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James HIGHT, Sr.
Ms. __?__
Husband:  James HIGHT / HEIGHT / HITE, Sr.
Birth:  1750/1
Death:  1840-50
Residence in 1840:  Henderson Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA
Military Service:  Revolutionary War
Marriage:
Wife:  Ms. __?__
Birth:  1750-60
Death:  bef. 1840
Children:
WARNING:  except for John and James, the evidence connecting these children is entirely circumstantial. 

1.  John HIGHT, b. 1774-77, NJ
2.  (Daughter A) HIGHT, b. 1774-84
3.  Richard HIGHT, b. 1784-90 
4.  Sarah HIGHT, b. bef. 1790; m. Mr. SMITH
5.  James HIGHT, Jr., b. 19 Jul 1790, PA
6.  (Son A) HIGHT, b. 1790-1800
7.  George HIGHT, b. 1793/4, PA
8.  Henry HIGHT, b. 1794/5, PA

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Source (n.b., Mifflin and Huntingdon Cos. are adjacent; Henderson Twp. was formed in 1814 from Huntingdon Twp.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 21; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1790 PA Mifflin Co. Roll M637_8 p. 137 Ln. 56L James Hight 1-2-3-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white males 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = James (b. 1750/1)
2 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = John (b. 1774-77)
= Richard (b. 1784-90)
3 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Wife
= Daughter A
= Sarah
This is the only James HIGHT/HEIGHT/HITE in the entire U.S. census.  Listed ten lines from Henry HIGHT.

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 3; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1800 PA Huntingdon Co. Baree Twp. Roll 40 p. 158 Ln. 26 James Hight 41101-01111-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
4 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = Henry (b. 1794/5)
= George (b. 1793/4)
= Son A
= James Jr. (b. 1790)
1 male 10-15 1784-1790 = Richard (b. 1784-90)
1 male 16-25 1774-1784 = John (b. 1774-77)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = James (b. 1750/1)
1 female 10-15 1784-1790 = Sarah?
1 female 16-25 1774-1784 = Daughter A?
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = wife of John?
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = Wife

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

6.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.  The James HEIT in Henderson Twp. is James Jr.

7.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3-4 of 20; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1840 PA Huntingdon Co. Henderson Twp. pp. 204B-205A John Hight 001 100 010 010 - 010 010 100 0100000 James Hight 89
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = Son B
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = John Jr. (b. 1820)
1 male 50-59 1780-1790 = John Sr. (b. 1774-77)
1 male 80-89 1750-1760 = James (b. 1750/1)
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Daughter B
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Daughter A
1 female 40-49 1790-1800 = Sarah (b. 1797-1800)
1 person engaged in agriculture
John Sr. is in the wrong age class.  The datum, "James Hight 89," fulfills the request to give name and age of any Revolutionary War Pensioners in the household.  Listed 12 lines from son, Henry HIGHT, who is listed next to son, James HIGHT, Jr.

8.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):  James Sr. not found.

9.  Robert Clark McConnell.  My Ancestors.

10.  Messages in the Hight Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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