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Giles Heath (1827 - 1862)

Giles Heath
Born in New York, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 24 Oct 1855 in Portland, Mainemap
[children unknown]
Died at age 35 in Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Sep 2009
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Biography

Giles Heath, 1826-1862, was born in New York, the son of Asa Heath (1790 MA-1848 NY) and Clarissa Clark (1788 MA-1828 CT). Giles married twice. He had two sons with his first wife, Sarah Jane McClellan (Albert M. and Royal T.). He had three children with his second wife, Elizabeth I. Edwards (Jennie Elizabeth, Frederick L., and Arthur Giles). Giles died in Michigan. [1]

Giles Heath, 24, and Miss Sarah Jane McLellan, 21, were married on Tuesday evening, 28 Mar 1848 in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, at the home of George W. Hoffman. Reverend P.S. Pratt officiated. Witnesses were Mr. and Mrs. R.L. —- and Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Hoffman. All resided in Niles. [2]

In 1850, the Heath family lived in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan. The family included

  • Giles Heath, 25, born in New York
  • Sarah J Heath, 23, b. Maine
  • Albert M Heath, 1, b. Michigan
  • Elizabeth McClelland, 18, b. Maine [3]

His wife, Sarah Jane died in 1852.

Giles Heath, of Niles, Michigan, and Elizabeth I. Edwards, of Portland, Maine, were married on 24 October 1855 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine. Reverend William T. Dwight officiated. [4] [5] [6] [7]

In 1860, the Heath family lived in Joliet, Will, Illinois. The household included

  • Giles Heath, 34, born in N. Y., with $1000 in real estate and $1000 in personal estate
  • Elizabeth Heath. 22 Maine
  • Margaret Mahner 16 Ireland, servant
  • Elizabeth Whallen 17 Ireland, servant
  • Annie Keegan 17 Ireland, servant
  • Catharine Blomiroder, 18 Saxony, servant
  • Elizabeth Shonansee 37 Ireland, servant
  • Albert M Heath 11 Michigan
  • Royel Heath 8 Michigan
  • Elizabeth Heath 3 Maine
  • Frederick Heath 1 Illinois
  • Mary Edwards 23 Maine
  • Mary Tracy 21 Ireland, servant [8]

Giles Heath died on 19 November 1862. He is buried with his first wife, Sarah Jane, at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Michigan. His second wife, Elizabeth I. (Edwards) is buried with her family in Maine. [9]

Sources

  1. familysearch.org Family Tree, with sources https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/K8Z8-7LS)
  2. "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNKP-V2F : 2 March 2021), Giles Heath and Sarah J Mclellan, 28 Mar 1848; citing reference ID , various county clerks and libraries, Michigan; FHL microfilm 2,240,458.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF8Z-93X : 12 April 2016), Giles Heath, Berrien county, Berrien, Michigan, United States; citing family 222, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1922 (https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/1961/31515_204198-02566?pid=29261&backurl=)
  5. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q28Q-CRZC : 22 July 2021), Giles Heath and Elizabeth I Edwards, 23 Oct 1855; citing Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
  6. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F46Y-TMZ : 22 July 2021), Giles Heath, 1855.
  7. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HKK-TP5 : 2 March 2021), Giles Heath and Elizabeth I Edwards, 24 Oct 1855; citing Portland, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
  8. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXC7-9QQ : 18 February 2021), Giles Heath, 1860.
  9. Find A Grave: Memorial #108512650


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I believe they are the same person but were created or duplicated because of the two wives being different. However Giles was married to both women so more than likely they are the same person
Heath-8 and Heath-7 appear to represent the same person because: I believe they are the same person but were created or duplicated because of the two wives being different. However Giles was married to both women so more than likely they are the same person

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