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 Margaret <I>Eakin</I> Brashear

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Margaret Eakin Brashear

  • Birth 18 Aug 1762 Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 May 1855 Perry County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Cornettsville, Perry County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 105450992

Married 25 Feb 1786



Find A Grave contributor AkensKinfolk...

Margaret Eakin was the daughter of Andrew Eakin and Lettie Mahan. They were married in Dec 1761 in Silvers Spring Presbyterian Church, PA. (Citation and DNA match) Margaret was born 9 mos later in Aug 1762. Her younger brother was James Eakin of Scott Co VA. He married Athelia Bledsoe d/o Abraham Bledsoe. James and Margaret arrived in Holston Settlement before 1779 during the Rev War. Abraham Bledsoe was a Long Hunter and Militia Captain is same campaigns as Samuel Brashear.

Margaret's grandfather was James Eakin of Paxtang PA. The Eakin family were Indian traders on the Susquehanna in Pa. They arrived is American about 1743 from Ahoghill / Cullybackey Antrim Northern Ireland.



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  • Created by: Mo and Dave Gates
  • Added: 18 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105450992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Eakin Brashear (18 Aug 1762–5 May 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105450992, citing Cornett Cemetery, Cornettsville, Perry County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Mo and Dave Gates (contributor 46929143) .