Samuel Heaton

b. 5 February 1805, d. 22 March 1870

Father*John Heaton b. unknown, d. unknown
Mother*Mary Ilams b. unknown, d. unknown
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Written by one of Samuel and Elizabeth Heaton's children:
Mother and Pap came with his parents to Illinois from Pennsylvania about 1833. He having a fair education for those days, was a school teacher and practiced medicine and later as a county surveyor all over Greene, Morgan and Scott Counties, laying off a greater part of White Hall, Greenfield and Carrollton and Roadhouse. Father died East of Roadhouse in the spring of 1870. Mother passed away 10 years or in 1860 leaving eight children, 7 of whom are living - 3 brothers and 4 sisters. sallie was the second child being born in PA in 1830 but coming ti Illinos in babyhood, followed parents in different homes until they located East of Roadhouse, where I was married to MBC, moving to the old Chism home where we remained until his death which occured in the summer of 1887. With three children I plodded on the best we could, one child preceeding him to the better world a babe of 6 months. George, Car and Rosa grew to man and woman hood on the old homestead, we were educated at Riller Schoolhouse and married. Rosa B (as her Aunt Bettie wrote in the Bible) married OAM of Whitehall in April 18__. George married Ida Jackson East of roadhouse, March ___, Cary marrying Nettie L of the home in M---. Rosa is still in Whitehall. He is a fine artist and doing well on Main Street making for themselves a nice present and a future home, being good church and S.S. workers. Two children, the older a very nice boy of 18 now in High School and noted for his ambition and competency as an artist. Their babe is a bright girl of six. George has four children all but babe in good school in Whitehall where he seems to be a prominent merchant, his wife a very handsome and sweet young woman, caring for the home while he works at the store which he owes for the store building and about free from debt. They are members of the Baptist Church, attending curch and S.S. Cary is living on his farm of ___ acres SW of Carlinville, hemarried Nettie Loper, oldest daighter of Gideon Loper, a prominent farmer near by. they have 4 children, 3 sons and a daughter. The oldest Frank 12, the youngest ___. They are members of the Christian Church. Mother (Elizabeth) was married to samuel Heaton in Washington County. Her maiden name was Deems, we know little of our ancestery, expecting they were from Germany. She came, as stated, with her husband and his people to Ill. when quite young, with three little children. Torn from her dear parents, 7 brothers and sisters, never to meet them again, as travel at that time was principally in wagons and near a thousand mile could not. 
Birth*He was born on 5 February 1805 at PA. 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Deems, daughter of George C Deems and Elizabeth Fisher, on 17 May 1828 at Washington County, PA. 
Death*Samuel Heaton died on 22 March 1870 at Apple Creek, Green County, IL, at age 65. 


Elizabeth Deems b. 26 January 1803, d. 26 August 1860

Last Edited27 Mar 2009