Richard Hightower Easley

22 September 1804–28 November 1878 (Age 74)
Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard Hightower

When Richard Hightower Easley was born on 22 September 1804, in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, John Easley, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Jane Hightower, was 21. He married Elizabeth before 1830. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 4, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 28 November 1878, in Daphne, Franklin, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Daphne, Franklin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hightower Easley
1804–1878
Elizabeth
1804–1849
Marriage: before 1830
Jefferson Easley
1830–
John Milton Easley
1834–
Henry Easley
1832–
Caroline Easley
1836–
Sarah Jane Easley
1837–1904
Eli Langford Easley
1839–1907
William R Easley
1844–
Malissa Easley
1846–
Louiza V Easley
1846–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1830
children

(9)

    Jefferson Easley

    Male1830–Male

    Henry Easley

    Male1832–Male

    John Milton Easley

    Male1834–Male

    Caroline Easley

    Female1836–Female

    Sarah Jane Easley

    Female1837–1904Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

Age 13

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Eisele . Compare Isley .2 English: unexplained. This name is quite widespread in Britain.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Richard H Easley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard H Easly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richd Easley, "United States Census, 1850"

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