Ernest Higdon

M, #7098, b. Jul 1882, d. 21 May 1936
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Ernest Higdon was born in Jul 1882 in GA.1 He was the son of Tarpley Higdon and Anna Johnson. Ernest Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Tarpley Higdon (his father.)1

Ernest Higdon was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1912 and 1923, where Ernest was recorded in the city/county directories.2

The third and final draft registration for World War I included men born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900 plus men born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Ernest Higdon filled out a draft card circa 1918 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA. He was short, of slender build, with brown eyes and black hair. He was a mill operator at Eagle Phoenix Mill and living at 1819 1st Ave. Tarpley Higdon was listed as his nearest relative.3 Ernest Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA in the household of unresearched people.4

Ernest Higdon died on 21 May 1936 in Bozeman, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 53.5 He was buried on 22 May 1936 in Alms House Cemetery, Bozeman, Muscogee Co., GA.6

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Higdon Ernest, mill opr, r 1401 1/2 1st av (1912)

    Higdon Ernest, mill opr, r 1st av nr 1st, G (1923)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  3. [S365] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"; National Archives - Northeast Region; New York, NY. Hereinafter cited as "WWI Draft Registration Cards."
  4. [S679] US1930.
  5. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate #36876. Certificate says he was 48 years old, but his parents were not known.
  6. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch, Certificate #36876.

Charles Lepino

M, #7099, b. circa 1847
     Charles Lepino was born circa 1847 in Cuba.1

Charles Lepino married Bethany Higdon, daughter of Philip Higdon and Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner, on 21 Mar 1869 in Muscogee Co., GA.2 Charles Lepino was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Bethany Higdon (his wife.)1

Children of Charles Lepino and Bethany Higdon

Citations

  1. [S497] US1870.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Muscogee County Marriage Book, 1866 - 1872, p. 119.

Louisa Lepino

F, #7100, b. circa 1870
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Louisa Lepino was born circa 1870 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Charles Lepino and Bethany Higdon. Louisa Lepino was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Annie Alice Lepino (her sister.)2

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S663] US1910.

Annie Alice Lepino

F, #7101, b. circa 1872, d. 4 Mar 1943
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Annie Alice Lepino was born circa 1872 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Charles Lepino and Bethany Higdon.

Annie Alice Lepino married ? Young between 1900 and 1910.2

Annie Alice Lepino was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, in 1906, where Annie was recorded in the city/county directories.3 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Bethany Higdon and Louisa Lepino (her mother and her sister.)2

Annie Alice Lepino married Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs, son of Jerry Grubbs and Martha J. Fields, between 1910 and 1918.4

Annie Alice Lepino was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1918 and 1927, where Annie was recorded in the city/county directories.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs (her husband.)4 Annie Alice Lepino was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs.6 Annie Alice Lepino was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1940 in Muscogee Co., GA.7

Annie Alice Lepino died on 4 Mar 1943 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.8,9 She was buried on 7 Mar 1943 in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.8,9

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S663] US1910.
  3. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Higdon Annie, wks Muscogee Mill, b 1410 Broad (1906)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  4. [S681] US1920.
  5. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory,
    Grubbs Richard M (Alice), mill opr, h 7 16th (1918)

    Grubbs Richard M (Alice), taxi driver, h 7 16th (1921)

    Grubbs Richard M (Annie), mill opr, h 7 16th (1923)

    Boarding Houses - Grubbs Annie Mrs, 813 1st av (1923)

    Grubbs Richd M (Annie A), h 7 16th (1925)

    Grubbs Richd M (Annie A), draymn h 7 16th (1927).
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1399] US1940.
  8. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Friday, March 05, 1943, Page:2. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.
  9. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.

George W. Allen

M, #7102
     George W. Allen married Bethany Higdon, daughter of Philip Higdon and Sarah (Clary Ann) Gardner, on 1 Jan 1865 in Muscogee Co., GA.1

Citations

  1. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Muscogee County Marriage Book, 1847 - 1868, p. 262.

Alfred Higdon

M, #7103, b. circa 1875, d. 5 Nov 1913
Relationship
4th cousin 2 times removed of Beryl Virginia Burns
     Alfred Higdon was born circa 1875 in GA.1 He was the son of Tarpley Higdon and Anna Johnson. Alfred Higdon was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Russell Co., AL in the household of Elizabeth Cato (his uncle's mother-in-law.)2

Alfred Higdon married Lizzie Guber on 14 Feb 1902 in Muscogee Co., GA.3

Alfred Higdon was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1906 and 1914, where Alfred was recorded in the city/county directories.4 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Harris Co., GA with others in the household: Lizzie Guber.5

Alfred Higdon died on 5 Nov 1913 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, His obituary confirms that his father was T. B. Higdon, and his brother was Ernest Higdon.6 He was buried on 6 Nov 1913 in Riverdale Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.7

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S555] US1900.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Muscogee County Marriage Book, 1895 - 1902, p. 425.
  4. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Higdon Alfred (Lizzie), wks Muscogee Mill, h 1410 Broad (1906)

    Higdon Alfred (Lizzie), wks Muscogee Mill, h 1414 Broad (1910)

    Higdon Alfred (Lizzie), mill opr, h 1824 2d av (1912)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  5. [S663] US1910.
  6. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Thursday, November 06, 1913 Volume:LXXXV Issue:240 Page:Five. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.
  7. [S1964] Cemetery Marker in Riverdale Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, I didn't find his grave, but his obituary say he was buried in Riverdale Cemetery.

Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs

M, #7104, b. 8 Sep 1882, d. 21 Oct 1939
     Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs was born on 8 Sep 1882 in Muscogee Co., GA.1 He was the son of Jerry Grubbs and Martha J. Fields. Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Jerry Grubbs (his father.)2

Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs married Annie Alice Lepino, daughter of Charles Lepino and Bethany Higdon, between 1910 and 1918.3

Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs was living in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, between 1918 and 1927, where Richard was recorded in the city/county directories.4 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Alice Lepino (his wife.)3

In 1920, Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs was the informant of the death of his wife's uncle, Tarpley Higdon.5 Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Annie Alice Lepino.6

Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs died on 21 Oct 1939 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, at age 57.7,8 He was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.7,9

Citations

  1. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate #24389. His 1900 census rcd says he was born in Alabama. His parents were in Alabama in the 1880 census.
  2. [S555] US1900.
  3. [S681] US1920.
  4. [S1970] Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory (Detroit, Columbus, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Richmond: R. L. Polk & Co.),
    Grubbs Richard M (Alice), mill opr, h 7 16th (1918)

    Grubbs Richard M (Alice), taxi driver, h 7 16th (1921)

    Grubbs Richard M (Annie), mill opr, h 7 16th (1923)

    Grubbs Richd M (Annie A), h 7 16th (1925)

    Grubbs Richd M (Annie A), draymn h 7 16th (1927)
    . Hereinafter cited as Polk's Columbus, Ga. City Directory.
  5. [S854] Georgia Virtual Vault, Georgia Death Certificates, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, Certificate 23880. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Certificates.
  6. [S679] US1930.
  7. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch, Certificate #24389.
  8. [S1718] Columbus Daily Enquirer, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA, Sunday, October 22, 1939, Page:4. Hereinafter cited as Columbus Daily Enquirer.
  9. [S1967] Cemetery Marker in Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA.

? Young

M, #7105
     ? Young married Annie Alice Lepino, daughter of Charles Lepino and Bethany Higdon, between 1900 and 1910.1

Citations

  1. [S663] US1910.

Jerry Grubbs

M, #7106, b. Aug 1859
     Jerry Grubbs was born in Aug 1859 in AL.

Jerry Grubbs married Martha J. Fields circa 1878.1 Jerry Grubbs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Muscogee Co., GA with others in the household: Martha J. Fields and Richard M. (Guy) Grubbs (his wife and son.)1

Child of Jerry Grubbs and Martha J. Fields

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.

Martha J. Fields

F, #7107, b. Mar 1861
     Martha J. Fields was born in Mar 1861 in GA.1

Martha J. Fields married Jerry Grubbs circa 1878.1 Martha J. Fields was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Muscogee Co., GA in the household of Jerry Grubbs (her husband.)1

Child of Martha J. Fields and Jerry Grubbs

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.