Clark Higley was born 20 July 1817 in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, United States to Oliver Higley (1779-1846) and Lucretia Higley (1781-1865) and died 17 November 1882 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of unspecified causes. He married Lucy Adams Fisher (1818-1856) 28 February 1841 in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. He married Sarah Ann Irvine (1831-1867) 8 October 1857 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois.


1861 Wagon Train


Greene with his family were participants in the David Cannon 1861 Pioneer Company, a 79 day wagon train traveling from Florence (now Omaha, Nebraska) to Salt Lake City in the early summer. It was the first of 12 such wagon trains of the year. It was a large train of 68 wagons and nearly 300 passengers led by a young 23-year old missionary returning home from England, Elder David H Cannon. Several diary/biographical accounts exist.

Marriage and Family


Offspring of Clark Higley and Lucy Adams Fisher (1818-1856)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rebecca Jane Higley (1845-1906)
Daniel Willard Higley (1850-1879)

Offspring of Clark Higley and Sarah Ann Irvine (1831-1867)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Lucretia Higley (1858-1925)
Clark Harvey Higley (1860-1885)
Frank Higley (1861-1862)
William Truman Higley (1863-1940)
Rhoda Ann Higley (1867-1910)



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