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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James Cornelius Riddle
Flora Higgins

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Baccus Higgins


    Julia (Julie) Randolph





    Fay Higgins



    Bessie Higgins


    Clo Edith Higgins


+8 More Children

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.

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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