You will all benefit from these books on the Eaker family. Peter was b. in Switzerland where possibly two children were born. Three more were b. in Alsace during the 21 years the family resided there before arriving at Phil. on ship Lydia Sept. 29 1741. They were in NC by 1751 and then scattered to the four winds. Grandsons were in MO by 1817. Those of you in MO and NC should be able to find them in any of your local libraries. They are available in most larger library collections elsewhere.