The Heyward genealogy database has been significantly expanded in the last six months. The database now contains 6,300 individuals, including Heyward descendants and their spouses.
The Heyward genealogy database now includes 2,354 individuals. Most of the 400 individuals added in recent months are in the C-branch. That is to say, they are descendants of Nathaniel Heyward (b. 1766).
An intermediate goal of the database development is to bring all nine branches of the family to Generation 10, where Daniel Heyward (c. 1640 – 1684), the immigrant and progenitor, is defined as Generation 1. His children and their spouses make up Generation 2, his grand-children and their spouses make up Generation 3, etc. The nine branches of the Heyward family–labeled A through I–descend from the immigrant’s great-great grandchildren, in other words, from Generation 5.