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John Eaton, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hatton, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Eaton, Vicar of Great Budworth and Elizabeth Eaton (Shepard)
Husband of Ann Eaton and Phebe Eaton
Father of Mary Eaton; Jonas Eaton, Sr.; John Eaton, of Salisbury; Ann Browne (Eaton); Joyce Higgenson and 13 others
Brother of Richard Eaton; Theophilus Eaton, Esq., First Governor of New Haven Colony; Rebecca Eaton; Samuel Eaton; Thomas Eaton and 5 others

Occupation: Cooper, Farmer
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About John Eaton, Sr.

John Eaton, Sen., of Salisbury & Haverhill "cooper." Moved to Haverhill in 1646.

He was christened on 28 September 1600 at Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England. He and Ann Crossman obtained a marriage license on 26 December 1621 at Great Paull's Wharf, London, Middlesex, England. John Eaton died on 29 October 1668 at Haverhill, Essex, MA, at age 68.

John Eaton is son by 1st wife (name unknown).

Family 1 Child

  • Jonas Eaton+ b. 1619, d. 1 Nov 1682

Family 2

  • Ann Crossman b. c 1599, d. 5 Feb 1660

Children

"Planter" of Salisbury and Haverhill. He was a cooper in Salisbury. He rec'd land in 1640, 1643 and 1646. He moved to Haverhill in 1646. He became a selectman in 1648. He married first Ann, and second, Pheobe Dow, widow of Thomas Dow. Stephen Dow administered his estate.

JOHN AND ANNE EATON settled in Salisbury, Mass., prior to the winter of 1639, when his name first appears on the Proprietor’s Books. There were several grants of real estate made by the “Freeman of Salisbury unto John Eaton1 from 1640-46.” On one of these “containing pr estimation six acres lying upon ye great neck” it is supposed that he lived. The homestead has never passed out of the Eaton Family, and is now known as “Brookside Farm.” In the year 1646 he moved to Haverhill, Mass., where the last twenty-two years of his life were spent. His first wife Anne, died in 1660, and he married Phoebe Dow, Widow of Thomas Dow of Newbury, the following year. He died in Haverhill, Oct. 29th, 1668, aged seventy-three years.

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John Eaton, Sr.'s Timeline

1572
1572
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1572
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1572
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1590
September 28, 1590
Hatton, Warwickshire, England
December 26, 1590
Hatton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
1600
September 28, 1600
Age 10
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
September 28, 1600
Age 10
Stratford, Warws, , England Or Stratford-Upon-, Avon, Warwckshire, England
September 28, 1600
Age 10
Coventry, Warwick, England
September 28, 1600
Age 10
Stratford, War, Eng
September 28, 1600
Age 10
Stratford, Warws, , England Or Stratford-Upon-, Avon, Warwckshire, England