Summary

Husband of Jennet Unknown and father of Robert D; Wm.; Mary (Polly); Margaret (Peggy); Andrew; James; Joseph, Jr.; Janet; John W.; and Daniel. Lived in Grainger Co., TN. Said to have been a veteran of the Revolution. His eldest son, Robert Donelson Eaton, married Ninian Chamberlain's third daughter, Jennet (Jenny). According to a researcher's transcription, Joseph Eaton's will, drawn up in Grainger Co. on 18 Jun. 1808, was witnessed by "J. C. Chamberlain" and "Nn. Chamberlain."

Birth:
abt 1753 1
Death:
abt 1808 1
Grainger Co., TN 1
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Joseph Eaten Sr 1787 Greene Co Land Grant.jpg
Joseph Eaten Sr 1787 Greene Co Land Grant.jpg
As this document indicates, Joseph Eaton's tract was bounded on one side by Chamberlain's property.
Joseph Eaton in Jas Moore 1785 Land Survey.jpg
Joseph Eaton in Jas Moore 1785 Land Survey.jpg
Jas. Moore 1785 Land Survey with Joseph Eaton as a chain bearer. Photo provided by Ted Crayne.
Will of Joseph Eaton, Sr., 1808 Grainger Co..JPG
Will of Joseph Eaton, Sr., 1808 Grainger Co..JPG
Transcription of the will of Joseph Eaton, Sr., drawn up in Grainger Co., TN, on 18 Jun. 1808. Note that the subscribing "jurors" are "J. C. Chamberlain" and "Nn. Chamberlain."
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Birth:
abt 1753 1
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Death:
abt 1808 1
Grainger Co., TN 1
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Jennet Unknown 1
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