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James Eaton

James Eaton

Male 1843 - 1915  (71 years)

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  • Name James Eaton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 7 Aug 1843  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Feb 1915 
    Person ID I2540  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Simeon Kneeland Eaton,   b. Abt 1820, Charleston, N.Y. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1871, Blomfield, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Tamar Towne,   b. 11 Nov 1799, Westford, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Bohanon,   b. 20 Jul 1844, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1935  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1863  New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Madge Eaton,   b. Abt 1871, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1891  (Age ~ 20 years)  [natural]
     2. Cora T. Eaton,   b. Abt 1869, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Carrie Josephine Eaton,   b. 22 Nov 1872, New york Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1925  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     4. Fred Eaton  [natural]
     5. Benjamin Eaton  [natural]
     6. Sarah Eaton  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James A. Eaton - August 7, 1842 - February 16, 1915. Plot A-93. Military Service: Veteran of the Civil War; Enlisted September 1, 1862; Mustered in September 22, 1862 in Company C, 147th Regiment Infantry New York Volunteers; Mustered out June 7, 1865 with Company near Washington, D. C., with rank of Wagoneer. Son of Simeon and Tamar Towne Eaton. Husband of Sarah Ann Bohannon Eaton. Married September 13, 1862.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, February 17, 1915 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - James Eaton Dead - Expires on Porch of His Home - The community was greatly shocked, yesterday afternoon, when it was known that James Eaton had died on the porch of his home on Bridge street. Mr. Eaton arose about five o'clock and went out to shovel some snow away from the walk and when Mrs. Eaton went to call him to breakfast she was shocked to find him on the steps unconscious. She summoned help and Mr. Eaton was taken into the house but life was extinct. James Eaton was born in Oneida County seventy-two years ago the 7th of last August. He married Sarah Bohanan, of this town, fifty-two years ago last October. He enlisted in the 147th Regiment and served in the Civil War nearly three years. He has lived all his married life in this village except two years he lived in Oswego. Last Christmas Mr. and Mrs. Eaton were in Yonkers where the family held a reunion at the home of their daughter, Mrs. William C. Miller. Besides Mr. and Mrs. Eaton, Mr. and Mrs. Miller, there were the other children, Miss Carrie J. Eaton, of New York, and Mr. and Mrs. H. Avery Eaton, of Worcester, Massachusetts. Besides the wife and three children, Mr. Eaton is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Julia Stewart, of Syracuse; Mrs. Lucynda Hinman, of South Dakota; Mrs. F. H. Cross, of Rochester. The funeral will be held at the home Friday at two o'clock.

      February 16, 1915 - James Eaton, age 72 years, 6 months, 9 days. Date of birth August 7, 1842, born in Utica, New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, box maker. Name of father, Simeon Eaton, born in unknown. Name of mother, Iowa Towne, born in unknown. Informant, Sarah a. Eaton, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, aortic stenosis, contributed by rheumatism. Signed by F. E. MacCullum, M.D., February 17, 1915, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski, New York, February 19, 1915. Undertaker, Enos & Morton, Pulaski, New York.

  • Sources 
    1. [S260] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: M432_578; Page: 265B; Image: 293.

    2. [S246] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: 1144; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0142; FHL microfilm: 1241144.

    3. [S257] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: M593_1074; Page: 406A; Image: 114; Family History Library Film: 552573.

    4. [S245] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Pulaski, Oswego, New York.

    5. [S57] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Tree.