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Jere Will Higgs, Jr.[1]

Male 1927 - 1972  (44 years)


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  • Name Jere Will Higgs 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Big Jere 
    Born 22 Aug 1927  Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Apr 1930  Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    714 Hillcrest St. 
    Census 10 Apr 1940  Irving, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military 28 Feb 1946  Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    enlisted 
    Residence 1952  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    5937 Burgundy 
    Died 15 Feb 1972  [2, 3
    Buried Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Greenoaks Memorial Park 
    Person ID I3533  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2014 

    Father Jere Will Higgs,   b. 5 Jun 1893, Alma, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1952, Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Grace Clowdis,   b. 22 Oct 1889, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1927, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Marriage License 21 Jun 1926  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Interestingly, Tom Finney applied for the marriage license on Jere Will's behalf.
    Married 22 Jun 1926  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Interestingly, Tom Finney got the marriage license instead of Jere Will. He and Morton Higgs were witnesses to the marriage.
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jeanne Kennedy,   b. 5 Jun 1927, Bonham, Fannin Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1991, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. M.J. Higgs
     2. Jere Will Higgs, III,   b. 24 Oct 1948, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1964  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1927 - Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    714 Hillcrest St. - 14 Apr 1930 - Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Apr 1940 - Irving, Dallas Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - enlisted - 28 Feb 1946 - Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    5937 Burgundy - 1952 - Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Greenoaks Memorial Park - - Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Pr, Louisiana
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Jere Higgs - Big Jere
    Jere Higgs - Big Jere
    Mary Higgs
    Mary Higgs
    I believe the baby is Jere Higgs

  • Notes 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S271] Program, Memorial Service of Jeanne Kennedy Higgs,.

    2. [S604] SSDI - Ancestry, 23 December 2014; Jere W. Higgs; 449-30-2176; Texas (Before 1951).

    3. [S641] Find A Grave, 23 December 2014; Jere Will Higgs, Jr; Jere Will Higgs, Jr; 8608105; Joel Manuel; NW Mountain Man.

    4. [S565] 1930 US Federal Census, Dallas Co., TX, Dallas; ED 57-38; sheet 18 B; dwelling 339, 714 Hillcrest St.; Jerry W. Higgs.

    5. [S715] 1940 US Federal Census, Dallas Co., TX, Irving; ED 57-58; sheet 9 B; household 190, Lucille St.; Jere W. Higgs; 11 August 2012.

    6. [S894] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, 23 December 2014; Jere W Higgs Jr, 27 Aug 1946, Dallas Co., Texas.

    7. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 23 December 2014; Jere W. Higgs, Jr, 1952, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

    8. [S1069] Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995, 28 May 2018; Jere Will Higgs, Idabel, McCurtain Co., Jun 1926.

    9. [S1069] Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995, 27 March 2017; Jere Will Higgs to Grace Clowdis, 22 Jun 1926, Idabel, McCurtain Co, Oklahoma.


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