When Amanda Elizabeth Highsmith was born on 12 October 1847, in Waynesville, Brantley, Georgia, United States, her father, James W Highsmith, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Willis, was 42. She married Timothy Murphy McSweeney on 16 April 1867, in Wayne, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 334, Wayne, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 October 1926, in Waynesville, Brantley, Georgia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Highsmith Cemetery, Brantley, Georgia, United States.
English: occupational name for a smith, with the distinguishingepithet high, probably denoting one whose forge was at a higherlocation than another nearby smith.