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Thomas Eaton Jr. (1660 - 1697)

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Thomas Eaton Jr.
Born in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Husband of — married in Haverhill, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Indian attack, Haverhill, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Sep 2010
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Son of Thomas and Eunice Eaton. Thomas was born prior to his parents marriage. [1]

Thomas Eaton; b. Mar 18, 1659/60; d. Mar 15, 1696/7; m. Hannah Webster; b. May 10, 1666; d. Aug 14, 1747. Hannah is the daughter of Stephen Webster (1637-1694) and Hannah Ayer (1644-1676). Stephen Webster is the son of John Webster (1604-1646), and Mary Shatswell (c1610-1694) who are progenitors of President Franklin Pierce

Follow the link for John and Mary (Shatswell) Webster through their son, John Webster and his wife Ann Batt, and through their daughter, Lucy Webster and her husband, John Merrill to their son, Abel Merrill and his wife, Sarah Bodwell.

Abel Merrilland Sarah Bodwell's daughter, Elizabeth Merrill married Benjamin Pierce, and were grandparents of Franklin Pierce 14th President of the United States.

Thomas and Hannah had 7 children:
1. Stephen Eaton b. Mar 21, 1684/5; d. Nov. 29, 1685.
2. Thomas Eaton b. 1686. m. Lydia Kimball b. Feb. 15, 1703/4.
3. Hannah Eaton; b. Sep 30, 1688; d. June 8, 1786 (aged 97) m. Caleb Allen; b. Mar 31, 1685; d. Sep 23, 1761, and had 2 known children.
4. Judith Eaton; b. Mar 5, 1690/1; d Sep 29, 1782 (aged 92) m. Joseph Haseltine; b. Oct. 1 1691; d. Apr 25, 1765, and had 6 known children.
5. Joseph Eaton; b. Feb 18, 1692/3; d. bef. Oct. 3, 1717.
6. Lydia Eaton; b. Oct 18, 1694; d. Oct 1783. m. Joseph Harriman; b. Jan 30, 1701/2; d. bef. July, 1781, and had 7 known children.
7. Nathaniel Eaton; b. Aug 14, 1696; d Jan 10, 1697/8.

Brief Biography
Thomas Eaton was born March 18, 1659/60 and died March 15, 1696/7. He was the son of Thomas Eaton and Eunice Singletary In the Eaton Genealogy as having been born in Haverhill, Essex County Massachusetts, which would indicate he was a member of the Nova Scotia Eatons.

Thomas' grandparents, John Eaton (1590-1668) and Anne Lawes' s (1602-1661/2) daughter, Elizabeth Eaton married, James Davis. Jr., and were the progenitors of President Gerald Ford, whose name was changed from Leslie Lynch King, Jr.


  1. Entered by Beth Babcock.

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  • Bradford, Phillips Verner. Pedigree of: Thomas Eaton1659/60-1696/7. Accessed 30 June 2014. Source URL: <>
  • Neux, Nellie Zada Rice Moly. History - Genealogical and Biographical - of the Eaton Families. Published by C. W. Bardeen, Syracuse NY. Thomas Eaton (1625/5-1708).


  • WikiTree profile Eaton-859 created through the import of MaryStamperMcKague2011-08-06_01.ged on Aug 7, 2011 by Masm x. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Masm and others.
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