I wish to connect with anyone who descends from this Joseph P. EATON found in Decatur & Perry Co. TN:
Listed as paying taxes in Perry Co. TN in Dis. 2 in 1837
The 1850 Decatur census lists Joseph Eaton b. 1810 TN; Wife: Elizabeth b. 1818 N.C.; daughter Mary E. b. 1838; grandaughter Hannah b. 1834 (daughter ?); ggrandaughter Martha A. b. 1850 (granddaughter ?)
1860 census of Decatur Co., TN shows: Eaton, J P age 50, E. b. TN, age 40 b. NC,..INMATES: Blackburn, M. age 10 b. TN, Blackburn, R.H. age 7 b. TN.(orphans ?)..June 14, 1860 Dist 4.
1870 census of Decatur Co., TN shows Eaton, Elizabeth, age 52, F, W b. NC and Richard Blackburn, M, W Farm labor, TN and Saint George, 11, M, W, Farm labor, b. TN.
1880 Decatur Co. census lists Elizabeth Eaton with grandaughter Martha, ggrandaughter G. A., ggrandaughter N. J., ggrandson J.L., and ggrandaughter A. E.