Alexander Campbell Heritage

Male1810–10 May 1877

Brief Life History of Alexander Campbell

When Alexander Campbell Heritage was born in 1810, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Judah Heritage, was 27 and his mother, Phebe Ann Campbell, was 28. 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 67, 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

Sources (18)

  • A C Heritage, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alexander C Heritage, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Alexander Campbell Heritage, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1827Salem, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 10

    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 20

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

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