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Morton Thomas Higgs

Morton Thomas Higgs[1]

Male 1896 - 1956  (59 years)

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  • Name Morton Thomas Higgs 
    Born 25 Sep 1896  Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 25 Jun 1900  Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 5 May 1910  DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 11 Sep 1913  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    moved from DeQueen, Arkansas to Idabel, Oklahoma 
    Education 1914  Fayetteville, Washington Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    University of Arkansas 
    Misc 11 Jun 1914  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    arrived in the city Saturday 
    • Morton Higgs arrived in the city Saturday evening from Fayetteville, Arkansas where he has been attending the University.
    Misc 24 Dec 1914  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    visited his parents 
    • Morton T. Higgs who is attending the University of Arkansas came on Sunday to spend the holidays with his parents.
    Misc 3 Jun 1915  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    visited his parents 
    • Morton T. Higgs arrived in the city this morning from Fayetteville, Ark. where he has been attending the University for a visit with his parents Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Higgs before going to his summer work.
    Misc 16 Dec 1915  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    visited from Fayetteville 
    • Morton Higgs will arrive Saturday. Will complete studies at the University of Arkansas in June.
    Residence Oct 1920–DEC 1921  Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1924  Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    4806 Junius 
    Residence 1931  Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    2202 Michigan Ave 
    Residence 1932  Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    7453 San Benito Way R.D. 4 
    Residence 1935  Tulsa, Tulsa Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1940  Houston, Harris Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Division Manager, Oil Well Service Co. 
    Census 4 Jun 1940  Houston, Harris Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address:
    1925 South Blvd 
    Military 27 Apr 1942  Houston, Harris Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    registered for WWII draft 
    Residence 27 Apr 1942  Houston, Harris Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    4440 S. MacGregor Dr 
    Buried 1956  Glendale, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Address:
    Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Commemoration, Map 1, Lot 3932, Space 
    Died 4 Jun 1956  Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Person ID I3538  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  [18
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Corinne Pullen,   b. 13 Aug 1898, Greenville, Hunt Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1981, San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1925  Greenville, Hunt Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1896 - Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Jun 1900 - Van Buren, Crawford 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 MapsEducation - Address:
    University of Arkansas - 1914 - Fayetteville, Washington Co., Arkansas
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    Link to Google MapsMisc - arrived in the city Saturday - 11 Jun 1914 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - visited his parents - 24 Dec 1914 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - visited his parents - 3 Jun 1915 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - visited from Fayetteville - 16 Dec 1915 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1920–DEC 1921 - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    4806 Junius - 1924 - Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1925 - Greenville, Hunt Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    2202 Michigan Ave - 1931 - Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    7453 San Benito Way R.D. 4 - 1932 - Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Tulsa, Tulsa Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Division Manager, Oil Well Service Co. - 1940 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    1925 South Blvd - 4 Jun 1940 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas
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    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWII draft - 27 Apr 1942 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    4440 S. MacGregor Dr - 27 Apr 1942 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Commemoration, Map 1, Lot 3932, Space - 1956 - Glendale, Los Angeles Co., California
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1956 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Morton Higgs
    Morton Higgs
    Morton Higgs, WWI
    Morton Higgs, WWI
    Morton Higgs
    Morton Higgs

  • Notes 
    • CHILDREN: Had no children

      SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: 163 10 4188

      Morton applied for a passport in 1922. It is a renewal from a previous passport. It appears that he lived abroad in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic for a couple of years in 1920-1921

      Morton was a civil engineer and geologist in the oil exploration business. There are several records of his arrival and departure on trips to Central and South America.

  • Sources 
    1. [S175] California Deaths, 1940-97.

    2. [S1104] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, 27 March 2017; Morton T Higgs, Certificate 209338, 1 Aug 1922.

    3. [S591] 1900 US Federal Census, Crawford Co, AR, Van Buren; ED 63; sheet 7A; dwelling 363, family 366; JW Higgs.

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

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

    6. [S980] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 14 June 1914.

    7. [S980] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 11 June 1914; on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    8. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 24 December 1914; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    9. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 3 June 1915; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    10. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 16 December 1915; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    11. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 11 August 2012; Dallas, Texas, City Directory, 1924, Lida Higgs.

    12. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 11 August 2012; Dallas, Texas, City Directory, 1931, Lida Higgs.

    13. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 11 August 2012; Dallas, Texas, City Directory, 1932, Morton Higgs.

    14. [S902] 1940 US Federal Census, Harris Co., TX, Houston; ED 258-244A; Sheet 16B; Dwelling 601, 1925 South Blvd; Morton Higgs; 9 December 2013.

    15. [S706] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, 23 December 2014; Morton Thomas Higgs, Houston, Harris Co., Texas.

    16. [S641] Find A Grave, 9 December 2013; Morton Thomas Higgs; Morton Thomas Higgs; 85424393; Chris Mills; Tropico Gravers.

    17. [S605] California Death Index, 1940-1997, 23 December 1940; Morton Thomas Higgs, SSN 163104188, 4 Jun 1956, Los Angeles Co., CA.

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


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