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Descendants of
John Wellington EATON
& Sarah Elizabeth WALKER


For more information on this line, please contact Dick Brenton directly. He also has BRENTON and some BOOMER/BULMER and WALKER info to share.

1. John Wellington1 EATON, 
born 24 Nov 1837 in River Pugwash, Cumb. Co; 
died 1897 in Springhill, Cumb. Co, . 

He married: 
(1) on 25 Dec 1867 in Centreville, Cumb. Co Sarah Elizabeth (WALKER)
Eaton 5 Aug 1851 in Centreville, Cumb. Co, ; died 1887
in Springhill, Cumb. Co daughter of Duncan Walker and Phoebe McCormick.  

(2) on 4 Jul 1891 in Glenville, Cumb. Co, Hannah Lee (BULMER) 
Eaton, born 21 Jul 1831 in Williamsdale, Cumb. Co ; died 1908, 
daughter of Nelson Horatio Bulmer and Mary Maxfield. 

Notes for John Wellington Eaton:
He is listed in the 1871,1881 and 1891 census of Cumb. Co. Marriage records of both his marriages are on file with PANS at Halifax. He and his family are listed in The Nova Scotia Eatons by Charles Earnest Eaton.

Notes for Sarah Elizabeth Walker:
Sarah Elizabeth Walker wife of John W. Eaton died from TB. She is listed in the 1871 census of Cumb. Co with her husband and first two children.

Notes for Hannah Lee Bulmer:
Her birth date is from a page in the family Bible. She is buried next to her first husband under the name of Hannah Eaton. She used the name Bulmer or Boomer on various times but the correct name is Bulmer. In the 1901 census of Cumb. Co. she gives her birth date as 21 July 1837. She is the widow of John W. Eaton and is employed as a housekeeper for one Richard Powers, a widower and his three children.

Children of John Wellington1 Eaton and Sarah Elizabeth Walker were as follows:

+    11   Phoebe Alice2 EATON born 21 Oct 1868 in Centreville, Cumb. Co.
She married John W. STOREY.
+    12   Helen May2 EATON born 29 Nov 1870 in Centreville, Cumb. Co.
She married Horatio Nelson BRENTON.
+    13   Harriet CORETTA2 EATON  born 15 Oct 1872 in Springhill, Cumb. Co. 
She married Edward Francis Joseph SMITH.
+    14   Graham Allan2 EATON born 18 Jun 1875 in Centreville, Cumb. Co.
He married Harriet B. (PATRIQUIN) Eaton.
+    15   Harley Everett2 EATON born 9 Jan 1880 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.
He married Marion E (MORTON) Eaton.
+    16   Herbert Harris2 EATON born 28 Sep 1882 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.
He married Esther (ADAMS) Eaton.
+    17   Frank Leighton2 EATON (SR) born 2 Mar 1885 in Springhill, Cumb.
Co. 

Generation 2

11. Phoebe Alice2 EATON (John Wellington1)
born 21 Oct 1868 in Centreville, Cumb. Co;  
died  in Worcester, Mass, USA. 
She married John W. STOREY born 1871/72; died 22 May 1933 in Worcester. 

Notes for John W. Storey:
He is listed in the Worcester City Directory in 1910 and 1911 as Foreman for the Walker Ice Co. He lived at 105 Lake Avenue Worcester. Death date from 1934 Worcester City Directory.

Children of Phoebe Alice2 Eaton and John W. Storey were as follows:

+    111  Mabel Edna3 STOREY  born 6 Feb 1899 in Worcester, Worcester Co.,
Mass. She married Ralph FOSKETT.
     112  Arthur E.3 STOREY born in Worcester, Mass.; died in Westchester
Co.

Notes: Arthur Storey died from TB at Worcester MA. probably between 1920 and 1926. Information from Eaton Smith. The Worcester City Directory for 1924 list him as a clerk working at 342 Main and living with his father and brother at 171 Pilgrim.

     113  Dean E.3 STOREY born 8 Sep 1906 in Mass.; died Dec 1970 in 
Worcester, Mass. 

He married Clara V. (---) Storey. Birth, death and locality info from Social Security Records. Residence at time of death Zip 01520 Chaffin or Holden (Worcester Co.) Mass. 1933 Worcester City Directory lists him as Assistant Chief Clerk at the Mechanics Savings Bank 315 Main Street Worcester MA. He lived at 45 Chamberlin Parkway, Worcester with his wife.

12. Helen May2 EATON (John Wellington1)
born 29 Nov 1870 in Centreville, Cumb. Co.; died 13 Mar 1956 in Lacombe, 
Alberta. She married on 23 Jun 1892 in Springhill, Horatio Nelson BRENTON, 
born 19 Feb 1864 in Williamsdale, Cumb. Co.; died 22 Dec 1951 in Lacombe, 
AB, son of Thomas Brenton and Hannah Lee Bulmer. 

Notes for Helen May Eaton:
Helen May Eaton is listed in the 1871, 1881 and 1891 census of Nova Scotia for Cumb. Co. In 1891 census, she is living with her father in Springhill. In the 1900 census of Kootenay East, she is living at Moyie BC with husband four children and brother Graham Eaton.

Notes for Horatio Nelson Brenton:
Horatio Nelson Brenton is listed in the 1871 census living with his parents, in the 1881 census of Cumb. Co living with his parents, and in the same county in 1891 as head of the household and living with him are a brother Christopher sister Rosamond and his mother. He is a farmer. Other documents consulted are his marriage certificate from Cumb. Co and homestead papers for the Province of AB.

He came west in April 1899 to Moyie BC. Moyie Leader 29 Sept. 1900: The wife and family of H.N. Brenton arrived here last Sunday from Springhill Mrs Frank Nelson who arrived recently from the east died of fever and left a husband 4 little children. She came west with Mrs. Brenton. Moyie Leader 20 April 1901 H.N. Brenton, G.T. McGregor and William Dalles left for a trip to the Windermere country this week. Their return reported in the issue of 27 April 1901. Moyie Leader 22 April 1905 H.N. Brenton has disposed of his freight business to E.M. MacBeth. 22 April 1905 I wish to notify the public that I have sold my freighting outfit and business to E.M. MacBeth and to kindly thank them for their patronage. "H.N. Brenton"

Children of Helen May2 Eaton and Horatio Nelson Brenton were as follows:

+    121  Ethel May3 BRENTON born 29 Jan 1893 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.
She married Edward HOLTZ.
+    122  Alverna Lee3 BRENTON born 7 Mar 1895 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.
She married James MCWILLIAM.
+    123  Thomas Wellington3 BRENTON born 17 Jul 1897 in Springhill,
Cumb. Co.. He married Pearl Victoria (OLSON) Brenton.
+    124  Clayton Francis3 BRENTON born 29 Dec 1899 in Springhill, Cumb.
Co. He married Pearl Christina (HELGESON) Brenton.
     125  Alice Emma3 BRENTON  born 26 Apr 1902 in Moyie, BC; died Jul 1968
in Toronto, Ontario. She married  Nels DAHL, died in College Highs, AB.

Moyie Leader19 April 1902: Born to Mr.&Mrs. H.N. Brenton Thursday 17 April 1902 a daughter Alice Emma.

+    126  Hannah Elizabeth3 BRENTON born 24 Oct 1904 in Moyie, BC.
She married (1) George Franklin BURNHAM; married (2) Curvin D ARRAS.
+    127  Dezza Marie3 BRENTON born 4 Jan 1908 in Moyie, BC. She married
Oliver John HOEL.
+    128  Basil Douglas3 BRENTON born 1 Sep 1914 in Waddington, Alberta. He
married Mary Elizabeth (OSTERLOH) Brenton.
13. Harriet CORETTA2 EATON(John Wellington1)
born 15 Oct 1872 in Springhill, Cumb. Co ; died 1954 in Middletown, 
Connecticut, USA. She married in 1895 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA, 
Edward Francis Joseph SMITH born 2 Jul 1874 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA; 
died 6 Aug 1965 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. 

Children of Harriet CORETTA2 Eaton and Edward Francis Joseph Smith were as follows:

+    131  Herbert Francis3 SMITH born 8 Apr 1896 in Middletown, Connecticut,
USA. He married Gertrude (BYRNE) Smith.
     132  Marguerite3 SMITH born 1898 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA; died
1906 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. 
+    133  Eaton Edward3 SMITH born 13 Sep 1908 in Middletown, Connecticut,
USA. He married Gladys Katherine (LEONARD) Smith.
     134  Clinton Douglass Bannister3 SMITH born 26 Apr 1913 in Middletown,
Connecticut, USA. He married (1) Ruth Florence (DAVIDSON) Smith born 28
Mar 1913 in Battle Creek, Michigan; died 1985 in El Paso, USA. He married
(2) Lee R (CLARK) Smith. 

Notes: He served in the United States Air Force for 30 years and retired with the rank of Colonel. After retirement he became an Episcopalian minister and was serving his church in Socorro New Mexico in 1965. After retirement he moved to El Paso Texas where he lives in 1996.

14. Graham Allan2 EATON (John Wellington1)
born 18 Jun 1875 in Centreville, Cumb. Co.; died 8 Oct 1962 in Springhill,
Cumb. Co. NS. He married on 24 Nov 1908 in Springhill, Harriet B. (PATRIQUIN)
Eaton born 20 Dec 1882 in DeMoiselle Creek, New Brunswick; 
died 19 Jan 1973 in Halifax, NS. 

Notes for Graham Allan Eaton:
Lived at Moyie BC from 1900 to 1905, the rest of his life was spent at Springhill. Moyie Leader 22 April 1905: Wildey Lodge #44 IOOF initiates Graham Eaton. He is listed in the 1901 census of East Kootenay living in Moyie BC. in the household of his sister Helen and her husband Horatio Brenton and their four children. In 1911 he worked at the Drumheller coal mine. Springhill mines were shut down due to a strike. He retired at age 72 in 1947 and worked as caretaker at the Wesley United Church in Springhill.

Notes for Harriet B. Patriquin:
She was the daughter of George Patriquin and Edna Simpson.

Children of Graham Allan2 Eaton and Harriet B. Patriquin were as follows:

+    141  Sarah Elizabeth3 EATON born 15 Feb 1910 in Springhill, Cumb.
Co. NS. She married Frank Lauder TIBBETTS .
+    142  John Henry3 EATON born 4 Jun 1913 in Springhill, Cumb. Co. He 
married Victoria (BEASLY) Eaton.
+    143  Edna Eunice3 EATON  born 21 Nov 1914 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.
She married Borden John THOMAS.
15. Harley Everett2 EATON (John Wellington1)
born 9 Jan 1880 in Springhill, Cumb. Co. NS, ; died 7 Jul 1938 in Worcester, 
Mass. He married Marion E (MORTON) Eaton. 

Notes for Harley Everett Eaton:
Worcester City Directory 1911 list him as a Driver boarding at 105 Lake Avenue with his sister Alice Eaton Storey and husband John W. Worcester City Directory l933 and 1934 lists him as a Chauffeur at 122 Central and living with his wife at 105 Coburn Avenue. His death certificate gives his age at death as 58 years 2 days which would make his birth date 5 July instead of 9 January 1880.

Children of Harley Everett2 Eaton and Marion E Morton were as follows:

+    151  Everett Morton3 EATON born 17 Oct 1910 in Worcester, Mass. 
     152  Ralph Graham3 EATON born 16 Oct 1914 in Worcester, Mass; died Jul 
1974.

Notes: Death date taken from Social Security Death Records. Place of death is not known. Further Information from the Social Security records says a claim was filed at their office at Glassboro New Jersey in July 1974.

16. Herbert Harris2 EATON  (John Wellington1)
born 28 Sep 1882 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.; died 23 Mar 1964 in Rindge,
New Hampshire, USA. He married Esther (ADAMS) Eaton died 15 Jun 1979 in
Peterborough, NH, USA.

Children of Herbert Harris2 Eaton and Esther Adams were as follows:

     161  Robert Adams3 EATON born 28 Oct 1914; died 1942. 
17. Frank Leighton2 EATON (SR) (John Wellington1)
born 2 Mar 1885 in Springhill, Cumb. Co.; died 21 Sep 1959 in Worcester. 

Notes for Frank Leighton Eaton (SR):
Worcester City Directory for 1910 lists him as a clerk at 21 Bridge and living at 31 Summit, Worcester City Directory for 1911 Worcester City Directory for 1911 lists him as a clerk at 21 Bridge and boarding at 9 Alvarado Avenue Worcester City Directoryfor 1933 lists him as a Clerk working at 18 Foster and living at 20 Gordon Worcester City Directory for 1934 lists him as a clerk working at 18 Foster and living at 20 Gordon.

Children of Frank Leighton2 Eaton (SR) were as follows:

+    171  Marie Eleanore3 EATON  born 24 Aug 1910 in Worcester, Mass, USA.
She married Chester P BAILEY.
+    172  Frank Leighton3 EATON (JR) born 9 Mar 1912. He married Mary
Catherine (JENNETTE) Eaton.
+    173  Elizabeth Frances3 EATON born 15 Jan 1917 in Worcester, Mass. She
married Arnold W THOMPSON.