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From: "jgilker" <>
Subject: George T. HIGGINS 1822 - 1902 + surnames: Fanning, Fitzhenry, Laubersheimer
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 10:17:45 -0500
George Thomas HIGGINS Sr. was born abt. 1822 in Wheeling, Virginia (before the state divided). He died March 28, 1902 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. His father was from England and mother was from Ireland. He married Isabelle FANNING mostly likely in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. She was born Abt. 1831 in Canada and died March 31, 1910 in Chicago. Their children were:
1) Margaret E. born 1855 in Ohio
2) James E. born abt. 1860 in Kentucky
3) Rosa Bell "Rose" born abt. Feb. 1870 in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa
4) John W. born abt. 1865 in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa (married Nellie ___ lived 25th Ward, Chicago 1920 & Evanston City, Cook County, IL. 1930: Children Isabelle, James, William, John W. Jr. "Jack") ** Ellen FITZHENRY born abt. 1834 in Ireland was an aunt.
5) George Thomas Jr. born Sept. 15, 1867 in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa. ( married Wilhelmina LAUBERSHEIMER. They remained living in Keokuk, IA.)
If any of this sounds remotely familiar please reply.