- Birth Date
- 7 May 1846
- Death Date
- 13 February 1927
Daughter of Francis and Sarah Easterday. She came as a non-Mormon. The Easterday family traveled with the Pritchett company until Salt Lake City, Utah. They then continued on to Oregon and California.
Her death certificate and gravestone show her name as "Margaretta Higginbotham," and they confirm her birth and death dates.
- Age at Departure: 18
- 1860 Missouri Census, Clinton County
- Elizabeth Letitia Higginbotham Peery, reel 2, box 2, fd 14, item 5, 4-7.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Higginbotham, Margaretta Easterday, Autobiographical sketch, in Genealogical Charts and Biographical Sketches of Members of the L.D.S. Church, Ogden Stake , 26 vols., 15:115.
- "Services Tuesday for Mrs. M. E. Higginbotham," Salt Lake Telegram, 14 February 1927, 5.