James Henry Heath

5 February 1859–15 March 1943 (Age 84)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Heath was born on 5 February 1859, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Temple Heath, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Arednia Mann, was 47. He married Annie Marian Williams on 13 July 1887, in Midlothian, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Midlothian Magisterial District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 68 years. He died on 15 March 1943, in Midlothian, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Midlothian, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States.

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James Henry Heath
Annie Marian Williams
Marriage: 13 July 1887
Marion Hancock Heath
James Harvie Heath
Blanch M Heath
Martha Blanche Heath
Virgie Pocahontas Heath
Ruth Elizabeth Heath
Benjamin Carlton Heath
Mary Josephine Heath
William Randolph Heath
Grace Evelyn Heath

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13 July 1887
Midlothian, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (3)

  • John H Heath in household of Robt T Heath, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Heath in household of R T Heath, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Heath, "United States Census, 1940"

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