Florence Hilda Higgins

1886–1964 (Age 78)
Auckland, New Zealand

The Life of Florence Hilda

When Florence Hilda Higgins was born in 1886, in Auckland, New Zealand, her father, William Higgins, was 22 and her mother, Ellen Ryan, was 19. She married Stephen Walter Carter about 1909, in Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 8 January 1964, in Epsom Electorate, Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Walter Carter
1886–1934
Florence Hilda Higgins
1886–1964
Marriage: about 1909
Mary Josephine Carter
1910–1980
Robert William Carter
1912–1977
Stephen Walter Carter
1914–1990
John Raymond Carter
1916–1985
James Mervyn Carter
1918–1990
Horace Sylvester Carter
1919–1979
Joseph Patrick Carter
1921–2005
Walter Frederick Carter
1923–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1909
Auckland, New Zealand
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Ellen Higgins

    Female1883–Female

    Ellen Hilda Higgins

    Female1885–Female

    Female1886–1964Female

World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 1

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 7

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 21

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

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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