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Mary Jane Sterne Higginbotham
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1857
Fort Madison
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1942
Chariton County
Missouri, USA

Mary Jane (Sterne) Higginbotham was the daughter of Edward Sterne and Melissa Elanore (McOlgan) Sterne.

Mary Jane married widower Granville Higginbotham in about 1885, according to the 1900 census. Granville had previously been married to Maria Frances Thurman in Macon County, Missouri, and they had two daughters, Mary and Nevada.

Mary Jane and Granville lived in Chariton County, Missouri, and had two known children together:

LaFayette Edwin Higginbotham 1889-
Ruth Elinor (Higginbotham) Baxley 1891-1977

Granville died in 1900 and Mary Jane died in 1942. Missouri Death Certificate 40469 for Mary Jane. Informant was her daughter Ruth (Higginbotham) Baxley. This document shows burial at Elliott Grove Cemetery.

- Information gathered by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis, related to Granville's 1st wife
Family links: 
  Edward Sterne (1830 - 1905)
  Melissa E. McOlgan Sterne (1841 - 1923)
  Granville H. Higginbotham (1843 - 1900)
  Lafayette Edwin Higginbotham (1889 - 1960)*
  Ruth Elinor Higginbotham Baxley (1891 - 1977)*
  Mary Jane Sterne Higginbotham (1857 - 1942)
  Laura Sterne (1867 - 1886)*
  Dora Sterne Bond (1872 - 1960)*
  Bertha A. Sterne Crawford (1875 - 1940)*
  Arthur Sterne (1877 - 1966)*
  Wilfred Harold Sterne (1879 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Elliott Grove Cemetery
Brunswick Township
Chariton County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Div. 4, Blk. 33, Lot 2, Subl. 7
Created by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105081279
Mary Jane <i>Sterne</i> Higginbotham
Added by: Wendy Littrell
Mary Jane <i>Sterne</i> Higginbotham
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- Blytha & Donald Ellis
 Added: Feb. 12, 2013

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