Thomas Jefferson Easton

1795–28 February 1869 (Age 74)
Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Easton was born in 1795, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States as the son of Thomas Easton. He married Catherine King in 1816, in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 28 February 1869, in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Easton
Catherine King
Marriage: 1816
Nancy Easton
Berryman Easton
Henderson Easton
William Easton
Oliver Hazard Easton
Mahala Easton
Thomas Easton
Jane Easton
Andrew Jackson Easton
George Washington Easton
Martha Easton

Spouse and Children

Jessamine, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1798: Warren, Kentucky, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 23

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are from Old English ēast ‘east’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; examples in Devon and the Isle of Wight get their names from the Old English phrase beēastan tūne ‘(place) to the east of the settlement’. Another in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfrīc (composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + rīc ‘power’) or Aðelrīc (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + rīc ‘power’). One in Essex is from Old English ēg ‘island’+ stān(as) ‘stone(s)’. Finally Easton Neston in Northamptonshire gets its name from Old English Ēadstānestūn ‘settlement of Ēadstān’, a personal name composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’ + stān ‘stone’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Easton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Easton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Eastin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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