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Leland Maurice Eaton
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1833
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1914
Clinton County
Indiana, USA

Lebanon (IN) Reporter - Monday, 2 March 1914, Page 1: LELAND M. EATON DIES AT AGE OF 81. Well Known Boone County Citizen Expires at His Home in Clinton Twp. Leaves Nine Children. Three Children are Deceased - One Brother and One Sister Living - The Funeral Wednesday.

Leland M. Eaton 81 years and 13 days old, a native of Marion county where he was born February 17, 1833, died about 2 o'clock this morning at his residence in Clinton township. He had been bedrast since last Tuesday. His death was due to congested lung caused by organic heart trouble. Mr. Eaton was twice married, the first time in Hendricks county February 18, 1857 to the late Ruan ?? who died July 10, 1889; the second time to Lovina Voorhis, March 23, 1893. Nine children survive as follows: Mahala Morgan of North Vernon; Wiliam G. of Boone County; Flora Holloway of Greencastle; ?? V. of North Vernon; Lillian D. Ewing of Greencastle; Lola B. Storms of Plainfield; Ressa Tansell of Lebanon; Tyra B. Eaton, Brownsburg; May at home. Three children are deceased; Dora, Edna and Sadie. A brother, Robert Eaton , of this county and one sister, Sarah A. Stephenson, of Indianapolis are also living. Mr. Eaton was a member of a family of fourteen children, of which the two above mentioned are the only survivors. Mr. Eaton was a member of the Baptist church of Elizaville. He joined church at Bethel in Marion county when he was nineteeen years old and transferred his membership to the Elizaville church. He was widely known throughout the county and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. The funeral will be held at the Elizaville church at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. I. B. Morgan officiating. Interment in the Elizaville Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Eaton (1801 - 1882)
  Sarah Eaton (1802 - 1873)
 
 Spouses:
  Lovina Caldwell Eaton (1845 - 1923)
  Ruann Eaton Eaton (1839 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  William Greenup Eaton (1860 - 1944)*
  Erie V Eaton (1864 - 1937)*
  Dora Eaton (1868 - 1872)*
  Tyra B. Eaton (1877 - 1947)*
  Eunice Eaton (1880 - 1881)*
  Sadie Eaton (1883 - 1889)*
 
 Sibling:
  Leland Maurice Eaton (1833 - 1914)
  Robert Eaton (1848 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elizaville Cemetery
Elizaville
Boone County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: roots56
Originally Created by: Ralph Stark Heritage Cen...
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62045412
Leland Maurice Eaton
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