Thomas Preston Hightower
of Navarro County, Texas


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Birth: Dec. 3, 1817
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1896
Frost
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Eldest son of Charnell Hightower, Sr. and Elon Watts. Veteran of the Mexican War in Texas and the Civil War. Thomas fathered 19 children with four wives.

Thomas was buried at Frost Cemetery in Navarro County, TX.
 
Burial:
Frost Cemetery
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Record added: Mar 30 2001
By: Shirley Hightower-Johnston


 


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Family of Thomas Preston Hightower

1 Thomas Preston Hightower b: 3 December 1817 in Clark Co., GA d: 25 July 1896 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX Burial: Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX

.. +Sarah A. UNKNOWN

*2nd Wife of Thomas Preston Hightower:

.. +Louisa Hodge b: 1817 in MS m: Abt. 1838 in Chickasaw Co Mississippi

......... 2 Rufus Marion Hightower b: 26 December 1853 in MS (or Falls Co. per ancestry.com)

............. +L. Jane UNKNOWN b: Abt. 1833 in AL

......... 2 Charnel Berrian Hightower b: 3 November 1841 in Choctaw Co., MS d: 24 March 1919 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX (Hospital, complications from surgery) Burial: McCord Cemetery, South of Frost, Navarro Co., TX

............. +Martha J. McCord b: Abt. 1845 in GA d: 11 October 1870 Burial: McCord Cemetery, South of Frost, Navarro Co., TX m: 26 March 1861 in Navarro Co., TX

......... *2nd Wife of Charnel Berrian Hightower:

............. +Lauretta Eleanor Woodward b: 7 December 1849 in MS d: 5 March 1915 in at home Burial: McCord Cemetery, south of Frost, Navarro Co., TX m: January 1871

......... 2 Thomas Jefferson Hightower b: 14 March 1844 d: 10 April 1931 in Meridian Cemetery, Meridian, Bosque Co., TX Burial: Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX

............. +Sarah Frances McCord b: 14 January 1848 in AL d: 17 June 1921 in Meridian Cemetery, Meridian, Bosque Co., TX Burial: Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX m: 24 January 1865 in Navaro Co., TX - (8 children)

......... 2 UNKNOWN Hightower

......... 2 Emeline E. Hightower b: Abt. 1847 in Red River Co., TX

......... 2 Susan Jerusha Hightower b: Abt. March 1850 in Cherokee Co., TX

......... 2 Mary C. Hightower b: Abt. 1856 in Falls Co., TX

*3rd Wife of Thomas Preston Hightower:

.. +Ruth E. Johnson b: 1833 in AL m: Abt. 1866

......... 2 Edward Monroe Hightower b: 27 March 1867 in Falls Co., TX d: 3 March 1945 in Wichita Co. TX Burial: March 1945 Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro Co., TX

............. +Jennie Fergus b: 2 November 1870 d: 12 April 1898 in Died in a fire Burial: April 1898 Frost Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

......... *2nd Wife of Edward Monroe Hightower:

............. +Maud Robinett d: Abt. 1917 in Died with Childbirth complications with a still birth

......... 2 Caroline Hightower

......... 2 P. L. Hightower

*4th Wife of Thomas Preston Hightower:

.. +Alabama Joyce Shelton b: 6 October 1846 d: 28 June 1899 in Evant, Coryell Co., TX m: 25 November 1872 in Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

......... 2 Joseph Madison Hightower b: 11 February 1874 in Falls Co., TX d: 29 March 1955 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, East Waco, McLennan Co., TX

............. +Mary Jane Furgus b: 8 January 1873 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 23 April 1961 in McLennan Co., TX Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, East Waco, McLennan Co., TX

......... 2 William Pinckney Hightower b: 23 March 1875 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 27 January 1957 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX Burial: Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill Co., TX

............. +Cora Lee Cantrell b: 24 October 1886 in Polk Co., GA

......... *2nd Wife of William Pinckney Hightower:

............. +UNKNOWN Hubbard

......... 2 Ida Elizabeth Hightower b: 23 March 1876 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 10 March 1949 in Temple, Bell Co., TX Burial: Moody Cemetery, Moody, McLennan Co., TX

............. +Lafayette Alexander Miller b: 9 August 1873 in McMinnville, Warren d: 30 November 1938 in Moody, McLennan Co., TX Burial: Moody Cemetery, Moody, McLennan Co., TX m: 28 December 1897 in Hamilton Co., TX, USA

......... 2 Frank M. Hightower b: 27 April 1877 in Navarro Co., TX d: 1 January 1930 in El Paso, El Paso Co., TX

......... 2 Sarah Jane Hightower b: 17 January 1879 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 24 August 1966 in Crosby Co., TX,

............. +William Thomas LeCroy b: 23 November 1876 in Marshall Co., AL d: 10 December 1951 in Lubbock, Lubbock Co., TX m: 26 April 1896 in McLennan Co., TX

......... 2 James Presley Hightower b: 23 March 1881 in Navarro Co., TX d: 13 April 1959 in Cleburne, Johnson Co., TX

............. +Mary Lola Healer b: 25 September 1882 in McLennan Co., TX m: 13 May 1900 in McLennan Co., TX

......... 2 John H. Hightower b: 28 October 1882 in Navarro Co., TX d: 8 January 1884 in Navarro Co., TX

......... 2 Permelia Elvira Hightower b: 22 February 1884 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 4 February 1957 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Waco, McLennan Co., TX

............. +Boyd Andrew Pewitt, Sr. b: 5 January 1883 in near Licking, Texas Co., MO d: 4 January 1962 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Waco, McLennan Co., TX

......... 2 Frances Missouri Hightower b: 30 March 1885 in Frost, Navarro Co., TX d: 5 June 1985 in Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX

............. +UNKNOWN Beene

......... *2nd Husband of Frances Missouri Hightower:

............. +Sam Healer b: 19 June 1876 in La m: 29 October 1900 in Weatherford, Parker Co., TX

......... 2 Tennessee "Tennie" Hightower b: 29 April 1887 d: 8 August 1982 in Meridian, Bosque Co., TX

............. +James Johnson Coleman m: 29 January 1903 in McLennan Co., TX

 

Notes:

  • Outline Submitted by Edward L. Williams (updates, corrections, and additions appreciated)

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