Esther Adeline Eaton

13 December 1810–October 1896 (Age 85)
Cincinnatus, Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of Esther Adeline

When Esther Adeline Eaton was born on 13 December 1810, in Cincinnatus, Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York, United States, her father, Araunah Eaton, was 26 and her mother, Candance Esther Raymond, was 25. She married John Austin Patterson in 1830. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in October 1896, in Oskaloosa, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Los Alamos, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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John Austin Patterson
Esther Adeline Eaton
Marriage: 1830
Austin Eaton Patterson
Eliza Patterson
Edward Patterson
Irene Patterson
George Aruna Patterson
Charles D. Patterson

Spouse and Children

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    Austin Eaton Patterson


    Eliza Patterson


    Edward Patterson


    Irene Patterson


    George Aruna Patterson


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 17

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

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

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English ēa ‘river’ or ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Esther A Eaton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Esther A. Eaton, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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