Lester H. Yeaton

27 April 1887–27 October 1945 (Age 58)
Abington, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lester H.

When Lester H. Yeaton was born on 27 April 1887, in Abington, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, George Nathaniel Yeaton, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth A Bryant, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Adelaid Hoadley. He lived in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Perry Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 27 October 1945, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Middletown, County Mayo, Ireland.

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Lester H. Yeaton
Adelaid Hoadley
George H Yeaton
Horace Everett Yeaton

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    George H Yeaton


    Horace Everett Yeaton


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    George Nathaniel Yeaton





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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 8

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from Yeaton in Shropshire, named with Old English ēa ‘river’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, or possibly from any of the numerous places called Eaton ( see Eaton ). The surname, however, does not appear in current English records.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester H Yeaton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Yeaton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester H Yeaton in household of Geo N Yeaton, "United States Census, 1900"

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