Rev George Eaton

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Rev George Eaton

  • Birth Aug 1686 Wales
  • Death 1 Jul 1764 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Unknown and not found
  • Memorial ID 8892267

Pastor of Lower Dublin Baptist Church. Church & cemetery are located at 8800-8871 Krewstown Rd, zip 19115
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Transcribed by Tree LeafExcerpt from the book "Early Baptists of Philadelphia," by Rev. David Spencer, 1877.
In the Library of Congress, and available on archive.org.
"After the departure of P P Vanhorn to Pemberton, the minutes of the Pennypack church, under date of March (nth), 1762, contain the following:
Concluded to call Bro. George Eaton to supply us ye remainder of ye time, excepting ye 3rd Sabbath in every month, at which time he is under promise to preach at a place called the Ridge, near Germantown.
The place referred to as "the Ridge," is Roxborough.
Mr. Eaton did not live to labor long after this, as the inscription on the plain, blue marble headstone, which marks his last resting place, in the graveyard at Pennypack, will inform us. It is as follows:
In Memory of
the Rev. George Eaton,
who departed this life July
1st, 1764, aged 77 years
11 months.
Who did delight his talents to improve.
And speak ye glorys of Redeeming love.
Mr. Eaton was born in Wales, and was brought to this country in 1686 by his parents when but a little babe. He was the brother of Rev. Joseph Eaton, whose son, Isaac, founded the Latin school, at Hopewell, New Jersey."


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  • Created by: Ray Rauanheimo
  • Added: 9 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8892267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev George Eaton (Aug 1686–1 Jul 1764), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8892267, citing Old Pennepack Baptist Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Ray Rauanheimo (contributor 46491797) .