Theresa Vashti Higgins

14 April 1892–8 July 1953 (Age 61)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Theresa Vashti

When Theresa Vashti Higgins was born on 14 April 1892, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, Cary Douglas Higgins, was 37 and her mother, Mary Adelaide Boze, was 35. She married Edward Augusta Green on 14 January 1908, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Henry Magisterial District, Hanover, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Fairfield Magisterial District, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1953, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Augusta Green
Theresa Vashti Higgins
Marriage: 14 January 1908
Clyde Augusta Green
Elise V Green
Lillian Juanita Green
Edward A Green
Max E Green

Spouse and Children

14 January 1908
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States


    Clyde Augusta Green


    Elise V Green


    Lillian Juanita Green


    Edward A Green


    Max E Green


Parents and Siblings

    Cary Douglas Higgins


    Mary Adelaide Boze




    Mary Jane Higgins


    Joseph Mortimer Higgins



    Davy Higgins


    Myrtle J. Higgins


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking’, ‘searover’ (from Old Norse víkingr).2 Irish: variant of Hagan .3 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Taresa Green in household of Agusta Green, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theresa Green in household of Eddie A Green, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ther? V Higgins in household of Cary F Higgins, "United States Census, 1900"

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