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James Marvin Higginbotham, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1913
Merced County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 2005
Kern County
California, USA

My maternal granduncle James Marvin Higginbotham Sr. b. 01 NOV 1913 Atwater, Merced Co., CA; d. 11 OCT 2005 Delano, Kern Co., CA; m. 17 APR 1938 Fowler, Fresno Co., CA; May McCool Wise b. 14 FEB 1920 Exeter, Tulare Co., CA; d. 08 FEB 1976 Delano, Kern Co., CA. Both buried: North Kern Cemetery, Delano, Kern Co., CA.


JAMES' PARENTS: Bessie "Monnie" Evelyn (nee Dean) Price b. 11 AUG 1884 (town unknown), Alameda Co., CA; d. 21 JUL 1973 Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA; m. 08 NOV 1911 in Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA; Enos "Pop" Marion Higginbotham b. 31 JAN 1881 Jenny Lind, Calaveras, Co., CA; d. 03 JUN 1978 Soquel, Santa Cruz Co., CA. Both buried: Harmony Grove Cemetery, Lockeford, San Joaquin Co., CA. They divorced prior to Monnie's death per her Last Will & Testament.


1) Marion Helene Higginbotham b. 01 SEP 1912 Winton, Merced Co., CA; d. Saturday, 6:37 p.m., 21 MAR 2009, at home, Soquel, Santa Cruz County, CA

2) James Marvin Higginbotham [SELF]

3) Earl Raymond Higginbotham b. 05 SEP 1916 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; d. Sunday, 29 OCT 1967 San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA.

JAMES' HALF-SIBLING (from mother's first marriage):

1) Dorothy "Dodo" Evelyn Price b. 28 DEC 1903 Alameda Co., CA; d. 30 APR 2000 Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.

JAMES' OBITUARY (Bakersfield Californian 12/13 OCT 2005) [Names of survivors are removed]:

James M. Higginbotham
1913 - 2005

James M. Higginbotham Services: Fri., Oct. 14, 12 Noon Graveside service Tee-Time will be held Friday, October 14, 2005, at 12:00 Noon, at North Kern District Cemetery, in Delano, CA. James M. Higginbotham was born November 1, 1913, in Atwater, CA and passed away on October 11, 2005, in Delano, CA. He is survived by his children, [name removed] of Parump, NV, [name removed] of Delano, CA, [name removed] of Caldwell, Idaho; his sister, Marian Caldwell of Soquel, CA; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Jim was a longtime member of the United States Golfers Association. Lane Family Funeral Home

Family links: 
  Enos Marion Higginbotham (1881 - 1978)
  Bessie Evelyn Dean Higginbotham (1884 - 1973)
  May McCool Wise Higginbotham (1920 - 1976)
  Dorothy Evelyn Price St. Charles (1903 - 2000)**
  Marion Helene Higginbotham Caldwell (1912 - 2009)*
  James Marvin Higginbotham (1913 - 2005)
  Earl Raymond Higginbotham (1916 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
North Kern Cemetery
Kern County
California, USA
Maintained by: Kati McSweeney
Originally Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Oct 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11940436
James Marvin Higginbotham, Sr
Added by: William Tatum
James Marvin Higginbotham, Sr
Added by: William Tatum
James Marvin Higginbotham, Sr
Added by: Kati McSweeney
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 Added: May. 5, 2010
GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Crocuses signify "Cheerfulness". Uncle Jimmy always had a ready smile! To Uncle Jimmy, may you rest in eternal peace. Your loving grandniece,
- Kati McSweeney
 Added: Dec. 6, 2009

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