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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

EATON, Charles Craft

circa 1920
Son of Dr. and Mrs Percival Eaton of Pittsburgh, born 1 Mar 1894.

This entry was found in the book "Prominent Families of Pittsburgh, 1911".

Married Caroline Blake Creed, April 27, 1921. The bride's parents were Mr/Mrs Joseph Campion Creed, and she traces her lineage back to Edward Blake, a 17th centure Bay Colony settler. Charles' sister Mary Louise Eaton was one of the bridesmaids.

They had two children; James C Eaton (1924-1931) who died in childhood, and a daughter Caroline (1928-??).

Feb. 1924 - Mary Louise Eaton married Rev. Joseph Groves, rector of St. Clement's Protestant Episcopal Church of Wilkes-Barre.

1930 Census, New Hamshire > Strafford > Dover > Silver Street
EATON. Charles C., head, 36, born in PENN of MASS and PENN parents, Hardware Merchant
EATON, Caroline C., wife, 32, MASS of MASS parents
EATON, James C., son, 5, born in NH
EATON Caroline B., daughter, 2y11m, born in NH

1931 - son James C. Eaton died. I have not been successful in determining the cause.

1938 - Charles' father, Dr Percival Eaton died December 28 1938. According to the book "Biographical Review, Volume XXIV, Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Pittsburg", Percival J. Eaton was a son James F. Eaton and Helen Webster.

1940 - City Directory Dover NH
Eaton Charles C (Caroline C) insurance agent

1942 - Charles is working for Expello Corp, Dover NH. (A company that manufactures moth repellents.)

1949 July - Charles' daughter Caroline marries John Huddleston in Dover NH.

1949, November 5 - Charles marries Helen Hawkes Meader (1898-1988). He must have divorced Caroline because she does not pass until 1973.

1953 - 1960 City Directory Dover NH
Eaton Charles C. (Helen M) prop Eaton & Co, and bkpr Frank A. Thompson & Son reports that Charles died in 1971, but I have not located his obituary.

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