Hightower Family Genealogical Database

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  • ID: I33605
  • Reference Number: 33605
  • Name: William Thomas Hightower
  • Given Name: William Thomas
  • Surname: Hightower 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 09 MAY 2014
  • Birth: 25 SEP 1865 in Palo Alto, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA 2 3 4 1
  • Census: 09 JAN 1920 Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA 5 1
  • Note:


    Photograph of William Thomas Hightower and his greyhounds made in 1925 at Mead, Oklahoma, and contributed by Thomas Elmore Barton on September 16, 1997.
    6
  • Death: 07 AUG 1925 in Mead, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA 7 4 3 8 1
  • Burial: AFT 07 AUG 1925 Highland Cemetery, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA 2 3 4 1



    Father: William Merrill Hightower b: 09 AUG 1844 in Randolph County, Alabama, USA
    Mother: Caroline Jordan b: 25 JUL 1848 in South Carolina, USA

    Marriage 1 Cornelia Rhumania Bates b: 04 MAY 1877
    • Married: 10 JAN 1897 in Columbia County, Arkansas, USA 9 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Clarence Eugene Hightower b: 15 NOV 1898 in Pickens, Desha County, Arkansas, USA
    2. Has Children Lawrence Hightower b: 05 JUL 1899 in Taylor, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA
    3. Has Children Wanda Estelle Hightower b: 12 MAR 1901 in Mead, Oklahoma, Indian Territory

    Marriage 2 Maude M. Trammell b: 30 MAR 1870 in near Waldo, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA
    • Married: 30 MAR 1886 in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA 6 10 1
    • Note:


      Photograph of William Thomas Hightower and Maude M. Hightower (nee Trammell) made circa 1890, and contributed by Thomas Elmore Barton on September 16, 1997.
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    Children
    1. Has No Children James August Hightower b: 16 NOV 1889 in Stamps, Lafayette County, Arkansas, USA
    2. Has Children Carrie Maye Hightower b: 30 MAY 1889 in Stamps, Lafayette County, Arkansas, USA
    3. Has Children Corrinne Hightower b: 10 FEB 1893 in Stamps, Lafayette County, Arkansas, USA
    4. Has Children Inez Hightower b: 11 JAN 1895 in Stamps, Lafayette County, Arkansas, USA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Hightower Family Genealogical Database [database online]. Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA: Anthony Lee Rockefeller
      Abbrev: Hightower Family Genealogical Database [database online]. Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA: Anthony Lee Rockefeller
      Publication: Copyright (c) 1996-2014, Anthony Lee Rockefeller
    2. Title: Descendants of William Merrill Hightower
      Abbrev: Descendants of William Merrill Hightower
      Author: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001)
      Publication: Tebsco, Sherman, Texas
    3. Title: Hightower, Paul Dudley, PhD, Research, personal knowledge and family records
      Abbrev: Hightower, Paul Dudley, PhD
      Publication: 1983 - 2006
    4. Title: Stewart, Carl Martin, Research, personal knowledge and family records
      Abbrev: Stewart, Carl Martin
      Publication: 1997
    5. Title: 1920 Federal Census of Bryan County, Oklahoma
      Abbrev: 1920 Census of Bryan County, Oklahoma
      Note: Roll: T625_1454
      Ward 2
      Written Sheet No. 2-A
      Enumeration District No. 15
      715 North Second
      Line 50

      Hightower, William T., head, 53, born in Mississippi, transfer, drays

      Census continued on Written Sheet No. 2-B
      Lines 51 through 58

      Hightower, Cornelia, wife, 42, born in Arkansas
      Hightower, Clarence, son, 22, born in Arkansas, truck driver, transfer
      Hightower, Wanda, daughter, 18, born in Oklahoma
      Hightower, Lawrence, son, 20, born in Arkansas, truck driver, transfer
      Hightower, Valella, daughter-in-law, 18, born in Texas
      Hightower, William, father, 75, born in Alabama
      Hightower, Frankie E., granddaughter, 7/12, born in Oklahoma
      Shannon, Louella, niece, 6, born in Oklahoma
    6. Title: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001), Research, personal knowledge and family records
      Abbrev: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001)
      Publication: 1996 - 2001
    7. Title: Descendants of William Merrill Hightower
      Abbrev: Descendants of William Merrill Hightower
      Author: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001)
      Publication: Tebsco, Sherman, Texas
      Note: William Thomas Hightower died at his home.
    8. Title: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001), Research, personal knowledge and family records
      Abbrev: Barton, Thomas E. (1917-2001)
      Publication: 1996 - 2001
      Note: Cause of death: Injuries sustained in an automobile accident
    9. Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Family History Library
      Abbrev: The Church of Jesus Christ of
      Note: FHL Number 988810
    10. Title: The Nelsons and Scotts of DeSoto Parish, Louisiana and Related Families
      Abbrev: The Nelsons and Scotts
      Author: Nelson, Ouida Watters. Nelson, Edward Kenneth
      Publication: Professional Business Services, Shreveport, LA, 1969
      Repository:
        Name: Allen County Public Library
        Note:
        Internet address: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us

      Note: Page 44

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