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Source: Who's Who in New England - A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men and Women of the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. -EDITED BY ALBERT NELSON MARQUIS - 1916

HIGGINS, Aldus Chapin, lawyer, mfr. : b. Worcester, Mass., Dec. 7, 1872; s. Milton P. and Katherine Elizabeth (Chapin) Higgins; grad. Worcester High Sch., 1890: M.E. Worcester Poly. Inst., 1893; examiner U.S. Patent Office. Washington, 3 yrs.. also studying law in Nat. Univ. Law Sch., admitted to Worcester Co. bar, 1896: m. at Washington, D. C.. Edgenie Brosius (died. 1911); children, Elizabeth Brosius, Milton Prince; m. 2d. Jan. 16, 1914, Mary Sprague Green, of Worcester. Engaged in practice of law 1897 to 1901; chmn. Rep. City Com., 1900. Dir. and mgr. Niagara works. Norton Co., Worcester, Mass., and Niagara Falls, N.Y., until 1912; since sec. and counsel, Norton Co.; treas. Sanford Riley Stoker Co.; dir. Merchants' Nat. Bank (Worcester). Clubs: Tatnuck Country, Worcester. Recreations: motoring, golf. Residence: 218 West St., Worcester, Mass. Office: Norton Company, Worcester.

HIGGINS, Alice Louise, social worker; b. Boston, Mar. 28, 1870; d. Albert H. and Addie A. (Everson) Higgins; ed. pvt. schs., Boston; spl. training in Associated Charities, Boston, 1898-1900; New- York Sch. of Philanthropy, summer of 1902; m. William H. Lathrop, May, 1913. Dist. sec., 1900-2, gen. sec., 1902-13, Associated Charities, Boston; mem. exec. com. Mass. Child Labor Com.; mem. bd. dirs. Mass. Assn. for Relief and Control of Tuberculosis; mem. Mass. Civic League, "Boston 1915." Mem. Mass. Commn. to Investigate Employment Agencies, 1910-11; mem, exec. com. Am. Assn. of Socs. for Organizing Charity. Unitarian. Office: 43 Hawkins St., Boston.»

HIGGINS, A(ndrew) Foster; b. Macón, Ga., Jan. 24, 1831; s. Charles A. and Lucy R. (Crocker) Higgins; ed. U. of New York and Columbia; m. Sarah Hamilton Cornell, of New York, May 5, 1852; engaged in law practice at New York since 1847; in firms of Jones & Johnson, Johnson & Higgins, and Higgins & Cox; atty., ex-pres. U.S. Lloyds Marine Ins.; près. Knickerbocker Trust Co., 1907-10; près., dir. Mexican Northern Ry. Co., v.p. and dir. Compañía Metalúrgica Mexicana, Sombrerete Mining Co.; dir. Knickerbocker Safe Deposit Co., Crocker- Wheeler Co., Mexican Lead Co., Montezuma Lead Co., Fresnillo Mining Co., Teziutlan Copper Mining Smelting Co., Potosí & Rio Verde Ry. Co. Mem. Nat. Acad. of Design. Clubs: Century, Down Town, Adirondack League. Home: Greenwich, Conn. Office: 82 Beaver St., New York.»

HIGGINS, Edwin Werter, ex-congressman; b. Clinton, Conn., July 2, 1874; s. Werter Chapin and Grace Agnes (Taintor) Higgins; ed. Norwich (Conn.) Free Acad.; LL.B., Yale, 1897; admitted to bar, 1897; m. Alice May Neff, of Allegheny, Pa-, Sept. 21, 1904. Mem. Conn. Gen. Assembly, 1899; corpn. counsel, Norwich, 1901-2; mem. Rep. State Central Com., 1900-6; со. health officer, New London Co., Conn., 19OO-5, del. Rep. Nat. Conv.. 1904; pros, atty., Norwich, 1905; elected to 59th Congress, Oct. 2, 1905, for unexpired term (1905-7) of F. B. Brandegee, elected U.S. senator; reelected to 60th, 61st and 62d Congresses (1907-13), 3d Conn. Dist. Conglist. Practicing law at Norwich, Conn.; sec., treas. Uncas Power Co. Mem. Am. Bar Assn., S.A.R., Phi Sigma Kappa. Home: Norwich, Conn.«

HIGGINS, (Eliza) Ellen Harvey McCully; b. Corinth, Me.. Apr. 14. 1844: d. Greenlief Bullen and Abagail Lois (Dexter) Harvey; g.g.d. of Maj. James Harvey, sergt. in Revolutionary War; ed. Kendrickeag High Sch. and East Corinth Acad., Me.; m. Judge Lawrence McCully, of Supreme Ct. of Hawaii. May 26, 1866
(died 1892); m. 2d, Rev. John Hamilton Hlggins, of Charleston, Me., Mar. 12, 1895 (died Apr. 16, 1910); adopted niece, Alice Lawrence McCully, of Oakland. Cal.; step children, Mrs. Ethel May Beck, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Mrs. Alice Emma Bordway; Florence Ellen Higgins, of Charleston. Me.; grandchildren, Lucille Higgins Bordway. b. Dec. 30. 1903; Frances Ellen Smith. Oct. 1. 1906; Laura Suzanne Smith, July 21. 1911; Elizabeth Emma Beck, July 22, 1908; John Hamilton Beck. Oct. 26, 1911. Lived in Honolulu. Hawaiian Islands, 25 yrs. Trustee Hlggins Classical Inst., Charleston. Baptist. Address: Charleston, Maine.

HIGGINS. Francis Elon, merchant: b. Worcester, Mass.. Oct. 15. 1851; s. Elon Galusha and Lucy Maria (Graves) Higgins; ed. pub. schs. of Worcester; m. Sarah C., d. Solomon O. Heald, Oct. 12. 1885; 1 daughter. Gladys. Employed by his father and uncle In the wall paper business. 1869-80: bought half interest 1880: treas. and mgr. E. G. Higgins Co. from incorporation, Feb. 15, 1893, until 1909, and since près, and treas. Treas. Worcester Art Students' Club, 7 yrs.; mem. Worcester Chamber of Commerce, Worcester Publicity Assn. Mason. Clubs: Commonwealth, Worcester Country, Economic. Recreations: golf. Home: 51 Williams St. Office: 274-278 Main St., Worcester, Mass.

Higgins. George Frederick, consulting: engr. ; b. Manchester, N.H., June 8, 1862; s. Freeman and Mary Wilson (Dennett) Higgins; S.B. and M.E. in Mech. Engring.. Worcester Poly. Inst., 1885; m. Mary Peabody Clark, of Manchester, Dec. 29, 1886; children, Clark Freeman, James Peabody, Rogers Whitney, Richard Prince, Harris Allen. Practiced in Boston and Mass, since 1892; treas. Gem Stamped Steel Co., Chelsea; designed water works power plant of Winnipeg, Man.; power plants at Manchester, N.H., Worcester, Mass., Winchester, N.H., Peabody, Mass., Chelsea, Mass. Authority on metal fabrication. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs., Boston Engi'ing. Soc. Sec. Hotury Club. Republican. Conglist. Clubs: Engineers (New York), University (Boston), Boston Congregational. Home: 41 Mt. Vernon St., Melrose, Mass. Office: Gem Stamped Steel Co., Chelsea, Mass.

HIGGINS, J(ames) Hayden, M.D. and surgeon; b. Marshfleld, Mo., Feb. 2. 1871; s. David James Munroe and Delia Lexandie (Archibald) Higgins; ed. pub. and high schs., Providence, R.I., and Mt. Pleasant Acad. ; M.D., Coll. of Phys. & Surg., Boston, 1894; New York Polyclinic Hosp., 1900-1; New York City Hosp., 1901; Charing Cross Hosp., London, 1907; m. Boston, Sept. 17, 1895, Grace Goodwin Babbitt. Has practiced at Marston's Mills, Mass., since 1894. Home: Marston's Mills, Mass.

HIGGINS, James Henry, ex-governor; b. Lincoln, R.I., Jan. 22, 1876; s. Thomas F. and Elizabeth Ann (Mather) Higgins; A.B., Brown U., 1898; LL.B. Georgetown U., Washington, 1900; m. Ellen F. Maguire, of Pawtucket, R. I., Nov. 17, 1908; 2 children, James Henry, Jr., John T. Admitted to bar, 1900; Mem. R.I. Ho. of Rep., 1902; mayor of Pawtucket, 1903-6; gov. of H.I., 1907-8, 1908-9; resumed gen. practice; v.p. Manufacturers' Build- Ing Co. Dir. Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Democrat. Roman Catholic. Mem. St. Vincent de Paul Soc. Clubs: Hope, University, Catholic. Megantic Fish and Game (Quebec, Can.). Recreations: golf, fishing, baseball. Home: Pawtucket, R.I. Office: Grosvenor Bldg., Providence, Rhode Island.

HIGGINS, John Woodman, int'r. : b. Worcester, Mass., 1874; a. Milton Prince and Katharine E. (Chapín) Higgins; descendant of Elder Brewster. of the Mayflower, 1620, and Richard Higgins, of Plymouth. 1633; S.B., elec. engring, course, Worcester Poly. Inst. 1896; m. Clara L. Carter, of St. Louis, Jan. 17, 1906; 1 son, Carter Chapín. Supt. Plunger Elevator Co., Worcester, 1896-04; bought Worcester Ferrule & Mfg. Co. and reorganized as the Worcester Pressed Steel Co., of which was sec. and mgr. until 1909, and since près, and treas.; also près. Worcester Pressed Stoel Pulley Co., Worcester Strip Steel Mills, Twaits Mfg. Co. Republican. Congllst. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs.. ОС. of Automobile Engrs., Nat. Metal Trades Assn. (près. Worcester branch), Worcester Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; dir. Y.M. C.A. Clubs: Worcester. Tatnuck Country. Home: 80 Williams St. Office: Randolph Rd., Worcester, Mass.

HIGGINS, Lothrop Davis, teacher; b. Westboro, Mass., Aug. 1, 1876; s. Arthur Ray and Mary Isabella (Maraspin) Higgins; ed. Wesleyan Acad., Wilbraham, Mass.; Mass. Inst. Tech.: Ph.В., Brown U., 1899; m. Mary Lee Blaisdell, of Clinton. Гопп., June 28, 1905. Teacher Morgan Sch., Clinton, Conn., 6 yrs. ; teacher science. State Normal Training Sch.. Danbury, since Sept., 1905: supervisor of schs.. New Falrfleld, Conn. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa. Protestant. Mason. Author: Lessons in Physics, 1903; First Science Book, J905: Common .School Science, 1907; Simple Experiments In Physics, 1909; Elementary Science, 1914. Recreations: tennis. Address: 5 Harmony St., Danbury, Conn.

HIGGINS, Milton Prince, mfr.. educator; Dec. 7. 1842 - Mar. 8, 1912.

HIGGINS. Richard T.. lawyer: b. Washington, Conn., Sept. 24. 1865: s. Edward and Mary (Crawley) Higgins; prep. edn. Parker Acad., Woodbury; student St. Francis Coll., Brooklyn, N.Y., 1884 to 1887; studied law in office of Huntington & Warner, Woodbury; m. Margaret R. Bryan, of Winsted, Conn., Sept. 1, 1898; 1 son, Bryan E. Admitted to Conn, bar, May, 1890; practiced in Winsted since 1891; pros. atty. Town Ct., 1902-4. Conn. Humane Soc. since 1S92; corpn. counsel, Winchester, Conn., 1900-13; mem. Conn. Ho. of Hep., 1909; coroner of Litchfleld Co., 1X92-10; state R.R. commr. of Conn., 1910-11; mem. and chmn. Public Utilities Commn., State of Conn., since 1911. Près. Business Men's Assn.. Winsted, 1908-9; chmn. Sch. Bd.. 1906-9; dir. Litchfield Co. Hosp. Mem. Winchester Hist. Soc. Mem. Knights of Columbus, B.P.O. Elks. Catholic. Club: Winsted. Recreations: walking, billiards. Home: Winsted. Office: State Capitol, tlartford, Conn.

HIGGINS, Thomas P., lawyer; b. Berkeley, R.I., Oct. 2, 1880; s. John and Ann (Eagan) Higgins: ed. grammar sch., Fall River: grad. B.M.C. Durfee High Sch., Fall River, 1898; unmarried. Practiced in Fall River since Feb., 1901; mem. Mass. Ho. of Rep., 1907; mayor of Fall River, 1911- 12: chmn. Bd. of Police and License Commrs., Fall River. Mem. bd. of dirs. The Bradford Durfee Textile Sch. Democrat. Roman Catholic. Mem. B.P.O. Elks, Fall River Council, Knights of Columbus. Clubs: Quequechan, King Philip Boat. Home: 318 Madison St. Office: Granite Blk., Fall River, Mass.

HIGGINS, William Lincoln, M.D.; b. Chesterfield. Mass.. Mar. 8. 1867; s. Martin Luther and Elizabeth Susan (Hayden) Higgins; M.D., Med. Dept. U. of City of New York, 1890; m. Northampton. Mass., Oct. 8, 1890, Annah J. Clapp. Began practice at Wellington, Conn., 1890; removed to South Coventry, 1891; mem. Conn. Ho. of Rep., 2 terms, 1905-9 (chmn. Com. on Humane Instns., both sessions, and chmn. of Exec. Com. of Farmers' Assn., 1907); elected Nov. 3, 1908, state senator from 35th dist. for term of 2 yrs., Jan., 1909-Jan., 1911. Address: South Coventry, Conn.


- Alabama State Archives -

Twelfth Alabama Infantry Regiment 
Captains, and Counties from Which the Companies Cames. 
Dekalb - W. Higgins; resigned 

- Colorado State Archives -
Fremont County Inheritance Tax Records 
Higgins, Abel P.  Fremont  1929 Oct 28 Inh Tax 
Higgins, Frances Fremont 1941 Jul 29 Inh Tax 
Higgins, James H. Fremont 1938 Oct 17 Inh Tax 
Higgins, Sue E. Fremont 1929 Jun 03 Inh Tax 
Adams County Inheritance Tax Record 
1929 - 1943 
Higgins, Catherine L. Adams 1937 Nov 01 Inh Tax 
Higgins, Catherine L. Adams 1942 Jan 19 Inh Tax 
Higgins, Elizabeth Adams 1941 Dec 15 Inh Tax 
Name, Age,Birthplace,Immigration Yr 18*,Pg,Record Year 

Higgins, Baby born CO 
104 10 96 

Higgins, Baby born 
108 44 96 

Higgins, Bridget 55 IRELAND 
93 2 45 95 

Higgins, Bridget 55 IRELAND 
93 8 11 95 

Higgins, Lottie 20 TN 
110 23 97 

Higgins, Ollie 26 TN 
104 9 96 

Higgins, Ollie 26 TN 
108 43 96 
27 97 
Colorado State Penitentiary Index 1871 - 1973 
Last Name First/Middle Name Number 
Higgins Charles Aaron 29919 
Higgins Charles Francis 26359 
Higgins Edward 16681 
Higgins Edward S 26893 
Higgins Elige 9913 
Higgins Fred Harold 21308 
Higgins Frederick 1834 
Higgins Hillard Leon 31645 
Higgins James (Alias) 1195 
Higgins James A 17996 
Higgins John 1879 
Higgins John 3545 
Higgins Lee E 26675 
Higgins Martin 394 
Higgins Peter 8846 
Higgins Thomas 38968 
Higgins Thomas E 22338 
Higgins William Thomas 31617 
Higgins Willie 35826 
Colorado Veterans' Grave Registrations 

Listed below are veterans who are buried in Colorado and for whom a grave registration card exists at the Colorado State Archives. Given below is the veteran's name, county in which the veteran is buried, cemetery, veteran's birth date and birth place (date of death, d. xxxxxxxx, if no birth date was given). State abbreviations were used for the birth place. 

Last Name First Name County Cemetery Birthdate 

Higgins A P Fremont Greenwood 2JUN1845 IN 
HIggins George W Weld Linn Grove 8OCT1841 OH 
Higgins John F Garfield Rosehill d. 25JUN1915 --- 
Higgins Patrick J El Paso Evergreen 15MAR1873 Ireland 
Higgins Thomas G Mesa Orchard Mesa 27FEB1843 
The following is a list of the Colorado State Treasurers since 1876 and their Party affiliation. The list was compiled from various sources at the Colorado 
State Archives. 

HIGGINS, ROBERT 1917-1918 
Elbert County Old Age Pension Records 1933 - 1936 

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NAME                                PENSION NO. 
Higgins, Ephraim Douglas 111 
Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records 1920 – 1934 
Higgins, Patrick Francis Mesa 1929 Oct 21 Inh Tax 
Higgins, Thomas G. Mesa 1924 Jun 17 Inh Tax 

Jefferson County Inheritance Tax Records 
Name County Date 
Higgins, Mary M. Jefferson 1923 Aug 20 

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Florida Confederate Pension Application Files 
Application Number Surname Given Names Service Unit 
Reference Wife's Name Application County and Year 
Total Pages 
A06393 . HIGGINS . George W. . Mississippi . . . 
Hernando Co 1904 . 08 pgs . 
A12692 . HIGGINS . John J. . Mississippi . . Sallie -- 
. Hernando Co 1902 . 10 pgs . 
A05567 . HIGGINS . Benjamin F. . North Carolina . . . 
Polk Co 1911 . 10 pgs . 

The act to establish the city of Holyoke (Mass) passed
the House of Representatives March 28, 1873, the
Senate April 4, 1873, and was signed by the Governor,
W.B. Washburn, April 7th. The first officers of the
city were as follows
The City of Holyoke,
First Officers
Common Councilmen
William D. Higgins
Water Commissioners
Dennis Higgins