At the time of her death, Martha Walter Barr b. 1817 New Jersey, d. 5 Feb 1898 Iroquois Co., IL, owned a house and two lots in Concord, Iroquois Co., IL and 160 acres of land in Green Co., Arkansas.
Names appearing on the Title Warranty Deed, recorded in Book 4, page 423, Greene Co., AR, include J.F. Cardwell, John M. Highfill and Sarah L. Highfill.
A John M. Highfill appears in the 1870 Census for St. Francis, Greene Co., Arkansas as a farmer. He is a 19 year old, white, born Tennessee. He is residing with the Hezekiah Highfill family. Hezekiah is 63, white, born North Carolina, wife’s name appears to be Temperance, age 61, white, born Tennessee. Hezekiah Highfill is listed inGreene Co., Arkansas Wills & Administrations- Year 1876-1884 Rec.#2 pg 327 John M Highfill is listed1885-1893 Rec.3 pg 327