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Re: William Armstrong Eaker, ?Texas
Posted by: Lorena S. Eaker Date: February 23, 2001 at 17:40:06
In Reply to: Re: William Armstrong Eaker, ?Texas by Jerry Sherrill of 223

You didn't really give me enough information to go on, but found this: William Archie Eaker b. 18 May 1870 Pontotoc, TX d. 21 Jan 1845 Lynn Co., TX M. Aug 1894 Mason Co.Tx Annie Rebecca Doyle. All I have on this family is his obit which lists the children: Mrs. F. D. Dillard of Nacona, F.M. Page and family, D. A. Eaker and family, J. T. Eaker and Family, M. E. Eaker and Family, J. C. Eaker and family, B. H Eaker and family, X. L. Sherrill and family, all of O'Donnell; M. B. Eaker and family of Seminole, G. E. Kelly and family of LaPryor, B. L. Davis and family of Nocona, C. L. Davis of Houston, He was buried in the O'Donnell cemetery.

W. A. Eaker was son of John B. and Rachel Fry Eaker of Menard Co., TX. John being the son of William Armstrong and Sarah Ann Scarabough Smith Eaker of Llano Co. William Armstrong Eaker was son of Michael and Polly Armstrong Eaker of Christian and Graves Co., Ky.

Michael was son of John and Mary Eaker of Lincoln Co., NC Michael was son of Hans Peter and Anna Barbara ___ Egger/Ecker/Eaker, Jr. Hans Peter was b. in Alsace (France) 1720 and d. in Lincoln Co., NC before Aug 1798 Lincoln Co., NC. He was son of Hans Peter Egger b. in Frutigen, Canton Bern Switzerland, ca 1689 and d. Probably in Lincoln Co., NC after 1763., and wife Verena Gilmann Egger

If you want to know more you should see The Shoe Cobbler's Kin, a genealogy of the Peter Eaker Sr. Family, Volumes I & II and German Speaking People West of the Catawba River in NC 1750-1800 which can be found in most major libraries across TX and elsewhere or send a request for information to the email address of:


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