John Van Eaton

Male31 December 1817–5 March 1880

Brief Life History of John

When John Van Eaton was born on 31 December 1817, in Greene, Ohio, United States, his father, John B. Van Eaton, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Bigger, was 23. He married Rebecca C Young on 18 April 1848, in Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in York, York, Livingston, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 March 1880, in Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in York, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Van Eaton
Rebecca C Young
Marriage: 18 April 1848
Mary Emma VanEaton
Nellie VanEaton
about 1865–
Margaret Van Eaton
Amy VanEaton
Emma Van Eaton
Charles John VanEaton
Harriet Hattie VanEaton
Frances Van Eaton
Willie VanEaton
Hellen C Van Eaton
Rollen C. VanEaton

Sources (16)

  • John Van Eaton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Van Eaton - Government record: birth-name: John VanEtten VanEaton
  • John Vaneaton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1848Butler, Ohio, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 2

    The Town of York was formed in 1819 from parts of the towns of Leicester and Caledonia before the establishment of Livingston County.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 19

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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