When Matilda Morgan Heard was born in 1778, in Marshall, Fauquier, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Captain James Heard, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 16. She married Presley Neville O'Bannon Sr. 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.
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 .