Bible of Sanford and Jane Higginbotham

Bible – Sanford and Jane Higginbotham

This bible was burned during the War Between the States when a Union Soldier threw it into the fire on Sanford’s Plantation, in Fordyce Arkansas.  Sanford’s Head Slave, pulled it out of the fire, to save it for the family.

For more information on Sanford Higginbotham – Click here.

For more information on Jane H. Holley Higginbotham – Click here.

Bible is in the possession of Hugh O. Higginbotham, Jr. of Memphis, Tennessee.

4 comments on “Bible of Sanford and Jane Higginbotham

  1. Thank you so much for the information you have collected. I am a descendant of Mary Jane Willis Bloodworth, daughter of Paul Willis and Matilda Higgenbotham. Mary Jane was married to James Bloodworth, father of my great grandfather, Pinkney Oliver Bloodworth.

    • I’m not sure how I missed your comment, and I apologize, I have sent you an email. Susie

  2. I would love to find out more info on the merchantile store of Sanford Higginbotham , like old pictures of the store and what the area looked like and so on c u on facebook

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