Thomas Hightower

1794–1870 (Age 76)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hightower was born in 1794, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Calvin Hightower Jr., was 45 and his mother, Nancy Ann Davis, was 41. He married Nancy Barnes on 20 December 1815, in Putnam, Marion, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States in 1850. He died in 1870, in Sparta, Bienville, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sparta, Bienville, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hightower
1794–1870
Nancy Barnes
1800–1850
Marriage: 20 December 1815
Eliza Hightower
1815–
Charnel Hightower
1817–
John B Hightower
1825–
Thomas Jefferson Hightower
1830–1889
Elizabeth Ann Hightower
1836–1914
Kate Hightower
1836–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1794–1870Male

    Nancy Barnes

    Female1800–1850Female

MARRIAGE
20 December 1815
Putnam, Marion, Georgia, United States
children

(6)

    Eliza Hightower

    Female1815–Female

    Charnel Hightower

    Male1817–Male

    John B Hightower

    Male1825–Male

    Thomas Jefferson Hightower

    Male1830–1889Male

    Female1836–1914Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes

Age 13

Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.
1814

Age 20

Louisiana was the site of the final battles of the War of 1812.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hightower, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Hightower, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Thomas Hightower, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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