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Bettie Higgs

Bettie Higgs

Female 1903 - 2000  (96 years)

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  • Name Bettie Higgs 
    Born 24 Nov 1903  DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 5 May 1910  DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 11 Sep 1913  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    moved from DeQueen, Arkansas to Idabel, Oklahoma 
    Misc 2 Sep 1915  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    returned from a visit to DeQueen 
    • Miss Bettie Higgs has returned from a visit to DeQueen.
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1938  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    1917 NW 23rd 
    Census 8 May 1940  White Township, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 25 May 2000  Edmond, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Denison Cemetery 
    • Neither Tom nor Bettie is buried in Idabel, Oklahoma, even though they have a stone there.. Tom is buried with his parents in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Bettie was cremated and the cremains are the possession of her granddaughter, Susan Finney McKinney.

      FINDAGRAVE: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23664540
    Headstone - Tom and Bettie Higgs Finney
    Headstone - Tom and Bettie Higgs Finney
    Neither Tom nor Bettie is buried here. Tom is buried with his parents in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Bettie was cremated and the cremains are the possession of her granddaughter, Susan Finney McKinney.
    Person ID I3526  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2017 

    Father John William Higgs,   b. 7 Apr 1859, Magnolia, Columbia Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1918, Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Eliza Johnson (Lida) Cason,   b. 24 Jun 1868, Carrollton, Pickens Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1941, Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1889  Arkadelphia, Clark Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet

    Family Thomas Dunn Finney,   b. 21 Feb 1899, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1968, Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1924  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • For some reason, the marriage record calls Aunt Bettie Bettie Jane. No one can ever recall her having any sort of middle name. None of her sisters had middle names.
    Children 
     1. Thomas Dunn Finney, Jr.,   b. 20 Jun 1925, Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1978, Bethesda, Montgomery Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F260  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1903 - DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 May 1910 - DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - moved from DeQueen, Arkansas to Idabel, Oklahoma - 11 Sep 1913 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - returned from a visit to DeQueen - 2 Sep 1915 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jan 1920 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1924 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    1917 NW 23rd - 1938 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 May 1940 - White Township, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 2000 - Edmond, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Denison Cemetery - - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Higgs Sisters
    Higgs Sisters
    Lida, Faver, Bettie, and Tom
    Lida, Faver, Bettie, and Tom
    Bettie and Mary Higgs
    Bettie and Mary Higgs
    Bettie Higgs
    Bettie Higgs
    Some people disagree that this is Bettie Higgs. However, she, herself, told me that this picture is her.

  • Notes 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S604] SSDI - Ancestry, 23 December 2014; Bettie Finney; 444-12-6138; Oklahoma (Before 1951).

    2. [S1057] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, 27 March 2017; Bettie Higgs Finney, SSN 444126138.

    3. [S573] 1910 US Federal Census, Sevier Co, AR, Bear Creek Twp, DeQueen; ED 171; sheet 17B; dwelling 291, family 301; John W. Higgs.

    4. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 11 September 1913; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    5. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 2 September 1915; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    6. [S716] 1920 US Federal Census, McCurtain Co., OK, Idabel; ED 157; sheet 9 A; dwelling 164, family 180, ; Lida Higgs.

    7. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 23 December 2014; Thom. D Finney, 1938, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    8. [S680] 1940 US Federal Census, McCurtain Co., OK, White Township; ED 45-32; sheet 15-B; dwelling 268; Thomas D. Finney; 22 July 2012.

    9. [S641] Find A Grave, 23 December 2014; Bettie Higgs Finney; Bettie Higgs Finney; 23664540; Sandie Manning Lambert.

    10. [S606] Arkansas County Marriages Index - 1837-1957, 11 August 2012; Lida Cason to J. W. Higgs.

    11. [S1069] Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995, 27 March 2017; Bettie Jane Higgs to Thomas Dunn Finney, 15 Mar 1924, Idabel, McCurtain Co.


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