Difference between revisions of "John Easton 7912"

From People of Colonial Albany
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "'''John Easton''' had settled in Albany by 1779. In that year, he was listed on the assessment roll as a homeowner in the first ward. Two years later, he purchased [...")
 
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
{{Person|death_date=August 1799|partner1=Janet Rutherford Easton 7915}}
 +
 
'''John Easton''' had settled in Albany by 1779. In that year, he was listed on the assessment roll as a homeowner in the [[Wards|first ward]]. Two years later, he purchased [[Freedoms Purchased - 1781|"freedom of the city"]] - the right to conduct business in Albany. At that time, he was identified as a [[Makers and Fixers|cordwainer]].
 
'''John Easton''' had settled in Albany by 1779. In that year, he was listed on the assessment roll as a homeowner in the [[Wards|first ward]]. Two years later, he purchased [[Freedoms Purchased - 1781|"freedom of the city"]] - the right to conduct business in Albany. At that time, he was identified as a [[Makers and Fixers|cordwainer]].
  
 
He was married to [[Janet Rutherford Easton 7915|Janet Rutherford]]. In 1779, their son was baptized in the [[The First Church in Albany|Albany Dutch church]]. Other births followed. In 1788, another son was baptized in the Albany [[Presbyterian Church|Presbyterian church]]. Future Albany householder [[William Easton 7914|William Easton]] probably was their older son.
 
He was married to [[Janet Rutherford Easton 7915|Janet Rutherford]]. In 1779, their son was baptized in the [[The First Church in Albany|Albany Dutch church]]. Other births followed. In 1788, another son was baptized in the Albany [[Presbyterian Church|Presbyterian church]]. Future Albany householder [[William Easton 7914|William Easton]] probably was their older son.
  
During the 1780s and 90s, this shoemaker was an Albany mainstay. His middling home on upper State Street housed a growing family. In 1797, he was listed as a trustee of the Albany Mechanics Society.
+
During the 1780s and 90s, this shoemaker was an Albany mainstay<ref name=":0">see [[The First Federal Census]]</ref>. His middling home<ref name=":0" /> on [[The Bogert Map|upper State Street]] housed a growing family. In 1797, he was listed as a trustee of the [[Albany Mechanics Society]].
 +
 
 +
John Easton died in August 1799 and was buried from the First Presbyterian church. He had lived sixty years. His [[William Easton 7914|eldest son]] was listed on the census of 1800<ref>see [[The Second Federal Census]]</ref>
  
John Easton died in August 1799 and was buried from the First Presbyterian church. He had lived sixty years. His eldest son was listed on the census of 1800 in the Easton house!
+
in the Easton house!
 +
[[Category:Biography]]
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:Easton John}}

Latest revision as of 14:36, 9 January 2020

John Easton 7912
(? – August 1799)
Birth:
Death: August 1799
Parents:
Siblings:
Partners: Janet Rutherford Easton 7915
Children:

John Easton had settled in Albany by 1779. In that year, he was listed on the assessment roll as a homeowner in the first ward. Two years later, he purchased "freedom of the city" - the right to conduct business in Albany. At that time, he was identified as a cordwainer.

He was married to Janet Rutherford. In 1779, their son was baptized in the Albany Dutch church. Other births followed. In 1788, another son was baptized in the Albany Presbyterian church. Future Albany householder William Easton probably was their older son.

During the 1780s and 90s, this shoemaker was an Albany mainstay[1]. His middling home[1] on upper State Street housed a growing family. In 1797, he was listed as a trustee of the Albany Mechanics Society.

John Easton died in August 1799 and was buried from the First Presbyterian church. He had lived sixty years. His eldest son was listed on the census of 1800[2]

in the Easton house!