George Edward Higgins

Male11 May 1928–17 July 2000

Brief Life History of George Edward

When George Edward Higgins was born on 11 May 1928, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Virgil Higgins, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Vasitine Stulce, was 36. He lived in Civil District 3, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Red Bank, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States for about 1 years. He died on 17 July 2000, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States.

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James Virgil Higgins
Lydia Vasitine Stulce
Lillie Mae Higgins
Stella M. Higgins
Ruby Higgins
William Riley Higgins
Thelma Irene Higgins
Elmer Lee Higgins
Jesse Frank Higgins
George Edward Higgins
Mary Ruth Higgins

Sources (6)

  • G Edward Higgins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George E. Higgins, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mr George E Higgins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 3

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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