Edward Farmer Eaton

Male, (1827 - 1907)
FatherEdward Eaton (1795 - 1832)
MotherMary Farmar (1792 - 1868)
RelationshipGrandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthEdward Farmer Eaton was born 27 February 1827. 
INFO BAPTISM. Maidstone Union St. Wesleyan PR. Edward Farmer the son of Edward Eaton of Maidstone in the Parish of Maidstone ...gardener and of Mary his wife, who was the daughter of Thomas and Grace Farmer, was born on 27 Feb 1827 and was baptized 8 June 1827. (MaidUniPR 597065#1 Bap #121). 
Exhibit ACCOUNT BOOK (first section) for E. F. Farmar's work as a carpenter in London from 4 Feb 1850 through 17 Aug 1850. 9 pages (EdwardAcct).
Exhibit ACCOUNT BOOK (second section) -- for E. F. Farmar's work as a carpenter in London from 19 August 1850 through 4 Jan 1851 . 9 pages (EdwardAcct).
INFO CENSUS 1851 (30 Mar 1851). Edward and Emily are with mother Mary Eaton at Grove Place, St. James Street (residence for both Edw & Emily for Dec 1851 wedding). (GBCens1851 LDS174817 HO107/1851 f.67,p.23). 
INFO MARRIAGE CERT. 22 Dec 1851. Reg. Distr. Camberwell. Marriage solemnized at the district Church of Christchurch, Parish of Camberwell, County of Surrey. Edward Farmer Eaton, full age, bachelor, carpenter; residence: Grove Place, St. James Street; father: Edward Eaton, gardener. Emily Gates Deadman, full age, spinster; residence: Grove Place, St. James Street; father: James Deadman, tailor. Married ...acc...to the Established Church after Banns by me A.N. Hutchison. Witnesses: Kate Deadman, James Eaton. (CambMarCert 22 Dec 1851). 
MarriageHe married Emily Gates Deadman, daughter of James Deadman and Emily Freemantle, 22 December 1851 in Camberwell, Surrey, England. 
INFO NEW ZEALAND arrived "Stag" May 1852 in Lyttleton; 1854 in Wellington and later Masterton. 1900 living 137 Hazeldean Rd., Christchurch. (CorresGLODE Letter 25Jun2000). 
INFO SHIP MANIFEST. Eaton, Edward Farmer and Emily Gates, and James and Mary Ann on the Stag from London Docks, 4 Jan 1852, arr. Lyttleton 17 May 1852. NOTE: no children included in this listing. (CantAsPass). 
Note NOTE: Edw. Eaton and Emily not on partial passenger list found by Ann Taylor for the Stag. (London to Lyttleton, Capt. Clarke. 4 Jan 1852 - 17 May 1852). This is a photocopy of an actual list, probably only page 1 -- does include James and Mary Ann Eaton & children. 
INFO ELECTORAL ROLLS. Wellington 1853. Edward Eaton, carpenter of Ingestre St. (CorresGLODE Letter 26Aug2001). 
INFO ELECTORAL ROLLS. 1854/55 to 1859/59 (annual list) City of Wellington. Eaton, Edward, Ingestre St. carpenter. Note also Eaton, James, Ghuznee St. plasterer. (NZElecWeb 1854-1859). 
INFO APPLIC. FOR LAND PURCHASE. Edward Farmer Eaton, carpenter of Te Aro Flat Wellington, application #656 on 20 Oct 1854 for land in Small Farm Settlements at Wairarapa was recorded as 40 acres in Sec 45 Masterton Grant 1390, purchase price 20 pounds. Application #655 for Saml. Francis Seymour, a clerk of Calcutta India (submitted by E.F. Eaton), 40 acres Sec 46 Masterton Grant 1389; both applications recorded 21 Oct 1854. Pencil note transfd. to Harry Bannister 66/73 (Eaton) and 66/74 (Seymour) [meaning unknown, perhaps both sold in 1866]. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 18Dec2002 encl.1-4). 
INFO NOTE August-Sept 1961 articles in the Wairarapa Times-Age about Ivy cottage and correspondence about its destruction in Oct 1961. 1) 2 articles: 12 Aug 1961 Early Settlement in Wairarapa; 30 Sep 1961 Early Masterton. Also reference to Aug 5 1961 newspaper article. 2) Correspondence- 3 letters from B. Irons to Mrs. Gosson 21 Aug 1961, 31 Aug 1961, and 2 Oct 1961. (EatTreePay2, attachments). 
INFO HOUSE IVY COTTAGE built by Edw F. Eaton 1855 in Masterton. Photo. (MastFirst100, LDS209910 fac.p.17). 
INFO HISTORICAL ARTICLE about Ivy Cottage built 1855 and the Eatons in Masterton. (WairaTimAge 30 Sep1961 page 10). 
INFO HISTORICAL ARTICLES. about 1855 move. "Woman Rides Mule over Rimutakas" incl diary quotes, in The Evening Post, Sat, Aug 5, 1961. Also Aug 12 1961"Early Settlement in Wairarapa" mentions the Eatons. (EveningPost). 
INFO JUROR LIST Dist of Wellington. Eaton, Edward Farmer, Ghuznee-street, plasterer. Eaton, James, Ghuznee street, carpenter. [possible error in occup]. (NZElecJurors LDS287524). 
INFO CROWN GRANT: 8 Dec 1858 date of Crown Grant #5961, from application registered 21 Oct 1854 for Masterton Distr Sect #45. 
Note NOTE: Left Masterton for the Tuapeka goldfields in 1863 per letter to editor 1907. Cemetery register for Apr 1864 (death of Emily) says Edw in Otago 2 yrs. 
INFO ELECTORAL ROLLS. 1865 to 1873 Eaton, Edward Farmer, abode: Masterton; calling/business: carpenter; nature of qualification: freehold; property place & descr: Masterton, house and land. NOTE: OVERLAP with Dunedin info. 1865-68 distr Wairarapa; 1868-73, the distr is Wairarapa West. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 1Jun2003) NOTE: no listings for S.F.Seymour in these rolls. 
INFO DIRECTORY Wise's Dunedin Directory -- Edward Eaton 1866 at Northeast Valley rd; 1867 at Duke St. occupation clerk; 1868 E.F. Eaton at Duke st. no occup; 1870-71 Edward at George st. (OtagoNom1876). 
INFO RECORDING OF CROWN GRANT #5961 recorded 11:30am 9 March 1866. Date of grant: 8 December 1858. E.F. Eaton. Masterton District section #45. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 1Jun2003 Masterton Land Info). 
INFO ELECTORAL ROLLS. Dunedin - Edward Farmer Eaton listed each year 1867 to 1870. Note: property details not in this database. (OtagoNom1876). 
INFO DEEDS FOR SALE OF MASTERTON Dist Sec 45 & Town sec 113. Two conveyances received 21 Sep 1868. Recorded (when?). Vol.16, folio 613. Summary:. For Masterton District Sect #45. Conveyance 5 Nov 1866 from E.F. Eaton, carpenter, of Wellington, to Henry Bannister, storekeeper, of Masterton. Bannister paid Eaton £100. Vol.16, folios 611-12. Summary for Masterton Town Sec #113 (one acre): Crown Grant to Thomas Rooking Carter, builder of Wellington. conveyance from him to E.F.Eaton, Esquire, of the Wairarapa, 14 April 1859, for £1 5/-. Conveyance 5 Nov 1866 from E.F. Eaton to Henry Bannister of Masterton. Bannister paid Eaton £50. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 1Jun2003 Masterton Land Info). 
INFO CONVEYANCE #9244 dated 5 Nov 1866 for Masterton District Sect #45 received 21 Sep 1868. Crown Grant #5961 in name of E.F. Eaton conveyed to Henry Bannister, storekeeper, of Masterton. Similar information also for Masterton Town sect #115. (CorresJOCAT 2May03 Masterton Land Info). 
INFO WILL WRITTEN. Edward Farmer Eaton of Dunedin, Clerk. All property, real & personal to wife Emily Gates Eaton, who is executrix. Signed 9 Nov 1872. Witnessed by Charles Robertson, Carpenter Dunedin, and James Buttars, settler Dunedin. (Note: not original-all writing the same. Do not know whether this was his last will.) (EdwFEatWill). 
Exhibit COPY OF WILL. Handwritten will of Edward Farmer [sic] Eaton signed 9 Nov 1872. (CorresANNTA Email26Oct2000).
Note NOTE: There may have been another child of Edward & Emily Eaton. Existence of this child is based on Petticoat Pioneers -- that another child in the family had died young when the family was in the Dunedin area. (PettPioneers p.69). 
INFO DEATH NOTICE 29 Apr 1896, for Flavious J. Kingsford mentions cousin Mr. E. Eaton of Dunedin. (EveningStar 29 Apr 1896, p.2). 
INFO LETTER to Editor re Ivy Cottage from Vicar who took photo of cottage 1905. (EatTreePay2). 
INFO NEWSPAPER STORY about Mr. Eaton's cottage on Hall Street--the first wooden dwelling in Masterton-- being moved in 1905, incl. story of the Jan 2 1855 earthquake. (WairaDaiTim, 7 Apr 1905). 
INFO CORRESPONDENCE to newspaper Apr 7 1905. Vicar Sanders Spencer photographed the cottage. (EatTreePay2 attachments). 
INFO LETTER TO EDITOR of Wairarapa Daily Times from E.F. Farmar about early days in Masterton. Mentions leaving in 1863 for Taupeka goldfields. Includes quotes from wife's diary for Jan 30 1855, the earthquake. (WairaDaTim Jan 1907). 
DeathEdward Farmer Eaton died 14 April 1907 in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 80. 
INFO CEMETERY DATABASE. Christchurch City Council. Eaton, Edward Faimar [sic]. Death Sunday, 14 April 1907. Burial Linwood Cemetery, Tuesday 16 April 1907, Block: 28. Plot: 356. Died age 80. Address 110 Hereford Street, Linwood. Occup and birthplace unknown. Died of bronchitis. (ChChCounCem). 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE: Edward Farmar Eaton, accountant. d. 14 Apr 1907 at 40 Hereford St. male, age 80. Cause: Senile decay, bronchitis 10 days... Father Edward Eaton. Mother Mary Eaton formerly Farmar. Burial 16 Apr 1907 Linwood by Arch. Averill, Anglican. Born Kent, in NZ 55 yrs. Marr Camberwell England at age 25 to Emily Gates Deadman. Children living 5 males, 2 females ages unknown. (NZBDMCentReg folio 07/1292). 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. On the 14th Apr, at his residence, Hereford street, Christchurch, Edward Farmar [sic] Eaton, aged 80 years. (EveningStar 18 Apr 1907 p.4). 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. Eaton -- On April 14th [1907] at his residence, 40 Hereford streeet, Linwood. Edward Farmar Eaton, 80 years of age. (PressChch, 18 Apr 1907). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Death 1907 Eaton, Edward Farmar #1292. [JunQ Christchurch] (NZCivRegInd LDS6341155). 

Family

Emily Gates Deadman (1828 - 1901)
Children