Francis Milton Higginbotham

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Francis Milton Higginbotham
b: 19 Oct 1909
d: 29 Dec 1956
Biography
OBIT: THE TEXARKANA GAZETTE DEC 30, 1956 - FORMER OFFICER SUCCUMBS SUDDENLY TO HEART ATTACK
Francis Milton Higginbotham, life-long resident of Miller County and a veteran law enforcement officer, died about 5:30 p.m. Saturday in a local hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was 47. Mr. Higginbotham was a former member of the Arkansas city police department and the Miller County sheriffs department. He was chief of guards at Red River Arsenal for six years and also served in the same capacity at Day and Zimmermann for several years. He was an investigator for the Arkansas State Revenue Department until about one year ago when he accepted a position with the 999 Service Station at 7th and State Line Ave. He was at the station Saturday when he became ill and was taken by an East Funeral Home ambulance to the hospital where he died shortly afterward. Mr. Higginbotham was a graduate of Arkansas High School and a member of the Fairview Methodist Church. He resided at 401 Bell Ave. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Higginbotham; a son, Gary Higginbotham; one brother, Earl Higginbotham, all of Texarkana; a nephew Rufus Earl Higginbotham of Stigler, Okla.; and one niece, Mrs. Charlie Starks, Jr., of Texarkana. The body will remain at the East Funeral Home pending the completion of funeral arrangements.
Facts
  • 19 Oct 1909 - Birth - ; Arkansas
  • 30 Dec 1956 - Burial - East Memorial Gardens ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 29 Dec 1956 - Death -
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Ancestors
   
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Sr.
14 Mar 1839 - 29 Jun 1923
 
 
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
7 Aug 1876 - 21 Sep 1923
  
  
  
Margaret Florence Jacobs
17 Feb 1847 - 14 Mar 1928
 
Francis Milton Higginbotham
19 Oct 1909 - 29 Dec 1956
  
 
  
Francis Hereford Williams
04 Mar 1843 - 16 Dec 1917
 
 
Eudonia A "Dona" Williams
20 Jan 1881 - 28 Sep 1927
  
  
  
Sarah Mildred Martin
13 Mar 1856 -
 
Descendancy Chart
Francis Milton Higginbotham b: 19 Oct 1909 d: 29 Dec 1956
Ruby Pauline Green b: 03 Aug 1913 d: 15 Feb 2005
Family Group Sheet - Child
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
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Francis Milton Higginbotham
Birth19 Oct 1909Arkansas
Death29 Dec 1956
Marriage14 Feb 1931to Ruby Pauline Green at Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherRufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
MotherEudonia A "Dona" Williams
PARENT (F) Ruby Pauline Green
Birth03 Aug 1913
Death15 Feb 2005
Marriage14 Feb 1931to Francis Milton Higginbotham at Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherArthur R. Green
MotherHettie L. Porier
CHILDREN
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage22 Apr 1968to Private
Marriage1957to Private
Evidence
[S-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-2123735284] 1930 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898470] Social Security Death Index

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