Jonas Eaton

18 May 1680–13 August 1727 (Age 47)
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jonas

Jonas Eaton was born on 18 May 1680, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America as the son of John Eaton and Dorcas. He married Mehitable Gould on 10 March 1705, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1670. His occupation is listed as carpenter and brick-layer in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He died on 13 August 1727, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 47, and was buried in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Eaton
1680–1727
Mehitable Gould
1685–1733
Marriage: 10 March 1705
Mehitable Eaton
1706–1777
Cornet Noah Eaton
1708–1791
Deacon John Eaton
1710–
Melatiah Vinton
1711–
Phebe Eaton
1712–
Jonas Eaton Jr
1714–
Joseph Eaton
1716–1785
Mary Eaton
1719–1759
Joshua Eaton
1721–1755
Samuel Benjamin Eaton Sr
1723–
Ebenezar Eaton
1727–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1705
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1645–1691Male

    Dorcas

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

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’.

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

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Biography Sketch

Information copied from Eaton Family Association Data. Jan 1960 issue. Pg.4 Jonas and Mehitable Gould Eaton settled in Framingham, Mass. He was a carpenter and brick-layer; owned the farm to the east …

Sources (3)

  • Jonas Eaton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jonas Eaton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jonas Eaton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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