No image available

Silas Higley

June 21, 1853
Home Town:
Granby, CT
Later Residences:
Granby, CT
Melissa Hays Higley (December 30, 1804)
Biographical Notes:
Silas Higley was the fifth child of Ozias and Martha Gillette Higley. In 1802 Silas graduated from Yale College with a Bachelors degree. After completing his studies at Yale he studied law, and was admitted to the bar before the age of thirty. For more than forty years Judge Silas Higley practiced his profession in Hartford County, Connecticut. On December 30, 1804 he married Melissa Hays, also of Granby, and the couple had four children. Silas passed away on June 21, 1853.
Additional Notes:
Silas Higley is buried at Salmon Brook Cemetery.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Religious Calling

Contact Us

Do you have more information for the Ledger?

If you have family papers, objects, or any other details you would like to share, or if you would like to obtain a copy of an image for publication, please contact us at