Lillie Lodemy Higgins

Female11 January 1878–11 November 1933

Brief Life History of Lillie Lodemy

When Lillie Lodemy Higgins was born on 11 January 1878, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Ashley Hicks, was 30 and her mother, Mary L Higgins, was 22. She had at least 1 son with James Madison Canter. She lived in Wilkesboro Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 November 1933, in Morganton Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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James Madison Canter
Lillie Lodemy Higgins
Glenn Palmer Canter

Sources (12)

  • Lillie Higgins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie Higgins Canter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lillie L Higgins in entry for Glenn Palmer Canter, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking, sea-rover’ (from Old Norse víkingr). Compare McGuigan .

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Higgin, itself either a Lancashire variant of Huggin (from a pet form of Hugh ), or a variant of Hickin (from a pet form of Richard ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. See Hick and compare Higson .

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

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