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104. John Satterwhite HIGGINBOTHAM14,47 was born about 1770 in Amherst County, Virginia.14

NDEX TO THE HEADRIGHT & BOUNTY GRANTS OF GEORGIA 1756-1909; Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas Jr., Vidalia GA, c1970
John S. Higginbotham, Elbert Co, Grant Book P.5, #654, 46.5 acres, 1826.

John had at least 13 children - 2 sons. Son John Green had a large family, some of his descendants eventually moved to Memphis TN. Nothing known about son David.

Daughter Mary S. Higginbotham is believed to be the Mary who married Jacob Brown on 15 Jul 1813 in Elbert Co. GA. Jacob died in a few years because Mary S. Brown married James Tate on 27 Jul 1819, still in Elbert Co GA.

John Satterwhite HIGGINBOTHAM and Ann Staunton HIGGINBOTHAM were married on 19 December 1792 in Amherst County, Virginia.7,14 Ann Staunton HIGGINBOTHAM, daughter of John HIGGINBOTHAM and Rachel BANKS, was born on 22 December 1773 in Amherst County, Virginia.23,26 She died before February 1834 at the age of 60.

John and Ann were 1st cousins once removed. They moved to Georgia.

Ann was deceased when her unmarried brother Thomas wrote his will, 1834, in Amherst Co. He left a legacy to her children, mentioning she was late of Georgia.

John Satterwhite HIGGINBOTHAM and Martha RICKS were married on 6 November 1826 in Greene County, Alabama.14 Martha RICKS was born (date unknown).

John Satterwhite HIGGINBOTHAM and Sally LAURIMORE were married on 30 March 1834 in Elbert County, Georgia.14,19 Sally LAURIMORE, daughter of Andrew LAURIMORE and Sarah "Sally" BENTLEY, was born (date unknown).