Uncle Ted's immediate family


Thomas Theodore Higdon was born on September 20, 1923 in Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky. He died on February 16, 1945 in Germany. 

His parents were  William Bernard Higdon and Clara Isabella Browning Higdon. Thomas Theodore was named after an older brother who was born in March, 1922 and died in October, 1922, at the age of 8 months. This reuse of a name was a common practice for honoring a sibling who died young. Thomas Theodore Higdon’s seven brothers and sisters were:

William Bernard Higdon

Clara Cecelia Higdon Elder

Joseph David Higdon

Mary Carmel Higdon

Thomas Theodore (d. 1922)

Joseph Raymond Higdon

Mary Catherine Wilifred Higdon Zinner

Elizabeth Jane Higdon Pierce

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