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Over the years I have collected many photographs, documents, articles, etc. from many family members, emails, letters or websites.
MISCELLANEOUS PHOTOS
FAMOUS RELATIONS     
FAMILY BIOGRAPHIES      
ARTICLES      
FAMILY WILLS
DOCUMENTS  
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INDEX

 
BIG RIVER HILLS, THEN AND NOW-
    [MENTIONS ANDREW BAKER, MY 5TH GREAT-GRANDFATHER]

A HIGHLEY RESPECTABLE FAMILY
    [MENTIONS MY 2ND GREAT GRANDFATHER, JOHN W. HIGHLEY]
 

CRAPS GAMES AND BOOZE JOINTS RAIDED BY COUNTY OFFICERS
    [MENTIONS MY 3RD GREAT-GRAND UNCLE JAMES WILLIAMS HIGHLEY'S PLACE]

GOLD RING WITH QUITE A HISTORY OWNED BY LADY
    [MENTIONS JAMES WILLIAMS HIGHLEY, MY 3RD GREAT-GRAND UNCLE]

HIGHLEY BROTHERS
    [MENTIONS FOUR OF MY 2ND COUSINS, TWICE REMOVED]

HISTORIC CATTLE FARM [SAM HILDEBRAND'S HOUSE]
    [MENTIONS SAM HILDEBRAND, MY 2ND COUSIN, 4 TIMES REMOVED'S HUSBAND]

HOGS IN THE BIG GARDEN
    [MENTIONS J.D. POSTON, MY 1ST COUSIN, FOUR TIMES REMOVED]

JUDGE JOHN W. HIGHLEY ACCIDENT
    [MENTIONS MY 2ND GREAT-GRANDFATHER, JOHN W. HIGHLEY]

MARYLAND 400 HELPED TURN REVOLUTION'S EARLY TIDE
    [MENTIONS HATCH DENT, HUSBAND OF JUDITH POSTON DENT]
    [JUDITH POSTON HATCH IS MY 5TH GREAT-GRAND AUNT]

MCHENRY'S TAIL O' THE COCK RESTAURANT
    [OWNED BY SHELTON MCHENRY, MY HALF THIRD COUSIN, THREE TIMES REMOVED]

MOST ENDANGERED PROPERTIES - MISSOURI
    [MENTIONS MY 5TH GREAT-GRANDFATHER ANDREW BAKER'S HOUSE]

NEWPORT BEACH GUITARIST, 17 OPENS FOR TASTE OF CHAOS
    [MENTIONS MY SON]

OLD DESLOGE PAPER FOUND
    [MENTIONS GRACE C. HIGHLEY, MY 2ND COUSIN, THREE TIMES REMOVED]

SAM DOSS LOCATES STOLEN HORSE
    [MENTIONS LUKE HIGHLEY, MY 1ST COUSIN, 4 TIMES REMOVED]

SOME FACTS ABOUT THE DEMOCRATS
    [MENTIONS MY 2ND COUSIN, 4 TIMES REMOVED, JAMES THOMAS HIGHLEY]

ARMY AND NAVY ACES DINE - 800 FORMER AVIATORS IN WORLD WAR HOLD A REUNION
    [MENTIONS MY 2ND COUSIN, 4 TIMES REMOVED, FAIRFAX DILLON]

SECRET COMPARTMENT HID HISTORICAL PAPERS THAT SPARKED HISTORY BOOK
    [BASED OF MY MCHENRY FAMILY]

SMILEY HIGHLEY
    [MENTIONS KEITH HIGHLEY, MY 4TH COUSIN, ONCE REMOVED]

G-MEN ON THE LOOKOUT FOR IMPERSONATOR
    [MENTIONS MY 2ND COUSIN, 3 TIMES REMOVED, RALPH BUSH HIGHLEY]

"BLUE SKY" BILL INTRODUCED IN HOUSE BY DELEGATE HIGHLEY
    [MENTIONS MY 3RD COUSIN, 3 TIMES REMOVED, ALEXANDER BOWDLE HIGHLEY]

UMAS JOINS TRIBUTE TO THE LATE COL. T. H. BARTON
    [MENTIONS THOMAS HARRY HARTON, MY 4TH COUSIN, 4 TIMES REMOVED]

PLAN TO ELIMINATE WHEAT IMPORT QUOTAS SUGGESTED BY EXPERTS
    [MENTIONS MY UNCLE, VERN HIGHLEY]

VERN HIGHLEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED
    [MENTIONS MY UNCLE, VERN HIGHLEY]