William H. Higginbotham (1818 - 1893)

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Birthplace: Madison, AL, USA
Death: Died in Village Springs, AL, USA
Managed by: Leigh Withers
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About William H. Higginbotham

His obituary, taken from the Thursday, July 27, 1893 edition of The Southern Democrat: At his residence in Village Springs, in this county, Mr. Wm. H. Higginbotham, one of Blount's oldest citizen's having almost reached his four-score years. His remains were consigned to the grave with Masonic emblem honors. [born 20 Mar 1818; buried Remlap United Methodist Church Cemetery]"

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The Atlanta Constitution Atlanta, GA 8-12-1895

The Higginbotham Will Case

Oneonta, Ala., August 11. (Special.)--The notable Higginbotham will case was decided here again yesterday in favor of the two sons--O.L. and P.W. Higginbotham. The case has been full of interest. W.H. Higginbotham died two years ago, leaving a large landed estate in this and Jefferson county. In his will he left all of his property to his twso sons. His daughter and youngest child, Miss Kittie, contested the validity of the will on the ground that it was procurred through undue influence. At the trial in the circuit court here, two years ago, the case was decided in favor of the contestant. The supreme court reversed and remanded the case, but the court here yesterday again rendered a verdict in favor of the contestant, which probably ends the litigation.

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William Higginbotham's Timeline

1818
March 20, 1818
Madison, AL, USA
1843
January 1, 1843
Age 24
Blount, AL, USA
1849
February 5, 1849
Age 30
AL, USA
1850
1850
Age 31
Village Springs, AL, USA
1853
July 26, 1853
Age 35
AL, USA
1856
October 25, 1856
Age 38
AL, USA
1893
July 23, 1893
Age 75
Village Springs, AL, USA
July 25, 1893
Age 75
Remlap, Blount, Alabama