John Eves and Dorothy--are they parents of Dorothy (Eves) Hewlings and Thomas Eves (immigrants?)

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There is a disagreement on the parents of Dorothy (Eves) Hewlings (Eves-250) and her brother Thomas Eves, early immigrants to New Jersey.  I think that they are two of the children of John Eves ( https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Eves-250 ) and wife Dorothy of Northamptonshire. A primary source shows John and Dorothy's daughter Dorothy was born in 1661, and another primary source shows her marriage in 1680 in New Jersey.  Their son Thomas was apparently born about 1651 or 1652, before the records in that parish begin (1653).  

The problem is that another researcher says that this Dorothy Eves born in 1661 (Eves-249) was not the one who was married in 1680, and that she and Thomas are the children of an older Thomas Eves whose existence is based on secondary sources.  In particular, the other researcher has attached a page to Dorothy's profile (Eves-249) from a Haines genealogy book (secondary source) with a printed transcription of Quaker marriages including Dorothy's marriage to William Hewlings, which states she was a "daughter of Thomas Eves".  But when I checked the actual marriage records (primary sources) of both the 1st and 2nd intentions, there is no mention about who her father was. Another secondary source (Stokes genealogy) also claims she was daughter of a Thomas Eves.  Unless there is a third 1680 marriage record for Dorothy, I don't not trust either the Haines or Stokes genealogies on this point, and that she is instead daughter of John Eves (Eves-250) who has several primary sources (birth records) showing that he did exist and had a daughter Dorothy born 1661.
WikiTree profile: John Eves
asked in Genealogy Help by Kenneth Kinman G2G6 Mach 4 (40.5k points)

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I have found more evidence indicating that his son Thomas Eves (Eves-252) was from Flower/Flore, Northamptonshire.  For more details, see that profile ( https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Eves-252 ):

Land records show his fellow immigrant to Burlington Co., New Jersey (Thomas Olive) was from Wellingbourne, Northamptonshire (and it, like Flower/Flore is near the town of Northampton). 

Besides that geographical clue, his children's names also provide a clue. Thomas named three sons John, Daniel, and Samuel, in exactly the same birth order as his brothers (also John, Daniel, and Samuel) born at Flower/Flore, Northamptonshire. 

There is no evidence that Thomas Eves came from Evesham, Worcestershire. The family tradition that Evesham Township, New Jersey, was named after that town or after Thomas himself is incorrect. When it was founded in 1688, it was named Eversham (with an "r") Township, and only later was the "r" dropped. 

answered by Kenneth Kinman G2G6 Mach 4 (40.5k points)
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English Origins of New England Families, Second Series, Vol. I, page 784, says: "This family was founded by one Thomas Eves and his sister Dorothy who apparently came with him and married William Heulings above.  Thomas and Dorothy were apparently the children of John and Dorothy Eves of Flower, Northamptonshire...."
answered by Kenneth Kinman G2G6 Mach 4 (40.5k points)

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