William B. Higgason

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William B. Higgason

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Hanover County, Virginia
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Media, Henderson County, Illinois
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Charles Higgason and Nancy Ann Higgason
Husband of Sarah Ann Higgason
Father of Martha Alice Emmert and Samuel J. Higgason

Managed by: Robert Fahey
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About William B. Higgason


WILLIAM B. HIGGASON was born in 1795 in Hanover County. Virginia and died May 4, 1858. He lived there and in Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois. On Feb. 24, 1824 in Nelson County, Kentucky he married SARAH “Sally” ANN HERRON, born in 1805 at Simpsons Creek, Nelson County, daughter of Samuel Herron and Alice Combs, and died July 4, 1858. William and Sally are buried in Adair Cemetery, Henderson Co., Ill. Notice the line of progression: Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois are contiguous and move steadily westward.


i. Ann Eliza Higgason, b. July 21, 1826 Kentucky, d. May 20, 1902, m. Jacob Robins.

ii. William Thomas Higgason b. Sept. 4, 1829 Greene Co., KY, m. Martha Evans

iii. Samuel J. Higgason b. 1831, Montgomery County, Indiana, d. 1895.

iv. Nancy W. Higgason b: Oct. 1832 Montgomery Co., IN, d. March 14, 1900, m. Milton D. Hopper, b: bef. Sep 1831, d. March 25, 1865.

v. Francis Marion Higgason, b. Feb. 11, 1834 Montgomery Co., IN, d. 1915, m. Mary Jane Thorn, b. 1835, d. 1881. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58664189

vi. Albert B. Higgason b. 1838 Indiana.

vii. Mary E. Higgason b. 1840 Indiana.

viii. Beverly R. Higgason b. 1842 Indiana.

ix James H. Higgason b. 1844 Indiana.

x. Martha A. Higgason b. Jan. 25, 1849 Montgomery Co., IN, m. Thomas B. Emmert.

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William B. Higgason's Timeline

Hanover County, Virginia
Age 36
Montgomery County, Indiana
January 25, 1849
Age 54
Montgomery County, Indiana
May 4, 1858
Age 63
Media, Henderson County, Illinois