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JOHN VAN EATON

                                 December 7, 1792 To  ?

Information gathered by Lynn Beedle on September 8, 1972:

John Van Eaton was born in 1792.  He married Lydia Lowry in 1820.  In 1826 they had a son, John Dick Van Eaton who left North Carolina and headed west, ending up in San Jose, California, after being a Deputy Sheriff in Placerville (then Hangtown), California.

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From:  www.mindspring.com/~ncgen/vaneaton001.txt

Husband: John VAN EATON -------------------------------------------------- Birth: About 1793 Place: Rowan/Davie Co. NC Death: Before 1870 Occupation: farmer Father: Samuel VAN EATON (-1846) -------------------------------------------------- Marriage: 12 Dec 1820 Place: Rowan Co. NC [bond date] -------------------------------------------------- Wife: Lydia LOWRY -------------------------------------------------- Birth: 9 Oct 1802 Place: Rowan Co. NC Death: 17 Mar 1855 Burial: Place: Olive Branch -------------------------------------------------- Children... -------------------------------------------------- 1. F Child: Rebecca VAN EATON Birth: About 1821 Place: Rowan/Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 2. M Child: Franklin VAN EATON Birth: About 1824 Place: Rowan Co. NC Spouse: Mariah PHILLIPS Marriage: 26 Oct 1871 Place: Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 3. M Child: John D. VAN EATON Birth: About 1826 Place: Rowan Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 4. F Child: Margaret J. VAN EATON Birth: About 1829 Place: Rowan Co. NC Spouse: Thomas MASON Marriage: 20 Oct 1858 Place: Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 5. M Child: Samuel VAN EATON Birth: About 1833 Place: Rowan/Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 6. M Child: James VAN EATON Birth: About 1835 Place: Rowan/Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 7. M Child: Nathan VAN EATON Birth: About 1838 Place: Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 8. M Child: Thomas M. VAN EATON Birth: 4 Sep 1839 Place: Davie Co. NC Death: 6 Sep 1857 Burial: Place: Olive Branch -------------------------------------------------- 9. F Child: Nancy VAN EATON Birth: About 1842 Place: Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- 10. M Child: Barton VAN EATON Birth: About 1843 Place: Davie Co. NC -------------------------------------------------- Notes: I am assuming that he is the son John named in the will of Samuel Van Eaton, 1844. 1850 Davie Co. census, household 1 John Van Eaton 57, farmer Lydia 47 Franklin 26 John D. 24 Margaret J. 21 Rebecca 19 Samuel 17 James 15 Nathan 12 Thomas M. 10 Barton 7 Nancy 8 They have the following slaves in 1850: female age 11 mulatto male age 10 black male age 8 black male age 6 mulatto Are they also the parents of Paulina Van Eaton who married James Deadmon? 1860 Davie County census, transcript page 62, household 491; Farmington district John Van Eaton 68 James A. 25 Barton R. 18 Rebecca D. 29 Sam'l. V. 27 I don't see him in the 1870 Davie census. Last Modified: 8 Mar 2000