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            The Descendants of John Hightower

 

First Generation

1.  John Hightower, son of Austin Hightower and Mary Jane Oldham, was born in
1749 in Brunswick County, Virginia.  He died in 1798 in 
Greenville County, South Carolina at age 49.

John married Sarah Dodson. Sarah died in 1813 in Greenville
County, South Carolina.

Children from this marriage were:

2    M     i.  Epaphroditus Hightower was born in 1773 in Orange County, North Carolina.  He died in 1859
   in Henderson County, North Carolina at age 86.
   
   Epaphroditus married Lucy Terry.  Lucy was born about 1773 in Greenville County, South
   Carolina.
   
3    M    ii.  John Hightower Jr. was born on 6 Jan 1778 in Orange County, North Carolina.  He died on
   27 Jan 1845 in Greenville County, South Carolina at age 67.  He was buried at Hightower -
   Haygood Cemetery in Greenville, South Carolina.
   
   John married Rebecca Haygood on 18 Oct 1827.  Rebecca was born in Feb 1776.  She died in
   Nov 1863 in Pickens County, South Carolina at age 87.  She was buried at Hightower -
   Haygood Cemetery in Greenville, South Carolina.
   
   4    M    iii.
 George Hightower was born in 1785 in Wilkes County, Georgia.  He died between 1862 and
   1869 in Dawson County, Georgia about age 77.
   
5    M    iv.  Alfred Hightower was born on 28 Nov 1792 in Wilkes County, Georgia.  He died on 7 Dec 1848
   in Greenville County, South Carolina at age 56.  He was buried  at North Fork Baptist Church
   in Traveler's Rest, South Carolina.
   
   Alfred married Charlotte Hodges. Charlotte was born on 2 Sep 1803 in Greenville County,
   South Carolina.  She died on 10 Nov 1882 in Traveler's Rest, Greenville County, South    
   Carolina at age 79.  She was buried at North Fork Baptist Church in Traveler's Rest, South
   Carolina.
   
6    F     v.  Jane Hightower was born in 1794 in Greenville County, South Carolina.  She died in 1842 in
   Greenville County, South Carolina at age 48.
   
7    F    vi.  Elizabeth Hightower was born in 1796 in Greenville County, South Carolina.  She died in 1851
   in Greenville County, South Carolina at age 55.
   
8    F    vii.  __________  Hightower was born in 1798 in Greenville County, South Carolina.  _________ 
 

 married Alford Cantrell.

 

Second Generation

4.  George Hightower was born in 1785 in Wilkes County, Georgia.  He died
between 1862 and 1869 in Dawson County, Georgia about age 77.

George married Margaret ___________.  Margaret was born about 1789 in Tennessee.
She died before 1880.

Children from this marriage were:

     9    M      i.
 Alfred Hightower was born in 1816 in South Carolina.  He died in 1900 at age 84.
   
10    M     ii.  James Davis Hightower was born on 11 Feb 1823 in South Carolina.  He died on 19 Feb 1910
   in Gordon County, Georgia at age 87.  He was buried at Bethesda Baptist Church in Gordon
   County, Georgia.
   
   James married Frances Elizabeth Shellhorse.  Frances was born on 14 Nov 1832 in Pittsylvania
   County, Virginia.  She died on 4 Nov 1910 in Gordon County, Georgia at age 77.  She was
   buried at Bethesda Baptist Church in Gordon County, Georgia.
   
11     M    iii.  Thomas Hightower was born about 1822.
   
12     F     iv.  Malinda Hightower was born in 1823.  She died after 1870.
   
   Malinda married Thomas Stallings on 17 Jul 1851 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
13    M      v.  John J. Hightower was born about 1824 in North Carolina.
   
   John married Anna.  Anna was born in 1817 in North Carolina.
   
14    F      vi.  Eleanor Hightower was born in 1828 in South Carolina.
   
15    F     vii.  Huldah Hightower was born in 1830 in South Carolina.
   
16    F    viii.  Caroline Hightower was born in 1832 in South Carolina.
   
   Caroline married Lawson A. Bohannon on 7 Sep 1850 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  Lawson
   was born in 1827.
   
17   M     ix.  Francis Marion Hightower was born in 1833 in South Carolina.  He died in 1909 in Jasper,
   Pickens County, Georgia at age 76.  He was buried at Macedonia Baptist Church in Pickens
   County, Georgia.
   
   Francis married Frances Chastain on 6 Nov 1859 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.  Frances
 

 was born in 1837.  She died on 3 Sep 1879 at the State Hospital in Milledgeville, Baldwin

   County, Georgia at age 42.

Third Generation

9. 
Alfred Hightower was born in 1816 in South Carolina.  He died in 1900 at age 84.

Alfred married Huldah Julian on 11 May 1837 in Cass County, Georgia.  Huldah
was born in Feb 1820 in South Carolina.  She died after 1900.

Children from this marriage were:

     18    M     i.
 Jordan Hightower was born on 3 Sep 1841 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  He died on 8 Jun
   1926 in Bartow County, Georgia at age 84.  He was buried at Hutcherson Cemetery in
   Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
19    F     ii.  Elenour Hightower was born in 1844 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
   Elenour married John W. Chastain on 14 Dec 1865 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.  John
   was born in 1844. 
   
20    M    iii.  William Terry Hightower was born on 16 Aug 1847 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  He died on
   7 Jan 1928 in Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia at age 80.  He was buried at Jerusalem
   Cemetery in Pickens County, Georgia.
   
   William married Catherine Medlin on 24 Oct 1867 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia. 
   Catherine was born in Dec 1853 in South Carolina.  She died on 5 Feb 1926 in Jasper, Pickens
   County, Georgia at age 72.  She was buried at Jerusalem Cemetery in Pickens County,
   Georgia.
   
21     F    iv.  Carolyn M. Hightower was born in Mar 1850 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
   Carolyn married John W. Evans.  He was born in 1848
   
22    M     v.  George Hightower was born in May 1855 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.  He died on 
   7 Dec 1931 in Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia at age 76.
   
   George married Sara Jane Williams.  Sara was born in Apr 1849 in Georgia.  She died before
   1910 in Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
23    F    vi.

 Missouri C. Hightower was born in 1866 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.

 

Fourth Generation

18. 
Jordan Hightower was born on 3 Sep 1841 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  He died
on 8 Jun 1926 in Bartow County, Georgia at age 84.  He was buried at
Hutcherson Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Jordan married Elizabeth A. Talley, daughter of Henry Talley and Mary E. Manning, 
on 25 May 1865 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia.  Elizabeth was born in 1847 in Georgia. 
She died on 11 Feb 1892 in Cherokee County, Georgia at age 45.  She was
buried at Hutcherson Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.

Children from this marriage were:

24     F     i.

 Margaret C. Hightower was born 9 May 1866 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  She died on
   26 Aug 1890 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  She is buried at Hutcherson Cemetery in Cherokee
   County, Georgia.
   
   Margaret married Nathan Hutcherson, son of Thomas and Susan Hutcherson.  Nathan
   Hutcherson was born 9 Jan 1858 in Georgia.  He died 15 Jan 1932 in Cherokee County,
   Georgia.  He is buried in Hutcherson Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
 25    M     ii.  George O. Hightower was born in Sep 1867 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  He died on 11 Jun
   1953 in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia at age 85.
   
    26     F    iii.
 Lydia Ella Hightower was born on 19 or 20 Mar 1869 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  She died on
   12 Apr 1923 in Gordon County, Georgia at age 54.  She was buried at East Damascus Baptist
   Church Cemetery in Gordon County, Georgia.
   
27    M    iv.  James W. Hightower was born about 1871 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
28     F     v.  Mary L. Hightower was born about 1874 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
29     M    vi.  Samuel Hightower was born about 1876 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
30     F    vii.  Hulda Hightower was born about 1879 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
   
31     M   viii.  Thomas Hightower was born in Jul 1882 in Georgia.
   
32    M     ix.  Albert Hightower was born in Jun 1884 in Georgia.
   
33    M      x.

 Charles Gordon Hightower was born in May 1886 in Georgia.  He died in 1941 in Gordon County,

   Georgia.  He is buried in Ryo Baptist Church Cemetery in Gordon County, Georgia.
   
   Charles married Clara D. Fowler.  She was born in 24 Dec 1891 and died on 24 Aug 1980.
   in Winter Haven, Florida.  Clara is buried in Ryo Baptist Church Cemetery in Gordon County, Georgia.



Fifth Generation

26. 
Lydia Ella Hightower was born on 19 or 20 Mar 1869 in Cherokee County, Georgia.
She died on 12 Apr 1923 in Gordon County, Georgia at age 54.  She was buried
at East Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in  Gordon County, Georgia.

Lydia married
Lindsey Hood,
son of Lemuel Hood and Malissa Elizabeth Corbin,
on 10 Feb 1887 in Cherokee County, Georgia.  Lindsey was born on 24 Mar 1862.
  He died on 13 Oct 1935 in Gordon County, Georgia at age 73.  He was buried at
East Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in Gordon County, Georgia.

 

 

 



 

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