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53. Joseph Cabel HIGGINBOTHAM was born on 9 August 1782 in Amherst County, Virginia.27 He died on 18 November 1842 at the age of 60 in Amherst County, Virginia.27

This family lived in Bedford County. Eight children.

Amherst County Virginia In the Revolution, Lenora Higginbotham Sweeny, J. P. Bell Co., Lynchburg, VA, 1951
p.137 Col. Joseph Cabell Higginbotham was stationed at Norfolk, He was born Aug 9, 1782 and d. Nov. 18, 1842 at "Fairy Dale" in Bedford Co VA.
[This is for service in the War of 1812 - he is said to have received a grant of land for his services.]

Joseph Cabel HIGGINBOTHAM and Lucy Neville WILLS were married on 19 October 1803 in Amherst County, Virginia.27 Lucy Neville WILLS was born (date unknown).

Lucy was the daughter of James Wills Sr. and his wife Mildred of Amherst Co.