Town of Eaton
Early settlers in the Town of Eaton taken from 1784 "History of
Chenango & Madison Counties, NY" by James H Smith; pub. 1880.
[Tried to use year, where stated, person and where they were from.]
Eaton was set off from Hamilton Feb. 6, 1807.
Joshua LELAND may be called the first settler in Eaton, though he was
preceded a few months by John and James SALISBURY, brothers, from Vermont,
who, in the autumn of 1792, located within the borders of the town, on lot
94, and commenced a clearing, but were driven away in early winter by the
intense cold and did not return.
Joshua LELAND, born Sherburne, Mass
Dan'l and Alby (that's how listed)
Bennett BICKNELL, born Mansfield, Conn., and his father
1808-David CARROW, New Lebanon, NY
1803-Thomas LUMBARD, Hampden co., Mass
1799-Thaxter DUNBAR & father
Two MORRISes (no first names)
Benjamin, Windsor, Stephen and Ziba COMAN
Bennett BICKNELL, born Mansfield, Conn
David DARROW (Scotchman), New Lebanon, NY
1803-Thomas LUMBARD, Hampden Co., Mass
Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY
Date: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 08:51 AM