Indiana McCaslins

William HigusAge: 73 years18601933

Name
William Higus
Birth June 1860
Note: Place of birth given on his daughter's birth certificate.
Census 1880 (Age 19 years)
Census 1900 (Age 39 years)
MarriageCarrie Estella ClarkView this family
about 1902 (Age 41 years)

Census 1905 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Helen M Higus
February 28, 1906 (Age 45 years)
Census 1910 (Age 49 years)
Census 1920 (Age 59 years)
Death of a wifeCarrie Estella Clark
October 3, 1923 (Age 63 years)
Source: S1317
Census 1930 (Age 69 years)
Occupation
1905 painter at the C M & St P shop; 1908 painter; 1920 Furniture painter

Publication: Minneapolis Directory Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota 1905)
Publication: Minneapolis Directory Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota 1908)
Death November 28, 1933 (Age 73 years)
Source: S1313
Family with Carrie Estella Clark - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1902
4 years
daughter

Birth1900 US Federal Census
Birth1920 US Federal Census
BirthMinnesota Birth Certificate
Census1880 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Marriage1910 US Federal Census
Census1905 Minnesota State Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Occupation1920 US Federal Census
OccupationDavisons Minneapolis City Directory
Publication: Minneapolis Directory Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota 1905)
OccupationDavisons Minneapolis City Directory
Publication: Minneapolis Directory Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota 1908)
DeathS1313
Birth

Place of birth given on his daughter's birth certificate.

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, Willie Higus, a 19-year-old laborer, is living with his 56-year-old mother, Martha and younger brothers, Thomas (age 14) and George A (age 10)

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Minneapolis (7th Ward), Hennepin County, Minneapolis, William, a 37-year-old car painter is living in a boarding house run by his divorced 45-year-old sister, Dora Williams and her 18-year-old son, Ray or Roy. William is single.

In the 1905 Minnesota State Census for Minneapolis Ward 7, Hennepin, Minnesota, 43-year-old Iowa-born painter Wm [sic] Higus and his 40-year-old Maine-born wife Carrie E [Clark] Higus are living at 2937-17 Avenue. William has lived in Minnesota and in this enumeration district for 14 years. Carrie has lived in Minnesota for 38 years and in this enumeration district for 5 years. William's parents were born in Iowa; Carrie's parents were born in Maine.

William Higus is listed as living at 2937 17th Avenue South in the 1905, 1908 and 1910 Minneapolis city directories. He is a painter at the C M & St P shops.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, 49-year-old Iowa-born William Higus and his 46-year-old wife Carrie [Clark] Higus have been married eight years. Carrie is recorded as having borne no children. Also in this household is their "adopted" daughter, 4-year-old Minnesota-born Helen. The family is living in a house at 2937-17th Avenue South that William owns free of mortgage. William is a painter who "works out"; he has had no months out of work in the past year. The adults are literate and speak English. William's parents were born in Iowa; Carrie's parents were born in Maine; Helen's parents were born in Iowa [sic]. This reference to Helen as adopted is contradicted by her birth certificate which gives her parents as William and Carrie Higus.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Minneapolis (7th Ward), Hennepin County, Minneapolis, Iowa-born William Higus, a 58-year-old furniture painter is living in a house at 2937-17th Avenue South that he owns free of mortgage. In his household are his 55-year-old wife, Carie [sic] [Clark] Higus and their 14-year-old daughter, Helen. Helen has attended school in the past year. Everyone is literate and speaks English. William's parents were born in Iowa; Carrie's parents were born in Maine; Helen's father was born in the United States and her mother in Minnesota [sic].

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Minneapolis (7th Ward), Hennepin County, Minneapolis, William, a 68-year-old unemployed widower, is boarding at the house of John and Agnes Erickson at 3648-16th Avenue South. The Ericksons also have another boarder, 40-year-old Otto Ecklund from Sweden.