Thomas Heaton1

d. 1798
Relationship5th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Samuel Heaton1 b. 18 Nov 1711, d. 26 Sep 1777
Mother*Abigail Tuttle1 b. 1720, d. 10 Aug 1777
Birth*Thomas Heaton was probably born in New Jersey.1
(Child) Will16 September 1777Thomas was named in his father's will dated 16 September 1777 in Downe Township, Cumberland County.2
Death*1798He died in 1798.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 4, pages 118-120. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1599] H. Stanley Craig, Genealogical Data from Cumberland County, New Jersey Wills, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Includes index of "Persons whose Surnames are Different from that of the Testators." -- P. 139. Arranged in alphabetical order by surname. (Merchantville, New Jersey: H. Stanley Craig, 193_), Heaton, Samuel, page 68. Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Data from Cumberland County Wills.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 28 November 1752, d. 4 December 1752
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Benjamin Heaton1 b. 18 May 1726, d. 12 Apr 1790
Mother*Rebecca Doan1 b. 1724, d. 25 Dec 1792
Birth*28 November 1752Thomas Heaton was born on 28 November 1752 in Hardwick, Warren County, New Jersey,1
Death*4 December 1752 and died one week later on 4 December 1752.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 19, page 686. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 1769, d. 14 April 1808
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*John Heaton1 b. 1743
Mother*Rebecca ______1 b. 1743
Birth*1769Thomas Heaton was born in 1769, probably in York County, Pennsylvania.1
Taxation*1789Thomas was taxed £116 on 300 acres of land, 3 horses and 2 cows in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania, in 1789.2
Marriage*He married Martha ______.3
Census US 1800*1800Thomas Heaton appeared on the census taken in 1800 in Somerset, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of 5 people, 1 free white male aged 26 thru 44, 1 free white female aged 26 thru 44, 2 free white males aged 16 thru 25 and 1 free white female aged 10 thru 15.4
Loan Agreement*30 May 1807"For value received of him", Thomas signed a promissory note on 30 May 1807 for £24,3s 9p to be paid to his brother John Heaton on 01 October 1808. Among other administration documents was a statement made by John Heaton that the note was given to him by Thomas Heaton a few days before Thomas "descended the river to New Orleans."3
Illness*June 1807It appears that in June 1807 Martha's husband Thomas traveled by river to New Orleans, Louisiana, and was planning to be away for some time. He then appears to have become ill, either there or on his way home, and may have borrowed money from his uncle Jeremiah in Maryland during that time. It also appears his wife Martha joined him for part of his way home because she was later reimbursed $4.98 by his administration for "my expenses and two horses for 6 days" from 14 April 1808. Thomas arrived home very sick, probably on 14 April 1808, and borrowed money from his brother Washington for his final expenses.3
Loan Agreement14 April 1808 On 14 April 1808, during his last sickness, Thomas Heaton received a loan of $15.50 from his brother Washington Heaton for the purpose of discharging his bills. Administration documents show that Washington's loan was needed immediately for $5 for a doctor and $10 for burial expenses.3
Death*14 April 1808He probably died on 14 April 1808 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, at about age 39.3
Administration*24 April 1808Administration was opened on 24 April 1808 for the estate of Thomas Heaton late of Somerset, Washington County, Pennsylvania. His widow Martha Heaton and Duncan Campbell were appointed Administrators and paid the sum of $2.50 to Isaac Kerr, Register, for taking bond and granting Letters of Administration.3
Administration*16 May 1808Items from the inventory of the goods and chattels of the estate of Thomas Heaton late of the township of Somerset, Washington County, that were sold on 16 May 1808 reached a total of $764.15 and a list, including purchasers, items purchased and their values, was included in the administration packet. Many individuals made purchases, including Thomas' widow Martha Heaton and two of his brothers, James Heaton and Washington Heaton.

Martha purchased 1 tea kettle for $2.63, 1 watering pot for $.67, 2 chairs for $.53, 1 old tub for $.09, a cask of vinegar for $1.06, 16 acres of wheat @ $2.02 for $32.32 and 18 acres of wheat @ $2.00 for $36.00.3
Administration18 December 1809 On 18 December 1809, John Hardgrove appeared in person before H. Wallace, a Justice of the Peace for Washington County, to present a list of monies he was owed from the estate of Thomas Heaton. He stated he was owed a total of $35 and itemized the amounts beginning with $6 for cash lent to Thomas on 25 June 1807 that, for verification, was in Thomas Heaton's book by entry in his own hand in his lifetime. He was owed $3 for two days grading and two days mowing and hauling in hay in 1807, $20 for cash lent to his widow Martha Heaton on 3 April 1808 for her expenses when she went after him on his return from the territory of Orleans, and $6 paid to Jeremiah Heaton to settle an amount Jeremiah had loaned to Martha Heaton on 13 May 1808 against the estate of her deceased husband Thomas Heaton.3
Administration29 February 1812The final accounting for the estate of Thomas Heaton, dated 29 February 1812, reported a zero balance after a total amount of $1,848.62 in credits and debits. The itemized list of those who had received disbursements included two of Thomas's brothers, John Heaton and Washington Heaton, and Robert Clarke's name was listed next after Washington's. The document submitted and registered by the court in Washington County was signed by Martha Hardgrove and Duncan Campbell, administrators, and Isaac Kerr, Register.3

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 677-678. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1605] Pennsylvania, Taxation and Exoneration, 1768-1801, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Taxation and Exoneration, 1768-1801.
  3. [S1614] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas Heaton, Washington County, Case# 39, File H: 1811-1816, H36-H60; 1816-1827, H1-H41; image numbers 69 thru 160. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993.
  4. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas Heaton, Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 910,911; Image: 122; Family History Library Film: 363347. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 27 May 1810
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Heaton1 b. 1764, d. bt 1842 - 1843
Mother*Mary Barton1 b. 1 Jan 1788, d. 29 Mar 1867
Birth*27 May 1810Thomas Heaton was born on 27 May 18101
Death* and died young.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume II, Chapter 20, pages 768-769. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 23 September 1718
RelationshipGrandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Robert Heaton Jr.1 b. 3 Aug 1671, d. 17 Mar 1743
Mother*Grace Pierson1 b. 31 May 1680, d. 30 Apr 1719
Birth*23 September 1718Thomas Heaton was probably born on 23 September 1718 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.2
Relationship Note*Thomas Heaton and Mary Heaton were twins, although we question the date of 23 September 1719 reported for their births because Quaker records confirm the date of their mother's death as 30 April 1719. We have arbitrarily changed their birth year to 1718 in this project to have it make more sense.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 643-644. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 643-644, although reporting the year of his birth as 1719.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 26 October 1742, d. 18 November 1770
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Robert Heaton1 b. 1711, d. 25 May 1764
Mother*Jemima Nelson1 b. 23 Jan 1723, d. 1746
Birth*26 October 1742Thomas Heaton was born on 26 October 1742.1
Marriage*He married Mary ______.1
Death*18 November 1770He died on 18 November 1770 at age 28.1

Family

Mary ______

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 645-646. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 1776, d. 25 March 1853
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Davis Heaton1 b. 1737, d. 18 Jun 1778
Mother*Susannah Jones1 b. 1743, d. 17 Jan 1827
Birth*1776Thomas Heaton was born in 1776 in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3
(Son) Death18 June 1778Thomas was only about 2 years old when his father died on 18 June 1778 at about age 40.1,4
(Son) Marriage11 December 1779When he was 3 years old, on 11 December 1779, Thomas's mother married a second time to Joseph Morris in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia. It may not have been a happy marriage, as Joseph was described as a self-indulgent man, "a noisy fellow who never did much good, and was no credit to the name of Morris."5,6,7,8,9,10
(Minor) Guardianship9 December 1783 On 9 December 1783, in response to a petition by his brother Jonathan, Administrator of the estate of their deceased father, regarding the appointment of a guardian for Thomas and the other minor children of their parents, the Orphans' Court of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, appointed their uncle, Thomas Jones, guardian for the deceased's and Susannah (Jones) Heaton's minor children, all under the age of 14 years, Robert, Jesse, Mary and Thomas Heaton, to take care of them, and their estate.11,4
Marriage*1800He married Mary Haldeman, daughter of Jacob Haldeman and Elizabeth Barrick, about 1800.2,12,3
(Father-Possible) BirthHeaton Families II reported a son named David born as the first child of Thomas Heaton and Mary Haldeman. We have not been able to verify David's relationship, and have not found his reported wife, a possible Patience Anglemeyer, or daughters, Mary, Elizabeth or Lucretia.2
(Father-Possible) BirthHeaton Families II reported a daughter named Susan born to Thomas Heaton and Mary Haldeman. We have not been able to verify Susan's relationship, and have not found her reported husband, Joseph Fry.2
(Father-Possible) BirthHeaton Families II reported a daughter named Rachel born to Thomas Heaton and Mary Haldeman. We have not been able to verify Rachel's relationship.13
(Father-Possible) BirthHeaton Families II reported a daughter named Lydia born to Thomas Heaton and Mary Haldeman. We have not been able to verify Lydia's relationship.13
(Father-Possible) BirthHeaton Families II reported a son named Enos born to Thomas Heaton and Mary Haldeman. We have not been able to verify Enos's relationship.13
Death*25 March 1853He died in 25 March 1853 in Ohio at about age 77.1,3
Burial*He was buried in Section 6, Row 16 of Hope Cemetery, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio.3

Family

Mary Haldeman b. 1782, d. 25 Oct 1868
Children1.David Heaton2
2.Samuel Heaton+14 b. 18 May 1805, d. 28 Dec 1891
3.Jesse Heaton+15 b. 1807, d. 26 Oct 1873
4.Jacob Heaton+16,17,3,18 b. 23 Feb 1809, d. 25 Mar 1888
5.Elizabeth Heaton19,3 b. 16 Jun 1811, d. 21 Mar 1887
6.Susan Heaton2
7.Thomas Heaton+13 b. 1813
8.Rachel Heaton13
9.Lydia Heaton13
10.Enos Heaton13
11.Mary Heaton20,3 b. 14 Mar 1818, d. 15 Apr 1899
12.Leah Heaton21,3 b. 8 Dec 1825, d. 16 Oct 1901

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 649. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 650.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Heaton, Memorial# 90308485. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S2036] Bucks County Pennsylvania Orphans' Court, Orphans' court records, 1683-1866; General index to the Orphans' Court records, 1683-1958. Microfilm of the original records at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on 16 microfilm reels; (Volume 13 is missing.) Digital Collection available online: Film# 172917, Volume B, page 233, image 140 of 287, Estate of Davis Heaton #794, Petition for Audit and Guardians; viewed online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bucks County, Pennsylvania Orphans' court records, 1683-1866.
  5. [S1913] U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Joseph Morris and Susannah "Eaton" on 11 December 1779 in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970.
  6. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 66, Joseph Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  7. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 649, reporting his name as Cadwallander Morris.
  8. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Joy Heaton Tucci Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, with an attachment of one page believed to be from An Historical Account of Some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Reverend Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876 found on the Turner-Toce Ancestry Tree published by Marianna Toce. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  9. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Rev. Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…. It was found as a one-page hand-written fragment attached to an Ancestry tree. It is not known if the original source was hand-written, and the page copied directly from it, or if the page is a hand-written transcription. Therefore, the information may or may not be correct and should be questioned until further information becomes available. Hereinafter cited as An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain.
  10. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Email Messages", with an attachment of two screen shots, one from an Ancestry Tree of an indexed record, and the second of the indexed page, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1743-1970, marriage of Susannah "Eaton" and Joseph Morris on 11 December 1779 in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia.
  11. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Email Messages", with an attachment from www.familysearch.org, Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bucks County Orphans' Court Records, 1776-1787, Volume B, 1784, image#140 of 287, listing the names of Davis Heaton's minor children.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Haldeman) Heaton, Memorial# 90308595.
  13. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 650-651.
  14. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 650 and 668.
  15. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 666-667.
  16. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 664-665.
  17. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jacob Heaton, Memorial# 34488430.
  18. [S1910] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, online at www.ancestry.com, The Sharples-Sharpless Family : Volume 1, page 151, image 157 of 1661, #1203, Emmor Trego Weaver. Hereinafter cited as North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.
  19. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Heaton) Longanecker, Memorial# 34623414.
  20. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Heaton) Erwin, Memorial# 5311925.
  21. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Leah (Heaton) Boone, Memorial# 116245521.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 10 May 1790, d. 22 May 1827
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Jonathan Heaton1 b. 31 Jul 1762, d. 9 Jan 1819
Mother*Rachel Lewis1
Birth*10 May 1790Thomas Heaton was born on 10 May 1790 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania,1
Death*22 May 1827 and died on 22 May 1827 at age 37.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 650. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 19 May 1823, d. 19 April 1890
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Heaton1 b. 31 May 1799, d. 26 Sep 1874
Mother*Elizabeth Stockdale1 b. 1801, d. 7 May 1874
Birth*19 May 1823Thomas Heaton was born on 19 May 1823 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4
(Son) Census US 185025 August 1850Thomas was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 25 August 1850 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 27 years of age and working as a farmer.5
Occupation*He was a farmer.2
Marriage*1 January 1859He married Eliza Ann Marsh, daughter of Abram Marsh and Elizabeth Emery, on 1 January 1859 in St John's Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia.6,2,7,3
Census US 1870*21 July 1870Eliza and Thomas Heaton were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 21 July 1870 in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Thomas was 47 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $7,000 and a personal estate valued at $1,000. Eliza was 40 years of age and keeping house. The couple's six children resided with their parents in 1870. Annie was 10 years old, Jonathan was 9, Sallie 7, Mary 6, Newton 3, and the baby Alfred was one month old. The three older children, Annie, Jonathan and Sallie were all attending school. Also enumerated with the family in 1870 was Mary McClusker, age 24 and born in Ireland, who worked for the family as a domestic servant.8
Census US 18804 June 1880Eliza and Thomas Heaton were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 4 June 1880 in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Thomas was 57 years of age and a farmer, and Eliza was 51 years of age and keeping house. Her father had been born in England, and her mother in Pennsylvania. All six of the couple's children were enumerated in their parents' household in 1870. Annie was 20 years old and at home, Jonathan was 19 years old and at school, Sallie was age 17, Mary was 15, Newton 13, and Alfred 9. All four of the younger children had attended school within the census year. Also enumerated with the family in 1880 was Eliza’s sister, Mary A. Marsh, who was 56 years of age.9
Death*19 April 1890He died on 19 April 1890 in Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 662,3
Burial* and was buried in Section B, Plot 221 of Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro.3

Family

Eliza Ann Marsh b. 23 Feb 1829, d. 20 Apr 1921
Children1.Annie Heaton+2 b. 30 Sep 1859, d. 17 Oct 1935
2.Jonathan Heaton2 b. Nov 1860, d. 7 Sep 1931
3.Sarah Heaton2 b. Oct 1862, d. 28 Feb 1955
4.Mary Heaton2 b. 11 Aug 1864, d. 2 Jan 1944
5.Newton Heaton2 b. 12 Sep 1866, d. 26 Mar 1935
6.Alfred Heaton2 b. 8 Jun 1870, d. 7 Feb 1947

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 652. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 654.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Heaton, Memorial# 20712295. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Eliza A. Heaton, Mooreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Page: 341A; Enumeration District: 017. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  5. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Elizabeth Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 800; Page: 388b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  6. [S1847] Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, online at www.ancestry.com citing original data from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 546 and Methodist Church Records. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Eastern Pennsylvania United Methodist Church Commission on Archives and History; marriage of Eliza Ann Marsh and Thomas Heaton on 1 January 1859 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, at St John's Street Methodist Episcopal Church, referencing Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Reel# 133. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza A Heaton, Memorial# 20712175.
  8. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Eliza A. Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1377; Page: 617A; Family History Library Film: 552876. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  9. [S23] 1880 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Eliza A. Heaton, (transcribed by Ancestry as "Heston"), Mooreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Page: 341A; Enumeration District: 017.

Thomas Heaton1

b. 1813
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Thomas Heaton1 b. 1776, d. 25 Mar 1853
Mother*Mary Haldeman1 b. 1782, d. 25 Oct 1868
Birth*1813Thomas Heaton was born about 1813 in Pennsylvania.1,2
Marriage*He married Julia Ann Brennanman.3
Census US 1870*17 August 1870Julia and Thomas Heaton were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 17 August 1870 in Buena Vista, Kenton County, Kentucky. Thomas was 57 years of age with real estate valued at $15,000 and a personal estate valued at $1,000. He worked as a clerk in a store, and Julia was 55 years of age. Their son, Arthur had died on June 1, the cut-off date for household enumeration, and was recorded posthumously. He would have been 19 years old by August 17, and had been a bookkeeper. The couple's four other children were enumerated in their parents' household in 1870. Ada was 25 years of age and at home; Stanley was 23 years of age and worked as a farm laborer; Mary and Theodore were ages 16 and 15, respectively, and attending school. Also residing with the Heaton family in 1870 was Laura Johnston, who was 35 years of age and worked as a domestic.2
(Father) Marriage7 July 1873When his daughter Mary married Henry A. Beers on 7 July 1873, she was not yet 21 years of age, so Thomas gave his personal consent to the marriage.4,5

Family

Julia Ann Brennanman b. 1816, d. 20 Dec 1889
Children1.Ada Heaton2 b. 1845, d. 29 May 1930
2.Thomas Stanley Heaton6 b. Sep 1847, d. 20 Mar 1905
3.Arthur Heaton7 b. 1851, d. 1 Jun 1870
4.Mary Heaton1,2 b. 5 May 1853, d. 5 Jan 1938
5.Theodore Heaton8 b. 8 Jul 1855, d. 26 Feb 1940

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 650-651. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Julia Heaton, Buena Vista, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: M593_478; Page: 269B; Family History Library Film: 545977. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 650-651, her surname spelled "Brennerman", as was likely one of the spellings recorded for her family.
  4. [S1739] Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 7 July 1873 in Kenton County, Kentucky, first marriage each, of Mary Heaton of Kenton County, Kentucky, age 20, born about 1853 in Ohio, father born Pennsylvania and mother in West Virginia, and Henry A Beers of New Haven, Connecticut, age 26, born about 1847, tutor, born in Buffalo, New York, parents both born Connecticut, citing FHL Film# 001943299. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965.
  5. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 650-651, reporting it was her death, and not her marriage, on 7 July 1873.
  6. [S2059] Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Thomas S Heaton, age 57, single, no occupation, a resident of Latonia for 36 years, died of a brain injury due to suicide by shooting while temporarily insane on 20 March 1905 at Branch Hospital, Southern Avenue, Latonia, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA, born in Ohio to Thomas Heaton, born Pennsylvania, and Julia Ann "Brenn..", born West Virginia, interment in Highland Cemetery, citing Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Arthur Heaton, Memorial# 126908246. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Theodore Heaton, Memorial# 136281848.

Thomas Heaton1

b. March 1864, d. 1949
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Heaton Jr.1,2,3,4 b. 22 Feb 1834, d. 26 Apr 1904
Mother*Joannah Dean1,2,3,5 b. 31 May 1835, d. 29 Aug 1905
Birth*March 1864Thomas Heaton was born in March 1864 in Pennsylvania.1,3
(Son) Census US 187015 August 1870Thomas was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 15 August 1870 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 6 years old and attending school.6
(Son) Census US 188014 June 1880Thomas was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 14 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 16 years old and attending school.1
Marriage*27 February 1889He married Lizzie R. Johnson, daughter of Jacob Johnson and Hannah E. Margerum, on 27 February 1889 in Montgomery County. Thomas was 25 years of age and a farmer, and Lizzie was age 21. Both were residents of Moreland, Montgomery County.2,7,3
Census US 1900*7 June 1900Elizabeth R. and Thomas Heaton were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 7 June 1900 at 2446 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Thomas was 36 years of age and a locomotive fireman, and Elizabeth was 32 years of age. They rented their home, which was a house, had been married for eleven years, and Elizabeth had given birth to two children, both of whom were enumerated with their parents in 1900. Harold J. was 9 years old and Warren W. was 7, and both of the boys were at school.8
Census US 1910*19 April 1910Elizabeth R. and Thomas Heaton were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 18 and 19 April 1910 at 2513 Twelfth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Thomas was 46 years of age and a locomotive engineer, and Elizabeth was 42 years of age. They owned their house with a mortgage, had been married for 20 years, and Elizabeth had given birth to three children, all of whom were enumerated with their parents in 1910. Harold J. was 19 years old and an apprentice in drugs; Warren W. was 16 years old and attending school; and Marion E. was 5 years old.9
(Husband) Death19 November 1941Thomas became a widower when Elizabeth Reading (Johnson) Heaton died on 19 November 1941 at age 74.7
Death*1949He died in 1949 at about age 853
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Section H, Plot 105 of Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County.3

Family

Elizabeth Reading Johnson b. 29 Sep 1867, d. 19 Nov 1941
Children1.Harold Johnson Heaton+8,10 b. Sep 1890
2.Warren William Heaton+8,10 b. Jun 1892, d. 1970
3.Marion E. Heaton+9 b. 20 Mar 1905, d. 6 Nov 1983

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Joannah Heaton, Mooreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Page: 330A; Enumeration District: 017. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1816] Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Thomas Heaton and Lizzie R. Johnson on 27 February 1889 in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Film# 000926614. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Heaton, Memorial# 20712290. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Heaton Jr., Memorial# 69143520.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Joanna (Dean) Heaton, Memorial# 69143521.
  6. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Joannah Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1377; Page: 633A; Family History Library Film: 552876. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Reading (Johnson) Heaton, Memorial# 20712181.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Elizabeth R. Heaton, Philadelphia Ward 19, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0393; FHL microfilm: 1241460. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  9. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Elizabeth R. Heaton, Philadelphia Ward 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1407; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0916; FHL microfilm: 1375420. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  10. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 655-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Duncan Heaton1

b. 20 January 1946
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*William Dean Heaton Jr.1 b. 4 Sep 1903
Mother*Helen Mary Kuhefuss1 b. 11 May 1905
Birth*20 January 1946Thomas Duncan Heaton was born on 20 January 1946.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 662-663. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Frank Heaton1

b. 8 June 1882, d. 4 August 1949
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Thomas J. Heaton1 b. 25 Apr 1838, d. 14 Feb 1918
Mother*Melissa C. Paxon1 b. Feb 1843, d. 1905
Birth*8 June 1882Frank Heaton was born on 8 June 1882 in Washingtonville, Columbiana County, Ohio.2,3,4,5
Name VariationIn most of the records we found, his name was Frank Heaton.5,3,6,7,8
(Son) Census US 19005 June 1900Frank was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of his parents on Rail Road, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. He was 18 years old and worked as day laborer.3
(Son) Census US 191021 April 1910Frank was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his widowed father in Washingtonville Village, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. He was single, 27 years of age, and was self-employed as a piano tuner.6
Draft Registration*26 April 1942When Thomas Frank Heaton completed his World War II Draft Registration Card on 26 April 1942 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, his home address was reported as 1428 East Sixth Street, Tulsa. He was employed in Tulsa by the Tulsa Piano Exchange. Strangely, he reported that the person who would always know his address was his sister, Helen, Mrs. Frank E. Heckert of Salem, Ohio. Strange, because Helen has passed away in 1928, and her husband, Frank, in 1934. Did her brother Frank not know?4
Death*4 August 1949He died intestate, leaving no heirs at law, on or about 4 August 1949 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at age 677
Burial* and was buried in Section Crestview (22) L-68 #4 of Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa.8

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 666. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 18, page 666, reporting his date of birth as 8 June 1882.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas J. and Melissa Heaton, Salem, Columbiana, Ohio; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 1241249. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1768] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, online at www.ancestry.com, registration dated 26 April 1942 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, of Thomas Frank Heaton of 1428 East Sixth Street, Tulsa, Tulsa County Oklahoma, age 59, born in Columbiana County, Ohio on 8 June 1882, person who would always know his address reported as Mrs. Frank E. Heckert of Salem, Ohio, employed by Tulsa Piano Exchange in Tulsa, described as 5'7" tall, 152 lbs., with blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, and with a scar on the top and bottom of his left foot. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Frank Heaton on 8 June 1882 in Washingtonville, Columbiana County, Ohio, parents, Thomas Heaton and "Malissa Paxton", referencing FHL Film# 931592. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  6. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas Heaton, Salem, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: T624_1162; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0048; FHL microfilm: 1375175. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  7. [S2056] Oklahoma, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-2008, online at www.ancestry.com, administration of Frank Heaton, died intestate, leaving no heirs at law, on or about 4 August 1949, Tulsa, Probate packets 24556-24629, 1949, images# 893 and 895 of 1769. Hereinafter cited as Oklahoma, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-2008.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Frank Heaton, Memorial# 77164088. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Thomas Green Heaton1,2

b. April 1911
Relationship9th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Hal Naylor Heaton2 b. Nov 1879
Mother*Eleanor Wilhelme b. 1884
Birth*April 1911Thomas Green Heaton was born in April 1911.2

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 263-264. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas Hallman Heaton1

b. 2 September 1917, d. 31 December 1988
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Harold Johnson Heaton1 b. Sep 1890
Mother*Ruth E. Hallman1
Birth*2 September 1917Thomas Hallman Heaton was born on 2 September 1917 in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania,1,2
Death*31 December 1988 and died on 31 December 1988 at age 71.1

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Thomas Hallman Heaton, born on 2 September 1917 at Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, child of Harold J Heaton and Ruth E Hallman, died on 31 December 1988, agency notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as THOMAS HALLMAN HEATON; 03 Jun 1993: Name listed as THOMAS H HEATON. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 655-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Thomas J. Heaton1

b. 15 June 1843, d. 29 May 1868
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*William H. Heaton1 b. bt 1813 - 1814, d. 1866
Mother*Hannah L. Campbell1 b. 8 Dec 1814, d. 22 Jul 1889
Birth*15 June 1843Thomas J. Heaton was born on 15 June 1843 in Pennsylvania or Clark County, Ohio.1,2
(Nephew) Census US 185024 September 1850After their father was institutionalized with mental illness, Thomas and his brother Jonah went to live with their aunt and uncle, Harriet and Abraham Heaton, where they both appeared on the 1850 census taken on 24 September 1850 in Harmony, Clark County, Ohio. Jonah was 9 and Thomas 7. The boys' mother was enumerated alone in her own household nearby and, also nearby, was the household of their grandparents John and Margaret Heaton where the boys' two other brothers, Francis and Amos, were living. In another nearby household was their uncle David Heaton with his family.3
Civil War (U.S.)*1863Thomas J. Heaton was 20 years old, born in Pennsylvania, single and a laborer whose residence was in the township of Madison, Clark County, Ohio, when he was listed in 1863 in the Civil War Draft Registration records as being in the military service of the United States. He was reported as having had former military service in the 110th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.4
Death*29 May 1868He died on 29 May 1868 at age 242
Burial* and was buried as Private Thomas Jefferson Heaton in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston, Clark County, Ohio.2

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 9, page 358. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Private Thomas Jefferson Heaton, Memorial# 17961276. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Abraham Heaton, Harmony, Clark, Ohio; Roll: M432_666; Page: 13B; Image: 31, Jonah's name was transcribed by ancestry.com as "Jereah". Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1588] U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865.

Thomas J. Heaton1

b. 25 April 1838, d. 14 February 1918
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Jesse Heaton1 b. 1807, d. 26 Oct 1873
Mother*Rachel Paul1 b. 1815, d. 1870
Birth*25 April 1838Thomas J. Heaton was born on 25 April 1838 on a farm near Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio.1,2
(Son) Census US 18603 August 1860Thomas was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 3 August 1860 in the household of his parents in Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. He was 22 years old.3
Civil War (U.S.)*17 June 1865Thomas J. Heaton enlisted in Ohio at age 24 as a Private for the Union on 6 August 1862 and served in Company G of the 104th Infantry. He mustered out on 17 June 1865 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.4
Marriage*8 November 1866He married Melissa C. Paxon on 8 November 1866 in Mahoning County, Ohio.1,5
Census US 1880*14 June 1880Melissa C. and Thomas J. Heaton were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 14 June 1880 in Washingtonville, Columbiana County, Ohio. Thomas was 42 years of age and worked as a coke drawer, and Melissa was 37 years of age and keeping house. Their three children were enumerated with them. Mary S. was 13 years old; Clarence was 6; and Helen was 3 years old.6
Census US 1900*5 June 1900Melissa and Thomas J. Heaton were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 on Rail Road, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. Thomas was 62 years of age and a farmer, and Melissa was 57 years of age. They had been married for 33 years and Melissa had given birth to four children, all of whom were living. They owned their home, which was a farm, free of mortgage, and three of their children were enumerated with them in 1900. Mary S. was 32 years of age and single; Clarence was 26 years of age, single, and a soldier; and Frank was 18 years old and worked as a day laborer.7
(Husband) Death1905Thomas became a widower when Melissa C. (Paxon) Heaton died in 1905 at about age 62.8
Census US 1910*21 April 1910Thomas J. Heaton was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in Washingtonville Village, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. He was 71 years of age, a widower, and had his own income. He owned his home, which was a house, free of mortgage. Two of his children were with him in 1910. Frank was 27 years of age, single, and was self-employed as a piano tuner; and Mary was 42 years of age and single.9
Death*14 February 1918He died on 14 February 1918 at his home in Washingtonville, Columbiana County, at age 791,10,2
Burial*16 February 1918 and was buried on 16 February 1918 in Section 31, NE1/2, Lot 585, Section 2nd Addition West, Block P, Grave# 6 of Hope Cemetery, Salem.10,11
Gravestone Memorial*A Grand Army of the Republic memorial to his life and service in the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, engraved with the middle initial "H" instead of "J", was placed in Section 7, Row 7 of Hope Cemetery, the burial location of his wife Melissa and their son Clarence.11

Family

Melissa C. Paxon b. Feb 1843, d. 1905
Children1.Mary S. Heaton1 b. 29 Jul 1867, d. 15 Sep 1943
2.Clarence Heaton1 b. 19 Feb 1874, d. 16 May 1904
3.Helen Heaton1 b. 4 Jun 1877, d. 17 Aug 1928
4.Thomas Frank Heaton1 b. 8 Jun 1882, d. 4 Aug 1949

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 666. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S2057] Thomas J. Heaton 1918 Obituary, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Salem News, (Salem, Ohio), Friday, 15 February 1918, page 3, death of Thomas J. Heaton at his home in Washingtonville on 14 February 1918 from the infirmities of age, born on 25 April 1838 to Jesse and Rachel Heaton on a farm near Salem, married Melissa C. Paxon on 8 November 1866 at Washingtonville, four children, survived by three, Mary lived at home with her father, Mrs. Frank Heckert of Salem, and Frank Heaton who lived in the west, son Clarence, a veteran of the Spanish American War, died 16 May 1904 from fever contracted while in service in Cuba, his wife Melissa died 13 years before, burial in Hope Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Thomas J. Heaton 1918 Obituary.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jesse and "Rachael" Heaton, Salem, Columbiana, Ohio; Page: 836; Family History Library Film: 803949. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  4. [S207] U.S., Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, online at www.ancestry.com, record for Thomas J Heaton, born about 1838, enlisted at age 24 as a Private for the Union on 6 August 1862, muster date 30 August 1862 in Ohio in G Company of the 104th Infantry, mustered out on 17 June 1865 in Greensboro, North Carolina and survived the war? Yes, citing the Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio. Hereinafter cited as Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
  5. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Thomas J. Heaton and Melissa C. Paxon on 8 November 1866 in Mahoning, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000906673. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas J. and Melissa C. Heaton, (their surname transcribed as "Heaten" by Ancestry), Washingtonville, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: 1002; Page: 584B; Enumeration District: 058. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas J. and Melissa Heaton, Salem, Columbiana, Ohio; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 1241249. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mellisa C. Heaton, Memorial# 119663596. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  9. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas Heaton, Salem, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: T624_1162; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0048; FHL microfilm: 1375175. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  10. [S2051] Ohio, Soldier Grave Registrations, 1804-1958, online at www.ancestry.com, registration for Thomas J. Heaton of Columbiana County, Ohio, born about 1840, enlisted on 6 August 1862, discharged on 17 June 1865, Private, Army Infantry, died on 14 February 1918, burial on 16 February 1918 in Section 31, NE1/2, Lot 585, Section 2nd Addition West, Block P, Grave# 6, of Hope Cemetery, Salem, Columbiana County. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Soldier Grave Registrations, 1804-1958.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, T. H. Heaton, Memorial# 119663558.

Thomas Stanley Heaton1,2

b. September 1847, d. 20 March 1905
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Thomas Heaton1 b. 1813
Mother*Julia Ann Brennanman1,2,3 b. 1816, d. 20 Dec 1889
Birth*September 1847Thomas Stanley Heaton was born in September 1847 in Ohio.1,2,4
Name VariationHe was called Stanley.4
(Son) Census US 187017 August 1870He was enumerated as Stanley on the 1870 census taken on 17 August 1870 in the household of his parents in Buena Vista, Kenton County, Kentucky. He was 23 years of age and worked as a farm laborer.4
Never Married*He never married.1
Death*20 March 1905He died on 20 March 1905 at Branch Hospital, Latonia, Kenton County, Kentucky, at age 57. His cause of death was recorded as injury to the brain due to suicide by shooting while temporarily insane.1,2
Burial*He was buried in Section 1, Lot 82, Grave 4 of Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kenton County.2,1

Citations

  1. [S2059] Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Thomas S Heaton, age 57, single, no occupation, a resident of Latonia for 36 years, died of a brain injury due to suicide by shooting while temporarily insane on 20 March 1905 at Branch Hospital, Southern Avenue, Latonia, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA, born in Ohio to Thomas Heaton, born Pennsylvania, and Julia Ann "Brenn..", born West Virginia, interment in Highland Cemetery, citing Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Stanley Heaton, Memorial# 136281165. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Julia (Brennanman) Heaton, Memorial# 136281311.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Julia Heaton, Buena Vista, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: M593_478; Page: 269B; Family History Library Film: 545977. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Ulysses S. Grant Heaton1,2

b. 17 September 1872, d. 20 December 1952
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*George Heaton1 b. 3 Oct 1828, d. Jul 1891
Mother*Maria Jane Banes1 b. 1835, d. 26 Sep 1874
Birth*17 September 1872Ulysses S. Grant Heaton was born on 17 September 1872 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.3,2,1
(Son) Death26 September 1874Ulysses was just 2 years old when his mother died on 26 September 1874 at about age 39, leaving his father with eight children ranging in ages from 17 to 2 years old.4
(Son) Census US 188021 June 1880Ulysses was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 21 June 1880 in the household of his widowed father in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He has 8 years old and attending school.5,6
Name VariationHe was called Grant.3
(Nephew) Census US 19001 June 1900Grant was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 in the household of his aunt and uncle, Sarah J. and Jonathan Heaton in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was single, 27 years of age and worked as a laborer on his uncle's farm.7
Marriage*18 December 1901He married, as her second husband, Clara (Williams) Nice on 18 December 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.8,9,2
Death*20 December 1952He died on 20 December 1952 at his home in Lower Moreland, Montgomery County, at age 803,2
Burial*23 December 1952 and was buried on 23 December 1952 in Section F, Plot 27 of Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County.3,2

Family

Clara B. Williams b. 1875, d. 1964
Children1.Paul Jefferson Heaton10,2 b. 2 Aug 1904, d. 9 Dec 1985
2.Earl Heaton11 b. 2 Jan 1914, d. 5 Apr 1914

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 654. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, U.S. Grant Heaton, Memorial# 20712209. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1814] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Grant Heston, certificate# 106506, age 80, born on 17 September 1872 in Montgomery County, died on 20 December 1952 in Lower Moreland, Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA, parents George Heston and Maria J Banes, informant Clara Heaton of Huntington Valley, Lower Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, burial 23 December 1952 in Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Maria Jane (Banes) Heaton, Memorial# 20712269.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of George Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Page: 328A; Enumeration District: 017. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  6. [S23] 1880 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Daniel and Emily Yerkes, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1107; Page: 106D; Enumeration District: 166.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jonathan and Sarah J. Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0227; FHL microfilm: 1241443. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  8. [S1817] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Grant Heaton and Clara Nice in 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, referencing Digital GSU# 4140435. Hereinafter cited as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Clara B (Williams) Heaton, Memorial# 20711744.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Paul Jefferson Heaton, Memorial# 104680688.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Earl Heaton, Memorial# 20711762.

Valentine Heaton1

b. 1832
Relationship4th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*John Heaton1 b. 1799, d. 29 Jan 1844
Mother*Rocceana Kensler1 b. 15 Sep 1811, d. 21 Feb 1886
Birth*1832Valentine Heaton was born in 1832 in Madison County, Illinois.1
(Son) Death29 January 1844Valentine's father died intestate at about age 45 on or about 29 January 1844. He left his widow with seven children ranging in age from 12 to 3 years. Valentine was 12 years old.2,1
(Son) Census US 185022 October 1850Valentine appeared on the 1850 census taken on 22 October 1850 in the household of his mother and stepfather in Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison County, Illinois. He was 18 years old and had attended school within the year.3

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume II, Chapter 31, page 1352. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 219, image# 252; Letters of Administration granted to Isaac Gillham dated 6 February 1844. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and "Roxeeanna" Spence, Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 488B; Image: 317. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.

Valentine Heaton1

b. 1801, d. 28 November 1845
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*James Heaton2 b. 1775, d. May 1810
Mother*Barbara Kinder2 b. 1 Jul 1781, d. 9 Dec 1831
Brick Wall*Valentine Heaton was John Shelton's Brick Wall. John knew Valentine was born around 1800 in Pennsylvania, married widow Nancy (Berry) Gordon in 1843 in Morgan County, Illinois, had one son, and died in Scott County, Illinois in 1845. John had been focusing his research efforts in Washington County, Pennsylvania because he had heard from family stories that Valentine had grown up near his future wife, and that Nancy's parents had lived for a time in Pike Run, Washington County.

John Heaton had been a frustrating Brick Wall for Dave Benne for a long time. Who was John? Where did he come from? Who were his parents? Dave knew from early Heaton research that John had been born in Pennsylvania, married Rocceana Kensler in 1830 in Madison County, Illinois. had seven children, and died in Madison County in 1844. The early Heaton research reported that John had probably relocated to Madison County with his brother "Benjamin".

Dave and John, both Heaton researchers, connected with each other through the wonders of the internet. Dave told John he had genetic evidence that his John Heaton and John Shelton’s Valentine Heaton may have been brothers. Dave had broadened his research to include additional DNA studies and contacted us because one of his reports indicated a possible connection to Isaac Heaton and/or his wife Hannah Bowen, both of whom he found on our website. Isaac and Hannah had relocated with most of their 12 children in 1785 from Berkeley County, Virginia to that part of Washington County, Pennsylvania that would become Greene County in 1796. Dave hoped, because of our thorough study of Isaac Heaton and his extended family, we might know something that could lead him to identify his John Heaton's parents. We agreed to help, and rather quickly determined we couldn't connect his John to any of Isaac's or Hannah's extended families.3,4,5,6
Relationship Note*John Shelton's wife, Amanda, is a descendant of Brick Wall Valentine Heaton, Dave Benne is a descendant of Brick Wall John Heaton, and this researcher is a descendant of Isaac Heaton.3,4,5
Brick Wall Research* Both researchers, Dave Benne and John Shelton, wanted us to pursue the idea that their two Brick Walls might have been brothers. They suggested that the Benjamin Heaton who was enumerated in Madison County, Illinois, on the 1830 census might be the earlier proposed "brother Benjamin" and would be a good clue to follow. Benjamin's 1830 household included three males ages 20 thru 29 whom, they thought, "Might turn out to be Benjamin, John and Valentine. We learned that Benjamin had been born in Culpeper County, Virginia and, as we researched him and his extended family, we added some new Heatons to our database. We enjoyed the process and, unfortunately, found nothing to connect him to John or Valentine and had to conclude that Benjamin was not our John's or Valentine's brother.3,4,6,7,5,8,9,10,11
Brick Wall ResearchBecause we knew more about Dave's Brick Wall John Heaton than we did about John's, we next chose Valentine Heaton and his wife, Nancy Berry, as our focus. Theirs was a love story that began while they were both teenagers in Pennsylvania and, even after they broke up and Nancy married and moved away, Valentine never forgot her. He would be 42 years old before they were married in 1843, and he would die just two years later. Nancy’s first husband, William E. Gordon, had died in 1839 leaving her with six children, and together she and Valentine had one son, Samuel Washington Heaton, who married Margaret Campbell in 1869. We researched the extended families of all the parents, children, siblings, spouses and anyone else we could find who might have known Valentine, collected lots of new families and some great stories, yet learned nothing about Valentine and his past. We also didn’t find anything to connect Valentine Heaton to our Brick Wall John Heaton.12,13,14,3,4,15,16,17,18,19,5
Brick Wall Research About this time, John Shelton mentioned he had read about a group of people who had departed from Washington County, Pennsylvania and settled in Madison County, Illinois about 1817. He suggested we all take a fresh look at the county's history. So, we regrouped and headed back to Madison County with a clean slate to learn more about the Six Mile Prairie where John Heaton had lived. We learned from The History of Madison County, Illinois that the first settlement on the Six Mile was made in 1801, and that one of the earliest, and most numerous of the families in the early history of Madison County was the Gillham family.

We researched the Gillhams and their extended families until our brains fell out. We learned that William Campbell Gillham Sr. settled briefly in Six Mile Prairie and his daughter Agness Gillham married John Guy Lofton, one of the earliest judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Madison County. Their son Thomas G. Lofton married Betsey Heaton in 1819. We learned that William Campbell Gillham Sr.'s brother, Isaac Gillham Sr., had sons, William Gillham and Isaac Gillham Jr., who married sisters, Barbara Heaton and Rebecca Hayden, in 1821 and 1823, respectively. Isaac Gillham Jr. was appointed administrator of our Brick Wall John Heaton’s probate in 1844 and, when Isaac died in 1845, his widow Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham and Calvin Kinder, son of Valentine Kinder, took over John’s probate as administrators.

A quick note: In our research over the years, we have often seen the HEATON surname spelled a variety of ways. EATON, HAYDEN, HAYTON, HAIDEN, for example. So we asked ourselves, did we now have five Heatons in and around Madison County: John, Valentine, Betsey, Barbara and Rebecca?

Also from The History of Madison County, Illinois, we learned that Valentine Kinder led quite a large company of families from Washington County, Pennsylvania to Madison County, Illinois in 1817. The colony included the families of Valentine Kinder, Isaac Braden, Philip Hawks, and others as well. The party traveled by flat boat down the Ohio from Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia) to Shawneetown, Illinois. From there, their stock was driven across the country via the New Design Settlement, and they traveled from Shawneetown by keel boat to St. Louis, and then along the Six Mile route to their chosen home of Six Mile Prairie.20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33
Brick Wall Research We were familiar with the name Valentine Kinder from the work we had done in 2017 to establish which John Heaton was the father of Washington Heaton of East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Valentine was closely associated with Washington Heaton’s brother, James Heaton, who died in Washington County in 1810 leaving a widow Barbara Heaton and five children, two sons and three daughters. Dave told us that several people with the Kinder surname had married into his extended Heaton family in Madison County later in the 1800s, and John's interest was piqued because of the name Valentine Kinder. Maybe Valentine, being a relatively unusual name, would be a clue leading to his Valentine. We were all hopeful as we began researching the Kinder family.

Valentine’s eldest daughter’s name was Barbara – and the bells started ringing! Could James Heaton’s widow Barbara be the daughter of Valentine Kinder? Could our Brick Wall John Heaton, our Brick Wall Valentine Heaton, Betsey Heaton, Barbara Heaton and Rebecca Hayden be the children of James and Barbara (Kinder) Heaton?

William Gillham, husband of Barbara (Heaton) Gillham, purchased Valentine Kinder’s Bible from his estate. James Heaton’s parents were John and Rebecca, and Barbara Kinder’s parents were Valentine and Elizabeth. If James and Barbara Heaton followed the naming rules for their children that were common at the time, their sons would have been John and Valentine, and their daughters would have been Elizabeth (Betsey), Rebecca and Barbara.

We didn’t know if we were on the right track with that thinking or not, and the coincidences were piling up. We don't believe in coincidences, so... what were we missing?34,35,36,2,37
Brick Wall Solved* As we were contemplating our next steps, Dave Benne, who first introduced us to his John Heaton Brick Wall, decided to take another look at the probate records in Madison County, Illinois. “Just in case”, he told us. And: Voilà! Success! Right where they had been silently waiting all these years, Dave found all the answers we needed. His Brick Wall John Heaton was solved, and in the process, John Shelton's Brick Wall Valentine Heaton was also solved.

Dave found the evidence we needed to prove that Barbara Heaton, widow of James Heaton of Washington County, Pennsylvania was, indeed, Barbara Kinder, daughter of Valentine Kinder of Washington County, Pennsylvania and Madison County, Illinois. From the multiple probate packets Dave obtained for us, we also discovered that Barbara (Kinder) Heaton remarried, after the death of James Heaton, to Alexander Laughlin. After their marriage, Alexander and Barbara, with her five Heaton children, relocated with the Kinder family and others to Madison County, Illinois. Barbara became a widow for the second time when Alexander died in 1825, and Barbara herself died in 1831. Barbara's probate papers proved that the Heaton children, Betsey (Heaton) Lofton, Brick Wall John Heaton, Brick Wall Valentine Heaton, Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham and Barbara (Heaton) Gillham were her children and heirs. Her probate also introduced us to three additional children she had had with her husband, Alexander. Mary (Laughlin) Lewis, James Laughlin, and Sarah Laughlin were also her heirs.

We were thrilled! What began as first Dave's search for the parents of his Brick Wall John Heaton, and then John Shelton's search for the parents of his Brick Wall Valentine Heaton, grew to become a very worthwhile sharing of ideas, healthy skepticism and puzzle-building teamwork to find even more answers than we bargained for. What an exciting finish to the rewarding experience of collaborating with other Heaton researchers. Dave Benne and John Shelton are two fine gentlemen, and we thank them both for letting us share their journey, and for welcoming our help as we all worked together to identify their Heaton ancestors.

The events in Brick Wall Valentine Heaton's life begin below.38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56
Birth*1801He was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, about 1801.2,1
(Son) DeathMay 1810His father died in early May 1810 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, at about age 35, leaving his widow with five young children. Valentine was about 9 years old.35
(Son) Census US 18101810He was enumerated on the census taken in 1810 in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania, in the household of his mother, Barbara Heaton. He was under the age of 10.2
Research Opinion*While our research confirmed that Brick Walls John Heaton and Valentine Heaton were brothers, we did not learn their respective years of birth. Only one son was enumerated on the 1800 census, and both were enumerated on the 1810. We can't yet be sure which son was the older. If their parents adhered to the naming rules common at the time, John would have been born first and named for his paternal grandfather, John Heaton, and Valentine second and named for his maternal grandfather, Valentine Kinder. Both of the boys' grandfathers lived nearby, and we know that their maternal grandfather, Valentine Kinder, was an integral part of their daily life, and we're not sure what role their paternal grandfather, John Heaton, played. Our conclusion is that either name, John or Valentine, could have been chosen for their first-born son. We've gone with John, here, primarily because of the common naming rules and will be happy to switch their birth-order if new information becomes available to us.57,58,2
(Son) Marriage1812Valentine's widowed mother married a second time to Alexander Laughlin about 1812, probably in Washington County, Pennsylvania.59
(Son) Relocation1817Valentine, with his stepfather and mother, Alexander and Barbara (Kinder) Heaton Laughlin, were almost certainly members of the large company of families led by his grandfather, Valentine Kinder, from Washington County, Pennsylvania to Madison County, Illinois, in 1817. The group would have included the Heaton boys, John and Valentine, their sisters, Betsey, Rebecca and Barbara, and half-sister, Mary Laughlin. The party traveled by flat boat down the Ohio from Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia) to Shawneetown, Illinois. From there, their stock was driven across the country via the New Design Settlement, and they traveled from Shawneetown by keel boat to St. Louis, and then along the Six Mile route to their chosen home called originally, Six Mile Prairie, and later, Nameoki.60,1
(Purchaser) Estate Sale26 December 1822Valentine, his surname spelled "Heyton", purchased a plow from the estate of his grandfather, Valentine Kinder, deceased, on 26 December 1822 in Madison County, Illinois.37
(Son) Census US 18301 June 1830Valentine and his brother John, both as yet unmarried, were likely enumerated in the household of their widowed mother, Barbary Laughlin, in Madison County, Illinois, on the 1830 census taken as of 1 June 1830. The household consisted of 1 male age 10 thru 14, 2 males ages 20 thru 29, 1 female age 5 thru 9, 1 female age 15 thru 19 and 1 female 40 thru 49. We believe that John and Valentine Heaton, at ages 31 and 29 respectively in 1830, were the older males. All of their Heaton sisters were married and enumerated in their husbands' households and their Laughlin half-sister, Mary (Laughlin) Fielding, had married early in 1830 and was enumerated in her husband's household. Their two other Laughlin half-siblings, James at 13, and the youngest Sarah being between the ages of 5 thru 9, along with a female household helper between the ages of 15 thru 19, we believe would have made up the remainder of his mother's household.42
(Son) Death9 December 1831Valentine's mother died intestate on 9 December 1831 in Madison County at age 50.44
(Purchaser) Estate Sale11 January 1832Valentine was among the purchasers of items from the sale of the estate of his mother, Barbara Laughlin, deceased, lately of Madison County, Illinois, his name appearing several times on the Bill of Sale list dated 11 January 1832. Almost all of the purchasers were members of her immediate and extended family. Those on the list of the most interest to us for the purpose of this project were John Heaton, Valentine Heaton, Thomas G. Lofton, Isaac Gillham Jr., Fielding Jefferson Lewis, Gallatin Kinder, Samuel Kinder, Hiram Arthur, Thomas Gillham, Jacob Kensler, Isaac Braden, Ephraim Davidson and Margaret Letitia Davidson.61
Land Records*1832 In 1832, Valentine owned and operated land in Township 3, Section 13, Range 10, Madison County.14
Estate Sale*August 1832Valentine Heaton and John Heaton were among those relatives, friends and neighbors who purchased items from the estate of John's father-in-law, Jacob Kensler, of Madison County, Illinois, in August 1832. The list of purchasers included the names of Jacob's widow, Mary Kensler, their son Jacob Kensler, the administrator of the estate, Thomas Gillham, the fourth party to the probate bond, James Botkin, Jacob's son-in-law, John Heaton, his brother, Valentine Heaton, Thomas G. Lofton, Ephraim Davidson and Hiram Arthur.62
Guardianship*4 September 1832Valentine was appointed guardian of the persons and property of his half-siblings, James and Sarah Laughlin, minor heirs of their deceased mother, Barbara (Kinder) Heaton Laughlin, on 4 September 1832 by the probate court of Madison County.48
(Heir) Estate Distribution6 April 1833Valentine received $105.50, his full heir's share, on 6 April 1833 from the administrators of the estate of his mother, Barbara Laughlin, deceased. On the same date he received $211.00 for the full shares, as guardian, of James and Sarah Laughlin, his minor siblings. The shares of the two older sons, Valentine and his brother John Heaton, were paid by the estate administrators directly to them, the shares of the four married daughters were paid to each of their husbands, and the shares of the two minor children were paid to their half-brother, Valentine Heaton, as their guardian. On 13 February 1846 Rebecca Gillham, daughter of the deceased, provided a written statement to the probate court stating that she was one of the several heirs of Barbara Laughlin and that, to her knowledge, the several heirs of said deceased received of the administrators of her estate the sum of $105.50 each, by themselves or through their guardians.63,50,51,52,53,54,55,56
Marriage*24 April 1843Valentine married, as her second husband, Nancy (Berry) Gordon, daughter of Samuel Berry, on 24 April 1843 in Morgan County, Illinois. Valentine had described Nancy as his childhood sweetheart. They had quarreled for some reason, and broken up, and she had married William E. Gordon and moved with him to Morgan County.

At Gordon's death in November 1839, Nancy was left a widow with six children, and was having a hard time financially. She was struggling to support her family and to keep the farm on which she lived. Valentine heard of her hardship from a man who had gone to Madison County for supplies. Upon learning the news. Valentine said he would go to Morgan County and marry her, if she would have him, as he had never loved any other girl. The man advised against it, telling Valentine that Nancy had teenage sons who might resent a stepfather. Valentine, however, went to Morgan County, and to Nancy, anyway.12,14,13
Residence*After their marriage, Nancy and Valentine continued to live on the farm to which she had come as a bride in the fall of 1823. Valentine purchased more land in Morgan County and proved to be a good provider and stepfather to Nancy and her children.14
Death*28 November 1845He died on 28 November 1845 in Scott County, Illinois, at about age 4514
Burial*30 December 1873 and was buried first in Lynnville Cemetery, Morgan County. Almost 30 years later, on 30 December 1873, his body was moved to Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County.14

Family

Nancy Berry b. 15 Oct 1803, d. 13 Mar 1876
Child1.Samuel Washington Heaton+16 b. 2 Aug 1845, d. 28 Mar 1912

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Valentine Heaton, Memorial# 176625191. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Barbara Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1728] Heaton Researcher Dave Benne of "Show-Me Ancestors" online at https://www.showmeancestors.com/gen/, and multiple e-mail exchanges with LHB on multiple dates. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton (Dave Benne) Research, Website and Email Messages."
  4. [S1828] John Shelton, "Heaton Researcher John Shelton Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  5. [S1] Personal Knowledge of LHB, (e-mail address).
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume II, Chapter 31, page 1352, noting that John probably moved to Illinois with his brother, Benjamin. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  7. [S16] 1830 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Benjamin Heaton, Madison, Illinois; Series: M19; Roll: 25; Page: 199; Family History Library Film: 0007650. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Federal Census.
  8. [S1685] Heaton Family Genealogy by J. W. Heaton of New Burnside, Illinois, online at www.ancestry.com. Note: It is wonderful to have found this online posting and we are very grateful to other researchers who share their treasures. We have happily included the document's information and are hoping that, during our verification process, we will be able to confirm its validity. The online posting was a copy of a typed (typewriter) document which was not dated and is reported to be page one of a longer document. It appears to this researcher that the main author, J. W. Heaton, who stated he was born on June 19, 1832 in Henry County, Kentucky, one mile east of the village of Franklinton, wrote, possibly by hand, the information he titled "Family Genealogy" and which begins about one-third down from the top of page one -- and that someone else typed or retyped the information at a later date and added two additional paragraphs above the original author's work to include what was believed to be information about the original author's grandfather and great grandfather. We found the document online at https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/58145564/…. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Family Genealogy by J. W. Heaton.
  9. [S1682] Heaton / Rusk Bible and Transcriptions, from copies of original Bible pages supplied by Don W. Clarkson in 1998 and typed as read by Glenda Frank Moser who originally shared the photos and her transcriptions with Ancestry.com on 31 August 2014. Don Clarkson was identified as a descendant of Sarah Ann Rusk and a link to Glenda's Ancestry tree was found online at https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/58145564/…. Hereinafter cited as Heaton / Rusk Bible and Transcriptions.
  10. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Benjamin and Mary Heaton, between Macoupin and Apple Creeks, Greene, Illinois; Roll: M432_108; Page: 61B; Image: 130. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  11. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ben and Mary Heaton, Hardin, Calhoun, Illinois; Roll: M653_159; Page: 695; Family History Library Film: 803159. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  12. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Nancy Gordon and Valentine "Heiton", 24 April 1843, Morgan County, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Berry) Heaton, Memorial# 176625280.
  14. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Valentine Heaton, Memorial# 176625191, citing page 146 of The Family History of Morgan County, Illinois, May 1976, compiled by the Jacksonville Area Genealogical Society.
  15. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Nancy Berry and William Gordon, 14 October 1823, Madison County, Illinois.
  16. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Nancy "Haden", Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M432_122; Page: 293A; Image: 254.
  17. [S1681] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, Samuel W. Heaton and Margaret Campbell, Morgan County, 14 September 1869. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  18. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel Heaton, Memorial# 142738537.
  19. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret Green Berry "Maggie" (Campbell) Heaton, Memorial# 176605734.
  20. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana, 1973 reprint: originally published in 1882 by W.R. Brink, Edwardsville, Illinois, Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  21. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Campbell Gillham, Sr., Memorial# 7099039.
  22. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Agness (Gillham) Lofton, Memorial# 158718501.
  23. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Guy Lofton, Memorial# 121326268.
  24. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Gillham family, page 91.
  25. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas G. Lofton and Betsey Heaton, Madison County, 11 March 1819, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Microfilm# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  26. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Isaac Gillham, Memorial# 7098960.
  27. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Isaac Gillham Jr. and "Rebecka Hayden", Madison County, 7 November 1823, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Microfilm# 1306457.
  28. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, William 5th V Gilham and Barbara Heaton, Madison County, 13 March 1821, referencing the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm# 1306457.
  29. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Gillham, Memorial# 194121931.
  30. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 219, image# 252; Letters of Administration granted to Isaac Gillham dated 6 February 1844. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  31. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Probate case files, Box 14, Tray 44, H´s, No. 11-20; Box 14, Tray 45, J´s, No. 1-15, 1813-1903, John Heaton images 85-127, with some of the final pages labeled as the probate of Isaac Gillham.
  32. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of Isaac Gillham, administration granted to his widow Rebecca Gillham and Calvin Kinder on 13 March 1845.
  33. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, page 86.
  34. [S1614] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas Heaton, Washington County, Case# 39, File H: 1811-1816, H36-H60; 1816-1827, H1-H41; image numbers 69 thru 160. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993.
  35. [S1614] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, James Heaton, Washington County, Case# 56, File H: 1811-1816, H36-H60; 1816-1827, H1-H41; image numbers 6 thru 52.
  36. [S1771] Valentine Kinder Family Bible, photograph of a Bible page of Births; Illinois State Historical Society, 5255 Shepherd Road, Springfield, Illinois.
  37. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Valentine Kinder of Madison County, Gallatin Kinder and Jacob Kinder, Administrators, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, noting that his probate papers are mixed up with others, and that the papers listing the sale of items from his inventory were found on images 962-965 of 1996, following the name of John Keller.
  38. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Alexander Laughlin, Madison County, 1825, Case Number 15, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 370-423 of 1980, image 373; 12 Dec 1825, Hiram Arthur and Barbara Laughlin applied to the court of probate for letters of administration, Barbara Laughlin stating that her husband died on or about 4 October 1825 without leaving any will or testament and therefore prays the court to grant letters of administration to her and Hiram Arthur.
  39. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Alexander Laughlin, Madison County Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, images 91-92 of 725; 12 Dec 1825, Barbara Laughlin and Hiram Arthur appointed administrators of estate of Alexander Laughlin who died intestate.
  40. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Alexander Laughlin, Madison County, 1825, Case Number 15, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 370-423 of 1980, image 372; 12 Dec 1825, bond of $1,000 paid by Barbara Laughlin, Hiram Arthur, Jacob Kinder and Gallatin Kinder.
  41. [S468] 1820 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Alexander Laughlin, Greenfield, Madison, Illinois; Page: 120; NARA Roll: M33_11; Image: 113. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Federal Census.
  42. [S16] 1830 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Barbary Laughlin, Madison, Illinois; Series: M19; Roll: 25; Page: 198; Family History Library Film: 0007650.
  43. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, Barbara Laughlin, Madison County Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, image 146 of 725; 20 Dec 1831, Thomas G. Lofton and William Gillham appointed administrators of estate of Barbara Laughlin who died intestate on or about 9 Dec 1831.
  44. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, spelled "Langhlin", Madison County, Case Number 18, Probate case files, box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 7-32; box 5, tray 13, M’s, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, image# 526; 20 Dec 1831, sworn oath by Thomas G. Lofton that Barbara Laughlin of Madison County departed this life on 9 Dec 1831 and that she died intestate.
  45. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, image 530; 20 Dec 1831 Thomas G. Lofton and William Gillham, administrators, made their sworn statement to the probate court that in their opinion the total value of the personal estate of which Barbara died possessed would not exceed $800.
  46. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, image 536; 20 Dec 1831 John Gillham, Jacob Kensler and Ephraim Davidson appointed to appraise Barbara's estate.
  47. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 538-539; 20 Dec 1831, Thomas G. Lofton, William Gillham and Isaac Gillham posted bond of $1600.
  48. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, Madison County Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, image 156 of 725, 4 Sep 1832, Valentine Heaton appointed guardian of the persons and property of James and Sarah Laughlin, minor heirs of Barbara Laughlin.
  49. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, image 532, 13 Feb 1846, written statement of Rebecca (Heaton) Gillham that she was one of several heirs of Barbara Laughlin and that to her knowledge the several heirs of said deceased received of the administrators of said estate the sum of $105.50 each by themselves or through their guardians.
  50. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 578-579, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $55.50 to heir William Gillham.
  51. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 580-581, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $105.50 to heir Isaac Gillham.
  52. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 582-583, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $40.50 to heir Thomas G. Lofton.
  53. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 590-591, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $105.50 to heir Valentine Heaton.
  54. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 592-593, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $93.50 to heir John Heaton.
  55. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 594-595, 6 Apr 1833, payment of $211.00 to Valentine Heaton as guardian of Sarah and James Laughlin, minor heirs to Barbara Laughlin.
  56. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Alexander Laughlin, Madison County, 1825, Case Number 15, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 370-423 of 1980, image 412, 6 Apr 1833, Misfiled, a payment of $90.50 to Fielding Lewis from the administrators of the estate of Barbara Laughlin.
  57. [S221] Analysis and opinion of researcher, Liz Heaton Brown (Summerlin, Nevada).
  58. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  59. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, Alexander Laughlin, Madison County, 1825, Case Number 15, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L’s, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M’s, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 370-423 of 1980, image 373.
  60. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, pages 86, 128 and 502.
  61. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, images 555-562; list of purchasers dated 11 January 1832, acceptance 3 April 1832, sale amount of estate totaling $747.98½.
  62. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430 of 1996, images 1388-1395.
  63. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate papers for Barbara Laughlin, indexed as "Langhlin", Madison County, 1831, Case Number 18, Probate Case Files, Box 4, Tray 12, L's, No. 7-32; Box 5, Tray 13, M's, No. 1-2, 1813-1903, images 524-595 of 1980, image 532, 13 Feb 1846, written statement of Rebecca Gillham that she was one of several heirs of Barbara Laughlin and that to her knowledge the several heirs of said deceased received of the administrators of said estate the sum of $105.50 each by themselves or through their guardians.

Wallace D. Heaton1

b. 21 October 1876, d. 20 July 1955
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Charles W. Heaton1 b. 21 Apr 1844, d. 22 Oct 1899
Mother*Emma Francena Yerkes1 b. 22 Oct 1838, d. 20 Dec 1917
Birth*21 October 1876Wallace D. Heaton was born on 21 October 1876 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3
(Son) Census US 188011 June 1880Wallace was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 11 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 3 years old.2
(Son) Census US 19004 June 1900Wallace D. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 4 June 1900 in the household of his widowed mother in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 23 years old and a teacher.4
(Son) Census US 191015 April 1910Wallace D. was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 15 April 1910 in the household of his widowed mother in Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was 33 years of age, single, and worked as a teacher in a business college.5
Marriage*He married Helen Frame, daughter of George Alfred Frame and Sarah Josephine Bishop.6,3
(Husband) Death1953Wallace became a widower when Helen (Frame) Heaton died in 1953 at about age 75.6
Death*20 July 1955He died on 20 July 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 781,3
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,6

Family

Helen Frame b. 1878, d. 1953
Child1.Wallace D. Heaton Jr.7 b. 31 Jan 1914, d. 21 Mar 1990

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 662. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Charles and Emma F. Heaton, Mooreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Page: 339C; Enumeration District: 017. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Wallace D. Heaton, Memorial# 149710283. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Emma F. Heaton, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0037; FHL microfilm: 1241385. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  5. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Emma F. Heaton, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1320; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1375333. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Helen (Frame) Heaton, Memorial# 149710293.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Wallace D. Heaton Jr., Memorial# 149710171.

Wallace D. Heaton Jr.1,2

b. 31 January 1914, d. 21 March 1990
Relationship6th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Wallace D. Heaton1 b. 21 Oct 1876, d. 20 Jul 1955
Mother*Helen Frame1 b. 1878, d. 1953
Birth*31 January 1914Wallace D. Heaton Jr. was born on 31 January 1914 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Name VariationHis full name was Wallace Dungan Heaton Jr.3
Marriage*10 September 1938He married Grace Carson Bolger, daughter of Thomas Howard Bolger and Ethelyn B. Patterson, on 10 September 1938 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Norwood, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.3,4,1
(Husband) DeathMarch 1980Wallace became a widower when Grace (Bolger) Heaton died in March 1980 at age 67.4
Death*21 March 1990He died on 21 March 1990 in St. Johns County, Florida, at age 765,1,2
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,4

Family

Grace Carson Bolger b. 20 Feb 1913, d. Mar 1980

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Wallace D. Heaton Jr., Memorial# 149710171. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Wallace Dungan Heaton Jr, born on 31 January 1914 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Wallace D Heaton and Helen Frame, died on 21 March 1990, agency notes: Dec 1950: Name listed as WALLACE DUNGAN HEATON JR; 28 Mar 1990: Name listed as WALLACE D HEATON. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S2078] U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mr. Wallace Dungan Heaton Jr. and Grace Carson Bolger on Saturday, 10 September 1938 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Norwood, Pennsylvania, USA, referencing Delaware County Daily Times, published on Monday, 12 September 1938 in Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA, citing https://www.newspapers.com/image/13626302/,0.07257393,0.14282973,0.9805707&xid=3398. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Grace (Bolger) Heaton, Memorial# 149710181.
  5. [S2042] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Wallace D Heaton, age 76, born on 31 January 1914, died on 21 March 1990 in St. Johns County, Florida, United States. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.

Walter Yerkes Heaton1

b. 13 November 1881, d. 9 June 1952
Relationship5th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Jonathan Heaton1 b. 10 Mar 1836, d. 11 Jan 1901
Mother*Sarah Jane Clayton1 b. 11 Sep 1842, d. 4 Dec 1908
Birth*13 November 1881Walter Yerkes Heaton was born on 13 November 1881 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3,4
(Son) Census US 19001 June 1900Walter was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 1 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was 18 years old and attending school.3
Marriage*He married Helen Hollis, daughter of Charles Hollis.1,5
(Husband) Death2 November 1945Walter became a widower when Helen (Hollis) Heaton died on 2 November 1945 at age 58.6,7
Death*9 June 1952He died on 9 June 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, at age 701,4,5
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Section 62 of Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.4,5

Family

Helen Hollis b. 27 Sep 1887, d. 2 Nov 1945

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 661-662. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S223] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online at www.ancestry.com, draft registration of Walter Yerkes Heaton, born 13 November 1881, referencing U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, registered in Kane, Illinois Board. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jonathan and Sarah J. Heaton, Moreland, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0227; FHL microfilm: 1241443. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Walter Y. Heaton, Memorial# 123993072. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S2072] Walter Yerkes Heaton 1952 Death, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, Chicago Tribune, (Chicago, Illinois), Wednesday, 11 June 1952, page 32, death of Walter Y. Heaton of 6852 Jeffrey Boulevard, on 9 June 1952, beloved husband of the late Helen (Hollis) Heaton, burial in Forest Home Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Walter Yerkes Heaton 1952 Death.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Helen H. Heaton, Memorial# 123993133.
  7. [S1727] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, entry for Helen M. Heaton of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, age 58, Housewife, spouse of Walter Y. Heaton, born on 27 September 1887 in Ohio, child of Charles Hollis, died on 2 November 1945 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, burial on 6 November 1945 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, cemetery name Forest Home, citing FHL Film# 1983370. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.

Warren Heaton1

b. 22 June 1802, d. 24 August 1842
Relationship6th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*James Heaton1 b. 2 Feb 1771, d. 6 Dec 1857
Mother*Margaret Williams1 b. 24 May 1771, d. 15 Feb 1823
Birth*22 June 1802Warren Heaton was born on 22 June 1802 in Trumbull County, Ohio.1,2
Death*24 August 1842He died on 24 August 1842 in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, at age 40.1,2

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 246-247. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 248-249.

Warren William Heaton1,2

b. June 1892, d. 1970
Relationship6th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Thomas Heaton1,2 b. Mar 1864, d. 1949
Mother*Elizabeth Reading Johnson1,2 b. 29 Sep 1867, d. 19 Nov 1941
Birth*June 1892Warren William Heaton was born in June 1892 in Pennsylvania.1,3
(Son) Census US 19007 June 1900Warren W. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 7 June 1900 in the household of his parents at 2446 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was 7 years old and at school.1
(Son) Census US 191019 April 1910Warren W. was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 19 April 1910 in the household of his parents at 2513 Twelfth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was 16 years old and attending school.4
Marriage*1917He married Anna M. Tomlin, daughter of Richard Elmer Tomlin and Alida Harris Danvers, in 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.5,6,7
Census US 1930*10 April 1930Marie T. and Warren W. Heaton were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 on Sea Island Drive, Militia District 25, Glynn County, Georgia. Warren was 36 years of age and a manager, and Marie was 35 years of age. They owned their home which was valued at $12,000, and also owned a radio set. Their three children were enumerated with them in 1930. Betty V. was 11 years old and attending school; Warren W. Jr. was 9 and also attending school; and Robert M. was 5 years old. Also enumerated with the Heaton household in 1930 was Ella Tolbert, who was a widow, Black, 52 years of age, and worked for the family as a servant.8
(Husband) Death1 January 1948Warren became a widower when Marie T. Heaton died on 1 January 1948 at age 52.6
Death*1970He died in 1970 at age 557
Burial* and was buried in Section 16, Garden of Prayer, of Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Jefferson County, Texas.7

Family

Anna Marie Tomlin b. 8 Feb 1895, d. 1 Jan 1948
Children1.Elizabeth Virginia Heaton2 b. 28 Apr 1918
2.Warren William Heaton Jr.2 b. 6 Feb 1921
3.Robert M. Heaton2 b. Mar 1925

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Elizabeth R. Heaton, Philadelphia Ward 19, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0393; FHL microfilm: 1241460. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 655-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Warren W Heaton, Memorial# 129633311, his birth reported as 1893. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas and Elizabeth R. Heaton, Philadelphia Ward 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1407; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0916; FHL microfilm: 1375420. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  5. [S1817] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Warren W Heaton and Anna M Tomlin in 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, referencing Digital GSU# 4141730. Hereinafter cited as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Marie (Tomlin) Heaton, Memorial# 137158029.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Warren W Heaton, Memorial# 129633311.
  8. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Warren W. and Marie T. Heaton, Militia District 25, Glynn, Georgia; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0002; FHL microfilm: 2340101. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.

Warren William Heaton Jr.1

b. 6 February 1921
Relationship7th great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Warren William Heaton1 b. Jun 1892, d. 1970
Mother*Anna Marie Tomlin1 b. 8 Feb 1895, d. 1 Jan 1948
Birth*6 February 1921Warren William Heaton Jr. was born on 6 February 1921 in Georgia.1
(Son) Census US 193010 April 1930Warren was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 in the household of his parents on Sea Island Drive, Militia District 25, Glynn County, Georgia. He was 9 years old and attending school.2

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, pages 655-656. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Warren W. and Marie T. Heaton, Militia District 25, Glynn, Georgia; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0002; FHL microfilm: 2340101. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.

Washington Heaton1

b. 11 September 1777, d. 1826
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Robert Heaton
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*John Heaton2 b. 1743
Mother*Rebecca ______2 b. 1743
Research Notes*Washington Heaton has challenged researchers for many years. Who was he?... The story his descendants learned was that Washington's father's name was John Heaton, a soldier serving in the Revolutionary War under General George Washington when his son was born on 11 September 1777 -- and that Washington Heaton earned his name because of his father's admiration for the General. In his Heaton Families II, Dean Heaton wrote that Washington was "very likely" the son of Colonel John Heaton "either by an earlier marriage or born out of wedlock." No explanation for the statement was provided, and some of Washington's descendants who have remained skeptical talked to other Heaton researchers, and together we decided to try and learn which John Heaton really was Washington Heaton's father.

We had previously researched only nine John Heatons, yet not with Washington in mind, so we began with those nine, which included the "very likely" Colonel John Heaton. We were able to eliminate all nine fairly quickly. Regarding the "very likely" John Heaton, as we learned more about how committed he was to his family, we believed that if he had been Washington's father, we would have found some evidence or record of their involvement in something together -- or at least have found them in the same location once or twice. We also believe Washington would have been included in the Heaton family Bible records kept by Colonel John's daughter Charlotte (Heaton) Black. Howard Leckey's The Tenmile Country, wrote about the Bible which did not include a son named Washington, however did mention a daughter born to Colonel John's wife by her previous marriage, and who was raised by Colonel John. We decided at that point that Colonel John was not the father we were looking for, and also decided to extend our search and research to include as many other John Heatons as we could find until we found the John Heaton that felt "right". We added 453 new people to our Heaton Project, found sixteen "new" John Heatons and researched them enough to eliminate all but four of them.

Our best candidates were John Heaton, John Heaton, John Heaton and John Heaton -- and then we knew! John Heaton must have been Washington Heaton's father -- at least until some new information proves us wrong.3,4,5
Birth*11 September 1777Washington Heaton was born on 11 September 1777 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, which would become part of the newly formed Washington County in 1781. We note here also that on the 1900 census Washington's daughter Phoebe Packwood's enumerator reported her father's birthplace as Maryland and on Phoebe's 1903 death certificate, Phoebe's son Jesse reported his grandfather Washington Heaton's birthplace as Pennsylvania.6,7,8
Research Notes1790One of our early tasks as we searched for Washington's father was to organize and group the several Heaton families in Washington County, Pennsylvania, using the 1790 census. This was our list of Heaton Heads of Households in 1790: Daniel Heaton, David Heaton, Ebenezer Heaton, Henry Heaton, Isaac Heaton, Isaac Heaton, John Heaton, William Heaton, Jonah Heaton, John Heaton, Miles Heaton and John Heaton. The names of heads of household on the census taken in the county that year were not later alphabetized so it's possible to get a feel for relatives and other neighbors who probably lived nearby. On page 170, Daniel Heaton is near the top of the census page, and his son David is across from him on page 171. William Heaton is next to David. Near the bottom of page 170, Isaac Heaton is listed between his sons John and Henry. Jonah "Eaton" appears a short distance above them on the same page. John Heaton and William "Eaton" appear near the top and bottom of page 159, another Isaac Heaton is on page 160, Miles Heaton on page 169, John "Hitton" on page 183, Ebenezer Heaton on page 192 and another John Heaton on page 199. In 1790, Washington Heaton was only 13 years old and lived with his parents.9,10,11,12,13,14
Research Notes1800The earliest record we found for Washington Heaton was his appearance on the 1800 census in Washington County. Enumeration of Heads of Households on the census that year, for each county, was taken by location within the county, so we were able to see more specifically where the various Heaton families lived and their proximity to each other. Eight Heaton heads of household were enumerated that year in Washington County and five, including Washington, were in East Bethlehem: Washington Heaton, Henry Heaton, John Heaton Sr., John Heaton Jr. and James Heaton. The remaining three Heaton families each lived in separate places: Myles Haidan, who had been enumerated as Miles HEATON in 1790, was in West Bethlehem, John Heaton was in Morris Township, and Thomas Heaton was in Somerset. Our challenge, as we identified it, was to find out who each of these people were in the hopes of finding a connection to Washington or, even better, a father or brother. At the very least we needed one or more clues to pursue. It was wonderful when we discovered that Thomas Heaton of Somerset turned out to hold the ultimate clue we'd been looking for.

Robert Clarke, John Clarke and John Clarke, whom we suspected might turn out to be related to Washington's wife Phoebe, were also enumerated in 1800 in East Bethlehem.15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24
Census US 1800*1800Washington appeared on the 1800 census in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of three people: one male age 16 thru 25, whom we believe was Washington, one female age 16 thru 25, possibly his wife Phoebe, and one female under 10. We note that other researchers have reported that 1802 was the year of Washington's marriage to Phoebe, so this may be a first wife and child, or a learning that Washington and Phoebe married before the census was taken in 1800.15
Marriage*1802He married Phoebe Clark, daughter of Robert Clarke and Hannah Halbeck, in 1802 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.6
Loan Agreement*14 April 1808 On 14 April 1808 Washington Heaton made a loan of $15.50 to his brother Thomas Heaton during his last sickness for the purpose of discharging his bills. Administration documents show that Washington's loan was needed immediately for $5 for a doctor and $10 for burial expenses.2
(Brother) Administration16 May 1808Items from the inventory of the goods and chattels of the estate of Thomas Heaton late of the township of Somerset, Washington County, that were sold on 16 May 1808 reached a total of $764.15 and a list, including purchasers, items purchased and their values, was included in the administration packet. Many individuals made purchases, including Thomas' widow Martha Heaton and two of his brothers, James Heaton and Washington Heaton.

Washington purchased 1 pair of tongs for $1.60, 1 skillet for $.40, 1 hive of bees for $2.31, a second hive of bees for $2.25, 1 shovel for $1.05, and a case of razors for $.25.2
Administration*27 February 1809 On 27 February 1809, Washington received $15.76 as payment in full for his final loan to his brother Thomas Heaton deceased from Martha Heaton, as administrator of her late husband's estate.2
Research Notes1810There were five Heaton heads of household and four Clarke heads of household listed on the census taken in Washington County, Pennsylvania, in 1810. Washington Heaton was the only Heaton enumerated in the township of Pike Run, not far from East Bethlehem, where Barbara Heaton, widow of James, John Heaton, Ebenezer Heaton, John Clarke, James Clarke and Hannah (Halbeck) Clarke, Robert Clarke's widow and Phoebe (Clarke) Heaton's mother, all lived in 1810. John Clarke was in Somerset, John Heaton was still in Morris Township, and Henry Heaton had moved to Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Of special interest to us was that Barbara Heaton, John Clarke, Hannah Clarke and James Clarke were all enumerated on the same page, the names were not listed alphabetically, and Hannah was next to and between John Clarke and James Clarke.25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34
Census US 1810*1810Washington appeared on the 1810 census in Pike Run, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The household had grown to a total of 8 people in 1810 and consisted of one male and one female each age 26 thru 44, whom we believe to be Washington and Phoebe, one female age 16 thru 25, one female age 10 thru 15 and four females under 10.25
(Brother) Administration29 February 1812The final accounting for the estate of Thomas Heaton, dated 29 February 1812, reported a zero balance after a total amount of $1,848.62 in credits and debits. The itemized list of those who had received disbursements included two of Thomas's brothers, John Heaton and Washington Heaton. The document submitted and registered by the court in Washington County was signed by Martha Hardgrove and Duncan Campbell, administrators, and Isaac Kerr, Register. Washington had received $15.46 "for proven account and receipt" and Robert Clarke's name appeared next after Washington's on the disbursement list.2
Relocation*1818Phoebe and Washington moved with their family in 1818 to a farm near Borden, Clark County, Indiana.35
Census US 1820*1820Washington appeared on the 1820 census as the Head of Household in Washington County, Indiana. The household consisted of 10 people: one male age 45 and over and one female age 26 thru 44, who were probably Washington and his wife Phoebe, one male age 26 thru 44, four females age 10 thru 15, 2 females under 10 and one male under 10. Two people were engaged in agriculture.36
(Husband) Death1823Washington became a widower when Phoebe (Clark) Heaton died in 1823.37
Death*1826He died in 1826.6

Family

Phoebe Clark b. 1778, d. 1823
Children1.Sarah Ann Heaton37 b. 1804
2.Margaret Heaton37 b. 1806
3.Hannah Heaton37 b. 1808
4.Abigail Heaton37 b. 1810
5.Phoebe Heaton37 b. 20 Apr 1812, d. 3 Aug 1903
6.Elizabeth Heaton37 b. 1814
7.Benjamin Heaton37
8.Rebecca Heaton37

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), pages 249-251. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1614] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, Thomas Heaton, Washington County, Case# 39, File H: 1811-1816, H36-H60; 1816-1827, H1-H41; image numbers 69 thru 160. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993.
  3. [S221] Analysis and opinion of researcher, Liz Heaton Brown (Summerlin, Nevada).
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-250.
  5. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-251.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Phebe Packwood, Wood, Clark County, Indiana; Roll: 363; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0022; FHL microfilm: 1240363. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  8. [S1567] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, Clark County Health Office, Book H-27, page 15 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920.
  9. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, households of Isaac Heaton, John Heaton, Henry Heaton, Jonah "Eaton", Daniel Heaton and David Heaton, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 170; Image: 100; Family History Library Film: 0568149. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.
  10. [S466] 1790 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, households of John Heaton and William "Eaton", Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 158; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 0568149.
  11. [S466] 1790 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Isaac Heaton, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 160; Image: 95; Family History Library Film: 0568149.
  12. [S466] 1790 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Miles Heaton, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 168; Image: 99; Family History Library Film: 0568149.
  13. [S466] 1790 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ebenezer Heaton, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 192; Image: 111; Family History Library Film: 0568149.
  14. [S466] 1790 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 198; Image: 114; Family History Library Film: 0568149.
  15. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Washington Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  16. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Henry Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  17. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton Sr., East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  18. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton Jr., East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  19. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  20. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Myles Haidan, West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 934,935; Image: 134; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  21. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton, Morris, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 816,817; Image: 74; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  22. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas Heaton, Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 910,911; Image: 122; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  23. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Robert Clarke, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 764,765; Image: 48; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  24. [S164] 1800 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Clarke, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 764,765; Image: 48; Family History Library Film: 363347.
  25. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Washington Heaton, Pike Run, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 83; Image: 00089; Family History Library Film: 0193683. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  26. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Barbara Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  27. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 84; Image: 00090; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  28. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ebenezer Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 88; Image: 00094; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  29. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Clarke, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  30. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Clarke, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  31. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Hannah Clarke, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  32. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Clarke, Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 70; Image: 00076; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  33. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Heaton, Morris, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 98; Image: 00104; Family History Library Film: 0193683.
  34. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Henry Heaton, Luzerne, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Roll: 54; Page: 963; Image: 00177; Family History Library Film: 0193680.
  35. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 250.
  36. [S468] 1820 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Washington Heaton, Washington, Indiana; Page: 203; NARA Roll: M33_14; Image: 310. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Federal Census.
  37. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 250-251.

Weaver Heaton1,2,3,4

b. 8 August 1810, d. December 1873
Relationship6th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Jacob Bowen Heaton1,2,5,4 b. 9 May 1786, d. 22 Oct 1839
Mother*Rachel Weaver2,5,6,4 b. 4 Sep 1787, d. Nov 1858
Birth*8 August 1810Weaver Heaton was born on 8 August 1810 in Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania.2,7,6,4,8
Marriage*26 October 1834He married Rebecca Naylor Sharp, daughter of Isaac Sharp Jr. and Eliza Ann Naylor, on 26 October 1834 in Pennsylvania.1,3,2,6,4,9
Residence*Weaver and Rebecca established their home in Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania.10,11
Occupation*Weaver was a millwright, defined as a designer and builder of mills or mill machinery.4,12,11,13
Census US 1840*1840Weaver Heaton was enumerated as Head of Household on the 1840 census taken in Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania, on the same page as Isaac Sharp, his wife's father. Weaver's household contained more people than his own family, and one wonders who the others were. Weaver, himself, was likely the one male between the ages of 30 through 39 and his wife Rebecca was likely the one female between the ages of 20 through 29. Their two children, Emaline and James, would be the one male and one female under 5. That leaves one male ages 60 through 69, two males ages 20 through 29 and two females ages 15 through 19 unaccounted for.10
Census US 1850*9 August 1850Weaver and Rebecca Heaton appeared on the 1850 Census taken on 9 August 1850 in Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Weaver was 40 years old, and his occupation was millwright. There was nothing shown for the value of his real estate. Rebecca was age 34, and living with the couple were their six children. Emaline was 14, James 12, Rachel 9, Eliza 7, Henry 4 and William 2. John H. Sharp, who was age 19 and had attended school within the year, also resided with the family. Although he has not yet been identified, he is thought to have probably been a relative of Weaver's wife, Rebecca. All members of the household had been born in Pennsylvania. Enumerated in the next household was Rebecca's sister Rachel with her husband, Joel Grabill.14
RelocationSometime between the dates of the 1850 and 1860 censuses, Weaver and Rebecca Heaton moved to Greenfield, Washington County, Pennsylvania, a community which later became Coal Center.4,11,12
Census US 1860*17 July 1860Weaver and Rebecca Heaton appeared on the 1860 census taken on 17 July 1860 in the borough of Greenfield, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Weaver's age was 49, he was a millwright and the value of his real estate was shown as $700 and of his personal estate as $200. They lived with their children. James was age 21 and working as a ship carpenter. Rachel was 18, Eliza 17, Henry 14, William 11, and twins George and Ella, who were 8 years of age.15
Census US 1870*21 June 1870Weaver and Rebecca Heaton appeared on the 1870 census taken on 21 June 1870 in the borough of New Haven, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Weaver was age 60, a millwright, and the estimated value of his personal estate was $400. Rebecca was age 55, and keeping house. Three of their children were still living in the household. William was 22 years of age and working in a sash factory, George was 18 years of age, had attended school within the year and was also working in a sash factory, Ella was age 18 and had not attended school within the year. Rebecca's mother, Eliza A. Sharp, who was 73 years of age with real estate valued at $500, also lived with the family.16
(Brother-in-Law) Census US 187029 July 1870Their son Henry appeared on the 1870 census taken on 29 July 1870 in the household of her brother and his wife, John and Ann Sharp, in Taylor, Appanoose County, Iowa. Henry was 24 years old and working as a carpenter. Also living in the household were eight of her brother's children, ranging in age from 26 to 8 years.17,18
Relocation*In the early 1870s, Weaver and Rebecca moved to Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.4
Death*December 1873He died in December 1873 in Connellsville at age 63.3,2,6

Family

Rebecca Naylor Sharp b. 4 Jul 1816, d. 26 Feb 1879
Children1.Emaline Heaton+1 b. 10 Dec 1835
2.James Heaton+1 b. 5 Feb 1838, d. 27 Jun 1876
3.Rachel Heaton+1 b. 26 Dec 1840
4.Eliza Heaton+1 b. 26 Sep 1842
5.Henry C. Heaton+1 b. 19 Apr 1846, d. 27 Feb 1927
6.William Naylor Heaton+1 b. 31 Oct 1847, d. 30 Aug 1916
7.George Heaton+1 b. 16 Sep 1851, d. 6 Dec 1927
8.Ella M. Heaton+1 b. 16 Sep 1851, d. 1878

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 294. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 1114. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  5. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 260.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 610.
  7. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261, noting the place of his birth as Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania.
  8. [S1437] Extended Heaton Family, miscellaneous notes from previous generations. Handwritten notes from multiple hands, not dated, LHB Notebook - Document Copies, Summerlin, Nevada, his date of birth added later by another hand as 8 August 1810. Hereinafter cited as Extended Heaton Family.
  9. [S1437] Extended Heaton Family. not dated. LHB Notebook - Document Copies, the date of their marriage added later by another hand as 26 August 1834.
  10. [S487] 1840 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver Heaton, Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania, Roll M432_833, page 137A, image 280. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Federal Census.
  11. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver Heaton, Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania; Roll M432_833, page 137A, image 280; reporting his occupation as a millwright. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  12. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver Heaton, Greenfield, Washington County, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1191, page 511, image 518; reporting his occupation as a millwright. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  13. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261, noting, in error, his occupation as a wheelwright.
  14. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver Heaton, Millsborough, Washington County, Pennsylvania; Roll M432_833, page 137A, image 280.
  15. [S18] 1860 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver Heaton, Greenfield, Washington County, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1191, page 511, image 518.
  16. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Weaver and Rebecca N. Heaton, New Haven Borough, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Roll M593_1342, page 124B, image 253, Family History Library Film# 552841. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  17. [S37] 1870 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Sharp, Taylor, Appanoose, Iowa; Roll: M593_375; Page: 497B; Image: 298; Family History Library Film: 545874.
  18. [S1437] Extended Heaton Family. not dated. LHB Notebook - Document Copies.

William Heaton1

Relationship3rd great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father-Possible*Jabez Heaton1,2 b. 20 Jul 1632, d. bt 1676 - 1682
Mother-Possible*Experience Meade1,2
Relationship Note*William may have been the son of Jabez Heaton and Experience (Meade) Heaton.2
Marriage*He married Sarah ______.3,1

Family

Sarah ______
Child1.William Heaton3,1 b. 7 Jun 1730

Citations

  1. [S43] Dean Heaton, The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America. Contains index. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in this work often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (111 Water Street, Baltimore, MD 21202: Gateway Press, Inc., 1982), Chapter 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as The Heaton Families: 350 Years in America.
  2. [S933] Thomas Bellows Wyman, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: David Clapp and Son, 1879), Heaton, page 491, suggesting by the positioning of his entry that he was also, like Nathaniel, a son of Jabez of Boston. Hereinafter cited as Charlestown Genealogies and Estates, 1629-1818.
  3. [S933] Thomas Bellows Wyman, Charlestown Genealogies and Estates, 1629-1818, Heaton, page 491.