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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

Fritz Berger

Fritz Berger
b. 7 January 1845, Germany
d. 13 May 1892, Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio

m. 7 November 1876, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Veronica Schof
b. 4 February 1852, Germany
d. 25 April 1920, Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio

Children with Veronica Schof:

  • Frank (b. 20 October 1877) married Susanna [–?–]
  • Albert (b. 25 July 1881)
  • William (b. 8 October 1882)
  • John (b. 2 July 1883)
  • Mary (b. 12 December 1884) married Frank Kuhn
  • Clara (b. ca. 1886-died young)
  • Louise (b. 12 January 1888) married Freedom L. Johnson
  • Veronica “Rose” (b. 12 April 1889) married John Holland
  • Anthony (b. 8 September 1891-ca. 1909)

Fritz and Veronica emigrated from Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, to Van Wert County, Ohio, after their marriage in 1876.

Valentine Scoaff (relative of Veronica Schof)
b. 1846, Germany

Submitted by:
Patricia K. Johnson
Elkhart IN
E-mail: docpat@maplenet.net