Biography of Isaac Higley Sr. of Batavia, NY

In 1808 Isaac Higley, Sr., (the grandfather of Anson,) with his brother Eber, (who was in the War of 1812, taken prisoner, and died in Halifax,) and Isaac, Jr., came to Elba and settled on Spring Creek. There were seven children, of whom Isaac, Jr., was the eldest and the only son. The daughters were Abbie, wife of Elias Pettibone, the father of Col. Elias J.; Ruth, wife of'Squire Daniel Mills, an old justice of Elba; Adah, wife of Zebulon Woodruff, of Elba; Anna, wife of Samuel Lampson, of Onondaga County; Hannah, wife of William Knapp; and Candace, wife of John Hawkins, of Alexander. The grandfather died in 1810, and was the first person buried in the old burying-ground in the southeast part of Elba.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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