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6. Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM5,22 died circa 1809.

Probably older than some of her brothers. Birth not known. Chalkley's Transcripts of the Records of Augusta Co VA, Vol. 2, suggest she died in Amherst, in the winter of 1808-09.

Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM and William MORRISON were married on 27 November 1749 in Amherst County, Virginia.5 William MORRISON12 died in 1761.22

Morrison's Will probated 12 Mar 1761 in Albemarle Co VA. James Higginbotham, brother of wife Rachel was named executor.

Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM and William MORRISON had the following children:

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i.

Joseph Higginbotham MORRISON.

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ii.

Ezra MORRISON23 was born in 1756.23 He died on 1 November 1844 at the age of 88 in Lincoln County, Kentucky.23

Married 1792 to Elizabeth Spears Carpenter, widow of Capt. John Carpenter and daughter of George & Christina Spears.

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iii.

Tirzah MORRISON.

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iv.

Eve MORRISON24,25 was born (date unknown).

Said to have married a Lackey. A son, John, removed to Kentucky about 1820.

Eve married William Lackay. His will probated Amherst Co, 6 Jul 1772. Amherst WB 1, p, 211.

Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM and Samuel AYERS were married on 9 November 1772.5 Samuel AYERS died in 1784.22