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9. Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM28 was born about 1751 in Amherst County, Virginia.8 He died on 10 September 1827 at the age of 76 in Amherst County, Virginia.8

Amherst Co WB 7, p.34
Will of Joseph Higginbotham. To son James S. all the lands that I have except my right to part of a Tract of Land that belonged to brother Charles Higginbotham, dec'd. Negro man, Pleasants, furniture, livestock, etc. At his death to his lawful issue, if none then grandchildren, children of daughter Frances McDaniel, viz: Joseph, James, Preston, & Mary McDaniel. To said grandchildren one half of the negroes, and right & title to land that belonged to my brother Charles. $40 to build a house on a lot adjoining the lot where the Baptist Meeting House stands. Best bed to granddaughter Mary McDaniel. 11 Nov 1826
Wit: James Higginbotham, Saml. W. Christian, Eugene Higginbotham.
Codicil, 6 Sep 1827. To James S. Higginbotham fee simple Title to land I now live on, 100 acres and negro boys.
Wit: Jesse Higginbotham, Allison Ogden, Eguene Higginbotham.
Securities were Thomas Higginbotham & John Penn.

Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM and Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM were married on 16 April 1783 in Amherst County, Virginia.8 Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM, daughter of Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM and Hannah SMITH, was born about 1760 in Amherst County, Virginia.11

Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM and Rachel HIGGINBOTHAM had the following children:



James S. HIGGINBOTHAM was born about 1784 in Amherst County, Virginia.8 He died in 1866 at the age of 82.8