David Heath

about 1773–
Craven, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Heath was born about 1773, in Craven, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Heath, was 33 and his mother, Mary Francis Berry, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Heath
1740–1790
Mary Francis Berry
1731–1773
Samuel Berry Heath Sr.
1753–1839
David Heath
1773–
James Heath Jr
1755–1830
Mary Heath
1757–1798
John Thomas Heath
1758–1820
William Heath
1758–
John Heath
1759–1823
Sarah Heath
1761–1798
Frances Heath
1763–
Temperance Heath
1763–
Henry Heath Jr
1765–1840
Dyannah Heath
1767–1840
Bethany Heath
1769–1798
Elizabeth Heath
1771–1836

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World Events (2)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 1

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1775

Age 2

Many people believe that North Carolina was the first state to declare independence from England with the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.

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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