John Somers Higbee

Male 1804 - 1877  (73 years)


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  • Name John Somers Higbee 
    Initiatory (LDS) 20040  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 7 Mar 1804  Tate, Clermont, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) May 1831 
    Endowed (LDS) 23 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Oct 1877  Toquerville, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128849  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 21 May 2009 

    Father Isaac Higbee, Sr. ,   b. Abt 1764,   d. 12 Apr 1839, Quincy, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Sophia Somers,   b. 18 Aug 1766, Galloway Twp, Atlantic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1785  Galloway Twp, Atlantic, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Ann Voorhees,   b. 16 Apr 1805, , Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1846, Mt Pisgah, Cooper, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1826  Batavia, Clermont, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 20 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Mount Higbee,   b. 6 May 1827, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1904, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Sarah Ann Higbee,   b. 2 Sep 1833, Tate, Clermont, OH USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1915  (Age 81 years)
     3. Harriet Higbee,   b. 24 May 1837, Caldwell, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1920, , , New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Silas Higbee,   b. 18 Aug 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1909, St Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F28359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith Hughes Ball,   b. 22 Apr 1811, , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Aug 1846  Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 16 Aug 1852 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F27675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ann Grainger,   b. 7 Mar 1817, Asenby, Topcliffe, Yorkshire North Riding, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1877, Toquerville, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1852  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F27120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1846 - Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 52
      Early 70's and High Priest Index, p 67
      High Priest of Nuavoo and SLC, LDS Archives, p 63
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 22 pp 721-727
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Black and Black, Vol 3 pp 1721-1722
      Nauvoo Legion, Susan Easton Black, page 9
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney, 1 page
      Early Mormon Records, Nauvoo, Lyman D Platt, Vol 1 p 20

      HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, pp 597-598
      Mormon Redress Petitions, Clark Johnson, 1992, pp 461-463; 235

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      1842 Census Biographies, Maureen Ward, pp 32-34


      OTHER SOURCES:
      Mormon Immigration Index, 6 pages
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 5 pages
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, p 46
      Internet Research:
      ancestry.com: trees, 2 pages
      lds.org, Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 3 pages

      VARIANTS: Marriage Date: 1832
      Death Date: 1 Nov 1877, 27 Oct, 1877