Eudonia A “Dona” Williams

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Eudonia A "Dona" Williams
b: 20 Jan 1881
d: 28 Sep 1927
Biography
Thurs 8 Feb 1900 - News article from the files of Wayne Adcock
Rev. W.A. Freeman last night, married Rufus Higginbotham Jr. and Dona Williams both of Texarkana.

1900 UNITED STATES FED CENSUS
Enumerated: 06 JUNE 1900
Name: Eudonia A Higginbotham
Home in 1900: Garland, Miller, Arkansas [Texarkana, Miller,Arkansas]
314 Elm St.
Age: 19
Birth Date: Jan 1881
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother: number of living children: 0
Mother: How many children: 0
Spouse's Name: Rufus F Higginbotham
Marriage year: 1900
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 0
Occupation: none listed
Household Members:
Name Age
Rufus Higginbotham 61
Margaret Higginbotham 53
Mary F Higginbotham 27
Sanford L Higginbotham 20
Rufus F Higginbotham 23
Eudonia A Higginbotham 19

1910 UNITED STATES FED CENSUS
Enumerated: 26 & 27 APRIL 1910
Name: Dona A Higginbotham
Age in 1910: 29
Estimated Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
Spouse's Name: Rufus F Higginbotham
Home in 1910: Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Jefferson Road
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members:
Name Age
Rufus F Higginbotham 33
Dona A Higginbotham 29
Earl R Higginbotham 9
Francis M Higginbotham 1/12 [0]

1920 UNITED STATES FED CENSUS
Enumerated: 12 MARCH 1920
Name: Dona Higginbothan
Home in 1920: Homan, Miller, Arkansas
Farm
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Ruphus Higginbothan
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Ruphus Higginbothan 42 [40]
Dona Higginbothan 39
Earl Higginbothan 19
Milton Higginbothan 10

28 Sep 1927 - Texarkana News - from the file of Wayne Adcock
Mrs. R.F. Higginbotham died Sept. 28, 1927 at 1222 Pecan St. Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Miller County, Ark. Husband, R.F. Higginbotham, Jr. died 4 years ago (1923). Two sons, Earl and Milton, one sister, Mrs. C.A. Hooks; sister-in-law, Mrs. Jim Davis of 1222 Pecan.

OBIT: HIGGINBOTHAM BURIAL IS HELD ON THURSDAY
Funeral services for Mrs. R.F. Higginbotham, who died at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Jim Davis, 1222 Pecan street, Wednesday morning, were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday from the Davis home. Rev. O.J. Wade, pastor of Beech Street Baptist Church, assisted by Dr. M.T. Andrews, of First Baptist church, officiated. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery.

Facts
  • 20 Jan 1881 - Birth - ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 29 Sep 1927 - Burial - Woodlawn Cemetery ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 28 Sep 1927 - Death - ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1919 - Residence - Listed on the WWI Draft Card for Rufus F Higginbotham, Jr. ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1904 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Miss Dona bds 314 Elm (Ark) ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: Rufus F. Sr. (61,Head,Hotel), Margret (53,Wife), Mary F (27,dau), Sanfor ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1919 - Residence - Listed on the WWI Draft Card for Rufus F Higginbotham, Jr. ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1904 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Miss Dona bds 314 Elm (Ark) ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: Rufus F. Sr. (61,Head,Hotel), Margret (53,Wife), Mary F (27,dau), Sanfor ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Ancestors
   
Thomas Watkins
abt 1795 - 1 Nov 1864
 
 
Francis Hereford Williams
04 Mar 1843 - 16 Dec 1917
  
  
  
?
 
Eudonia A "Dona" Williams
20 Jan 1881 - 28 Sep 1927
  
 
  
Henry Washington Martin
13 Oct 1819 - 1865
 
 
Sarah Mildred Martin
13 Mar 1856 -
  
  
  
Sarah "Sallie" Ann Courtney
25 Feb 1835 - Dec 1912
 
Descendancy Chart
Eudonia A "Dona" Williams b: 20 Jan 1881 d: 28 Sep 1927
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr. b: 7 Aug 1876 d: 21 Sep 1923
Francis Milton Higginbotham b: 19 Oct 1909 d: 29 Dec 1956
Ruby Pauline Green b: 03 Aug 1913 d: 15 Feb 2005
Rufus Earl Higginbotham Sr. b: 9 Nov 1900 d: 3 Feb 1975
Edna Lennie Harris b: 26 Sep 1908 d: 26 Mar 1994
Lou Jane Higginbotham b: 01 Jul 1932 d: 02 Feb 2012
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Francis Hereford Williams
Birth04 Mar 1843St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
Death16 Dec 1917 Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriage19 May 1878to Sarah Mildred Martin at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherThomas Watkins
Mother?
PARENT (F) Sarah Mildred Martin
Birth13 Mar 1856Butler, Alabama
Death
Marriage19 May 1878to Francis Hereford Williams at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherHenry Washington Martin
MotherSarah "Sallie" Ann Courtney
CHILDREN
FEudonia A "Dona" Williams
Birth20 Jan 1881Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Death28 Sep 1927Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage7 Feb 1900to Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr. at Bowie Co., Texas
FMinnie Elizabeth Williams
Birth17 NOV 1879Caddo, Louisiana
Death16 DEC 1966Galveston, Texas
Marriage17 Oct 1903to Charles Augustus Hooks Jr. at New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
Birth7 Aug 1876Garland, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Death21 Sep 1923 Miller, Arkansas
Marriage7 Feb 1900to Eudonia A "Dona" Williams at Bowie Co., Texas
FatherRufus Francis Higginbotham Sr.
MotherMargaret Florence Jacobs
PARENT (F) Eudonia A "Dona" Williams
Birth20 Jan 1881Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Death28 Sep 1927 Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage7 Feb 1900to Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr. at Bowie Co., Texas
FatherFrancis Hereford Williams
MotherSarah Mildred Martin
CHILDREN
MFrancis Milton Higginbotham
Birth19 Oct 1909Arkansas
Death29 Dec 1956
Marriage14 Feb 1931to Ruby Pauline Green at Miller Co., Arkansas
MRufus Earl Higginbotham Sr.
Birth9 Nov 1900Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Death3 Feb 1975Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriage28 Jul 1928to Edna Lennie Harris at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Evidence
[S-2122891854] 1900 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-1792725791] Web: Arkansas, Find A Grave Index, 1819-2011

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