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In memory of John Eaton, my Paternal 9th Great-Grandfather on the LEONARD branch.


  • Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. 1, by Frederick Virkus, p. 74. [Link]
  • Dow, Ball, Eaton and allied families : a genealogical study with biographical notes, by American Historical Co., 1951. [Link]
  • History Genealogical and Biographical of the Eaton Families, p. 282-283, by Nellie Molyneux, 1911.
  • Annals of Warren, State of Maine, by Cyrus Eaton. 1851. [Link]
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John Eaton

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1645 Oct 10

Reading, Massachusetts


1674 Nov 26




1691 May 24



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John lived on Cowdrey's Hill in Reading, Massachusetts. He and Dorcas, his wife, had eleven children. According to History Genealogical and Biographical of the Eaton Families, p. 282, he married Dorcas Green on Nov. 26, 1674. Additional research is needed to confirm whether her name was Green or Pearson. The source states that after he died, Dorcas married ___ Bryant.


John Eaton & Dorcas Pearson were the parents of my ancestor,

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