Mary B Heath1

#23216, (circa 1815 - )
Father*William Heath1 (1794 - 1874)
Mother*Rachael Torbert2 (1790 - 1867)

Family 1

William Munns b. c 1813, d. 1846

Family 2

David Rusk Jr. b. 1806, d. 1875
Her married name was Munns.3 
Her married name was Rusk.4 
Birth*circa 1815She was born circa 1815 at OhioG.1 
1820She appeared on the census of 1820 in the household of William Heath and Rachael Torbert at St. Clair Twp., Butler Co., OhioG; (neis. Abram Heath, line 7; Abner Torbert, prev. sh., line 8.)5 
Marriage*29 August 1833She married William Munns on 29 August 1833 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG.3,6 
Marriage*25 January 1848She married David Rusk Jr., son of David Rusk and Margaret Vance, on 25 January 1848 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG.4,1 
2 November 1850She and David Rusk Jr. appeared on the census of 2 November 1850 at Wayne Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG.7 
12 June 1860She and David Rusk Jr. appeared on the census of 12 June 1860 at Waynetown P.O., Wayne Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG.8 


  1. [S2042] History of Montgomery County Indiana (Indianapolis, Indiana: W. Bowen & Co., 1911), p. 436. "An account of the early settlement given by E. H. Edwards states that the early settlers came in as follows: William Heath, 1823, was born in Maryland in 1794 and died 1874; was the father of Abram Heath and Mary Heath; Mary married David Rusk, son of David Rusk. David Rusk’s first wife was the mother of all of his children, was the daughter of Dennis Ball.... David Rusk came in 1825, or earlier. Dennis Ball came in 1826, and he was from Pennsylvania."
  2. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011/2017, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, death cert. of Abram Heath in 1902, q.v., online
  3. [S2043] Mabel V. Shanklin, compiler, Montgomery County, Indiana, Will and Marriage Records (Danville, Illinois: Heritage House, 1969), p. 8, citing the Montgomery County Marriage Record Book I, p. 122. Mary B Hiat [sic] and Wm Munns, marr. 29 Aug 1833.
  4. [S715] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online, David Rusk and Mary B Munns, marr. Montgomery Co. 25 Jan 1848. Hereinafter cited as Indiana State Library: Marriages through 1850.
  5. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. William L (26-44); F (26-44) [Rachael]; m (<5) [Abram]; 2 f (<5) [Mary B, Anna K].
  6. [S715] Indiana State Library: Marriages through 1850, online, William Munns and Mary B Hiat [sic], marr. Montgomery Co. 29 Aug 1833.
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. David (44), b. OH, farmer; Mary (35), b. OH.
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. David (53), b. OH, farmer, real estate value $7500, personal estate $2000; Mary (47), b. OH.