Biography of David Heath
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





DAVID HEATH, farmer, P. 0. Mt. Sterling. This venerable old gentleman was born in December, 1800, in Ross County, this State. His parents were Joseph and Jane Heath. He was reared amid the scenes of pioneer life, in Ross County, until about fifteen years of age, at which time with his parents he moved to Franklin County, where they located four years. Thence with them he came to Madison County. He, like his pioneer sire, has seen and endured many of the vicissitudes and trials of frontier life. In January, 1829, he was united in the bonds of matrimony with Miss Nancy Thomas, who was born October 16, 1810. She was a daughter of Joseph and Mary Thomas. With them, when a mere child, she came to Ohio. By this union there has been an issue of ten children, of whom seven are now living - Joseph, John, William, Emma, Elizabeth, Laura and Margaret. Shortly after his marriage with his estimable wife, he settled in Pleasant Township, in which township he at present resides. They are both members of the Christian Church, and honored alike by friends and relatives. Mr. Heath is the owner of 867 acres of good land, which he has acquired principally by his industry, perseverance and good management.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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