Nola Fenton HALL Mini tree diagram

Basil Theodore HIGGS1,2,4,3,5,6,7,8,9

15th Dec 18861,2,3 - 26th Feb 19524,3

Life History

15th Dec 1886

Born in Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2,3

18th Dec 1912

Married Nola Fenton HALL in Harrison, West Virginia.2

26th Feb 1952

Died in Wood County, West Virginia.4,3

after 26th Feb 1952

Buried in Parkersburg Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.3

Notes

  • West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971
    Basil Theodore Higgs
    Age 26, Birth abt 1886
    Birth Place Marshall, West Virginia
    Ethnicity Canadian
    Father's Name L D Higgs
    Mother's name Sadie Higgs
    Spouse's Name Nola Fenton Hall
    Spouse Age 17
    Spouse Birth Place Wayne, West Virginia
    Marriage 18 Dec 1912 Harrison, West Virginia
    Spouse Father's Name W P Hall
    Spouse Mother's Name Martha Hall

    Note that this record reports that his "ethnicity is Canadian, butthen it says he was born in Marshall County, West Vi9rigina.  The nextcensus also reports that both his parents were.

    1920 Federal Census, Harrison County, West Virginia, 12 January,Clarksdale, District 155, page 18A,  655 Mulberry St, Hse #186, Fam#313
    Higgs, Basil T Head Rents M W 33 Married WV WV WV Railway BaggageMaster
    Higgs, Nola Wife F W 24 Married WV NC WV
    Higgs, Catherine Dau F W 6 Single WV WV WV
    Higgs, Margaret Dau F W 4yrs3mos Single WV WV WV
    Higgs, William E Son M W 6mos Single WV WV WV
    Hall, Elmer S Brother-in-law M W 21 Single WV NC WV No Occup

    In the next year, Basil and Nola are reported living in Clarksburg,West Virginia, in the same county.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Clarksburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1921, p 500
    Higgs Basil T (Nola F) bagagemn B&O h rear 655 Mulberry

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1924, p 503
    Higgs Basil T (Nola F) bgemn r 1119 Murdoch av

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1932, p 299
    Higgs Basil T (Nola F) brkmn r 2312 Lynn

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1940, p 262
    Higgs Basil T (Nola F) brkmn r 317 Lynn
    Higgs Virgina L student r 317 Lynn
    Higgs Wm E r 317 Lynn

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Directory, 1948, p 407
    Higgs Basil T (Nola F) brkmn B&O h 317 Lynn
    - p 407 -
    Higgs Wm E r 317 Lynn

    West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973
    Basil T. Higgs
    Death 26 Feb 1952 Wood, West Virginia
    Father Name Lemon Higgs

    Basil T Higgs
    Birth Dec. 15, 1886
    Death Feb. 26, 1952
    Burial Parkersburg Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, WestVirginia
    Created by Grave Yard Ghost Apr 06, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #25779515,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=HI&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSsr=3121&GRid=25779515&&ftm=1

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