Mary: Don't know much about your family after 1870, but can tell you about the ancestry. Peter Eaker was son of John and Mary Eaker of Lincoln Co., NC. John d. 1782 and Mary remarried to Thomas Roberts and they moved to Christian Co., KY with her three Eaker children. Peter was m. (1) Winifred Dunning then to Elizabeth Bolling and moved to TN. John Eaker b. in PA, was son of Peter and Anna Barbara Eaker, Jr. b. 1720 in Alsace and to PA 1741 then to NC 1751. These families featured in The Shoe Cobbler's Kin, a genealogy of The Peter Eaker, Sr. Family and origins in Alsace and Switzerland in German Speaking People West of the catawba River In NC 1750-1800. Books can be found in most major Library collections or Email to: email@example.com for more details.