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Sabra Jane Smith Hickenbottom
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1863
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1917
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

Sabra Jane Smith-Morgan-Hickenbottom "Higginbotham" was the daughter of Joshua Smith and Emily Jane Beall-Smith.

Sabra was married first to Elijah Shelby Morgan in Calhoun County, West Virginia Nov 11, 1878. Elijah died 1889.

She would marry again to Valentine Timothy Higgenbottom on Oct 23, 1891 in Calhoun County, West Virginia.

Together they had seven children:

Horace Austine Hickenbottom 1891 1892
Willamia Hickenbottom 1891 1901
Effa "Effie" J Hickenbottom 1892
Ida May Hickenbottom-Wolverton 1897 1980
Edward "Eddie" Austin Hickenbottom 1899 1918
Sarah Anna "Annie" Hickenbottom 1901 1986
John F Hickenbottom 1903 1993

Sabra died of complications from an illness October 14, 1917 and a year later her second husband Valentine would die from the pandemic of the "Spanish Influenza of 1918".

Sabra and Valentine left behind four living children.

Clarksburg Exponent, Tuesday 10/16/1917

Sabina Jane Higginbotham (ca1863-1917)
Funeral services for Mrs. Sabina Jane Higginbotham will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Lynch-Osborne Undertaking parlors. The burial will be in the new cemetery at Hepzibah.
Mrs. Higginbotham resided in Union Heights, No. 2, and died Sunday morning at 10 o'clock in a local hospital following a long illness of a complication of diseases.
In addition to her husband, Valentine I. Higginbotham, the deceased is survived by the following children; Austin and John Higginbotham, sons, and Mrs. Beldon Wolbertin, of Gore, and Miss Amia Higginbotham, at home, daughters.

** Provided by William Morris Higgenbotham
Higgenbotham Genealogy Website

Family links: 
  Joshua David Smith (1818 - 1865)
  Emily Jane Beall Smith (1824 - 1892)
  Valentine Timothy Hickenbottom (1870 - 1918)
  Ida May Hickenbottom Wolverton (1897 - 1980)*
  John Francis Hickenbottom (1903 - 2000)*
  Barnes Newton Smith (1847 - 1921)*
  Sabra Jane Smith Hickenbottom (1863 - 1917)
*Calculated relationship
Hepzibah Cemetery
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwy...
Record added: Dec 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82088013
Sabra Jane <i>Smith</i> Hickenbottom
Added by: Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwyer/George
Sabra Jane <i>Smith</i> Hickenbottom
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You were so missed by your loving family. Why God needed you more only heaven knows.Great Grandaughter
- Betty Jean Wolverton-Dwyer/George
 Added: Dec. 17, 2011

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