Alexander Campbell Heritage

1795–10 May 1877 (Age 82)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander Campbell

When Alexander Campbell Heritage was born in 1795, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Judah Heritage, was 12 and his mother, Phebe Ann Campbell, was 13. He married Keziah B. Ayars on 23 August 1827, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Stow Creek Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1850 and Fulton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 May 1877, in Edgerton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Albion, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alexander Campbell Heritage
Keziah B. Ayars
Marriage: 23 August 1827
Philander G Heritage
Ercurius S. Heritage
Jeremiah Ayars Heritage
Isaac Campbell Heritage

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  • Marriage
    23 August 1827Salem, New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 9
    Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: status name for someone who inherited land from an ancestor, rather than by feudal gift from an overlord, from Middle English heritage, Old French eritage ‘property, especially land, which devolves by right of inheritance’ (from Late Latin heritagium, from heres ‘heir’).

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

    Sources (18)

    • A C Heritage, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alexander C Heritage, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
    • Alexander C Heritage, "United States Census, 1850"

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