The High & Highfields have been in Cape May Co. since at least the 1860's, in Avalon since 1891. Herbert Highfield was the 1st boy born in Avalon, the year was 1894. He went on to be one of the 1st of Avalon's lifeguards. the Highfields owned businesses in Avalon ranging from an ice cream & candy store to a wool store to a plumbers business. Emma Highfield lived in Avalon until she passed away in 1965 at 103 yrs old.