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George Alfred Higgins, Jr.

Male 1917 - 1994  (77 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  George Alfred Higgins, Jr. was born on 30 Mar 1917 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas (son of George Alfred Higgins, Sr. and Dora Haley); died on 3 Sep 1994 in King County, Washington; was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia.

    Notes:

    According to a biographical questionnaire for New Mexicans serving in the armed forces that he filled out in 1947, he graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico in 1938, and from Harvard Medical School with an MD in 1942. He was inducted into the Army Medical Corps in 1943 in Boston, with the rank of captain, and served at Camp Hood, Texas; Camp Haan in Riverside County, California; and at the office of the Surgeon General in Washington, DC. He was discharged in 1946. As of 1947 he was a physician practicing in Washington, DC.

    According to the Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File (citation details below), he enlisted on 3 Jul 1943 and was discharged 30 Jun 1946.

    According to the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 (citation details below), in 1961-62 he was living in Santa Barbara, California. According to the I.S. Public Records Index, 1950-93, on ancestry.com, he was still living there in 1993.

    George married Isabelle Jeanette Heck on 23 Jan 1945 in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota. Isabelle (daughter of Frank LeRoy Heck and Ada Louise Wilcox) was born on 13 Dec 1919 in Evanston, Cook, Illinois; died on 12 Jun 2012 in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. (Private)

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George Alfred Higgins, Sr. was born on 31 Jul 1885 (son of Alfred Clinton Higgins and Viola E. Guisinger).

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1883
    • Alternate birth: Jan 1885, Kansas

    Notes:

    In the 1910 US census, he and his wife are farmers living in Mountainair, Torrance, New Mexico, just two years after their marriage in Wichita, Kansas.

    In the 1940 US census, he, his wife, and his son George are living in Albuquerque. A Find a Grave page exists for a George A. Higgins, born 1885, died 1966, buried at Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque.

    George married Dora Haley on 23 Dec 1908 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas. Dora (daughter of John W. Haley and Sarah Adelia Ross) was born on 2 Jan 1886 in Iowa; died in Aug 1965 in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Dora Haley was born on 2 Jan 1886 in Iowa (daughter of John W. Haley and Sarah Adelia Ross); died in Aug 1965 in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Benton, Butler Kansas
    • Alternate birth: 15 Jan 1886, Center, Wapello, Iowa

    Notes:

    The 1905 census of Kansas shows Dora Haley, 18, living in Benton with her parents J. W. Haley and S. A. Haley.

    Children:
    1. 1. George Alfred Higgins, Jr. was born on 30 Mar 1917 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas; died on 3 Sep 1994 in King County, Washington; was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Alfred Clinton Higgins was born on 18 May 1845 in Ohio; died on 16 Oct 1922 in Towanda, Butler, Kansas; was buried in Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler, Kansas.

    Notes:

    They came from Ohio to Kansas in March 1882, settling in a homestead on the Whitewater near Towanda.

    Alfred married Viola E. Guisinger on 25 Jan 1881 in Somerset, Perry, Ohio. Viola (daughter of Leander Guisinger and Margaret Flautt) was born on 31 Jul 1859 in Somerset, Perry, Ohio; died on 30 Jan 1913 in Higginsville, near Towanda, Butler, Kansas; was buried on 31 Jan 1913 in Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler, Kansas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Viola E. Guisinger was born on 31 Jul 1859 in Somerset, Perry, Ohio (daughter of Leander Guisinger and Margaret Flautt); died on 30 Jan 1913 in Higginsville, near Towanda, Butler, Kansas; was buried on 31 Jan 1913 in Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler, Kansas.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Jul 1860, Ohio

    Children:
    1. 2. George Alfred Higgins, Sr. was born on 31 Jul 1885.

  3. 6.  John W. Haley was born in Oct 1852 in Kentucky; died on 14 Mar 1933; was buried in Benton Cemetery, Benton, Butler, Kansas.

    Notes:

    He was a farmer. According to the 1900 census, both his parents and his wife's parents were born in Kentucky.

    By the 1930 census he and his wife are living in Benton, Kansas.

    John married Sarah Adelia Ross on 14 Dec 1876 in Shelby County, Kentucky. Sarah was born in May 1856 in Shelby County, Kentucky; died on 3 Feb 1933; was buried in Benton Cemetery, Benton, Butler, Kansas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sarah Adelia Ross was born in May 1856 in Shelby County, Kentucky; died on 3 Feb 1933; was buried in Benton Cemetery, Benton, Butler, Kansas.
    Children:
    1. 3. Dora Haley was born on 2 Jan 1886 in Iowa; died in Aug 1965 in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Leander Guisinger was born in 1832 in Ohio (son of Michael Guisinger and Susannah); died in 1897 in Perry County, Ohio; was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Somerset, Perry, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1833, Ohio

    Leander married Margaret Flautt on 5 Aug 1856 in Perry County, Ohio. Margaret was born in 1840 in Ohio; died in 1915; was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Somerset, Perry, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Margaret Flautt was born in 1840 in Ohio; died in 1915; was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Somerset, Perry, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1838

    Children:
    1. 5. Viola E. Guisinger was born on 31 Jul 1859 in Somerset, Perry, Ohio; died on 30 Jan 1913 in Higginsville, near Towanda, Butler, Kansas; was buried on 31 Jan 1913 in Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler, Kansas.