Dedima Abigail Eaton

4 May 1863–10 February 1948 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Dedima Abigail

When Dedima Abigail Eaton was born on 4 May 1863, in Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas E. Eaton, was 45 and her mother, Martina Chesser, was 39. She married David Monroe Buchanan on 18 October 1883, in Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sumner, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Boise, Idaho, United States in 1945. She died on 10 February 1948, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Monroe Buchanan
Dedima Abigail Eaton
Marriage: 18 October 1883
Jesse Monroe Buchanan

Spouse and Children

18 October 1883
Blaine, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas E. Eaton


    Martina Chesser




    Elizabeth Eaton


    Serilda Martina Eaton


    William Anderson Eaton


    Della Martina Eaton


    Jesse Eaton


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Diadania A Eaton in household of Thomas Eaton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Didemma Mccabe in household of Owen Mccabe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Didema Mccabe in household of Olen Mccabe, "United States Census, 1930"

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