784Re: Higgs - Cushing marriage
- Nov 25 11:21 AM"E.Rodier" wrote:
> April 16, 1902 F.F. Higgs, proprietor of The Calgary Furniture CompanyHi Elizabeth,
> married Alice Maud Cushing, daughter of former mayor W. H. Cushing. Does
> anyone have connections to the Higgs family? A son Dr. Higgs worked in
> Calgary and moved to BC prior to 1934.
> I'm looking for any information to identify JF Higgs listed in an index to
> the 1891 census. FF Higgs left home before the 1891 census and may have been
> in Calgary. The Calgary Furniture Company ads regularly appeared in the 1902
> Herald and he was president of the young liberals. Found the wedding
> announcements in Herald and Albertan online newspaper images. -- Elizabeth
> AFHS library has a 530 page book A History of the Higges or Higgs Family
> published in England 1933.
> South Stoke, County of Oxford
> Thatcham, County of Berks
> Chapter XX has The Higgs Family of Bermudas Islands and Charlottetown, PEI
> with the Calgary & BC connection.
> Chapter XXI has the Higgs Family of USA, descendants of John Higgs who
> settled in Virginia about 1650
> The book is interesting for the amount of detail on the Higgs family, closer
> to a one-name study than a traditional family book with all descendants of a
> selected ancestor. It has an index of places, index to subjects, index of
> names and separate index for names in the USA chapter. Lots of pictures and
> some family charts, no maps.
I went to school with a Gerry Higgs in the '40s. I think he had connections in
Alberta. He now lives in Richmond BC at 4-6600 Lucas Road, Richmond BC, V7C
4T1. His telephone number is 1-604-275-5966.
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