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Joseph Elisha HIGHTOWER[1, 2]

Male 1868 - 1956  (88 years)Deceased


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  • Name Joseph Elisha HIGHTOWER 
    Born 9 Apr 1868  Upshur Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Dec 1956  Edinburg, Hidalgo Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hightower, Joseph E death certificate
    Hightower, Joseph E death certificate
    Buried 29 Dec 1956  Robstown Cemetery, Robstown, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Elisha Hightower - Memorial
    Joseph Elisha Hightower - Memorial
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    Person ID I1250  Garrison-Logan Family Tree | Hightower, E. C. Jr. and Lois Lassiter ancestors and descendants, Hightower, William Franklin ancestors and descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2012 

    Father William Arnold HIGHTOWER,   b. 24 Feb 1830, Harris Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1877, Grandview, Johnson Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Sarah Aletha PATTILLO,   b. 31 Oct 1834, Harris Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1927, Cleburne, Johnson Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1851  Harris Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet

    Family Josephine GARCIA,   b. 13 Sep 1878, Jim Wells Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1955, Robstown, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Married 25 Dec 1898  Bexar Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Beulah Elma HIGHTOWER,   b. 18 Jan 1903, Robstown, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1978, Edinburg, Hidalgo Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Benjamin Franklin HIGHTOWER,   b. 31 Jul 1905, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1985, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Sara Louise HIGHTOWER,   b. 7 Feb 1909, Robstown, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1964, Harlingen, Cameron Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     4. Pearl Elizabeth 'Betty' HIGHTOWER,   b. 25 Apr 1913, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 2001, San Antonio, Bexar Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1868 - Upshur Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1898 - Bexar Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1956 - Edinburg, Hidalgo Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Dec 1956 - Robstown Cemetery, Robstown, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (FamilySearch), 1 Sep 2009.
      Name: J. E. Hightower
      Death Date: 21 Dec 1956
      Death Place: Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Age: 88 years 8 months 20 days
      Birth Date: 9 Apr 1868
      Birthplace: Upshire Co., Texas
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Father's Name: Wm. A. Hightower
      Father's Birthplace: Texas
      Mother's Name: Sarah Patillo
      Mother's Birthplace: Texas
      Occupation: Retired Farmer
      Place of Residence: Edinburg, Hidalgo, Texas
      Cemetery: Robstown
      Burial Place: Robstown, Texas
      Burial Date: 29 Dec 1956
      Informant: Mrs. Carl Bolls
      Funeral Director: Skinner Mortuary
      Film Number: 2135164
      Digital Film Number: 4163911
      Image Number: 944
      Reference Number: cn 65721

    2. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 1 Sep 2009.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 41447641

    3. [S21] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, (FamilySearch), 18 Nov 2012.
      Groom's Name: J. E. Hightower
      Bride's Name: Josephine Garcia
      Marriage Date 25 Dec 1898
      Marriage Place: Bexar Co., Texas
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75204-9
      System Origin: Texas-EASy
      Source Film Number: 24927
      Reference Number: 16663 p423

    4. [S40] United States Census, 1900, (FamilySearch), 18 Nov 2012.
      Name: Jos Hightower
      Event: Census
      Event Date: 1900
      Event Place: ED 135 Justice Precincts 3, 5 San Diego town, Nueces, Texas, United States
      Birth Date: Apr 1868
      Birthplace: Texas
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Race or Color (Standardized): White
      Gender: Male
      Marital Status: Married
      Years Married: 2
      Estimated Marriage Year: 1898
      Page: 31
      Sheet Letter: A
      Family Number: 501
      Reference Number: 18
      Film Number: 1241662
      Digital Folder Number: 004118538
      Image Number: 00882
      Relation Household Gender bMo bYr-Age mwsd #born,liv Birthplace
      Head Jos Hightower M Apr 1868-un m2y ---- Texas
      Wife Josephine Hightower F Sep 1878-un m2y 0,0 Texas

    5. [S55] United States Census, 1910, (FamilySearch), 23 Feb 2011.
      Name: Joseph E Hightower
      Birthplace: Texas
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Residence: Justice Precinct 3, Nueces, Texas
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Family Number: 136
      Page Number: 8
      Relation Household Gender Age ~bYr mwsd #born,liv Birthplace
      Head Joseph E Hightower M 42y 1868 m1-11y ---- Texas
      Wife Josephian Hightower F 32y 1878 m1-11y 3,3 Texas
      Daughter Berta E Hightower F 7y 1903 s ---- Texas
      Son Benglahan Hightower M 4y 1906 s ---- Texas
      Daughter Sarah Hightower F 11m 1909 s ---- Texas

    6. [S45] United States Census, 1920, (FamilySearch), 23 Feb 2011.
      Name: Joseph Hightower
      Residence: , Nueces, Texas
      Estimated Birth Year: 1870
      Age: 50
      Birthplace: Texas
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Film Number: 1821838
      Digital Folder Number: 4390898
      Image Number: 00420
      Sheet Number: 6
      Relation Household Gender Age ~bYr mwsd Birthplace
      Head Joseph Hightower M 50y 1870 m Texas
      Wife Josephine Hightower F 40y 1880 m Texas
      Daughter Beulah Hightower F 16y 1904 s Texas
      Son Benjamin Hightower M 14y 1906 s Texas
      Daughter Sarah Hightower F 10y 1910 s Texas
      Daughter Pearl Hightower F 6y 1914 s Texas

    7. [S115] United States Census, 1930, (FamilySearch), 23 Feb 2011.
      Name: Joseph E Hightower
      Event: Census
      Event Date: 1930
      Event Place: Robstown, Nueces, Texas
      Gender: Male
      Age: 61
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Texas
      Estimated Birth Year: 1869
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Enumeration District Number: 0019
      Family Number: 1
      Sheet Number and Letter: 1A
      Line Number: 1
      NARA Publication: T626, roll 2381
      Film Number: 2342115
      Digital Folder Number: 4547360
      Image Number: 00894
      Relation Household Gender Age ~bYr mwsd ageFM Birthplace
      Head Joseph E Hightower M 61y 1869 m 30y Texas
      Wife Josephine Hightower F 51y 1879 m 20y Texas
      Son Benjamin F Hightower M 24y 1906 s --- Texas
      Daughter Pearl Hightower F 16y 1914 s --- Texas

    8. [S168] United States Census, 1940, (FamilySearch), 18 Nov 2012.
      Name: J E Hightower
      Event: Census
      Event Year: 1940
      Event Place: Robstown, Justice Precinct 5, Nueces, Texas, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 72
      Marital Status: Married
      Race (Original):
      Race (Standardized): White
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original):
      Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head
      Birthplace: Texas
      Estimated Birth Year: 1868
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Enumeration District Number: 178-47
      Family Number: 471
      Sheet Number and Letter: 38B
      Line Number: 76
      NARA Publication Number: T627
      NARA Roll Number: 4117
      Digital Folder Number: 005458031
      Image Number: 00561
      Relation Household Gender Age ~bYr mwsd Residence in 1935 Birthplace
      Head J E Hightower M 72y 1868 m Same House Texas
      Wife Josephine Hightower F 62y 1878 m Same House Texas
      Son Densman* Hightower M 35y 1905 s Same House Texas
      *this must be Benjamin