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  • Captain Aaron Higginbotham, I (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 Amhers...
  • Alpha Odell Higginbotham (1914 - 1941)
    Alpha Odell Brewer Higginbotham BIRTH 27 Oct 1914 DEATH 3 Mar 1941 (aged 26) BURIAL Drake-Nebo Cemetery Drake, Murray County, Oklahoma, USA MEMORIAL ID 49874694 · View Source MEMORIAL PHOTOS 3 FLOWERS...
  • Averilla Hubbard (1841 - 1907)
    Averilla Higginbotham Hubbard BIRTH 3 Feb 1841 DEATH 20 Mar 1907 (aged 66) BURIAL Pine Grove Cemetery Clinton County, Kentucky, USA MEMORIAL ID 65506942 · View SourceMEMORIAL PHOTOS 1 FLOWERS 1 Daught...
  • Benjamin Graves Higginbotham, II (1757 - 1810)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A055234 Benjamin was a Revolutionary War Soldier listed in the Eighth Annual Report of the Virginia State Lib...
  • Caleb Higginbotham (1752 - 1823)
    Captain in the Revolutionary War- Amherst MilitiaVirginia Militia in the Revolutionary War, McAllister Publishing Co., Hot Springs, VA: 1913. p.17: Col. Hugh Rose, the Colonel of the County, and Capt. ...

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.