When Eaves was born in 1663, her father, William Jonathan Eaves, was 23 and her mother, Flora Elizabeth Graves, was 25. She married Thomas Harris about 1680.
topographic name or habitational name from Middle English atte evese (Old English efes ‘edge’), for someone who lived ‘at the edge’ (i.e. at the border or edge of a wood or hill) or at a place so named, particularly Eaves, in Chorley (Lancashire). Compare Reeves .
variant of Eve , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
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