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Richard Rufus Hightower
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1865
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1947
Louisiana, USA

Richard married Mary Jane Heard about 1885. They had at least nine children - see Mary Jane Heard Hightower for a list.

Obituary from April 11, 1947 Winn Parish Enterprise News-American

R. R. Hightower, 81, of Ruston, father of K. C. Hightower of Dodson, died at his home Wednesday, April 3. He was married 62 years ago to Miss Mollie Jane Heard, sister to Bill Heard of Winnfield. His widow and eight children survive him. Before retiring from active duty he was tax assessor of Lincoln Parish for 18 years. Mr. and Mrs. Hightower had visited their son here Wednesday, and at the supper table he died.

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  Mary Jane Heard Hightower (1869 - 1969)
  Kennie Charles Hightower (1885 - 1967)*
  Martha Louise Hightower Sanders (1890 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: amtsunshine
Record added: Apr 28, 2007
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Richard Rufus Hightower
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Richard Rufus Hightower
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Richard Rufus Hightower
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- TOM♦
 Added: Apr. 1, 2009
My great grandfather
- Scout Finch
 Added: Apr. 1, 2009
The husband of my 2nd cousin 3x removed
- amtsunshine
 Added: Apr. 28, 2007

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