Jonas Heaton

19 August 1860–25 September 1905 (Age 45)
Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Jonas

When Jonas Heaton was born on 19 August 1860, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Heaton, was 32 and his mother, Janette Sinclair, was 17. He married Laura Belle Hall on 10 October 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 25 September 1905, in Wapello, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Firth, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Heaton
Laura Belle Hall
Marriage: 10 October 1881
Jonas Sinclair Heaton
Laura Reba Heaton
Ernest Hall Heaton
John Chauncey Heaton
Cora Lapreal Heaton
Miles William Heaton
Rilby Seymour Heaton
Frank Afton Heaton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 15
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’: Heaton (Yorkshire, Northumberland); Heaton Norris, Heaton under Horwich, Heaton with Oxcliffe, Great Heaton, Little Heaton (all Lancashire); Capheaton, Kirkheaton (Northumberland); Cleckheaton, Hanging Heaton, Kirkheaton (Yorkshire). This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

    Story Highlight

    JANET SINCLAIR 11 June 1843 - 23 Feb. 1881

    It is likely that JANET SINCLAIR met John Heaton in St. Louis. JANET was born in Tranent, Haddington, Scotland 11 June 1843, and was 15 years younger than he was. She had made the journey from Scotlan …

    Sources (40)

    • Jonas Heston in household of Jessie John, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jonus Heaton in entry for Miles Wm. Heaton, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • James Heaton, "United States Census, 1900"

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