Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.

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Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
b: 7 Aug 1876
d: 21 Sep 1923
Biography
Not found on 1880 Census

Thurs 8 Feb 1900 - News article from the files of Wayne Adcock
Rev. W.A. Freeman last night, married Rufus Higginbotham Jr. and DonaWilliams both of Texarkana.

1900 UNITED STATES FED CENSUS
Enumerated: 06 JUNE 1900
Name: Rufus F Higginbotham
Home in 1900: Garland, Miller, Arkansas [Texarkana, Miller,Arkansas]
314 Elm St.
Age: 23
Birth Date: Aug 1876
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Spouse's Name: Eudonia A Higginbotham
Marriage year: 1900
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 0
Occupation: Merchant
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: Rufus F Higginbotham
Age in 1910: 33
Estimated Birth Year: 1877
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Dona A Higginbotham
Home in 1910: Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Jefferson Rd.
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
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: Ruphus Higginbothan [Rufus Higginbotham]
Home in 1920: Homan, Miller, Arkansas
Farm
Age: 42 [40]
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878 [abt 1880]
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Dona Higginbothan
Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
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

Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
Name: Rufus F Higgenbotham
Death Day: 21
Death:Month: Sep
Death Year: 1923
County: Miller
Volume Number: 62
Roll Number: 19141923
Certificate Number: 703

OBIT; HIGGINBOTHAM FUNERAL TO BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON 22 September1923
Death of Rufus Higginbotham, 47 years old, occurred yesterday at 1:30 o'clock at the family home 1307 Pecan street. Mr. Higginbotham is survived by his wife and mother, Mrs. Rufus Higginbotham, Sr. He is also survived by two sons, Earl and Milton, one brother, F.L., of this city and one sister, Mrs. Jim Davis of this city. Mr. Higginbotham was born and reared in Texarkana. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at the family home, conducted by Rev. O.J. Wade, pastor of the Beech Street Baptist church, at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery. Following are pallbearers, ___ Winham, Henry Moore, Jr., C.E. Turner, O.L., Johnson, Earl Parsons, T.V. Owens, D.V. Patterson, John Vanlandingham.

Facts
  • 7 Aug 1876 - Birth - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas, United States
  • 22 Sep 1923 - Burial - Woodlawn Cemetery ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 21 Sep 1923 - Death - ; Miller, Arkansas
  • 1919 - Residence - WWI Draft Card for Rufus F Higginbotham, Jr. ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1904 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Rufus F res country New Phone 214 ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1917 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Rufus F salsn C M Prince r 39th 1 e of W Broad ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: Rufus F. Sr. (61,Head,Hotel), Margret (53,Wife), Mary F (27,dau), Sanfor ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1915 - Occupation - Clerk, C N Prince Co. ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1919 - Residence - WWI Draft Card for Rufus F Higginbotham, Jr. ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1904 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Rufus F res country New Phone 214 ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1917 - Residence - City Directory - Higginbotham Rufus F salsn C M Prince r 39th 1 e of W Broad ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Homan, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: Rufus F. Sr. (61,Head,Hotel), Margret (53,Wife), Mary F (27,dau), Sanfor ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Ancestors
   
Sanford Higginbotham
6 Dec 1797 - 9 Sep 1851
 
 
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Sr.
14 Mar 1839 - 29 Jun 1923
  
  
  
Jane Harriette Holley
30 Aug 1806 - 14 Jul 1866
 
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
7 Aug 1876 - 21 Sep 1923
  
 
  
Lewellin Jacobs
2 Aug 1816 - 24 Jan 1873
 
 
Margaret Florence Jacobs
17 Feb 1847 - 14 Mar 1928
  
  
  
Mary Mitchell Russell
11 Aug 1828 - 3 Feb 1908
 
Descendancy Chart
Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr. b: 7 Aug 1876 d: 21 Sep 1923
Eudonia A "Dona" Williams b: 20 Jan 1881 d: 28 Sep 1927
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) Rufus Francis Higginbotham Sr.
Birth14 Mar 1839Alabama
Death29 Jun 1923 Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage4 Jun 1865to Margaret Florence Jacobs
FatherSanford Higginbotham
MotherJane Harriette Holley
PARENT (F) Margaret Florence Jacobs
Birth17 Feb 1847Person, North Carolina
Death14 Mar 1928 Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage4 Jun 1865to Rufus Francis Higginbotham Sr.
FatherLewellin Jacobs
MotherMary Mitchell Russell
CHILDREN
MRufus Francis Higginbotham Jr.
Birth7 Aug 1876Garland, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Death21 Sep 1923Miller, Arkansas
Marriage7 Feb 1900to Eudonia A "Dona" Williams at Bowie Co., Texas
FMary Florence Higginbotham
Birth17 May 1873Arkansas
Death6 Oct 1940Arkansas
Marriage5 Oct 1910to James Harvey Davis at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
MCharles S Higginbotham
BirthDec 1867Bowie Co., Texas
Deathbef 1910
Marriage6 Nov 1895to Irene "Rena" Peavy at Miller Co., Arkansas
FHarriette Alice Higginbotham
Birth16 Mar 1866Bowie Co., Texas
Death21 Sep 1911Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage17 Oct 1894to Merit Joseph Crank at Miller, Arkansas
MSanford Lullean Higginbotham
Birth22 Jul 1879Arkansas
Death11 Mar 1942Miller Co, Arkansas, United States
Marriage14 Mar 1901to Minnie Ola Crank at Garland, Miller, Arkansas, 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-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122891854] 1900 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-1792725791] Web: Arkansas, Find A Grave Index, 1819-2011
[S-1720851749] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
[S-2114262683] Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
[S-1718996891] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)

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