Texas Family Group Sheet for the Samuel HIGHSMITH Family


Husband: Samuel HIGHSMITH
Birthdate: 1804
Birthplace: Boone County, Kentucky
Death date: 11 Jan 1849
Place of death: San Antonio, Texas
Burial: Unmarked grave in Market Plaza, San Antonio, Texas
Father: Benjamin HIGHSMITH
Mother: (Mrs.) Abigail MORRIS

Marriage date: 4 Sep 1826
Marriage place: Troy, Lincoln County, Missouri

Wife: Teresa WILLIAMS
Birthdate: c1809
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 23 Nov 1873
Place of death: Bastrop, Texas
Burial: Bastrop City Cemetery
Father: William WILLIAMS
Mother: Mary Elizabeth WILLIAMS Williams Turner

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Malcijah Benjamin (Kige) HIGHSMITH
Sex: M
Birthdate: 17 May 1827
Birthplace: Old Caney, Bazoria Co., Texas
Death date: 04 May 1893
Place of death: Bastrop, Texas
Burial:
Marriage date: 1851
Marriage place: Bastrop Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Evaline COUPEE

Child No. 2: Sarah Jane HIGHSMITH
Sex: F
Birthdate: 13 Nov 1830
Birthplace: Gonzales, Texas
Death date: 1902
Place of death: Hutto, Williamson Co., Texas
Burial:
Marriage date: 21 Jul 1851
Marriage place: Bastrop Co., Texas
Spouse's name: John TOMLINSON

Child No. 3: Amanda Louisa HIGHSMITH
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1832
Birthplace: Gonzales, Texas
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date: 3 Mar 1852
Marriage place: Bastrop County, Texas
Spouse's name: John R. ARMSTRONG

Child No. 4: Henry Albert HIGHSMITH
Sex: M
Birthdate: 11 Jan 1843
Birthplace: Bastrop, Texas
Death date: 19 Mar 1930
Place of death: Hutto, Williamson Co., Texas
Burial:
Marriage date: 31 Jul 1867
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Sarah A. MCCUTCHEON

Child No. 5: Edwin W. HIGHSMITH
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1845
Birthplace:
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 4 Mar 1863
Burial:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Lela (?) DABNEY
 
 
Documentation:
1) Researcher: BEN GRIMES bengrimes@cox.net -Descendants of BENJAMIN HIGHSMITH.
2) Bibliography:Maude Wallis Traylor "CaptainSamuel Highsmith, Ranger", FRONTIER TIMES XVII APRIL 1940.
3) "Adventures of Benjamin Highsmith" - http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/highsmithben.htm.
4) DeWitt Colony Land Grants - http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/landgrants.htm.
5) San Jacinto Veterans -http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/sanjvets.htm.
6) Sons of DeWitt Colony Texas website has fabulous information about this family and many other early Texas pioneers.
http://www.tamu.edu/ccbn/dewitt/dewitt.htm.
 

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