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
1867–1943
Martha Ann or Mattie Higdon
1869–1943
Bernard Joseph Higdon
1893–1977
Ethel Philomena Higdon
1895–1987
Mary Eloise Higdon
1897–1970
Lester Zachary Higdon Sr.
1900–1972
Lillie Agnes Higdon
1903–1990
Harry T. Higdon
1904–1974
Edwin Clarenton Higdon
1908–1954
William Edward Higdon
1909–2007

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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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