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Emil Henry Highsmith

Male 1911 - 1962  (50 years)


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  • Name Emil Henry Highsmith 
    Born 12 Jun 1911  St. Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Record ID Number MH:I197 
    _UID 5698F4C384368767AD85DE20AEE75142 
    _UPD 15 JAN 2016 09:56:59 GMT-5 
    Died 2 Jun 1962  Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schereville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I197  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2017 

    Father Buren Highsmith,   b. 29 Oct 1884, St. Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Ada Esther Stoltz,   b. 31 Mar 1885, Lick Prairie Precinct, Wabash County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1941, Oak Lawn Cemetery, St. Francisville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1903 
    Record ID Number MH:F63 
    _UID 56986E96253931192D85DE20AEE751F9 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Mae Sprinkle 
    Children 
     1. Patricia Ann Highsmith
     2. John William Highsmith
     3. Barabra Lea Highsmith
     4. David Wayne Highsmith
     5. Susan Carol Highsmith
     6. Judy Elaine Highsmith
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 64153. EMIL HENRY HIGHSMITH
      Emil Henry Highsmith was born 12 June 1911 near St. Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois, is the son of Buren and Ada Esther (Stoltz) Highsmith. See Number 6415.
      Emil Highsmith married Evelyn Mae Sprinkle 15 April 1929 in Wabash County, Illinois. Evelyn Sprinkle was born 20 September 1911 at Bristow, Elkhart County, Indiana. Evelyn is the daughter of Lewis John Sprinkle, born 15 February 1882 in Perry County, Indiana, and Josie Melinda Sketo, born 16 July 1886 in Perry County, Indiana. Lewis Sprinkle was a woodsman felling trees for lumber and railroad ties. Lewis and Josie were members of the Christian Church. They spent most of their lives in Lancaster, Illinois. Lewis and Josie Sprinkle had ten children: (1) Lillie Pearl, born 9 July 1906, (2) Floyd, born 22 September 1908, (3) Lloyd, a twin to Floyd, (4) *Evelyn Mae (Highsmith), (5) Dorothy Della, born 22 July 1914, (6) Ethel, born 10 April 1917, (7) Robert Lee, born 4 February 1919, (8) Arthur, born 10 November 1922, (9) Paul, born 21 December 1925, and (10) Betty Jo, born 23 April 1928. Lewis Sprinkle died 2 February 1957 and Josie died 20 January 1962; burial at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.
      Emil and Evelyn Highsmith first lived at St: Francisville, Illinois. They left Wabash County some time in the 1930's and moved to Whiting, Indiana, and then to Chicago Heights, Illinois. They are members of the Presbyterian Church at Dyer, Indiana. Emil was a tinsmith by trade. He died 4 June 1962 and is buried at Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schereville, Indiana. Evelyn resides with her son David at Chicago Heights, Illinois. Emil and Evelyn Highsmith had six children.
      641531. Patricia Ann Highsmith, born 21 April 1930 at St. Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois. See Number 641531.
      641532. John William Highsmith, born 12 January 1932 at Allendale, Wabash County, Illinois. See Number 641532.
      641533. Barbara Lea Highsmith, born 6 January 1938 at Whiting, Lake County, Indiana. See Number 641533.
      641534. David Wayne Highsmith, born 23 December 1945 at Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois. David is not married and lives with his mother.
      641535. Susan Carol Highsmith, born 3 September 1949 at Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois. See Number 641535.
      641536. Judy Elaine Highsmith, born 21 November 1953 at Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois. See Number 641536.