In 1850 Teresa (Williams) Highsmith is located with her five children, living next door to her half-sister Louisa (Turner) Duty in Travis County, Texas.
1850 Travis County, Texas
Page 2 -Family 18 Highsmith Terica 41 F Farmer $1000 Tenn. 18 Highsmith Malkijah 21 M Tex. 18 Highsmith Sarah 18 F Tex. 18 Highsmith Amanda 15 F Tex. 18 Highsmith Albert 7 M Tex. X 18 Highsmith Edwin 5 M
--- 17 Duty Joseph 51 M Farmer $8000 Tenn 17 Duty Louisa 38 F Mo. 17 Duty Franklin 19 M Tex. X 17 Duty Milton 14 M Tex. X 17 Duty Sarah 11 F Tex. X 17 Duty Milam 8 M Tex. X 17 Duty Albert 5 M Tex. 17 Duty Elen 2 F Tex. 17 Duty William 2/12 M Tex. 17 Haslet Eliza J. 12 F
--- Half-sisters ~~~~~~~ Teresa WILLIAMS, daughter of William WILLIAMS and Elizabeth WILLIAMS, was born ABT 1809 in Tennessee, and died 23 NOV 1873 in Bastrop County, Texas. She married Samuel HIGHSMITH 4 SEP 1826 in Troy, Lincoln County, Missouri. He was born 1804 in Boone County, Kentucky, and died 10 JAN 1849 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He was buried UNKNOWN in Unmarked grave in Market Plaza, San Antonio, Texas.
Louisa TURNER, daughter of Winslow TURNER and Elizabeth WILLIAMS, was born 8 Feb 1812, Lincoln, Missouri or Upper Civre, St. Charles Disrict, Missouri., and died 31 May 1896 in Webberville, Travis Co, Texas. She was buried in Webberville Prairie Cemetery, Travis Co, Texas. She married Joseph DUTY 1828 in Columbus,Texas, son of Soloman DUTY and Susannah WHITMORE. He was born 6 Mar 1801 in Tennessee, and died 11 Sep 1855 in Webberville,Travis,Texas. He was buried in Manor Cemetery, Webberville, Texas.