Robert Heaton

Male1525–12 November 1608

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Heaton was born in 1525, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Wilfred Heaton, was 40 and his mother, Alice Saville, was 30. He married Alice about 1548, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 12 November 1608, in Stanbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Robert Heaton
1525–1608
Alice
1528–1600
Marriage: about 1548
Robert Heaton
1550–1626
Margaret Heaton
1552–1628
Elizabeth Heaton
1554–

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  • Marriage
    about 1548Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (5)

    1549 · Book of Common Prayer

    Age 24

    Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.

    1558 · Act of Uniformity

    Age 33

    The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

    1569 · State Lottery

    Age 44

    A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’: Heaton (Yorkshire, Northumberland); Heaton Norris, Heaton under Horwich, Heaton with Oxcliffe, Great Heaton, Little Heaton (all Lancashire); Capheaton, Kirkheaton (Northumberland); Cleckheaton, Hanging Heaton, Kirkheaton (Yorkshire). This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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