2 Hightower Photos
GATHERING at the IRA HELTON home in 1901
L to R one and two unknown, Leslie and Lilly Miller with daughter Bessie, Ira and Malvena Helton, Mary Jane Hightower, Nanne Alford Douglas her child in front, John and Belle Miller with child Ethyl, Luther Runner by mule, boys in front Ezra, Holly a
Edda Runner and Lum Hightower
Descendants of Joshua Hightower
Generation No. 1
was born 1670 in VA or Ireland, and died Aug 1726 in Richmond Co VA.
He married ELEANOR
1690 in Richmond Co VA. She was born 1674 in Richmond Co VA, and
Child of JOSHUA
2. i. THOMAS2
HIGHTOWER, b. 20 Mar 1710/11, Richmond Co VA; d. 1763,
Anson Co, NC..
Generation No. 2
was born 20 Mar 1710/11 in Richmond Co VA, and died 1763 in Anson
Co, NC.. He married KINDNESS
1735. She was born 1711, and died 1763.
Child of THOMAS
3. i. THOMAS HIGHTOWER3
JR, b. 05 Feb 1735/36, Richmond Co VA; d. 1808, Warren
Generation No. 3
was born 05 Feb 1735/36 in Richmond Co VA, and died 1808 in Warren
Co, KY. He married JANE
1786 in Anson CO NC.. She was born 1754 in Spartenburg Co SC, and
died 1840 in Izard Co AR..
Children of THOMAS
4. i. JAMES "JIM"4
HIGHTOWER, b. 1790; d. 1816, Warren Co, KY.
ii. MARY ANN HIGHTOWER, b. 1789, Spartanburg Co SC;
iii. JOHN HIGHTOWER, b. 1791, Spartanburg Co SC; d.
1847, Jackson Co IL..
iv. ELIZABETH HIGHTOWER, b. 27 Jul 1794, Spartanburg
Co SC; d. 04 Jul 1882, Sage AR.
v. JOSHUA HIGHTOWER, b. 1797, Spartanburg Co SC; d.
1880, Hillsboro, Hill Co TX.
vi. CHARITY HIGHTOWER, b. 14 Jul 1802, Warren Co, KY;
vii. WILLIAM ROBERT HIGHTOWER, b. 1804, Warren Co,
KY; d. 01 Apr 1846, Cany, Izard AR..
Generation No. 4
was born 1790, and died 1816 in Warren Co, KY. He married ELIZABETH
Children of JAMES
5. i. JOHN ANDREW "ANDY"5
HIGHTOWER, b. 1811, Warren Co, KY; d. 1880, Warren Co,
ii. JAMES WILSON HIGHTOWER, b. 1816, Bowling Green,
KY; d. 08 Nov 1863, Roll Phelps Co MO.
Generation No. 5
was born 1811 in Warren Co, KY, and died 1880 in Warren Co, KY. He
16 Dec 1836, daughter of ADAM
She was born 1812 in Warren County KY, and died 1858.
Notes for JOHN
census 1860 Warren Co KY
Notes for DORINDA
I had her death date as about 1850 but with the children being
born all the way up to 1858 it is uncertain what her real death date
Children of JOHN
i. NANCY H6 HIGHTOWER, b. 1843; m.
BENJAMIN T EDDINGTON, 03 Jun 1869, Warren Co KY.
ii. MARY HIGHTOWER, b. 1844.
iii. ROBERT F HIGHTOWER, b. 1845; m. JANE DOUGLASS,
10 Nov 1868, Warren Co KY.
iv. ADILINE HIGHTOWER, b. 1847.
v. SILAS W HIGHTOWER, b. 1849; m. (1) SARAH RUNNER,
26 Mar 1868, Warren Co KY; m. (2) LOUISA CORBIN, 29 Feb
1872, Sumner Co Tennessee.
vi. FELDING GATEWOOD HIGHTOWER, b. 1849, Benleo,
Warren Co Ky; d. 10 Oct 1928, Benleo, Warren Co Ky; m.
GEORGIA ANN MAHAN, 08 Sep 1875, Warren Co KY.
vii. WILLIAM HIGHTOWER, b. 1853.
viii. JOHN D HIGHTOWER, b. 1854.
6. ix. SARAH F HIGHTOWER, b. 1855; d. 1889, Green
River Union Cemetary, Warren Co KY.
x. DR. ? HIGHTOWER, b. 1858.
Generation No. 6
was born 1855, and died 1889 in Green River Union Cemetary, Warren
Co KY. She married JOHN
03 Mar 1862, son of THOMAS
He was born 29 Dec 1843 in Cambridgeshire England, and died 18 Sep
1928 in Green River Union Cemetary, Warren Co KY.
More About JOHN
Christening: 21 Jan 1844, Doddington, Cambridge England
Children of SARAH
i. DORINDA RENDA7
RICHARDS, m. ALLEN C CHERRY; b. 18 Jan 1822, Warren
7. ii. MAGNOLIA RICHARDS, b. 14 Mar 1882, Warren
County KY; d. 19 Nov 1961.
iii. IVY RICHARDS.
Generation No. 7
was born 14 Mar 1882 in Warren County KY, and died 19 Nov 1961. She
17 Dec 1899.
Child of MAGNOLIA
i. NELLIE FRANCIS8
MILAM, m. WILLIE BASHAM.