Highland, Abraham

Born: 1824-12-15 Ohio

Died: 1898-10-18 Coles County, Illinois

Flourished: Coles County, Illinois

An early resident of Coles County, Illinois, Abraham Highland was a farmer who also served as the county recorder and county treasurer. In 1846, he married Mary B. Jeffries. In 1850, Highland owned $500 in real property.

The History of Coles County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 248, 255, 417; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Coles County, 9 March 1846, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Coles County, IL, 87; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Charleston, Coles County, IL, 233; Gravestone, Mound Cemetery, Charleston, IL.