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William Heath (abt. 1726 - abt. 1782)

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William Heath
Born about in Middlesex County, VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Craven County, North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Handcocks Creek, Craven County, North Carolinamap
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William was born on January 19, 1726. He was the son of John Heath and Mary Lambert. He passed away about 1782.[1]

William served in the War for Independence as a soldier. He was a tobacco farmer in Craven County, North Carolina. [1]


  1. A source for this information is needed.
2. Married to Elizabeth Brice. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [2]

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On 1 Jul 2017 at 01:19 GMT Scott Lee wrote:

William Heath 1726-1782 could not have served as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, although his descendants did.

Colonel William Heath served for the state of Virginia, in the War for Independence. See reference U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783.

He did however marry the 'Indian Fighter' Colonel William Brice's granddaughter Elizabeth Brice. They were married about 1760 in Craven County.

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