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Sylvester Eakin
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1858
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1906
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA

Sylvester was the son of the Irwin Township farmer Robert Crawford Eakin and Nancy J. Pettigrew.

Sylvester married Rebecca Jane Thayer. No records have been found suggesting they had any children.

Rebecca was the daughter of John Nelson Thayer and Mary Ann Dilley. Her siblings were: Fred Leroy, Evelena "Lena", Ella Mae, Benjamin Franklin "Frank", John Henry, Ida Jeanette, Lottie Luella, Joseph Casterline and ? (Infant) Thayer.

After Sylvester's death in 1906 Rebecca married again on 16 Mar 1909 to Mr. Leonard Eldridge.

Leonard Eldridge - He was born in 1857 in New York state and died 13 Sep 1924 (most likely in Venango Co., PA.). At this time, Oct 2012, his burial location was still unknown.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Crawford Eakin (1833 - 1895)
  Nancy J Pettigrew Eakin (1836 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Jane Thayer Eldridge (1870 - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew E Eakin (1856 - 1870)*
  Sylvester Eakin (1858 - 1906)
  Harrison H Eakin (1860 - 1863)*
  Robert Clark Eakin (1862 - 1932)*
  Sherman Lafayette Eakin (1866 - 1939)**
  Elizabeth Jane Eakin (1868 - 1868)**
  Levi Eakin (1869 - 1941)**
  John Eakin (1870 - 1872)**
  Myrtle Matilda Eakin McFadden (1872 - 1938)**
  Bertha Bell Eakin Adams (1872 - 1948)**
  Louis W Eakin (1879 - 1879)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Sylvester Eakin Born June 7, 1858 Died July 25, 1906
 
Note: This inscription was found on the second side of Robert C. Eakin's (his father) headstone.
 
Burial:
Neilltown Cemetery
Neilltown
Forest County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Jack Gilchrist
Originally Created by: Ginger & Steve Bollinge...
Record added: Jun 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92557503
Sylvester Eakin
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 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
 
 
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