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Fourth and Fifth Generations

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There are two new generations for this family, thanks to Barbara Nault, Sharon Metts, and Jim Eaton. Special thanks to Leanne Morninglane for putting the generations all together. I've combined her information with the information that all of us have gathered through the years.
Note: To protect the living's privacy, I only include the first 6 generations here.

1.  Joseph Eaton, b. abt 1726, England. He married Elizabeth Boyd Beatty, abt 1746, in England. She was born in England, and died Unknown in County Fermanagh, Ireland. Joseph died County Fermanagh, Ireland.
       Children:
     ivElizabeth Eaton. She married Francis Wright.
     iiNancy Eaton, b. Abt. 1750, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland; d. Giles County, Virginia. She married James Stafford.
       iiiMargaret Eaton, b. Abt. 1762, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland; d. Unknown, Giles County, Virginia. She married Edward Stafford.
   2.iJoseph Eaton b. 1771; d. Bef. 1802, Montgomery County, Virginia..
     viDavid Eaton, b. 04-May-1776, Kilskery Parrish, County Fermanagh, Ireland. He married Catherine Crozier, in Ireland. David died 10-Jun-1869, Giles Co., Va.
     vJennie "Jane" Eaton, b. abt 1782; d. September 14; m. HUNTER; d. Unknown..

Second Generation

  Nancy2 Eaton (Joseph1) was born Abt. 1750 in County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland, and died in Giles County, Virginia. She married James Stafford Abt. 1768 in County Fermanagh, Ireland. He was born 1752 in Fermanagh County, Ulster, Ireland, and died February 1830 in Giles County, Virginia.
       Children:
     iGeorge Stafford, b. June 1769, Ireland; d. December 19, 1840, Clark County, Ohio; m. Catherine Fair, October 06, 1797, Montgomery County, Virginia; b. March 04, 1780; d. March 15, 1870.
      iiJoseph Stafford, b. June 06, 1772, Ireland; d. December 09, 1840, Miami County, Ohio; m. Mary Saylor; d. Unknown.
      iiiRalph Stafford, b. Abt. 1775, Ireland; d. March 07, 1839, Miami County, Ohio; m. Catherine Saylor, August 11, 1800, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      ivJames Stafford, b. March 17, 1778, Ireland; d. December 13, 1855, Miami County, Ohio; m. Sarah Hoge, December 19, 1803, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      vThomas Stafford, b. October 01, 1780, Ireland; d. November 20, 1862, Clark County, Ohio; m. Catherine Williams, March 21, 1805; d. Unknown.
      viNancy Ann Stafford, b. September 09, 1783, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland; d. February 07, 1853, Bland County, Virginia?; m. Daniel Hoge, March 25, 1808, Montgomery County, Virginia; b. 1785; d. 1857.
      viiMargaret Stafford, b. Abt. 1784, Ireland; d. December 13, 1857, Giles County, Virginia; m. (1) Michael Williams, 1805, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. (2) Isaiah Givens, December 28, 1811, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      viiiJane Stafford, b. May 20, 1784, Ireland; d. April 26, 1860, Giles County, Virginia; m. Frederick Williams, February 08, 1807, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      ixCatharine Stafford, b. June 06, 1787, Ireland; d. December 06, 1867, Miami County, Ohio; m. William Mitchell, February 06, 1808, Giles County, Virginia; b. April 17, 1785, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. October 01, 1870, Ohio.
      xEdward Stafford, b. April 1789, Virginia; d. June 21, 1868, Giles County, Virginia; m. Kissiah Mitchell, January 25, 1811, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      xiSusanah Stafford, b. Abt. 1790, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. Bef. 1868, Giles County, Virginia; m. Ralph E. Stafford, February 22, 1815, Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      xiiElizabeth Stafford, b. Aft. 1792; d. July 08, 1866, Giles County, Virginia; m. John E. Stafford, January 16, 1809, Montgomery County, Virginia; b. 1786; d. August 09, 1868, Giles County, Virginia.
  Margaret2 Eaton (Joseph1)was born Abt. 1762 in County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland, and died Unknown in Giles County, Virginia. She married Edward Stafford 1780 in County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland. He was born Abt. 1746 in Ireland, and died Unknown in Giles County, Virginia.
       Children:
      iNancy Stafford, d. Unknown; m. Hugh Johnson; d. Unknown.
      iiSusannah Stafford, d. Unknown; m. David Wright; d. Unknown.
      iiiCatherine Stafford, d. Unknown.
      ivLeltilia Stafford, d. Unknown; m. John Wright; d. Unknown.
      vElizabeth Stafford, d. Unknown; m. John Johnston, June 20, 1812, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      viJane Stafford, d. Unknown; m. William Stafford; d. Unknown.
      viiJohn E. Stafford, b. 1786; d. August 09, 1868, Giles County, Virginia; m. Elizabeth Stafford, January 16, 1809, Montgomery County, Virginia; b. Aft. 1792; d. July 08, 1866, Giles County, Virginia.
      viiiRalph Stafford, b. July 03, 1792, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. October 1869, Giles County, Virginia; m. Susan Stafford, February 22, 1815, Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      ixJames Stafford, b. Abt. 1797; d. Unknown; m. Vicie Cecil; d. Unknown.
      xMargaret Stafford, b. Abt. 1803, Virginia; d. September 30, 1883, LaPorte County, Indiana.
2.  Joseph2 Eaton (Joseph1), b. 1771, Ireland. He married Catherine ?, in Ireland. This family came to America around 1798 when John was around 6 years old. They settled in Giles Co., Virginia.
       Children:
     iiCharles G. Eaton, b. abt 1789, Virginia. He married Margaret Stafford, 13-Nov-1825, in Giles Co.,Va. Charles died 19-Dec-1864(1), LaPorte Co.,In. Margaret: She's the daughter of Edward & Margaret (Eaton) Stafford
   3.iJohn Eaton b. abt 1792, Ireland; d. January 27, 1870, LaPorte County, Indiana.
     iiiGeorge Eaton, b. Ireland. He married Anne Jane Wright, b. 28-Jun-1828, Montgomery Co.,Va. Anne: moved to Porter Co.,In.
     ivCatherine Eaton.
     vJane Eaton, b. 14-Jul-1798-7. She married David Stafford. Jane died d. May 07, 1883, Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia.
  David2 Eaton (Joseph1) was born May 04, 1776 in Kilskery Parrish, County Fermanagh Ireland, and died June 10, 1869 in Giles County, Virginia. He married Catherine Crozier March 18, 1800 in Kilskeery Parish, County Tyrone, Ireland. She was born 1783 in Ireland, and died 1834.

Notes for David Eaton from Leanne Morninglane:
Taken from David Eaton's Bible brought to America from Ireland:

"Monday the first day of May 1802, David Eaton and his family left out of the county Fermanagh, Parish of Kilskeny, bound for America.

Landed in Philadelphia July first, 1802; made out to Sherman's Valley, Cumberland County, State of Pennsylvania; remained there until the month of September, 1806; started from there to the State of Virginia, Walkers Creek, Giles County, by all in the good thanks to the giver of the mercies."

       Children:
      iJoseph Eaton, b. January 1801, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      iiCrozier Eaton, b. March 17, 1802, Giles County, Virginia; d. March 1858; m. Kiziah Cecil, March 18, 1822, Montgomery County, Virginia; d. January 01, 1869.
      iiiJohn Eaton, b. March 31, 1804, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Elizabeth Hoge, January 26, 1829, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      ivRichard Eaton, b. December 29, 1805, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Juliet Brooks; b. 1815; d. 1906.
      vEdward Eaton, b. October 07, 1807, Giles County, Virginia; d. August 24, 1888; m. Keziah Stafford, December 26, 1836, Giles County, Virginia; b. January 15, 1819; d. October 07, 1893.
      viElizabeth Eaton, b. November 11, 1809, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Frederick Williams; d. Unknown.
      viiMargaret Eaton, b. October 04, 1811, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Lorenzo David Kirk, May 20, 1830, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      viiiNancy Eaton, b. August 07, 1813, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Samuel Scott; d. Unknown.
      ixJane Eaton, b. August 04, 1815, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. John Scott; d. Unknown.
      xSusan Eaton, b. July 04, 1818, Giles County, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Quinn Harmon, February 08, 1844, Giles County, Virginia; b. October 22, 1818; d. Unknown.
      xiDavid Eaton, b. September 01, 1820, Giles County, Virginia; d. April 25, 1860, Giles County, Virginia.
      xiiJames Eaton, b. July 08, 1828, Giles County, Virginia; d. January 19, 1874; m. Alice Johnston, January 08, 1861; b. 1828; d. 1922.

Third Generation


  Margaret3 Stafford (Margaret2 Eaton, Joseph1) was born Abt. 1803 in Virginia, and died September 30, 1883 in LaPorte County, Indiana. She married Charles G. Eaton November 12, 1821 in Giles County, Virginia, son of Joseph Eaton and Catherine. He was born Abt. 1789 in Virginia, and died December 19, 1861 in LaPorte County, Indiana.
       Children:
      iJoseph Edward Eaton, b. Abt. 1826; d. June 16, 1854, LaPorte County, Indiana.
      iiJane L. Eaton, b. Abt. 1828, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. Isaac Leming, May 05, 1853, LaPorte County, Indiana; d. Unknown.
      iiiJohn M. Eaton, b. Abt. 1832; d. April 09, 1864, LaPorte County.
      ivLouisa Ann Eaton, b. Abt. 1834, Virginia; d. Unknown.
      vEllen Eaton, b. Abt. 1837, Indiana; d. Unknown.
      viEmeline E. Eaton, b. Abt. 1839, Indiana; d. Unknown; m. John Tuloy, September 25, 1866, LaPorte County, Indiana; d. Unknown.
      viiMartha A. Eaton, b. Abt. 1841; d. January 05, 1857, LaPorte County.
  Charles3 G. Eaton (Joseph2, Joseph1) was born Abt. 1789 in Virginia, and died December 19, 1861 in LaPorte County, Indiana. He married Margaret Stafford November 12, 1821 in Giles County, Virginia, daughter of Edward Stafford and Margaret Eaton. She was born Abt. 1803 in Virginia, and died September 30, 1883 in LaPorte County, Indiana.
Children are listed above under Margaret3 Stafford.
John Eaton
John Eaton
Susanna Linsey Eaton
Susanna Lindsey Eaton
3.  John3 Eaton (Joseph2, Joseph1), b. abt 1792, County Cork, Ireland. He married Susanna (Linsey) Lindsey, 03-Oct-1816, in Giles County, Virginia, b. 01(06)-May-1798, Emerald Isle, Ireland, (daughter of Thomas Lindsey and Catherine Lindsey) d. 06-Sep-1880, Clinton Twp.,LaPorte Co.,In. John died 25-Jan-1864 (?27-Jan-1870), Indiana?, buried: Miriam Benedict cemetery near Westville,LaPorte Co., Indiana.
Note from Maud Eaton genealogy: John and his brother came to America together. His brother settled somewhere in the south. After John moved to Indiana they never got in touch with one another so we don't know the relatives who descended from this brother. Both John and Susanna came to America from Ireland in the 1800's.
Note from Barb Nault: 3. John born in 1792 in Ireland, married Susanna Lindsay in 1816, in Giles Co. Virginia. In 1834 he came to Clinton Twp. Laporte co., Indiana with his wife and 8 children. His last four children where born in Indiana. Susanna: The Eatons went to LaPorte Co., Ind (Clinton Township) in 1838.
       Children:
     iJoseph Eaton, b. 14-Apr-1818, Giles County, Virginia, d. 09-Oct-1854.
     iiThomas Lewis Eaton, b. 15-Dec-1819, Giles County, Virginia, d. 12-Dec-1822.(From Leanne: d. November 15, 1891, Clinton Township, LaPorte, Indiana)
     iiiWilliam Eaton, b. 12-Jan-1822, Giles County, Virginia. He married Mary Morrison, 23-Apr-1857, d. ??. William died 1905, Indiana.
     ivNancy Brown Eaton, b. 08-Feb-1824, Giles County, Virginia. She married Henry N. Cathcart, 04-Jan-1844, d. ??. Nancy d. August 19, 1891, LaPorte County, Indiana.
     vCharles G. Eaton, b. 02-Jan-1826, Giles County, Virginia, d. February 23, 1881, LaPorte County, Indiana.
     viCatherine Jane Eaton, b. 16-Jun-1828(30), Giles County, Virginia, d. 28-Jan-1897, Westville, LaPorte, Indiana; m. Addison Koontz, July 27, 1847, LaPorte County; d. Unknown.
     viiSamuel Lindsey Eaton, b. 17-Feb-1831, Giles County, Virginia. He married Maria Koontz, d. ??. Samuel died April 12, 1912, LaPorte County, Indiana.
     viiiMargaret Ellen Eaton, b. 18-Aug-1832, Giles County, Virginia, d. 22-Nov-1884, Westville, LaPorte, Indiana; m. Jacob Koontz, March 23, 1856, LaPorte County, Indiana; d. August 27, 1898.
     ixJohn George Eaton, b. 09-Nov-1834 (?20-Nov-1835), Wanatah, LaPorte Co., Indiana, d. 27-Jan-1870 (?29-Jan-1864).
     xSusannah Sarah Eaton, b. 06-May-1837, Wanatah (or Haskell Station), LaPorte Co., Indiana, d. April 02, 1919, Kansas City, Missouri; m. Benjamin Franklin Bason, February 13, 1856, LaPorte County, Indiana; d. Unknown.
   4.xiJames Alexander Eaton b. 10-Dec-1839.
     xiiAmanda Elizabeth Eaton, b. 03-Oct-1842, Wanatah, LaPorte Co., Indiana, d. January 29, 1908, LaPorte County, Indiana.
  Jane3 Eaton (Joseph2, Joseph1) was born July 14, 1798, and died May 07, 1883 in Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia. She married David Stafford January 20, 1823 in Giles County, Virginia. He was born October 20, 1800 in Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia, and died October 10, 1846 in Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia.
       Children:
      iSophronia Stafford
      iiNancy Ellen Stafford
      iiiPaulina Stafford
      ivMary Ellen Stafford, d. In infancy.
      vGeorge L. Stafford
      viJoseph Eaton Stafford
      viiCatherine Stafford, b. November 07, 1823, Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia; d. August 22, 1908, Triggs/Staffordsville, Giles, Virginia.
  Joseph3 Eaton (David2, Joseph1) was born January 1801 in Giles County, Virginia, and died Unknown. He married Rhoda Wilburn November 30, 1819 in Giles County, Virginia. She was born 1799, and died June 06, 1883.
       Children:
      iRufus Eaton
      iiRhoda Eliza Eaton
  David3 Eaton (David2, Joseph1) was born September 01, 1820 in Giles County, Virginia, and died April 25, 1860 in Giles County, Virginia. He married Julia Stafford January 28, 1839 in Giles County, Virginia. She was born 1818, and died April 14, 1871.
       Children:
      iJoseph C. Eaton
      iiDruscilla Eaton
      iiiErastur Eaton
      ivJerushia Eaton
Fourth and Fifth Generations





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