LaVera Ina Higgason

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About LaVera Ina Higgason

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Birth: June 10, 1890 -
Death: December 9, 1975 (85) -

Parents; Adam Mark Hammer 1862 – 1933 & Ellen Eliza Rash 1869 – 1931
Spouse - Walter Bruce Higgason - 1884 – 1960-

Children:

  1. Hazel Avonelle Higgason 1908 – 2004
  2. Frances Marian Higgason 1911 – 1984
  3. Wallace Bruce Higgason 1913 – 1974
  4. Orville John Higgason 1914 – 1996
  5. Max Robertson Higgason 1916 – 2007
  6. Vern Higgason 1918 – 1919
  7. Arlene Higgason 1921 – 2004
  8. William Dinsmore Higgason 1923 – 1970
  9. Ronald Higgason 1924 – 1941
  10. Bettie Colleen Higgason 1927 –

ELDORA - (Special) - Services for Mrs. LaVera Higgason, 85, a lifelong Hardin County resident who was for many years a practical nurse, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Longnecker Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul E. Syster will officiate, and burial will be in Miller Cemetery southwest of Union.

Mrs. Higgason, who had lived in Eldora 47 years, died Tuesday at Eldora Community Hospital. She was born near Union July 20, 1890, a daughter of Adam and Eliza Rash Hammer, and was married at Marshalltown Oct. 1, 1907, to Walter B. Higgason, who died in 1960.

Surviving are six children: Mrs. Dean (Avonelle) Rash of Union, Mrs. Frances Mayer of Los Angeles, Calif., Orville Higgason and Max Higgason Sr. of Eldora, Mrs. Howard (Arlene) Bitters of Iowa Falls and Mrs. James (Bettie) Dix of New Providence. There are 24 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

Also surviving are a brother, Verlin Hammer of Marshalltown, and three sisters, Mrs. Harriet Bittner, Mrs. Bethel Teske and Mrs. Luella Peterson, all of Des Moines.

Four sons, one in infancy, preceded Mrs. Higgason in death, as did a brother and three sisters.
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1920 United States Census:
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Union, Hardin, Iowa, United States
Sheet Letter A
Sheet Number 6
District ED 197
Sheet Number and Letter 6A
Household ID 143
Line Number 31
Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number T625
Affiliate Film Number 492
GS Film Number 1820492
Digital Folder Number 004965870
Image Number 01086
Name, Role, Gender, Age, Birthplace:
Walter B Higgenson Head M 34 Iowa
Larena Higgenson Wife F 29 Iowa
Avadelle H Higgenson Daughter F 11 Iowa
Frances M Higgenson Daughter F 9 Iowa
Wallace B Higgenson Son M 7 Iowa
Orvile J Higgenson Son M 5 Iowa
Max R Higgenson Son M 3 Iowa
Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M819-8WL : accessed 1 March 2016), Wallace B Higgenson in household of Walter B Higgenson, Union, Hardin, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 6A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,492.

1900 United States Census:
Name, Role, Gender, Age, Birthplace:
Adam Hammer Head M 38 Iowa
Eliza Hammer Wife F 31 Iowa
Carrie Hammer Daughter F 13 Iowa
Levera Hammer Daughter F 10 Iowa
Levada Hammer Daughter F 10 Iowa
Elmer Hammer Son M 7 Iowa
Hattie Hammer Daughter F 5 Iowa
Eva Hammer Daughter F 3 Iowa
Event Place Union Township Whitten town, Hardin, Iowa, United States
District 156
Sheet Number and Letter 3A
Household ID 48
Line Number 26
Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number T623
GS Film Number 1240435
Digital Folder Number 004119859
Image Number 00896 Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9K5-X8Z : accessed 4 March 2016), Adam Hammer, Union Township Whitten town, Hardin, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 3A, family 48, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,435.

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LaVera Ina Higgason's Timeline

1890
June 10, 1890
IA, USA
1908
May 22, 1908
Age 17
Zearing, IA, USA
1909
1909
Age 18
IA, USA
1911
July 14, 1911
Age 21
Eldora, IA, USA
1913
October 26, 1913
Age 23
Iowa Falls, IA, USA
1914
June 22, 1914
Age 24
Union, IA, USA
1916
March 18, 1916
Age 25
Union, IA, USA
1918
January 27, 1918
Age 27
1921
May 6, 1921
Age 30
Eldora, IA, USA
1923
January 8, 1923
Age 32
Union, IA, USA