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231. Sarah Jane HIGGINBOTHAM was born about 1815 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisana. She died on 17 May 1880 at the age of 65 in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

1870 Census. Morehouse Parish LA
Peter H. W. Williams, age 56, b. SC. Sarah J., age 54, b. LA.

Sarah Jane HIGGINBOTHAM and Peter Alexander Boyd WILLIAMS were married on 16 September 1834 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisana. Peter Alexander Boyd WILLIAMS was born on 6 August 1813 in Darlington County, South Carolina. He died on 6 November 1885 at the age of 72 in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

Peter was the son of Erasmus Williams and Lilly Mitchell Wilson. The Williams Family Bible has, "Peter Alexander Boyd, their son, married Sept. 1834 in the Parish of East Feliciana, La., to Sarah Jane Higginbotham by rEv. B. Pipkin". A copy of the Bible has been printed in the LA Genealogy Magazine.