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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - Higgins 
The following information was submitted by  Gwen Bodford  

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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - Robert W. Higgins Cemetery
-Higgins Extractions-other surnames at original posting site-

1. ROBERT W. HIGGINS, SR. born March 24, 1893 - died  Nov. 12, 1990

View 1920 NC Census Scan HIGGINS BOB 26  YANCEY EGYPT
The image includes:
HIGGINS EARNEST   22 YANCEY EGYPT 
HIGGINS JEAMS       33 M YANCEY EGYPT 
HIGGINS WILLIAM M 52 YANCEY EGYPT 

2. MARTHA JANE HIGGINS, born April 14, 1895 - died Aug. 13, 1994, 
        w/o ROBERT W. HIGGINS
3. S.Sgt. NED W. HIGGINS, born March 3, 1922 - died Sept. 9, 1944 (
      Killed in action over Germany) U.S. Army Air Corps., 
       Son of # 1 & 2 

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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - Andrew Higgins Cemetery

HIGGINS (Andrew) CEMETERY Location: From the mouth of Prices Creek, go 3.1 mile; just before the A.O. England, General Merchandise (The Old Red Store) turn left into a gravel driveway between a barn and white house. Walk up and around the hill a short distance to the cemetery. The cemetery is visible from the road. Condition: Good

1. Ector B. Higgins, 1893 - 1981

2. J. Andrew Higgins, 4/24/1866 - 3/15/19

3. Margaret A. Scott Higgins, 1/1/1868 - 11/29/1931

4. Josie Mae Higgins, 1897 - 1978

5. Cleo Higgins, 1901 - 4 May 2001 - wife of Ector Higgins
      dau of John & Clarissa Penland Parrott

All graves marked and identified

Connected obituary added 01 Nov 2010

http://www.yanceyfuneralservice.com/print.php?op=print&id=315



Wyman G. Higgins - May 17, 1924 - October 24, 2010 

Wyman Garnet Higgins, 86, of the Pensacola community, died on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at the VA Medical Center in Oteen following a brief illness.

The son of the late Betis Ector Higgins and Cleo Parrott Higgins of Horton Creek, he was born on May 17, 1924 and grew up in the Prices Creek area of Yancey County.

Wyman was a retired produce contractor with Schmieding Produce of Springdale, Arkansas. He spent his retirement years in Pensacola enjoying family, playing pool with his buddies at Brook Wilson’s store, and cutting firewood in the woods surrounding his home.

A combat veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Infantry, 163rd Texas Division, in France, Italy, Germany and North Africa. He was awarded the Purple Heart and many other medals for his brave service to his country.

In addition to his parents, his brother, Marvin Higgins, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances Wilson Higgins of Pensacola, and six children: Jody Higgins of Burnsville; David Higgins of Springdale, Ark; Rhonda Higgins of Burnsville; Clarissa “Cheech” Stewart of Spruce Pine; Sharon Adkins of Burnsville; and Chrys Griffith of Burnsville; three brothers, Zack of Harrisville, Michigan; Arby of Asheville, and Donald of Mars Hill; and two sisters, June Ledford of Morganton and Hazel Bradley;11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

His family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Yancey Funeral services, which is assisting the family. Military graveside services will be held in the Eddie McMahan Cemetery in Low Gap on Thursday at 2 p.m. and presided over by DAV Chaplin Walter Savage and the DAV Honor Guard Burial Detail.

In Wyman’s memory, donations can be made to the Sgt. E.L. Randolph Chapter 57 of Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 868, Burnsville, NC 28714 to help provide services to his fellow local veterans.

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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - John Higgins Cemetery
originally posted at
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-other surnames mentioned at original posting site-

HIGGINS (JOHN) CEMETERY Location: About 4 miles down Cane River, turn left and go up long driveway to Reece Silver's house. The cemetery is on the right on a ridge visible from driveway. Condition: Well kept

1. Ralph Higgins,    7-23-1900 - 5-4-1983

2. William Higgins, 8-12-1866 - 6-28-1949

3. Noel F. Higgins, 7-20-1911 - 5-16-1939, 
     Son of # 2  & 4

4. Aarah E. (Shepherd) Higgins, 2-15-1866 -1-23-1930,
    Wife of William Higgins

5. Allie Higgins, 4-18-1898 - 7-21-1916 (Picture),
    d/o # William Higgins & Aarah E. (Shepherd) Higgins

6. Infant son of Wm. & Arah Higgins

7. Infant son of Wm. & Arah Higgins

8. Zoe H. Higgins, 1906 - 1999 93 years old

9. John Higgins,     5-1811 - 10-18-1892

View 1870 NC Census Scan HIGGINS JOHN 58 YANCEY EGYPT TWP 

Which also includes: HIGGINS JOHN   26 M YANCEY EGYPT TWP 

Household: 1880

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

John H. HIGGINS Self M Male    W 70 NC Farmer NC NC 
Winnie HIGGINS Wife M Female W 70 NC Keeping House NC NC 
William HIGGINS GSon S Male    W 12 NC Laborer NC NC 
Apy REAK GDau S Female         W 10 NC NC NC 

Source Information:
Census Place District 233, Yancey, North Carolina  Family History Library Film 1254988 
NA Film Number T9-0988  Page Number 543D
 

10. Winnie (Phillip) Higgins, 6-6-1812 - 9-8-1887 - 75 yrs, 3 mo. 2 days,
       w/o John Higgins

-Further upon the ridge above the lower cemetery is another cemetery. Not well kept. Containing about 45 - 50 unmarked graves and 3 marked graves:

1. John Higgins, Co. A. 3rd NC Mtd. Inf.

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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - W. E. Higgins Cemetery
http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/yancey/cemeteries/higins04.txt   

-Higgins Extractions-other surnames at original posting site-

HIGGINS (W. E.) FAMILY CEMETERY This cemetery is located in the Higgins Community . Turn onto the Gus Higgins Road (#1382) also known as Silver's Gap Road. It is on a steep hill above Stanley Higgins' house. Condition: Good

1. W. E. HIGGINS,     born 1870, died 1922

View 1900 Census Scan HIGGINS WILLIAM E 30  Yancey Egypt Twp

Image includes: 
HIGGINS JAMES E    34 YANCEY EGYPT TWP 
HIGGINS JOHN M     30  YANCEY EGYPT TWP  
HIGGINS JOSEPH         YANCEY EGYPT TWP  
HIGGINS WILLIAM  32  YANCEY EGYPT TWP 

2. AMANDA HIGGINS, born 1865, died 1950

3. GUS HIGGINS,       born March 5, 1894, died Sep.10, 1984 
    (WAGR US Army WW I)

4. BESSIE HIGGINS,   born April 9, 1905, died December 14, 1989

5. GATHER HIGGINS, died July 20, 1930 - NC Cook 60th Inf, 5 Div.

6. THEO HIGGINS,      born March 27, 1835, died September 8, 1904

7. MARGARET HIGGINS, born March 14, 1838, died October 1, 1904

8. VIRGINIA HIGGINS, born 1912, died 

9. F. EARL HIGGINS,    born 1904, died 1975

10. ZEBULON R. HIGGINS, born March 24, 1901, died April 7, 1959

11. HIRAM G. HIGGINS, died July 30, 1888, age 12 years,4 months, 8 days. 
     Son of T. and M. L. Higgins

12. LELAHANNA HIGGINS, born October 18, 1883, died January 18, 1884 
      Infant daughter of T. G. & E. L. Higgins

13. INFANT DAUGHTER of T. G. & E. L. Higgins, Born and Died November 14, 1888
     (Our Little Darlings - in the Arms of Jesus)

14. THURSEY PHILLIPS HIGGINS, born 1903, died 1930
      (In  God's Care)

15. PEARL HIGGINS, born November 23, 1929, died January 5, 1930 (Baby Sister)

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YANCEY COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - Higgins Cemetery

originally posted at
http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/yancey/cemeteries/higins05.txt  
HIGGINS CEMETERY: Location: About 5 miles down Cane River on 19-W North, turn onto road # 1383 (Hog Branch) and go .5 miles, turn left on gravel road that leads to the Higgins Freewill Baptist Church. Follow this road around behind the church and to the top of
the hill to cemetery. Condition: Well kept

-Higgins Extractions- other surnames at original posting page

1. Mary Higgins - 1851 - 1958
2. John Higgins - 1874 - 1952
3. Milus Higgins - 1889 - 1974

View 1920 NC Census Scan HIGGINS MILUS  EGYPT

4. Effie Higgins    - 1894 - 1982, W/o Milus
5. Ned Higgins    - 1930 - 1961
6. Roy Thomas Higgins, Pfc. US Army WW II, Dec. 16, 1918 - Aug 8,1994
7. Carroll Higgins    - 1911 - 1912
8. Marcus Higgins    - 1858 - 1940
9. Frank Higgins         - 1923 - 1941
10. Walter Higgins     - 1894 - 1913
11. Etta R. Higgins      - 1886 - 1974
12. William M. Higgins - 1869 - 1958
13. Martha J. Higgins - 1965 - 1904
14. ?? Higgins,             12-4-1811 - 12-4-1870
15. Bessie Higgins,          1915 - 2000
16. Leonard J. Higgins - Oct. 5, 1908 - Aug. 4, 1975
17. Isaac M. Higgins    - 1882 - 1922
18. Maggie P. Higgins   - 1884 - 1919, 

View 1920 NC Census Scan HIGGINS ISAAC 50 YANCEY EGYPT 

Image includes:
HIGGINS BACCHUS 32 M YANCEY EGYPT  
HIGGINS ELIS 54 M W YANCEY EGYPT 
HIGGINS JEAMS 33 M  YANCEY EGYPT 


       w/o Isaac M.  Higgins
 
19. Emaline Higgins - Mar. 18, 1840 - Sept. 19, 1916

Household:1880
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
 

Charles HIGGINS Self M Male W 47 NC Farmer NC NC 
Emaline HIGGINS Wife M Female W 39 NC Keeping House NC NC 
Phinettis HIGGINS Dau S Female W 17 NC NC NC 
Mary HIGGINS Dau S Female    W 13 NC NC NC 
Susan HIGGINS Dau S Female   W 11 NC NC NC 
Elizabeth HIGGINS Dau S Female W 9 NC NC NC 
Margrate HIGGINS Dau S Female W 7 NC NC NC 
John H. HIGGINS Son S Male      W  6 NC NC NC 
James HIGGINS Son S Male        W  4 NC NC NC 

Source Information:
Census Place District 233, Yancey, North Carolina  Family History Library Film 1254988 
NA Film Number T9-0988  Page Number 542B 
View 1900 NC Census Scan HIGGINS CHARLES 67 YANCEY EGYPT TWP 

Image includes:
HIGGINS JAMES    23  YANCEY EGYPT TWP 
HIGGINS MARCUS 42  YANCEY EGYPT TWP  
HIGGINS JOHN H  28  YANCEY EGYPT TWP  

20. Chas. Higgins - June 8, 1930 - Aug. 14, 1914
21. Marget Higgins - Jan. 29, 1844 - Jan. 29. 1899
22. W M Higgins, Co. E, 3 NC MTD. INF.
23. Elige Higgins     - May 23, 1878 - Mar. 19, 1879
24. Tom Higgins      - June 3, 1894 - July 12, 1980
25. Julia Higgins                - April 30, 1892 - Feb. 23, 1941
26. Back Higgins               - June 5, 1880 - Oct. 23, 1959
27. Addie Higgins              - June 16, 1884 - Aug. 23, 1923
28. James Higgins              - May 15, 1899 - Dec. 17 1984
29. Rinda Higgins               - 1880 - 1964
30. Jas. H. Higgins, Co. G, 3 NC MTD INF.
31. Elizabeth Higgins          - 1849 - 1949
32. Rutha E. Higgins         - Jan. 16, 1848 - Oct. 19, 1936
33. Augustus Higgins       - 1889 - 1938
34. Charlie Higgins          - Jan. 9, 1873 - Mar. 17, 1945
35. Hiram H. Higgins        - Dec. 29, 1885 - Oct. 8, 1958
36. Macy Higgins              - Aug. 1, 1810 - Aug. 6, 1890
37. Arew Higgins             - Nov. 22, 1916 - Dec. 26. 1968
38. Dollie S. Higgins         - 1889 - 1972
39. Margie Higgins -           Jan. 21, 1930 - Oct. 14, 1989
40. Harold Higgins -           April 26, 1942 - April 29, 1993
41. Lloyd Higgins -             June 22 1926 -
42. Gladys W. Higgins -      Oct. 11, 1928 - Sept. 22, 1988
43. Mary M. Higgins -         1868 - 1925
44. W. Joesephus Higgins - 1871 - 1943
45. Birchie Higgins       - 1897 - 1928
46. Vince Higgins -        Dec. 27, 1892 - Dec. 27, 1978
47. Olivia Higgins       - July 25, 1896 - Apr. 3, 1994, 
       W/o Vince Higgins 
48. Sam Higgins        - 1877 - 1966
49. Ida Higgins         - 1887 - 1973, 
       W/o Sam Higgins 
50. Michael Higgins -  1949 - 1950
51. Carl Higgins -       Oct. 4, 1928 - May 23, 1996
52. Gertrude Higgins - Feb. 11, 1933 - 
53. Quinton Higgins -  May 10, 1924 - May 27, 1982

Submission from Gwen Bodford

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http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/archives/FindingAids/Yancey.htm#H 

Yancey County Estates Records 1853-1915 Box No. C.R.107.508.11
 
Higgins, James,        1892 
Higgins, John,          1898 
Higgins, Marion,       1908 
Higgins, Mills,         1881 
Higgins, Theodore, 1904

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SSDI
Name: Quinton Higgins 
Last Residence: 28740 Greenmountain, Yancey, North
Carolina, United States of America Born: 10 May 1924
Died: May 1982 


Social Security Death Index
Name: Cleo P. Higgins 
Last Residence: 28714 Burnsville, Yancey, North
Carolina, United States of America Born: 23 Jun 1900
Died: 24 May 2001 

SSDI Name: Robert W. Higgins 
Last Residence: 28714 Burnsville, Yancey, North
Carolina, United States of America Born: 24 Mar 1893
Died: 12 Nov 1990 

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