John Heath

8 April 1728–1784 (Age 55)
Christ Church, Middlesex, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Heath was born on 8 April 1728, in Christ Church, Middlesex, Virginia, United States, his father, John H Heath Sr, was 35 and his mother, Mary Frances Lambert, was 24. He married Sarah Elizabeth about 1747, in Craven, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1784, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

John Heath
1728–1784
Sarah Elizabeth
1732–1784
Marriage: about 1747
John Heath Jr.
1748–1804
James Heath
1750–
Hannah Heath
1784–
Ferebe Heath
1757–1830
Stephen Heath
1764–

Spouse and Children

    Male1728–1784Male

    Sarah Elizabeth

    Female1732–1784Female

MARRIAGE
about 1747
Craven, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Male1748–1804Male

    James Heath

    Male1750–Male

    Ferebe Heath

    Female1757–1830Female

    Male1764–Male

    Hannah Heath

    Female1784–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 30

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 48

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 48

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (Middle English hethe, Old English hǣð) or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin since the late 16th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Heath in entry for John Heath, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • John Heath, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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