John James Highsmith

John James Highsmith
December 4, 1830 –February 18, 1921

Alternate Spelling: John J. Highsmith
1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
Captain William S. Devane’s Independent Company
September 5, 1862 – Transferred to
61st North Carolina Regiment, Company A
Rank:  Private
April 23, 1864 – Reported on detached service as a scout
May 5, 1865 – Took the Oath of Allegiance in Raleigh, NC

Parents
Jacob Highsmith 1796-1869
Elizabeth Bland 1802-1846

Siblings
Marium Highsmith 1826-1889
John James Highsmith 1830-1921
Robert H. Highsmith 1832-1918
Louella Susan Highsmith 1835
George Highsmith 1838-1922
Jeremiah Seary Highsmith 1841-1862        20th NC Co F

Wife
Mary Ann Fowler 1829-1903

Children
Jacob Franklin Highsmith 1868-1939
Mary Elizabeth Highsmith 1872
Mattie Highsmith 1876

Burial
Roseboro Cemetery
Roseboro, NC

John James Highsmith Grave

John James Highsmith Grave