John HEATH

9 June 1690–
Stokes on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John HEATH was born on 9 June 1690, his father, John Heath, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Heath, was 34.

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Family Time Line

John Heath
1652–
Margaret Heath
1656–1724
Margaret Heath
1676–1676
Job Heath
1678–
John HEATH
1690–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 111

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 118

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

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)

  • Johannes Heath, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • John Heath, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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