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Ira Thomas Higgs

Male 1889 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Ira Thomas Higgs 
    Nickname Tom 
    Born 4 Jan 1889  Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 19 Jun 1900  Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 3 May 1910  Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military 1917  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    registered for the WWI draft 
    • In his draft registration, he says he has a wife and baby, though they are not named.
    Occupation 1920  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    salesman for an oil company 
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Ward 3 
    • For some strange reason, the 1920 Census says Thomas' father was from New York.
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1940  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    590 Newbury St. 
    • Ira is listed as I. Thomas Higgs with wife Gertrude E. Higgs in the 1940 city directory of Boston. His occupation is listed as salesman.
    Census 5 Apr 1940  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    590 Newbury St. 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1940  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    piano salesman 
    Military 27 Apr 1942  Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    registered for WWII draft 
    Residence 27 Apr 1942  Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    1655 Van Buren St 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3530  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2017 

    Father Ira Thomas Higgs,   b. 9 Oct 1865, Tuscumbia, Colbert Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1914, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Harriet Nash,   b. Jul 1866, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1888  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F458  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Emma Bolinger,   b. 1891, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Jun 1910  Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Divorced 12 Apr 1924  Sebastian Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Divorce record records marriage as 1912 rather than 1910.
    Children 
     1. Bolinger Higgs
     2. Doris Higgs,   b. 1915, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F459  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Gertrude E.,   b. 1905, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1935  [1
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F2889  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1889 - Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Jun 1900 - Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 May 1910 - Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1910 - Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for the WWI draft - 1917 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - salesman for an oil company - 1920 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Ward 3 - 6 Jan 1920 - Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas
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    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 12 Apr 1924 - Sebastian Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1935 - St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    590 Newbury St. - 1940 - Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    590 Newbury St. - 5 Apr 1940 - Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - piano salesman - 5 Apr 1940 - Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWII draft - 27 Apr 1942 - Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    1655 Van Buren St - 27 Apr 1942 - Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
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  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S706] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, 24 May 2013; Ira Thomas Higgs, Cook County, Illinois.

    2. [S591] 1900 US Federal Census, Crawford Co, AR, Van Buren, Ward 3; ED 63; sheet 2B; dwelling 213, family 213; Ira T. Higgs.

    3. [S581] 1910 US Federal Census, Crawford Co, AR, Van Buren Township; ED 16; sheet 24 A; dwelling 471, family 489; Ira Higgs.

    4. [S705] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, 24 May 2013; Ira Thomas Higgs.

    5. [S568] 1920 US Federal Census, Sebastian Co, AR, Fort Smith Ward 3; ED 154; Sheet 4-A; Dwelling 56, Family 78, 301 N. 13th St.; Thomas Higgs.

    6. [S833] 1940 US Federal Census, Suffolk Co., MA, Boston City, Ward 5; ED 15-214; Sheet 61B; Household 144, 590 Newbury St.; Thomas Higgs; 24 May 2013.

    7. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 25 May 2013; I. Thomas Higgs, Boston, Massachusetts, 1940.

    8. [S832] Arkansas, Divorce Index, 1923-1939, 24 May 2013; Emma Higgs, 12 Apr 1924.

    9. [S606] Arkansas County Marriages Index - 1837-1957, 24 May 2013; Ira T Higgs, Jr to Emma Bullinger, 30 Jun 1912.


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