Biography of Edmund S. Higby
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Higby, Edmund S., son of Levi and Eliza (Sheldon) Higby, was born in Willsborough, Nov. 19, 1829. He is proprietor of Higby's saw mill, and manufacturer of lumber; also owns farm lands of 152 acres; has been assessor, town clerk and supervisor. Mr. Higby was married Jan. 15, 1803, to Lucy M. Jones, a daughter of David and Elizabeth (Chase) Jones, of Willsborough; children eight: Carrie L., Blanche M., Hamilton A., Winter R., Nora B., Maud, Lena E.. and Walter. Mr. Higby's parents came from Connecticut about 1800. Mr. Higby died Sept. 27, 1882, aged 85 years. Mrs. Higby is still living, aged 85 years.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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