William Edward Higdon

1909–2007 (Age 98)
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Higdon was born in 1909, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, his father, Zachariah Higdon, was 42 and his mother, Martha Ann or Mattie Higdon, was 40. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Sorgho, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died before December 2007, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Higdon
Martha Ann or Mattie Higdon
Bernard Joseph Higdon
Ethel Philomena Higdon
Mary Eloise Higdon
Lester Zachary Higdon Sr.
Lillie Agnes Higdon
Harry T. Higdon
Edwin Clarenton Higdon
William Edward Higdon

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 0

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.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 3

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Hikedun, a medieval pet form of Richard ; it is apparently a variant of Ricardun, a form of Ric(h)ard with a diminutive ending; for explanation of the initial H-, see Hick .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Clarenton E Higdon in household of Zack Higdon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Higdon in household of Zack Higdon, "United States Census, 1920"

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