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From: John Gray <>
Subject: Re: [OHROOTS] EATON, Clara - 1920 - TN Census
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:51:03 -0400
I have the Joshua Eaton family in my Marion & Union Counties, OH
tree. My paternal grandmother's sister, Laura Bergandine married
Omar Eaton. I do not show a Clara, James or Oliver in my tree.
In my vertical, off-line files of misc. data I have collected over
the years, I see an e-mail from one Dave Eaton who says his gdfa.
Walter Eaton, son of Roy, m. Viola Watts and moved from Waldo &
Marion, OH to Tennessee. They had two sons Gary and Richard. This
e-mail is dated 18 Aug 2003.
The Eaton's are the only Mayflower name I have and as you can see it
is not in my direct line.
Rev John Gray
Grove City, OH
At 08:11 PM 3/25/2012, you wrote:
>There is a Clara EATON 21 yo on the 1920 Collierville, Shelby, TN
>Census. She is boarding with a Humphreys family, and her occupation
>is recorded as a public school teacher. Her pob is recorded as
>OH. Ancestry.com suggests she may be the same person as Clara
>Elizabeth EATON d/o James and Iona E. Eaten[sic] of Harrison Co, OH
>or d/o Oliver and Tillie EATON of Marion Co, OH.
>I am trying to track my paternal grandmo, Clara Gertrude EATON, b
>1894 Lawrence Co, OH. She was a public school teacher in KY and
>perhaps in MS and TN (if this is her on the TN Census rather than
>the two Clara Eaton people noted above). The thing that makes me
>think twice about this being my grandmo on this Census is that she
>would have been 25 yo at the time the Census was done rather than 21
>yo as is recorded. I say this knowing that Census info can be incorrect.
>So - does anyone know if either Clara EATON, d/o James and Iona E.
>or Clara EATON, d/o Oliver and Tillie was a public school teacher in
>Shelby Co,TN in 1920? Or does anyone know if either of these
>individuals can definitely be ruled out as the person on the 1920 Census?
>Thanks for info/suggestions/assistance.
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