biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
WILLIS S. REDBURN, of Spring Creek Township, is a farmer residing on section 32. He is a native of this county, in which he was born Dec. 3,1861, and is the son of Joseph B. and Mary A. (Funk) Redburn, for biography of whom see elsewhere. Willis S. Redhurn was reared upon his father's farm, and early learned to perform his part of the daily work. Until of age, he attended the common district schools a few months in each year, and then attended Oskaloosa College for two years. He is a young man of considerable natural ability, which, supplemented by a good English education, and a determination to succeed,. indicate that he will yet occupy a prominent position in society. The subject of this sketch was married, Jan. 21, 1886, to Miss Flora E. Higgason, born in Thorntown, Ind., July 9, 1867, and a daughter of W. T. and Martha C. (Evans) Higgason, the former a native of Greene County, Ky., born May 11, 1828, and the latter of Harrison County, Ind., born Dec. 11, 1829. Her mother died Jan. 22,1881, and her father is now living in Indianapolis, Ind.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy