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Oliver Higley was born 14 August 1779 in Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, United States to Elijah Higley (1740-1812) and Anna Halladay (1739-1819) and died 6 May 1846 Jo Daviess County, Illinois of unspecified causes. He married Lucretia Higley (1781-1865) 20 June 1801 in Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont.

Biography

Oliver and Lucretia Higley joined the church in Chautauqua County, New York and moved to Kirtland, Ohio in 1836 with 3,000 Saints and when the Saints exodus of 1837 they moved to Buffalo Grove, Ogle County, Illinois, where they resided until 1843 when they went to Jo Daviess County, Illinois until the close of his life May 6, 1846. He worked in agriculture until elderly when he managed a basket factory. He was respected for being honest and kind and enjoyed good will of all religious sects. Lucretia moved with her son Clark west to Tooele, Utah where she died at 84.

Marriage and Family

  1. Anna Higley (1803-1803)
  2. Daniel Higley (1804-1877)
  3. Anna Higley (1806-1887)
  4. Lovina Higley (1808-1906)
  5. Daughter Higley (1812-1812)
  6. Clark Higley (1813-1900) - joined mother on David Cannon 1861 Pioneer Company wagon train to Utah.
  7. Truman Higley (1817-1882) - joined mother on David Cannon 1861 Pioneer Company wagon train to Utah.
  8. Harvey Higley (1819-1884)
  9. Harriet Higley (1822-1884)




Children



Offspring of Oliver Higley and Lucretia Higley (1781-1865)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Higley (1803-1803)
Daniel Higley (1804-1877)
Anna Higley (1806-1887) 29 November 1806 Marlborough, Windham County, Vermont, United States 26 February 1887 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States Thomas Burdick (1796-1877)
Lovina Higley (1808-1906)
Daughter Higley (1812-1812)
Clark Higley (1813-1900) 26 November 1813 Edinburg, Saratoga County, New York, United States 24 March 1900 Erda, Tooele County, Utah, United States Malinda Cheney (1822-1900) Eliza Ellen Goode (1847-1922) Malinda Cheney (1822-1900) Eliza Ellen Goode (1847-1922) Amanda Thompson Baker (1844-1907)
Truman Higley (1817-1882) 20 July 1817 Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, United States 17 November 1882 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States Lucy Adams Fisher (1818-1856) Sarah Ann Irvine (1831-1867) [[|Lucy Adams Fisher (1818-1856)]] Sarah Ann Irvine (1831-1867)
Harvey Higley (1819-1884)
Harriet Higley (1822-1884)











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