Mary Lula Hightower

Brief Life History of Mary Lula

When Mary Lula Hightower was born on 14 February 1868, in Polk, North Carolina, United States, her father, Burvel Milton Hightower, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Caroline Whitted, was 33. She married James Richard Henson in 1883, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Highland, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and O'Neal, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 31 October 1924, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Graubünden, Switzerland.

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James Richard Henson
Mary Lula Hightower
Marriage: 1883
Luther Henson
Maybelle Henson
Carrie Henson
Lily Mamie Henson
William Gaither Henson
Evie Henson
Boyce Henson
Emma M Henson

Sources (12)

  • Hightower in household of Unknown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lula Hightower, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Lula Hightower in entry for Evie Henson Huff, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps an altered form of Hayter (see Hight ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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