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Earl Herston Higginbotham & Nena Theonia Nicholson Higginbotham

(10/25/1931-09/02/2008)      (10/17/1932-07/15/2014)


Authors of "Higginbotham Descendants of Moses and France (Kyle)"

Two of the premier researchers of the Higginbotham family.



Welcome to my Higginbotham Genealogy Website!  

Aaron Higginbotham Jr. farm in Mount Pleasant Section of Amherst Co., VA.

Acquired by Aaron Higginbotham Jr. in 1777


Family Crest

""Argent, a rose gules, barbed vert, seeded or."
"A dexter and sinister arm shooting an arrow from a bow, all proper"
Motto: By Aim and By Effort

("Aut Vincere Aut Mori" literal translation is “either conquer or die.”)


If you're looking for a fancy elaborate web page you've come to the wrong place.  If you're looking for research data concerning the Higginbotham family, including the various spellings, and African Americans, come on in.  

The material on this site is meant to be used to help my fellow researchers, so feel free to peruse and find your relatives.  

Most of my research is in the Virginia and West Virginia areas, but I have lots of data from just about everywhere.  

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A Gathering of Researchers 10/22-23/2004


The beginnings of my addiction...        What's in a name?


Who was the first Higginbotham?    My direct ancestors


Higginbotham Family Photos        Higginbotham Family Bibles


Higinbotham in Far Side?????



The Higginbotham Family Tree

African American Higginbotham Family


2003 Family Reunion  Longboat Key, FL



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Higginbotham Web Links

By Maurice Higginbotham - Elkhart, TX

By Joe Higginbotham


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