John Van Eaton

31 December 1817–5 March 1880 (Age 62)
Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life 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 9 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, York, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Van Eaton
1817–1880
Rebecca C Young
1821–1900
Marriage: 18 April 1848
Mary Emma VanEaton
1849–1851
Nellie VanEaton
1865–
Margaret Van Eaton
1851–1852
Amy VanEaton
1853–1930
Emma Van Eaton
1853–
Charles John VanEaton
1855–1940
Harriet Hattie VanEaton
1857–1899
Frances VanEaton
1859–1932
Fannie Van Eaton
1860–
Willie VanEaton
1862–1862
Hellen C Van Eaton
1864–
Rollen C. VanEaton
1869–1888

Spouse and Children

    Male1817–1880Male

    Rebecca C Young

    Female1821–1900Female

MARRIAGE
18 April 1848
Butler, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    Mary Emma VanEaton

    Female1849–1851Female

    Margaret Van Eaton

    Female1851–1852Female

    Amy VanEaton

    Female1853–1930Female

    Emma Van Eaton

    Female1853–Female

    Charles John VanEaton

    Male1855–1940Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

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. 
1819

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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Van Eaton, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • J Van Eaton, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • John Van Eaton, "New York State Census, 1855"

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