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  • Capt. Aaron Higginbotham (c.1720 - bef.1785)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A055232 TITLE: Capt. OCCUPATION: Rev War - Amherst Co. Va Militia RESIDENCE: Amherst Co. VA BIRTH: ABT 1720, of Ireland or A...
  • Caleb Higginbotham (1760 - 1823)
    Captain in the Revolutionary War- Amherst Militia Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War, McAllister Publishing Co., Hot Springs, VA: 1913. p.17: Col. Hugh Rose, the Colonel of the County, and Cap...
  • Elizabeth Higginbotham (1642 - 1706)
    The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the de...
  • Elizabeth Higginbotham (1707 - d.)
    ID: I4614 Name: Elizabeth STEVENS Sex: F MARC: 2 MAR 1707/1708 St Pauls Parish,Kent Co,MD Note: Had 5 Children with Oliver Higginbotham: HIGGINBOTHAM Charles HIGGINBOTHAM Thomas HIGGINBOTHAM Mary HIG...

About the Higginbotham surname

The Higginbottom/Higginbotham family is bears a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo- Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from having lived at Higginbottom in the county of Cheshire, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Spelling variations of this family name include:

  • Higginbottom
  • Higginbotham
  • Hickenbottom
  • Hickinbottom
  • Higgenbottom
  • Higinbotham
  • and many more.

Some of the first settlers of this family in the New World include

  • John Higginbotham settled with his wife and servants in the Barbados in 1680.
  • Richard Higginbottom settled in Virginia in 1726.
  • Thomas Higginbottom settled in New England in 1774.