Christopher "Ideote" Eaton

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Christopher "Ideote" Eaton

Birthdate: (22)
Birthplace: Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony, (Present USA)
Death: circa 1651 (18-26)
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth Colony), Plymouth Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Eaton, "Mayflower" Passenger and Christian Billington
Brother of Rachel Ramsden; Benjamin Edson Eaton; unk. died young Eaton and Martha Eaton
Half brother of Elizabeth Patey; Desire Bonney; Joseph Billington; Elinor Warren, Warren; Mary Sabin and 10 others

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About Christopher "Ideote" Eaton

Francis, father of:

His children were

Samuel, a child of Francis and 1st Sarah;



a child (idiot) unm. who died after 1651 by 3rd wife Christian Penn.

'With regards to this individual, from Caleb Johnson's Mayflower History:

Francis then married, about 1626, to Christiana Penn, and they had three children together:



and a child that was called "an ideote" that was still living in 1651, but whose name has not survived.

Francis Eaton himself died in 1633, apparently suffering the same fate as his siblings in childhood, dying of a disease that spread through Plymouth that autumn.

(Note: Bradford, and Christopher are not listed as children of Francis Eaton. Samuel is, but not by his last wife,Christiana.)

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Christopher "Ideote" Eaton's Timeline

Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony, (Present USA)
Age 22
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth Colony), Plymouth Colony, (Present USA)