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Richard Hightower Hayes

Birth
Tennessee, USA
Death 4 Dec 1838 (aged 25)
Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Brentwood, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot No visible headstone
Memorial ID 27319944 View Source
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Son of Oliver B. Hayes and Sarah C. Hightower. Richard died the day after he was shot in a duel (of sorts) with William Hawkins Polk, brother of James K. Polk, then a future President of the U.S.

All known accounts state that Richard is buried in the Richard Hightower Cemetery in Williamson County, TN. He likely had a grave marker at some time but if anything remains of it it probably lies in the stack of broken slabs and stones near the few markers that do still exist.


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  • Created by: CB
  • Added: 4 Jun 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27319944
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27319944/richard-hightower-hayes : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Hightower Hayes (5 Jun 1813–4 Dec 1838), Find a Grave Memorial ID 27319944, citing Richard Hightower Cemetery, Brentwood, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by CB (contributor 46937227) .