James Heaton

1801–7 March 1882 (Age 81)
Whitefield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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 Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 7 March 1882, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

20 December 1818
Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Matthew Heaton


    Hannah Heaton


    Sally Heaton


    Alice Heaton


    Maryann Eaton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 0

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. 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.

Sources (3)

  • James Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Heaton in household of William Crawshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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