John A. Higginbotham

Warren, Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John A.

When John A. Higginbotham was born in September 1855, in Warren, Knox, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Henry Higginbotham, was 22 and his mother, Rhoda Chastain Hudnall, was 18. He died on 4 November 1855, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Robert Henry Higginbotham
Rhoda Chastain Hudnall
John A. Higginbotham
Tobe Higginbotham
Jasper C. Higginbotham
Priscilla ( Fannie) Higginbotham
Joseph Henry Higginbotham
Edward Edwin Higginbotham
Cassandra “Cassie” Higginbotham

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire now known as Oakenbottom. The history of the place name is somewhat confused, but it is probably composed of the Old English elements ǣcen or ācen ‘oaken’ + botme ‘broad valley’. During the Middle Ages this name became successively Eakenbottom and Ickenbottom, the first element becoming associated with the dialect word hicken or higgen ‘mountain ash’ or the personal name Higgin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John A.higginbotham - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: John A.higginbotham

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