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Henry Harrison Highman

Henry Harrison Highman
b. 11 March 1876, Posey County, Indiana to George W Highman and Florence Williams
d. 15 July 1940, near Gilroy, San Benito County, California

m/1. 22 July 1900, Missouri
Augusta May Akers

m/2. 28 August 1904, Stoddard County, Missouri
Cora Isabelle Holland
b. 7 July 1888, Stoddard County, Missouri
d. 29 September 1970, Fresno, California

Children with Cora Isabelle Holland:

  • Roy Lafayette
  • Oral Clifton
  • Leonard Joseph
  • Jewell Nadine
  • Henry J.

Henry emigrated from Posey County, Indiana, to Stoddard County, Missouri, with his parents between 1882 and 1894. He worked as a farmer and took care of livestock in Missoui. He was also an avid fiddler at dances.

The family lived in several places in Stoddard and Dunklin counties in Missouri: Acornridge, Malden, Senath, and Arbyrd, gradually moving south over the years. From Arbyrd, they took a train to California in 1922, where the family eventually settled in Orange Cove, Tular County.

Submitted by:
Clifton O. Highman
Boulder CO
E-mail: clifhigh@comcast.net

George W Highman

George W Highman
b. February 1847, possibly New Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana, to Matthew and Mary Ann (Downs) Highman
d. after 1901, Stoddard County, Missouri

m/1. 26 February 1872, Posey County, Indiana
Florence Williams
b. 1853
d. 24 February 1877, Posey County, Indiana

m/2.
Louisa Cartwright
b. July 1845
d. 1901, Stoddard County, Missouri

Children with Florence Williams:

Children with Louisa Cartwright:

  • Neva M.

George and his second wife, Louisa, emigrated from Posey County, Indiana, to Stoddard County, Missouri, between 1882 and 1894.

Submitted by:
Clifton O. Highman
Boulder CO
E-mail: clifhigh@comcast.net