Thomas William Heath

28 May 1800–2 April 1878 (Age 77)
Henderson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William Heath was born on 28 May 1800, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Heath, was 51 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 38. He married Martha Anna Lewis on 9 September 1820, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 2 April 1878, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Heath
1800–1878
Martha Anna Lewis
1803–1862
Marriage: 9 September 1820
Lois Heath
1820–1856
Richard Heath
1832–1841
John Lewis Heath
1822–1901
William Clayton Heath
1824–1861
Robert Harrison Heath
1826–1893
Dora Harris Neely Heath
1826–
Nancy Heath
1828–1880
Phebe Heath
1829–1844
John Lewis Heath
1830–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1820
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Lois Heath

    Female1820–1856Female

    John Lewis Heath

    Male1822–1901Male

    William Clayton Heath

    Male1824–1861Male

    Robert Harrison Heath

    Male1826–1893Male

    Dora Harris Neely Heath

    Female1826–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 1

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 21

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

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 (3)

  • Thomas Heath, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Heath in entry for Anderson Haynes and Lois Heath, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Thomas Heath, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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