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James Ewell Heath

(Born: July 8, 1792 - Died: June 28, 1862)

American editor and author. His parents were Sarah Ewell and John Heath. He married Elizabeth Ann Macon after 1813, but before 1821. They had three children (William S. Heath, born Sept. 6, 1821 and deid May 17, 1836; Richard Moore Heath, born in 1823 and died on November 9, 1856; and Ellen Maria Heath, born September 29, 1837 and died April 24, 1860).

James Ewell Heath

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts)
  • Notice from "Autography"
    • "Jas. E. Heath" ("A Chapter on Autography" - part II) — December 1841 — Graham's Magazine


  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Minor, Benjamin Blake, The Southern Literary Messenger, 1834-1864, New York: Neale Publishing Co., 1905.
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.

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