Flora Higgins

15 May 1910–30 December 1985 (Age 75)
Higgins, Yancey, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Higgins was born on 15 May 1910, in Higgins, Yancey, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Baccus Higgins, was 23 and her mother, Julia (Julie) Randolph, was 19. She lived in Egypt Township, Yancey, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 December 1985, in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cornelius Riddle
1890–1966
Flora Higgins
1910–1985

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Baccus Higgins

    Male1886–1941Male

    Julia (Julie) Randolph

    Female1891–1941Female

siblings

(13)

    Female1910–1985Female

    Fay Higgins

    Female1910–Female

    Male1913–1991Male

    Bessie Higgins

    Female1915–2000Female

    Clo Edith Higgins

    Female1917–Female

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 8

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1931

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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Sources (3)

  • Floy Higgins in household of Back Higgins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Higgins in household of Back Higgins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Foy Higgins in household of Bocchus Higgins, "United States Census, 1920"

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