Priscilla Heard

18 April 1704–17 November 1767 (Age 63)
St. Marys City, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Priscilla

When Priscilla Heard was born on 18 April 1704, in St. Marys City, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, her father, William Heard, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Cole, was 18. She married James Gough about 1745, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 November 1767, in her hometown, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

James Gough
1719–1764
Priscilla Heard
1704–1767
Marriage: about 1745
Stephen Gough
1742–1796
Eleanor Elizabeth Gough
1750–
Elizabeth Gough
1756–
Susanna Gough
1745–1778
Mary Gough
1748–1784
James Gough III
1748–1826
Ignatius Gough
1777–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1745
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwest): occupational name for a tender of animals, normally a cowherd or shepherd, from Middle English herde (Old English hi(e)rde).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Priscilla Heard Gough, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
  • Priscilla Gough in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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