James Heaton

Brief Life History of James

When James Heaton was born in 1801, in Whitefield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Heaton, was 26 and his mother, Alice Blakeley, was 26. He married Mary Ogden on 20 December 1818, in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 7 March 1882, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Heaton
Mary Ogden
Marriage: 20 December 1818
Matthew Heaton
Hannah Heaton
Sally Heaton
Alice Heaton
Maryann Eaton
Elizabeth Heaton

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  • James Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Heaton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Heaton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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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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