Elizabeth Heath

2 February 1835–20 August 1922 (Age 87)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Heath was born on 2 February 1835, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Egerton Heath, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Vale, was 24. She married William Gander Biddle on 19 October 1856, in Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in St George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 20 August 1922, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gander Biddle
Elizabeth Heath
Marriage: 19 October 1856
John Thomas Biddle
William Alfred Biddle
Amanda Biddle
Emma Jane Biddle
Alice Maria Biddle
Albert Henry Biddle
George Egerton Biddle
Elizabeth Ann Biddle
Ida May Biddle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1856Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(on the) heath’ (Middle English he(a)th, Old English hǣth) or else a habitational name from any of numerous places called with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin, Ireland, since the late 16th century.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Biddle in household of William G Biddle, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elizabeth Heath in entry for William Alfred Biddle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Heath in household of John Egerton Heath, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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