Alexander Campbell Heritage

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Alexander Campbell Heritage
1795–1877
Keziah B. Ayars
1799–1847
Marriage: 23 August 1827
Philander G Heritage
1828–1870
Ercurius S. Heritage
1832–
Jeremiah Ayars Heritage
1835–1919
Isaac Campbell Heritage
1838–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 August 1827
Salem, New Jersey, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1795–1877Male

    Judah Heritage

    Male1805–1840Male

    David Heritage

    Male1805–1805Male

    Catherine Mary Heritage

    Female1807–1875Female

    Isaac Campbell Heritage

    Male1812–1878Male

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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.
1804

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, Old French (h)eritage ‘inherited property’ (Late Latin heritagium, from heres ‘heir’).

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

Sources (3)

  • A C Heritage, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander C Heritage, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A C Herritage, "United States Census, 1870"

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