Mary Lula Hightower

14 February 1868–31 October 1924 (Age 56)
Polk, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Highland, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1900. 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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Family Time Line

James Richard Henson
1861–1925
Mary Lula Hightower
1868–1924
Marriage: 1883
Luther Henson
1884–1952
Lily Mamie Henson
1889–1930
Evie Henson
1893–1962
Boyce Henson
1895–1969
Emma M Henson
1897–1925

Spouse and Children

    James Richard Henson

    Male1861–1925Male

    Female1868–1924Female

MARRIAGE
1883
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 3

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1886

Age 18

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Henson in household of James A Henson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lula Hightower in entry for Mamie Henson Rollins, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Lula Hightower Henson, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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