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Living. Parents: Howard Randolph HIGDON and Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Claressa HIGDON was born after 1870. Parents: Joseph L. HIGDON and Laura Jane COWARD.

Spouse: Living.


Photo Claude HIGDON was born on Mar 18, 1915 in Macon County, North Carolina. He lived in Macon County, North Carolina about May 1939. He lived in Macon County, North Carolina about Mar 1958. He died on Jul 9, 1973. He was buried in Macon County, North Carolina - Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
Index to Vital Statistics, Births, A to Z, From 1913 Through 1941, Macon County, N. C., page 74, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Birth was 3-18-1915. Higdon, _____, male, white. Place of Birth was Ellijay, Macon County, N. C. Father was Ed Higdon. Mother was Maggie Cabe. Parents: Edgar "Ed" HIGDON and Maggie CABE.


Claude Hollis "Tim" HIGDON was born on Mar 11, 1910 in Hunt County, Texas. He died on Mar 14, 1986 in Bexar County, Texas of Cancer. He was a Water Well Driller. Parents: Jasper Emmet HIGDON and Ruby Verna MCGRAW.

Spouse: Living. Claude Hollis "Tim" HIGDON and Scotty UNKNOWN were married between 1930 and 1935.

Spouse: Living. Claude Hollis "Tim" HIGDON and Jewel UNKNOWN were married between 1950 and 1955.

Spouse: Bernice CARTWRIGHT. Claude Hollis "Tim" HIGDON and Bernice CARTWRIGHT were married about 1958.


Columbus Christopher HIGDON was born on Aug 19, 1857 in Macon County, North Carolina. He died on Feb 25, 1946. He was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - East Fork Cemetery. Parents: Americus "Mack" HIGDON and Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" BUCHANAN.

Spouse: Violet Jane WILSON. Columbus Christopher HIGDON and Violet Jane WILSON were married on Jan 8, 1883 in Jackson County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
Jackson County, North Carolina Marriages, http://www.geocities.com/shahall/marriage.html
- Date of Marriage was 1-8-1883 at V. Buchanan's. Higdon, Columbus age 26 to Buchanan, Violet age 25. Performed or recorded by J. G. Ammons, J. P. Witnessed by J. W. Montieth, R. D. Cowan.

Children were: Elsie Mae HIGDON, Americus W. HIGDON, Archalaus W. HIGDON, Cornelius W. HIGDON, Alice Belle HIGDON, Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Sr., Walter Clarence HIGDON, Lola Ethel Jane HIGDON, John C. HIGDON, Frank Freeman HIGDON, Infant HIGDON.


Living. Parents: Major F. HIGDON and Mary Belle CUNNINGHAM.


Cora Lee HIGDON was born on Jun 20, 1881 in North Carolina. She died on Feb 26, 1903. She was buried in Macon County, North Carolina - Sugarfork Baptist Church Cemetery.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 7, Ellijay Twsp
- Age 18, single, living with parents
- Born Jun 1881
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Attended school in census year for 6 mos
- Can read and write
- Speaks English Parents: Joshua A. HIGDON and Louisa Annie "Lou" COGGINS.

Spouse: Byard Moses ANGEL. Byard Moses ANGEL and Cora Lee HIGDON were married on Jan 5, 1902 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
General Index and Revised Marriage Register for Macon County, North Carolina, From 1828 thru 1942 "Woman", page 163, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Marriage was 1-5-1902. Higdon, Cora, age 20 to Angel, B. M. , age 52. Held at home of J. A. Higdon. Performed or recorded by J. W. Briggs, minister. Witnessed by R. M. Ledford, W. R. Bulgin, and T. B. Higdon.


Cora Lee HIGDON was born on Nov 5, 1915 in Macon County, North Carolina. She died on Dec 27, 1961 in Gaston County, North Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
Index to Vital Statistics, Births, A to Z, From 1913 Through 1941, Macon County, N. C., page 74, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Birth was 11-5-1915. Higdon, Cora Lee, female, white. Place of Birth was Ellijay, Macon County, N. C. Father was William Higdon. Mother was Gorga Lee Corbin. Parents: William Rowland HIGDON and Georgia Lee CORBIN.

Spouse: Howard Alexander MOORE. Howard Alexander MOORE and Cora Lee HIGDON were married on Dec 8, 1935 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
General Index and Revised Marriage Register for Macon County, North Carolina, From 1828 thru 1942 "Woman", page 164, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Marriage was 12-8-1935. Higdon, Cora Lee, age 20, to Moore, Howard A., age 25. Held at Register of Deeds office. Performed or recorded by Geo. Carpenter, J. P. Witnessed by Cleobell Moore, Alex Moore, and J. M. Moore.

Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living, Living.


Corbin Robie "Raby" HIGDON was born on Jul 31, 1921 in Macon County, North Carolina. He died on Jun 23, 1992 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. His Social Security Number was 239-26-9179.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
Index to Vital Statistics, Births, A to Z, From 1913 Through 1941, Macon County, N. C., page 74, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Birth was 7-31-1921. Higdon, _____, male, white. Place of Birth was Ellijay, Macon County, N. C. Father was Len A. Higdon. Mother was Lula Corbin.
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1930 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 37, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "Robie C."
- Age 8, single, living with parents
- Attended school in census year
- Able to read and write
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina Parents: Leonard Abraham HIGDON and Lula S. CORBIN.

Spouse: Living.


Cordelie HIGDON was born on Nov 19, 1883. She died on Sep 3, 1901. She was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - Stillwell Cemetery (Webster). Parents: Vespucius Americus HIGDON and Roxanne Ida ASHE.


Living. Parents: John C. HIGDON and Lucy MILLS.


Cornelius W. HIGDON was born on Feb 20, 1887 in Jackson County, North Carolina. He died on Mar 23, 1930. He was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - East Fork Cemetery. Parents: Columbus Christopher HIGDON and Violet Jane WILSON.


Coy HIGDON was born on Sep 8, 1949 in Macon County, North Carolina. He died on Oct 20, 2000 in Macon County, North Carolina. He was buried on Oct 23, 2000 in Macon County, North Carolina - Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. He was a Carpenter. His Social Security Number was 239-84-5794.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
Obituary from The Macon County News and Shopping Guide, Macon County, North Carolina, dated about October 2000:

Coy Higdon
Coy Higdon, 51 of Second Street, Franklin, died Friday, October 20, 2000, at his residence.
A native of Macon County, he was the son of Kate Williams Higdon and the late William Frederick Higdon. He was a carpenter and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was recently attending the Prentiss Church of God. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Higdon; and three sisters, Iva Lee Clouse, Rachel Ruth, and Frankie Higdon.
He is survived by his mother, Kate Williams Higdon of Franklin, three sons, Charles Coy Higdon, Terry Higdon, and Freddy Higdon, all of Savannah, Georgia; a step - daughter, Lavada Sproul of Brevard, N.C.; two brothers, Troy Higdon of Danielsville, Georgia and Robert Higdon of Franklin, North Carolina; five sisters, Ruby Speed of Clayton, Georgia, Virginia Howard of Arlington, Washington, Mildred Bradley of Danielsville, Georgia, Ruth Oden and Bonnie Bradley both of Franklin, North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 23 in the Prentiss Church of God. Rev. Don Moffitt, Rev. Gary McCoy and Rev. Judson Hall will officiate. Burial was in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, October 22, at Macon Funeral Home. Parents: William Frederick "Fred" HIGDON and Kate WILLIAMS.

Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. and Living.


David HIGDON was born about 1806 in Burke County, North Carolina. Parents: Leonard HIGDON II and Susannah HARRIS.

Spouse: Caroline STILES. Children were: John HIGDON, Male HIGDON, William H. HIGDON.


David HIGDON was born between 1882 and 1888. Parents: A. Leander HIGDON and Saphroney HIGDON.

Spouse: Amy FRANKS. Children were: Living.


Living. Parents: Mack Allen HIGDON Sr. and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Thomas Bragg HIGDON and Lula SHEPHERD.

Spouse: Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Living. Parents: Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Sr. was born on Dec 4, 1892 in Jackson County, North Carolina. He died on Jan 21, 1972 in Jackson County, North Carolina. He was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - Fairview Memorial Gardens. He was a Farmer. His Social Security Number was 245-44-6915.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1920 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 62, Page 213A, Ellijay Twsp
- Age 27, married Ethel
- Rents home
- Can read and write
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farmer, general farm, own account
- Farm schedule # 58 Parents: Columbus Christopher HIGDON and Violet Jane WILSON.

Spouse: Ethel HIGDON. Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Sr. and Ethel HIGDON were married on Dec 26, 1917 in Hall County, Georgia. Children were: Joseph Columbus HIGDON, Living, Living, Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr., Living.


Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. was born on Jun 12, 1925 in Jackson County, North Carolina. He died on Nov 7, 1992. He was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - Fairview Memorial Gardens. He was a Construction Worker. His Social Security Number was 246-34-2675. Parents: Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Sr. and Ethel HIGDON.

Spouse: Living. Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. and Doris Love MIDDLETON were married on Sep 14, 1952 in Jackson County, North Carolina. Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. and Living.


Living. Parents: Samuel Willard HIGDON and Stella Denver COGGINS.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Dewey Grant HIGDON was born on May 25, 1898 in Macon County, North Carolina. He died on May 28, 1900 in Macon County, North Carolina from injuries sustained in a Fall from a Wagon. He was buried in Macon County, North Carolina - Sugarfork Baptist Church Cemetery. Parents: Thomas Bragg HIGDON and Martha Frances "Pattie" RICH.


Living. Parents: Dennis Cleveland HIGDON Jr. and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: William Caswell HIGDON and Helen POTTS.


Living. Parents: Joseph Harry HIGDON and Dixie Maude SAPP.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.

Spouse: Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.


Living. Parents: Alexander Weaver HIGDON and Carrie Myrtle BRYSON.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Major F. HIGDON and Hazel Ruth LONG.


Dub HIGDON was born after 1840. Parents: Thomas HIGDON and Matilda BERRY.


Earl Dills HIGDON Sr. was born on Jul 26, 1910 in Jackson County, North Carolina. He died on Jan 16, 1995. His Social Security Number was 241-07-7825. Parents: John Samuel "Sam" HIGDON and Laura Magdalene DILLS.

Spouse: Living. Earl Dills HIGDON Sr. and Nelle Azilee HOOD were married on Aug 19, 1935 in Gwinett County, Georgia. Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Earl Dills HIGDON Sr. and Living.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living.


Edgar "Ed" HIGDON was born on Aug 19, 1876 in Macon County, North Carolina. He lived in Macon County, North Carolina about Feb 1938. He died on Mar 19, 1958 in Macon County, North Carolina. He was buried on Mar 20, 1958 in Jackson County, North Carolina - Wesleyanna United Methodist Church Cemetery.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 95, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "William"
- Age 3, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- Age 24, born Aug 1876, single, living with father and stepmother
- Occupation was farm laborer
- Can read and write
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1910 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 1, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "Ed"
- Age 34, single, living with father and stepmother Lula
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Occupation was farm laborer, home farm, wage earner
- Cannot read or write
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Index to Vital Statistics, Deaths, A to Z, From 1913 Through 1978, Macon County, N. C., page 75, located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of death was 3-19-1958. Higdon, Eddie, male, white. Location of death was Franklin, Macon County, N. C. Father was Thomas Bragg Higdon, Jr. Mother was Mollie West.
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Obituary from The Franklin Press, Macon County, North Carolina, dated March 20, 1958:
Native Dies Here---

"Uncle Ed' Higdon's Music On Harmonica Is Stilled"

The man with the harmonica, 'Uncle Ed' is dead.
Declining health curtailed the entertaining activites of 81 year old "Uncle Ed" in recent months and Wednesday of last week, March 19, he died at Angel Clinic.
"Uncle Ed's " rendition of " She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain" sparked many a benefit performance over the county and he'd walk for miles just to play.
Funeral services for the Macon County native, who was a charter member of the First Baptist Church here, were conducted the afternoon after his death at the Savannah Methodist Church in Jackson County. Officiating were the Rev. Bill Sorrells and the Rev. Paul Sorrells. Burial was in the church cemetery. Born August 19, 1876, "Uncle Ed" was the son of Thomas Bragg, Sr., and Mrs. Mollie West Higdon. He farmed in the Iotla section. He was married in 1911 to Miss Maggie Cabe, of Jackson County, who died in 1938.
Surviving are two sons, Bragg and Claude Higdon, of Franklin, Route 5; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Guthrie, of Asheville, and Miss Margaret Higdon, of Franklin, Route 3, his stepmother, Mrs. T.B. Higdon, Sr. of Franklin, Route 5; 11 half-brothers, Major, John, Ted, and Grayson, all of Route 5, Alfred R. and Sam of Franklin, Lefferts of Route 4, Leslie B., and R.B., Jr., of Asheville, Charlie, of North Brookfield, Mass., and Paul, of West Brookfield, Mass.; two sisters, Mrs. Vinnie Wilson, of Glenville, and Mrs. Mary Brown, of Ball Ground, Ga.; a half-sister, Mrs. Ellen Smith, of Franklin; and one grandchild.
Pallbearers were Lawson Shook, Harry Moses, Billy Ramsey, Clayton Ramsey, Walter Dean, and Lyman Higdon.
Bryant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Parents: Thomas Bragg HIGDON and Mary Jane "Mollie" WEST.

Spouse: Maggie CABE. Edgar "Ed" HIGDON and Maggie CABE were married about 1911. Children were: Bragg HIGDON, Living, Claude HIGDON, Living, Living.


Edgar Lee HIGDON was born on Jul 8, 1867. Parents: Eleazer HIGDON and Melissa Flovilla BLEVINS.


Eleazer HIGDON was born on Jun 5, 1818 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on Oct 22, 1871 in Meigs County, Tennessee.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1830 Macon County, North Carolina census (abstract):
- Page 3
- Age 10-14, living in household of father Leonard Higdon
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Personal records of Eddie Smith, dated March 1997:
- No children with wife Emaline Wear Parents: Leonard HIGDON III and Eva HUFFMAN.

Spouse: Melissa Flovilla BLEVINS. Children were: Emmaline HIGDON, Fatima Galistine HIGDON, Katherine Davis HIGDON, Samuel Russell HIGDON, John Hoyle HIGDON, Sarah Eve Ann HIGDON, Laura Gertrude HIGDON, Hugh Leonard HIGDON, Ella Burton HIGDON, Edgar Lee HIGDON.

Spouse: Emaline WEAR.


Elizabeth "Betty" HIGDON was born on Feb 22, 1846 in Macon County, North Carolina. She died on Oct 7, 1920 in North Carolina. She was buried in Buncombe County, North Carolina - Acton Church Cemetery.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1850 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 523
- Age 6, living with parents
- Born in Macon County, North Carolina
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1860 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 32
- Given name was "Elizabeth"
- Age 15, living with parents
- Born in Macon County, North Carolina
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1870 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 73, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "Elizabeth"
- Age 23, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina
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1880 Rabun County, Georgia census (microfilm):
- HH # 149, Persimmon District # 171
- Given name was "Elizabeth"
- Age 34, married to William Holbrook
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 188, Cowee Twsp
- Age 54, born in Feb 1846, married to Alex Holbrook for 29 yrs
- Born in Feb 1846
- Mother of 7 children, 6 living
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Can read and write
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1910 Buncombe County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # ??, Lower Hominy Twsp
- Age 62, married to Elizabethva A. for ?? yrs
- Had ? children, ? living
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Can read and write
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1920 Buncombe County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 189, Lower Hominy Twsp
- Age 74, married to Elizabeth
- Can read and write
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English Parents: William Huffman HIGDON and Eva Jane "Jincy" BUCHANAN.

Spouse: William Alexander "Alex" HOLBROOK. William Alexander "Alex" HOLBROOK and Elizabeth "Betty" HIGDON were married about 1871. Children were: Arpha Jane HOLBROOK, William HOLBROOK, James Robert HOLBROOK, Margaret "Maggie" HOLBROOK, Fannie E. HOLBROOK, Samuel Larkin HOLBROOK, Franklin A. "Frank" HOLBROOK.


Ella Burton HIGDON was born about 1863. Parents: Eleazer HIGDON and Melissa Flovilla BLEVINS.

Spouse: William M. HUNTER.


Living. Parents: Charles Foster HIGDON and Sallie Belle CRAWFORD.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.


Photo Elma E. HIGDON was born on Dec 30, 1876 in North Carolina. She lived in Macon County, North Carolina about Dec 1957. She died on Jun 3, 1963 in Jackson County, North Carolina. She was buried in Macon County, North Carolina - Mountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1880 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 64, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "Elina"
- Age 4, single, living with parents
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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1900 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 7, Ellijay Twsp
- Age 23, single, living with parents
- Born Dec 1876
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Can read and write
- Speaks English
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1910 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
- HH # 8, Ellijay Twsp
- Given name was "Eliza"
- Age 34, single, living with parents
- Mother of 2 children, 1 living
- Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
- Speaks English
- Can read and write Parents: Joshua A. HIGDON and Louisa Annie "Lou" COGGINS.

Spouse: Allen Lee DILLS. Allen Lee DILLS and Elma E. HIGDON were married on Sep 2, 1926 in Macon County, North Carolina.

MARRIAGE NOTES:
General Index and Revised Marriage Register for Macon County, North Carolina, From 1828 thru 1942 "Woman", page 164 located at the Macon County Courthouse:
- Date of Marriage was 9-2-1926. Higdon, Elmer, age 47, to Dills, A. L., age 55. Held at home of J. P. Moore. Performed or recorded by J. M. Raby, J. P. Witnessed by J. P. Moore, John Corbin, and Sallie Moore.

Children were: Living.


Elsie Mae HIGDON was born on Oct 16, 1884 in Jackson County, North Carolina. She died on Feb 17, 1965. She was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - Lovedale Baptist Church Cemetery. Parents: Columbus Christopher HIGDON and Violet Jane WILSON.

Spouse: Emlis David TATHAM. Emlis David TATHAM and Elsie Mae HIGDON were married on Jan 4, 1905. Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Elzade HIGDON was born about 1852 in Fannin County, Georgia.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
1860 Fannin County, Georgia (abstract):
- HH # 384
- Given name was "Elzary"
- Age 8, living with parents
- Born in Georgia Parents: Samuel HIGDON and Mary "Polly" QUEEN.

Spouse: Living.


Emily Latisha HIGDON was born about 1891. She died on Jun 16, 1927. She was buried in Jackson County, North Carolina - Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Parents: A. Leander HIGDON and Louisa Jane BISHOP.

Spouse: Robert David ROGERS. Children were: Theodore Alvin ROGERS, Frank Mozelle ROGERS, Living.


Living. Parents: Frederick Huffman "Fred" HIGDON and Mahulda Caroline "Carrie" HENDERSON.

Spouse: Alvin Barrett DODD. Alvin Barrett DODD and Emma Josephine HIGDON were married on Nov 22, 1936 in Richmond County, Georgia. Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Joseph Huffman HIGDON Sr. and Living.

Spouse: Frank Leonidas HENRY. Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.

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