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Index for Washington D.C.
William H Boyds' Directories 1858-
1873 City Directory
City Directory 1895
Polk's City Directory 1918
Higgins Marriages & Deaths DC & Area
Obituary Margaret Mary Higgins 1915
Higgins Marriages Washington DC
Also See: Washington State
09 Sep 2008
1873 City Directory for Washington, DC
Published by Daily Republican Job Printing Office
Higgins, Annie, Folder,9 3rd St N.E.
HIGGINS, BRIDGET, Laundry, 1202 D St N.W.. ,h do
Higgins, David, Lawyer. 800 17th St. N.W.
Higgins, Francis, Carpenter, 1734 Massachusetts Ave N.W.
Higgins, Frank, Engineer, 46 H. St. N.W.
Higgins, Frank E., Conductor, boards 1920 7th St. N.W.
Higgins, H. , Musician, boards 210 12th St. N.W.
Higgins, Hattie, Copyist, 1417 N. St. N.W.
Higgins, Henry A., Clerk, 1421 6th St. N.W.
Higgins, Isabel, Widow of William,1217 E. St. N.W.
Higgins, James F., 1208 7th St. N.W.
Higgins, James H, Superintendant, boards 1203 7th St. N.W.
Higgins, John, Laborer, 616 3rd St. S.W.
Higgins, Mahlon J., 6th corner Maryland Avenue S.E.
Higgins, Martin, Clerk, 1417 N. St. N.W.
17 Aug 2008
William H Boyd's City Directory
for Washington D.C. for the year 1858
HIGGINS, David, h 505 17th
HIGGINS, G.W., Clerk, boards 598 I North
HIGGINS, John, Laborer, boards 271 D South
HIGGINS, Patrick, Gardener, h 432 3rd East
HIGGINS, Sylvester W., Surveyor & Civil Engineer 891 Pennsylvania
Ave., boards I St. corner of 5th West
HIGGINS, William, Stonecutter, h 343 Massachusetts Ave
Taylor and Maudy City Directory for Washington D.C. for the year
HIGGINS, David, Clerk Navy Department, h 505 17th West
HIGGINS, John, Laborer,271 D South
HIGGINS, Lucretia, widow of Thomas, boarding house, 437 8th West
HIGGINS, Mahlon, Shoemaker, Massachusetts Ave corner of 7th West,
home N North near 9th West
HIGGINS, Patrick, Gardener, h 432 3rd East
HIGGINS, William, Contractor, h 343 Massachusetts Ave
Wm H Boyd's City Directories for Washington, DC for the year 1868
HIGGINS, Annie, Folder, 432 3rd East
HIGGINS, Bridget, proprietor National Laundry, h 241 Pennsylvania
HIGGINS, Catherine, widow of Patrick, E St north near 17th West
HIGGINS, David, Clerk 4th Aud, 505 17th West
HIGGINS, E., Clerk Post Office Dept, 505 17th West
HIGGINS, Francis, Laborer, Massachusetts Ave near 17th West
HIGGINS, Frank E., Clerk, 477 I Street North
HIGGINS, Henry A., Clerk 2nd Aud, 595 N St. North
HIGGINS, John J., Printer, 432 3rd St. East
HIGGINS, Lucretia, Widow of Thomas, 477 I St. North
HIGGINS, M.L., Clerk 6th Aud, 192 4th West
HIGGINS, Michael, Laborer, Alley between F & G North & 2nd and 3rd
HIGGINS, Nicholas, Laborer, E St. North near 17th West
HIGGINS, Nora, Widow of Patrick, 432 3rd East
HIGGINS, Patrick F., Clerk, 432 3rd East
HIGGINS, William, Stonecutter, 343 Massachusetts Ave.
Wm H Boyd's City Directories for Washington, DC for the year 1869
HIGGINS, James A., Painter, boards 147 Wolf
HIGGINS, Joseph, Oyster Saloon, 186 King, h Pitt near Cameron
HIGGINS, Joseph, Plumber, 30 N Pitt
HIGGINS, Matthew, Laborer, Peyton near Prince
Biography: Most Rev. Richard B. Higgins, S.T.L., D.D.
Photo of Bishop Higgins
Bishop Richard B Higgins was born 22 February 1944 in
Longford, Ireland. He attended St. Michael's National
School and graduated from St. Mel's College in Longford in 1962. He studied philosophy and theology
at the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, and was ordained to the priesthood (for the Diocese of
Sacramento, California) on 9 March 1968 in the Basilica of St. John in the Lateran.
From September 1968 until March 1973 he served as associate pastor at St. Rose of Lima, Roseville,
California. He was transferred to St. Patrick's Church, Grass Valley, California, where he served as
associate pastor until he joined the United States Air Force in September of 1974.
His Air Force chaplain assignments included Lowry AFB, Denver, Colorado; Keflavik Naval Station, Iceland;
Laughlin AFB, Texas; Bitburg Air Base, Germany; Malmstrom AFB, Montana; Air Command and Staff College,
Maxwell AFB, Alabama; RAF Lakenheath, England; Pope AFB, North Carolina; the United States Air Force
Academy, Colorado; Nellis AFB, Nevada; Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces, Hawaii; and a final assignment at
the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado.
Bishop Higgins was named a domestic prelate by Pope John Paul II in March 1997. Bishop Higgins retired
from the United States Air Force following 30 years of active duty effective 1 September 2004, in the grade
Bishop Higgins is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College and Air War College.
His military decorations include: The Legion of Merit with One Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Force Meritorious
Service Medal with Seven Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster,
and the National Defense Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster.
Bishop Higgins is an accomplished aviator and holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate and several Flight
Bishop Higgins was ordained to the episcopacy 3 July 2004 in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the
Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC. He assumed his present duties on 1 October 2004.
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Historical court records of Washington, District of Columbia Walker, Homer A
Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1955, 1442 pgs.
Higgens, Arlakerxes to Sarah A.S. Wilson
Higgens, Francis B. to Sarah Watson
Higgin, Catherine to Phillip craven
James to Eliza Farnam
Higgins, Bridget to Michael Crowley
Higgins, Catherine to James Linsley or Tinsley
Higgins, David to Letitia W. King
Higgins, Elijah H. to Mary Dunnin
Higgins, Elizabeth to Benjamin Harrison
Higgins, Ellem to Patrick Flemmon
Higgins, Eudora to Bushrod W. Vick
Higgins, Hellen to Patrick Fleming
Higgins, John to Mary Blany
Higgins, John H. to Sophia D. Barnard
Higgins, Michael to Margaret O'Donnell
Higgins, Samuel to Eliza Ann Soper
Higgins, William to Isabella Gibbons
. . . . . .
Higgins Listings from the Washington D.C.
City Directory of 1895 (published by Polks)
Higgins, Aldus C.
Patent examiner office,1115 O Street N.W.
Widow of Henry,420 3rd S.E.
U.S.S 1524 18th N.W.
Higgins, Catherine B.,
Widow John,933 K N.W.
Higgins, Edwin, 1400 K. N. W.
Higgins, Edwin (Jr),
Salesman,1400 K N.W.
12 Mass. Ave N.E.
Higgins, Frank E., (Hart & Higgins)1217 O N.W.
Higgins, Harriet E.,1524 18th St. N.W.
Higgins, Hattie G.,
widow of Martin,112 D st. N.W.
Higgins, Henry A.,
Clerk Treasury Dept.,1246 11th St. N.W.
widow of William,1212 Mass. Ave N.W.
Higgins, James F., Clerk,1217 O St. N.W.
Driver, 494 School S.W.
Higgins, John, C,
salesman,214 A St. N.E.
Higgins, John J.,
clerk 636 East Capital
Higgins, Katie C.,
domestic,1013 17th N.W.
plasterer,2817 Dumbarton Ave, N.W.
Higgins, Maggie E.,
domestic,210 12th Street S.W.
Higgins, Martha A.,
Widow of Reason,1231 Congress Ave N.W.
Higgins, Mary L,
domestic,013 17th St. N.W.
Higgins, Mary Z. L,
Stenographer 214 A St. N.W.
Higgins, Michael T,
exam civil servant,1018 n Capital
Rigger,125 Carroll S.E.
Higgins, Raymond , P(?)
1217 O Street N.W.
Higgins, S .Edward ,
Bookkeeper, The Cochran
Higgins, Thomas E,
plumber , 459 E Street S.W.
Steam Heating,910 Mass Ave N.W.
plasterer, 2817 Dumbarton Ave N.W.
also see Lloyd Higgins
Higgins, William T,
bookkeeper,1018 17th N.W.
INDEX FOR WASHINGTON D.C. -THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
CENSUS PAGE ,
SINCE THERE ARE NO COUNTIES IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THEN
THIS WILL SHOW IF THE PERSON LIVED IN THE INNER CITY OR OUTER TOWNS
OF THE DISTRICT)
COMPUTER PRINTOUT WAS FORMATTED DIFFERENTLY)
COMPUTER PRINTOUT WAS FORMATTED DIFFERENTLY)
IS BELIEVED TO MEAN PERSON WAS LISTED AS BEING "BLACK",
ALTHOUGH NO EXPLANATION OF MARKINGS WAS FOUND, IT IS ASSUMED BECAUSE
OF ITS USE IN PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED INDEXES)
Washington D.C. Polk's City Directory 1918 Higgins'
1918 POLKS CITY DIRECTORY
LAST NAME FIRST NAME M. I. OCCUPATION ADDRESS
HIGGINS ABBIE E MUSICIAN 3610 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE
HIGGINS BERNARD L MACHINIST 120 MARYLAND AVE
MACHINIST AT NAVY YARD
HIGGINS BLANCHE (MRS) LAUNDRESS 1121 HALF S.W.
HIGGINS CHARLES P SERGEANT AT ARMS NEW WINSTON
SERGEANT AT ARMS, UNITED STATES SENATE
Link to page referring to his service
Terms of Service Details
Higgins Term of Service: March 13, 1913 - March 3, 1919
HIGGINS CORA E CLERK 605 1015 N. STREET N.W.
HIGGINS DANIEL E CLERK 1741 G STREET N.W.
CIVIL SERVANT CLERK
HIGGINS DANIEL W PHYS (?) 314 EAST CAPITAL
HIGGINS DENIA (MRS) NONE GIVEN 1012 6TH N.W.
HIGGINS DOROTHY L TYPIST ROCKVILLE MD.
TYPIST AT FOOD ADMINISTRATION
HIGGINS EDITH C LAB AID 1122 FAIRMONT N.W.
LAB AID AT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
HIGGINS EDWARD (MRS) CLERK 1331 L.. NW
CLERK AT M.. GOLDENBERG
HIGGINS EDWARD S CLERK 1O1O 11TH N..E..
CLERK AT THE U.S. PATENT OFFICE
HIGGINS EDWARD W CLERK 3482 LOWELL N.W.
HIGGINS EDWIN RorH SUPT. 609 KEEFER PLACE N.W.
HIGGINS ELIZABETH CLERK ROCKVILLE
CLERK AT THE FOOD ADMINISTRATION
HIGGINS ELIZABETH A TEACHER 818 NEW JERSEY AVE. N.W.
TEACHER AT THE BRENT SCHOOL
HIGGINS ELIZABETH W WIDOW 1 314 E. CAPITAL
WIDOW OF DANIEL W. HIGGINS
HIGGINS EUGENE J APPR (?) 1372 E. STREET N.W.
HIGGINS EUGENE J MACHINIST 615 C. STREET S.E.
MACHINIST AT THE U.S. NAVY YARD
HIGGINS FRANK CLERK 1308 COLUMBIA RD. N.W.
CLERK AT BARBER & ROSS
HIGGINS F. LUCIUS CLERK 103- 2120 G. ST. N.W.
HIGGINS F (MRS.) V NURSE 400 1725 17TH ST. N.W.
HIGGINS GEORGE L. HELPER ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA
HELPER AT THE U.S. SHIP YARD
HIGGINS GEORGE W. CLERK 219 7TH ST. N.E.
CLERK AT H. C. COBURN
HIGGINS GEORGIA SEAMSTRESS 231 2ND ST. S.E.
HIGGINS HARRIET WIDOW 23 3RD ST. N.E.
WIDOW OF JOHN G. HIGGINS
HIGGINS HILDA CLERK 411 WARDMAN COURTS E.
HIGGINS HUGH CLERK 1507 MONROE N.E.
PROPERTY CLERK U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
HIGGINS H.E. SURGEON NAVAL HOSPITAL
HIGGINS JAMES A CRANE OPER. 812 I. ST. N.W.
(most likely webmaster�s grandfather)
HIGGINS JESSIE D NONE GIVEN 402 1201 Q. ST. N.W.
HIGGINS JOHN CHAUFFER 1100 13TH STREET N.W.
HIGGINS JOHN D CLERK 723 GRESHAM PLACE N.W.
HIGGINS JOHN D SCULPTOR* 1308 COLUMBIA PLACE N.W.
He is listed as an architectural sculptor
HIGGINS JOHN H CARPENTER 5-300 14TH STREET N.W.
HIGGINS JOHN H SK LAB WAR?1382 E. STREET N.W.
HIGGINS JOHN J AGENT BETHESDA MARYLAND
Agent at the Travelers Insurance Company
HIGGINS JOHN J CLERK 636 EAST CAPITOL ST.
Clerk at the GPO (Government Printing Office)
HIGGINS JOHN S PAYMASTER 7-1725 H ST. N.W.
Paymaster at GLO
(believed to mean Government Land Office)
HIGGINS JOSEPH F PRESSMAN 1010 COLUMBIA RD. N.W.
HIGGINS JULIA M WIDOW 1333 R STREET N.W.
Widow of Thomas J. Higgins
HIGGINS JULIET, MRS C NONE 304- 1801 K ST. N.W.
HIGGINS J. De Bree CLERK HOTEL GRAFTON
Clerk with the United States Navy
HIGGINS J. STANLEY CARPENTER 728 UPSHUR N.W.
HIGGINS LAWRENCE CLERK 51- 1737 H ST. N.W.
HIGGINS LAWRENCE P * 3 � 2633 L ST. N.W.
*WITH WILIAM HIGGINS AND SONS
HIGGINS LAWRENCE P BLACKSMITH 1200 HAMLIN N.E.
HIGGINS LILLIE STENOGRAPHER 402-1201 Q N.W.
HIGGINS LOUISE ? STENOGRAPHER 1719 13TH ST. N.W.
Stenographer at Keashey and Mattison Company
HIGGINS LUCIUS F CLERK 2120 G STREET N.W.
Clerk with the Department of Agriculture
HIGGINS MARGARET A FORELADY 815 11TH ST. N.E.
Forelady at Simonds and Rowzee
HIGGINS MARGARET E CLERK 115 7TH STREET N.W.
ACTUAL WORDING IS �CLERK A P CUSTODIAN
HIGGINS MARY MRS. CLERK 3- 311 D ST. N.W.
HIGGINS MARY C MANAGER 23 H STREET N.W.
Branch Manager at New Columbia Laundry
HIGGINS MARY L DOMESTIC 1013 17TH ST. N.W.
HIGGINS MARY MRS. Z. L. STENOGRAPHER BELTSVILLE MD.
Stenographer at Henry Orth Jr.
HIGGINS MATILDA C WIDOW 605- 1015 N. ST. N.W.
Widow of Wilson A. Higgins
HIGGINS MILES J FOREMAN 1372 E. ST. N.W.
G.P.O. (Government Printing Office)
HIGGINS M. E. PHYS. 408 � 1801 K. ST. N.W.
HIGGINS PATRICK 304 EAST CAPITOL
HIGGINS PATRICK 604 F. ST. N.W.
HIGGINS RAYMOND T STENOGRAPHER 1372 E. ST. N.E.
HIGGINS REGINALD H CLERK 427 MANOR PL. N.W.
Clerk at the Land Office
HIGGINS ROBERT C CARPENTER 723 UPSHUR N.W.
HIGGINS RUTH CLERK 1104 M. STREET N.W.
HIGGINS RUTH W 3- 1412 15TH ST. N.W.
HIGGINS SADIE COOK 1215 Q STREET N.W.
HIGGINS SALLIE DOMESTIC 118 VIRGINIA AVE. S.W.
HIGGINS SANDY TEAMSTER 1121 HALF STREET S.W.
HIGGINS S. MARIE 636 EAST CAPITOL
HIGGINS THOMAS F. W. FURNITURE ROOMS AT
924 NEW YORK AVENUE N.W.
HIGGINS WILLIAM CO-OWNER 1200 HAMLIN N.E.
CO-OWNER OF WILLIAM HIGGINS & SONS IRONWORKERS
Company address 2628 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
See also Lawrence P. Higgins listing above
HIGGINS WILLIAM E MACHINIST 1200 HAMLIN N.E.
HIGGINS WILLIAM T CLERK 3610 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVEN.W.
----- Clerk at Sou. Ry.(?)
HIGGINS WINNIE BOOKKEEPER 1212 O STREET N.W.
Added 25 March
1853 Washington Directory
Author: Hunter, Alfred, comp.
Title: The Washington and Georgetown directory,
strangers' guide-book for Washington, and
congressional and clerks'
Comp and pub. by Alfred Hunter.
Publication date: 1853. Page 49
Abbreviations.-All points start from the Capitol; s
south, n north, a east, w west, btw between,
Higgins, Martin, laborer, e side 2 w, btw F and G n.
Added 30 March
Only Martin Higgins in D.C. in 1880 Census
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age
Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Martin L. HIGGINS Self M Male
W 59 NY
Clerk In Treasury NY NY
Harriet G. HIGGINS Wife M Female W 62 NY
Keeping House RI RI
Frederick C. HIGGINS Son S Male W 19 MI
At Home NY NY
Census Place Washington, Washington, D.C., District
Family History Library Film 1254123
NA Film Number T9-0123 Page Number 379B
Martin L. Higgins
Oct. 20 1820 Mch 11,1892
Harriet G. Higgins 1817-1898
50 M W NY DC WASHINGTON 2-WD WASHINGTON 1870
Higgins, Judge, w side 17 w, btw H and I n.
Higgins, -, (col) sexton at colored church, w side
Green, near Bridge, Geo'tn.
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25 May 2003
Marriages & Deaths DC & Area
James A. Higgins
(Believed to be Webmaster's great
grandfather, yet to be verified)
Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.)1914,October
-Injury from freight car fatal-
James A Higgins,58 years old, residing with his family at 626 I Street
N.E. who was knocked down by a freight car in the Eckington freight yards of the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Thursday night, died at Emergency Hospital yesterday
morning. He was employed in the yard as a car inspector. One of his legs was
mashed. He died from internal injuries. Coroner Nevitt will hold an inquest in the case this morning at the district
Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.),1914 ,October 25
under caption of "Police Notes"
- That James A. Higgins, 58 years old, 626 I Street N.E., a car
inspector, who died October 23,at Casualty Hospital as the result of being run over by a freight
car in the Baltimore and Ohio Freight yards, Thursday night ,came to his death through not using proper
care, was the verdict returned by the coroners jury yesterday.
Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.),1922 March 1
HIGGINS- On Monday, February 27, 1922, John James Higgins,
age 71 years. Funeral from his late residence Rockville Maryland, on
Wednesday March 1st,at 3pm.Interment at Union Cemetery, Rockville,
Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.1922 March 1
John J. Higgins, life long resident of Rockville and one of the counties
best known citizens, died at his home here Monday night, aged 71
years. He is survived by his wife, a former Miss Muncaster,
of Rockville and the following children; John, Walter, Robert,
Jesse and Misses Elizabeth and Dorothy Higgins and Mrs.
W. Randolph Talbott. The funeral will take place at 3 O'clock this
afternoon from the family residence. Burial to be in Rockville Union Cemetery.
Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.),1923 January 27
Thomas F. Higgins,30 Yrs, St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.),1923 March 7
Margaretta F. Higgins, 80 Yrs,427 Manor St. N.W.
-LICENSED TO MARRY-
Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)1923 June 30 Thomas W. Higgins, 28. of Rockville Md. and
Ruth D, England,28, The Reverend R. L. Wolven.
Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.)1923 July 1
The marriage of Miss Ruth David England, daughter of Mr. Howard C.
England, to Mr. Thomas Warfield Higgins, took place yesterday at 5:30 O'clock in
Epipheny church. The Rev. R.L.Wolven performed the ceremony.
Only the members of the two families were present.
The bride was gowned in a becoming costume of grey and wore a corsage bouguet of pink sweet peas.
Mr and Mrs Higgins left immediately after the ceremony for a short wedding
trip. Upon their return they will make their home in Rockville.
Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.)1923 July 8
- Rockville (Md.)-
Announcement has been made of the recent marriage at
Tenleytown, D.C. of Miss Victorine Ward and Charles E.
Higgins, both of
Mongomery County (Md).
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Added 07 March
The Washington Post, March 10, 1915
HIGGINS - On Tuesday, March 9, 1915, at 4 a. m., at her residence, 1003 Twenty-second street northwest,
MARGARET MARY, beloved daughter of Patrick and Margaret Higgins (nee
Folliard), aged four years and four months.
Funeral services on Thursday, March 11, at 10 a. m. Relatives and friends invited.
Believed to be the Patrick & Margaret mentioned in obituary
1910 DC Census Patrick HIGGINS 40 DC WASHINGTON
View 1920 DC
Census Patrick HIGGINS 50 DC WASHINGTON
~ Washington DC 1890, 1891
~ Rockville Cemetery MD
information compiled by Michael James
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