Robert Wilson Heard

1779–Male
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson Heard was born in 1779, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States.

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1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 9

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwest): occupational name for a tender of animals, normally a cowherd or shepherd, from Middle English herde (Old English hi(e)rde).

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

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