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Eaton, John Beavan

John Beavan Eaton
b: 1863
d: 21 DEC 1932
Evening Post 6 September 1932
Mrs. Emma Eaton, a Wairarapa pioneer, passed away at her residence, Redwood street, Carterton, on Sunday at the age of 88 years (states "The Post''s" Carterton correspondent). The late Mrs. Eaton was born at Taita in 1844, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hooper, and went to the Wairarapa in 1870, when the road to Carterton was only a cart track. Her first home in this district was on land in Moreton road, and later with her husband and family, she removed to Kokotau, retiring from there 22 years ago to settle in Carterton. Mrs. Eaton experienced the hardships of the pioneering days, and had vivid recollection of the big earthquakes of 1855 as well as of the trouble with the Maoris. Her husband predeceased her ten years ago, and a family of four sons and three daughters survive her. They are Messrs. John Eaton (Carterton), George (Masterton), Thomas and Charles (Longbush), Mesdames A. King (Carterton), Coleman (Hamilton), W. Renall (Parkvale). A son and a daughter predeceased her some years ago. During the evening service at St. Mark''s Church on Sunday, the Rev. W. F. Stent made reference to the passing of Mrs. Eaton. She had, he said, set an example of duty and seryice in pioneering which had helped to make New Zealand what it is to-day.

Records of Baptisms of St James and Christ Church
Date of Birth: 31/5/1863, Date of Baptism: 12/7/1863, Name: John Beavan, Mother: Emma, Father: John, Surname: Eaton, Residence & Occ: Taita, Labourer, Sponsors: Henry ?, John Eaton, Selina Hooper

Birth Details
1863/1597, John Bevan (sic) Eaton - no parents listed
1863/10506, John Bevan (sic) Eaton, Mother: Emma, Father: John

Marriage Details
1888/526, Bride: Annie Caroline Reeves Pitts, Groom: John Beaven (sic) Eaton - Date of Marriage 14/3/1888 from Marriage Registration

Evening Post 24 March 1888
EATON-PITTS.- On the 14th March, at the residence of the bridegroom''s parents, by the Rev W Balatchie, John Beaver (sic), eldest son of John Eaton, Carterton, to Annie Caroline, eldest daughter of Hugh Pitts, England. Christchurch papers please copy.

Wairarapa Daily Times 21 April 1890
Fatal Accident at Pahiatua.
Killed Whilst Bushfelling.
The Inquest.
After the evidence of John Sage and George Eaton had been taken a verdict of accidental death was returned. The father of the deceased arrived from Carterton late on Thursday night for the purpose of taking the body back for interment. Mr J B Eaton, another brother, was away in Carterton at the time of the unfortunate occurrence. He had gone down to bring up Mrs Eaton and family to reside in the Mangahao. Deceased was only 24 years of age.
- Pahiatua Star.

Death Details
1932/8916, John Beaven (sic) Eaton, Aged: 69Y - Date of Death 21/12/1932 (sic) from Death Registration

Carterton District Council Clareville Cemetery shows
Family Name: Eaton
Given Names: John Beaven
Aged: 69 years
Date Deceased: 22/12/1932
Interment Date: 22/12/1932 (sic)
Cemetery: Clareville
Plot: 62
Block: NEW SUR A
Grave/Ashes: Burial
Reserved Date: 22/12/1932

Probate John Bevan (sic) Eaton, Place: Carterton, Occ: Retired Farmer, AAOF W5447 644/33, Filed: 10/3/1933, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington
  • 1863 - Birth -
  • 21 DEC 1932 - Death -
John Eaton
1836 - 24 JUN 1922
John Beavan Eaton
1863 - 21 DEC 1932
John Hooper
1805 - 25 DEC 1892
Emma Hooper
1844 - 4 SEP 1932
Caroline Wadman
1816 - 16 JUN 1903
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Eaton
Death24 JUN 1922
Marriage1862to Emma Hooper
PARENT (F) Emma Hooper
Death4 SEP 1932
Marriage1862to John Eaton
FatherJohn Hooper
MotherCaroline Wadman
MWilliam Eaton
Death17 APR 1890
FCaroline Eaton
Death14 AUG 1942
Marriage1884to Alfred King
FElizabeth Ann Eaton
Death7 DEC 1890
MJohn Beavan Eaton
Death21 DEC 1932
Marriage14 MAR 1888to Annie Caroline Reeves Pitts at At The Residence Of John B Eaton''s Parents
MGeorge Henry Eaton
Death26 SEP 1946
Marriage16 APR 1901to Edith Hannah Baggarley
MThomas Roland Eaton
Death6 JUL 1962
Marriage24 JUL 1906to Ann Jane Corlett at St Mark''s Church, Carterton
MCharles Eaton
FAgnes Jane Eaton
Death29 FEB 1940
Marriage1894to William Coleman
FMary Ellen Eaton
Death28 JUL 1963
Marriage1898to William Alfred Renall
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Beavan Eaton
Death21 DEC 1932
Marriage14 MAR 1888to Annie Caroline Reeves Pitts at At The Residence Of John B Eaton''s Parents
FatherJohn Eaton
MotherEmma Hooper
PARENT (F) Annie Caroline Reeves Pitts
Marriage14 MAR 1888to John Beavan Eaton at At The Residence Of John B Eaton''s Parents
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