Moved to Feliciana Parish LA before 1810.
James married Mary Brown about 1799 in Elbert Co GA. She was born 1 Aug 1778 in Abbeville District, SC; died 18 Jul 1857 in Mississippi. She married 2nd, 26 Aug 1827, to Mark Powers.
1820 Census: Sandy Creek, Feliciana Parish LA
James's wife was Mary Brown. She gave testimony as Mary Higginbotham, resident of Lafayette Co, MS, in Yalobusha Co MS on Jul 5 1847, that she had been present when Edmond Rousey & Elizabeth Hilley were married in Elbert Co GA and William Higginbotham performed the ceremony. He married other couples including herself - to James Higginbotham his nephew. The marriage of Edmond & Elizabeth took place about July or August of 1793. Mary and James were married in January of 1797.
James HIGGINBOTHAM and Mary BROWN were married in January 1797 in Elbert County, Georgia. Mary BROWN was born on 1 August 1778 in Abbeville District, South Carolina. She died on 18 July 1857 at the age of 78 in Lafayette County, Mississippi.
James HIGGINBOTHAM and Mary BROWN had the following children:
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