HIGGINS, Jesse W. - 11-17-1915 - 2-1-1960
HIGGINS, Kathryn V. (Cos) - 1919 - ____ w/o William Wesley Higgins
HIGGINS, Martin L. - 1-21-1895 - 2-19-1947 - WWI, PFC Med. Dept.
HIGGINS, Mary (Lucas) - 1897 - 1979 - w/o Charles - d/o Corbin & Elizabeth
HIGGINS, Minerva J. - 1854 - 1928
HIGGINS, Nellie M. - 7-9-1913 - ____ - w/o Jesse
HIGGINS, Opal A. - 1916 - 1979
HIGGINS, Roberta V. - 9-27-1885 - 1-29-1959 -w/o Simpson L.
HIGGINS, Rodney R. - 6-1-1918 - 6-12-1979 - h/o Geraldine D. Hopper -
             s/o Jacob E. & Sarah E. (Kennedy) Higgins
HIGGINS, Sarah Elizabeth - 1875 - 1949
HIGGINS, Sarah Ellen - 1882 - 1975
HIGGINS, Shirley A. (Noland) - 7-19-1937 - ____ - w/o G. Norman Higgins -
             d/o Arnold & ? Noland
HIGGINS, Silas A. - 6-21-1895 - 6-22-1954
HIGGINS, Simpson L. - 8-22-1875 - 10-16-1947
HIGGINS, W. T. - 1874 - 1929
HIGGINS, William - 1849 - 1933
HIGGINS, William F. - 1-10-1916 - 3-2-1962
HIGGINS, William Wesley - 1905 - 1978 - h/o Kathryn V. Cox -
               s/o Jacob E. & Sarah E. (Kennedy) Higgins

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvpleasa/cemetery/stmarys.htm
Old St Marys Cemetery, WV
DIRECTIONS:
From State Route 2 in St. Marys, proceed to junction
Barkwill and Pike Streets. Cemetery across from Baptist
church and across street from IOOF cemetery.

William L. Higgins - 07/27/1903 - 03/02/1982 
Amy M. Owens Higgins - 01/05/1908 - 03/30/1928 - w/o William
Elbert Higgins - 1877 - 1930 
Ella L. Higgins - 1882 - 1963 


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