Heath

about 1844–
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Heath

When Heath was born about 1844, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Harvey Heath, was 31 and his mother, Araminta Bishop Finley, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Heath
1813–1903
Araminta Bishop Finley
1814–1905
Heath
1836–
Heath
1838–
Heath
1844–
Amelia Heath
1846–
Heath
1840–
Robert Washington Heath
1842–1891
Frances Ellen Heath
1843–1886
John Thomas Heath
1844–1929
Heath
1846–
George Finley Heath
1850–1929
James Allen Heath
1852–1871
William Younger Heath
1854–1855
Rebecca Angeline Heath
1856–1906
Levina Elizabeth Heath
1858–1924

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 9

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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