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      24. WILLIAM WALLACE EATON123,124, born October 13, 1830 in Newark, Essex, NJ; died February 13, 1920 in Bonners Ferry, Boundary, Id. He was the son of 48. WILLIAM EATON and 49. EUNICE PEIRCE. He married 25. CAROLINE GREEN 1851 in Page County, Iowa.

      25. CAROLINE GREEN125,126, born November 09, 1831; died January 10, 1902 in Hastings, Mills, IA. She was the daughter of 50. JOHN GREEN and 51. LYDIA PAGE.

l. From the Bonners Ferry Herald: Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 17 Feb 1920


William Eaton, "The Father of Bonners Ferry" died Friday at one o'clock at his home west of the the schoolhouse. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the local Masonic Lodge, of which the deceased was a member, having charge of the services in accordance with the wishes of Mr. Eaton, oftimes expressed. A full representation of the Masonci Lodge marched to the cemetery under the command of J. W. Stewart. The pallbearers were George T. Gray, H. P. Garratt, Fred Gleed, F. A. Schultis, E. L. Little, and J. B. Bra???.

At the grave the beautiful and impressive Masonic funeral service was given in its entirety. The coffin was well covered with many beautiful floral tributes.

The deceased was 90 years old and was born 13 October 1829, at Newark, New Jersey. He came to this district 32 years ago and was one of the first white men to settle here. He is survived by his wife, to whom he was married in 1876 in Page County Iowa, and nine children; Mrs. T. J. Jones, Mrs. Eva Roath, Harry Eaton, and Roy Eaton, all of this city; Mrs. W. A. Sweet of Spokane, Mrs, Addie Hopper of Oregon; Mrs. Fannie Holbrook of Nebraska, Orson Eaton of southern Idaho, William W. Eaton of Wolf Creek Alberta, Mrs. Sweet of Spokane was here to attend her father's funeral but the other children residing out-of-town were not able to be here.

The deceased came from the well known Massachusetts family of Eatons whose progenitors came with the early Pilgrim Colonists to that "stern and rock bound shore".

About 1839 his parents immigrated west and settled in the Ohio river valley. The call of the west found eager response in Mr. Eaton in his early years and he worked in the lead mines of Galena, Ill. and later lived at Keokuk Iowa. Here he received a rudimentary school education.

In the year 1849 Mr. Eaton had migrated to the most advanced outpost of the U. S. Army, later known as Fort Omaha, and here he engaged in trapping and trading.

When the Civil War came Mr. Eaton applied for enlistment but was rejected on account of a physical injury he had received by accident. However; he was appointed a Leutenant of the Home Guards Organization, whose duty it was to patrol the state boundaries and quell roving bands of guerillas and bandits that infested the district.

After the war he engaged in farmilng in Kansas and in 1887 he traded his farm for merchandise stock in Alton Kansas. In the spring of 1888 in company with a friend, William Rosegrant, Mr. Eaton came to the northwest for a hunting and exploring trip, and traveled over the mountains by way of Bull Lake Montana, coming to the Kootenai River at Troy and floating down the river on a raft to Bonners Ferry. They continued their journey to coast points but of all the places they visited they were most impressed with the country about Bonners Ferry and on their return home Mr. Eaton set about to make arrangements to return and bring his family and stock of merchandise. Mr. Rosegrant entered into partnership with him in the store venture and the party arrived here in August 1888. A large log building had been previously constructed almost upon the exact site of the present Eaton home and he purchased this and opened up for business as soon as he could freight his goods from the Northern Pacific railway by wagons. The merchandise business was slow aft first but it later became profitable.

l. was also married to James W. Roathl. was also married to James W. Roath

2.from Karen Gaughan *P*: ABOUT THE GREEN BK: It starts with WM GREEN who md Elizabeth Warren, has descent from "good Richard Warren;" every descendant of his only son William Greene, Jr. by his marriage traces also to John Tilley, Elizabeth and Johon Howland, of the same company. There are individual cases of additional lines to the Pilgrim fathers, but the above are common to all the family. There is one more matter of special interest: the wife of Capt. James LGreen and consequently all their desc., trace, not by tradition, but unmistakable to three of the Barons, made sureties for Magna Charta. The book was printed in 1903. It does tell of diff Greens & where they migrated to. I tell you when I do find someone's ancestor in this book I will be escited!!!

Burial: North Grove Cemetery
  i.   Addie Eaton127,128
  ii.   Fannie Eaton129,130
  iii.   Roy Eaton131,132
  iv.   Orson Eaton133,134, born June 15, 1850 in Little Rock, Holt County , Missouri; died April 17, 1932.
  Notes for Orson Eaton:
l. Married Clarissa Miller 18 June 1871

  v.   Sarah J. Eaton135,136, born 1856; died August 30, 1870.
  12 vi.   WILLIAM WAYFAIR EATON, born September 1858 in Imerson, Mills County, Iowa ?; died in Bonners Ferry, Border, Id; married MINNIE (Amelia?) WILLHITE July 19, 1882 in Iowa.
  vii.   Harry R. Eaton137,138, born August 08, 1863 in Emerson, Mills County, Iowa; died March 10, 1953.
  viii.   Louis I. Eaton139,140, born March 29, 1866; died March 21, 1867.
  ix.   Richard F. Eaton141,142, born October 02, 1870 in Mills County , Iowa.
  x.   Evangeline (Eva) Eaton143,144, born April 04, 1872 in Mills County, Iowa; died July 13, 1938.
  xi.   Carrie Eaton145,146, born April 04, 1872 in Mills County, Iowa; died August 27, 1872.

      26. EKILLIS WILLHITE, born November 29, 1831 in Indiana; died May 22, 1893. He was the son of 52. EKELLIS/ACHILLES/EKILLES WILLHITE and 53. POLLY HILL. He married 27. LOUISIA WILLIAMS October 22, 1856.

      27. LOUISIA WILLIAMS, born April 01, 1834 in VA; died May 22, 1893.
  13 i.   MINNIE (Amelia?) WILLHITE, born November 03, 1867; died May 15, 1895; married WILLIAM WAYFAIR EATON July 19, 1882 in Iowa.

      28. HARRIS WATROUS147,148, born February 1785; died 1820 in drowned at sea Port-Au-Prince. He was the son of 56. BENJAMIN WATROUS and 57. SARAH BUCK. He married 29. CLARINDA SAWYER September 22, 1799.

      29. CLARINDA SAWYER149,150.

from: THE FAMILIES OF JACOB WATERHOUSE 1605-1676. Page 65.
Harris was a Sea Captain and drowned off Port-Au-Prince in 1820. His widow Clarinda married Samuel Spencer on December 27, 1823. Samuel died on 4 Feb 1848.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 155. Mrs. Lilliam M. Watrous Butcher
DAR ID Number: 154267
Born in Bay City, Mich.
Wife of James Butcher;
Descendant of Benjamin Watrous, as follows:
l. Leslie H. Watrous (1835-88) m. 1861 Harriet L. kBrown (1843-1911).
2. William R. Watrous (b. 1807) m. 1835 Anna A. Bushnell (1817-1909).
3. Harris Watrous (b. 1807 m. 1835 Clarinda Southworth.
4. Benjamin Watrous m. 1768 Sarah Buck (1753-1827).
Benjamin Watrous (1748-1827) was a private, 1781, in the 4th regiment, Connecticut Line, under Col. Zebulon Butler. He was born and died in Chester, Conn.
Also N. 150756.

2. Disk 15 #3481 gives her name as Clarinda Sawyel, m. 22 Sep 1799 Chester, Middlesex, Connecticut.

3. Correct surname for Clarinda is Sawyer. They were married 22 Sept 1799. Clarinda married Samuel Spencer 27 Dec. 1823 Vol. l, Page 39 Saybrook Vital Records. Harris' marriage is in the 4th Ecclesiatical Society, Saybrook Records. This is from Virgil W. Huntley. Watrous Family Genealogy Forum 9/20/2000.
  i.   Alanson Watrous151,152, born May 1800; died September 21, 1819.
  ii.   Mary A. Watrous153,154, born January 25, 1805; died February 17, 1861.
  Notes for Mary A. Watrous:
married Charles G. Southworth in Aug. 1822. They lived in Bay City, MI, but were both buried in Deep River, CT.

  iii.   William B. Watrous155,156, born November 03, 1806.
  iv.   Cynthia P. Watrous157,158, born September 02, 1808.
  Notes for Cynthia P. Watrous:
Marr. George A. Saunders, 24 Aug 1829

  v.   Horace Watrous159,160, born December 30, 1810.
  vi.   Ira Watrous161,162, born January 28, 1813.
  Notes for Ira Watrous:
Marr Emily Saunders. Both buried in Deep River, CT. but no stone.

  14 vii.   SAMUEL L. WATROUS, born August 25, 1815 in Midelsex, Co. CT; died December 18, 1892; married (1) MAHALA ADALAIDE DALRYMPLE; married (2) Fidelia Huntley; married (3) Emily D. Woodard in Piedmont, Ashtabula, Ohio.
  viii.   Ephraim Watrous163,164, born March 04, 1817.

      30. LEWIS S. DALRYMPLE165,166, born October 08, 1809 in Saratoge, New York. He was the son of 60. HARKLESS (Hercules) DALRYMPLE and 61. ELIZABETH "Betsy" CLARK. He married 31. JERUSHA MILLS.

      31. JERUSHA MILLS167,168, born January 28, 1809 in VT. She was the daughter of 62. ISSAC MILLS and 63. ZILPHA MILLS.

l.Disk 2: Ped. 1371:: Ref: History of Ashtabula County, Iowa
Early Church Records Nauvoo Baptisms, Ohio Pt 1
1860 Census of Ashtabula County, Iowa

  Notes for JERUSHA MILLS:
Samuel married 3rd; Mahala Adelaide Dalrymple, b. 3 nov 1842, dau of Lewis and Jerusha Mills (Farnsworth) Dalrymple. (Previously married? Was her maiden name Mills or Farnsworth?)
WFT shows birth date as 28 Jun 1800.

  i.   Albert Biglow Dalrymple169,170, born February 25, 1832 in Chautaugqua, NY; died July 04, 1907 in Hastings, Mills Iowa; married Mahala Roath November 06, 1864 in Pierpoint, Ashtabula, OH.
  ii.   William O. Dalrymple171,172, born Abt. 1836 in Indiana.
  iii.   Alma Dalrymple173,174, born 1840 in Switzerland County, Indiana.
  15 iv.   MAHALA ADALAIDE DALRYMPLE, born November 03, 1842 in (finger Lakes Region) NY; died February 22, 1933 in Boners Ferry, Boundary, ID; married SAMUEL L. WATROUS.
  v.   Betsey Dalrymple175,176, born 1845 in Iowa.

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