Violet Williams provided this photograph of her first home in Pugwash Junction. Cyrus Eaton and his Uncle Charles had lived in this home. Eaton funded the first indoor bathroom here. Her son William remembers playing in the barn. Later, the house was taken down, and she moved across the street. The land where the house and barn had been became the Eaton Cemetery.
Cyrus Eaton was the fifth child of Joseph Eaton and Mary Adelle MacPherson Eaton. After their first four children died, they moved briefly to Colorado.
Frank P. Eaton died on Feb 16, 1877, aged 5 years.
Curite Eaton died February 21, 1877, aged 3 years.
Frank Eaton died March 1, 1880, aged 3 years.
John Eaton died September ?, aged 7 years.
Eaton was born in Pugwash River. This photo was taken in 1957. Later Donnie and Leo Jamieson, who ran Eva Webb's sheep farm and were care-takers for Thinkers' Lodge, built a home on or near where the foundation of this home was. Cyrus had three younger sisters: Alice, Eva, and Florence.
Please contact Cathy Eaton at Eatonmurph@aol.com if you want to share some stories. Please post your stories or memories that relate to Thinkers Lodge, the Dining Hall (Lobster Factory), Joseph Rotblat, the Conference Participants, Cyrus or Anne Eaton, or Eaton Park.
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