Matilda Morgan Heard

1778–1850 (Age 72)
Salem, Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda Morgan

When Matilda Morgan Heard was born in 1778, in Salem, Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, Captain James Heard, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 16. She married Presley Neville O'Bannon in 1801, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1850, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72.

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Presley Neville O'Bannon
Matilda Morgan Heard
Marriage: 1801
Presley Neville O'Bannon Jr

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  • Marriage
    1801Fauquier, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 3
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    Age 4
    The town of Lexington was chartered on May 6, 1782, by an act of the Virginia General Assembly
    1797 · Town laid out
    Age 19
    Salem was surveyed and platted in 1797.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English herd(e), hird(e), hord(e), Older Scots herd, hird ‘herdsman’, i.e. one who looked after cattle, sheep, or goats (Old English heorde, hierde). Compare Hardman .

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

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    • Legacy NFS Source: Matilda Heard - death: before 1805; Virginia, United States

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