Eason Family Crest EASON FAMILY GROUP SHEET
I-II/4-III/8-IV/3
Husband's Name:_____Stephen Thomas Eason______________________________________
       When Born: ______c. 1829____________Where: ____NC_________________________
       When Died: _______prior to 1860_______Where: ______DeSoto County, MS__________
       When Buried: ____________ __________Where: _New Bethlehim Cemetery, DeSoto Co._
       When Married: ___12 April 1854________Where: ______DeSoto County, MS__________
    Other Wives: ________ ______________________________________________________
       His Father: _________Abner Eason______His Mother's Maiden Name: ___Winnefred_____

Wife's Name:_________Susan A. Cox____________________________________________
       When Born: _______28 July 1829_______Where: __________ _____________________
       When Died: _______12 October 1886___Where: ____Arkabutla, Tate County, MS______
       When Buried: ____________ __________Where: ___Hopewell Cemetery, Arkabutla, MS_
    Other Husbands: ___(2) A. L. Wellons Arkabutla, Tate County, MS_____________________
       Her Father: __ _____________________Her Mother's Maiden Name: __ _____________
 Children
In order of birth
Birth
Da/Mo/Yr
Where Born                   State or
Town or Twp    County     Country
Spouse
1William Renn11 Feb 1855ArkabutlaDeSotoMSMary Lundy Irby
2Fanny 1857"""unm. d. early
3 Stephen Thomas, Jr.27 Dec 1858"""unmarried
murdered 1879
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There is a record in the Clerk's Office in Carroll Co., TN of a Bill of Sale from Benjaman Chapman
Dupree Eason issured to Wm. D. Pitway for the sale of a slave named "GEM". This instrument states
that Stephen Eason was advanced $100.00 expense money to go to Edgecombe County, NC
to bring the slave to Carroll County, TN. His expenses only amounted to $72.00 and Stephen Eason
gave his brother a note for the $28.00. This transaction was dated 28 September 1848.
When the 1840 census taker arrived at Arkabutla, MS which is in Tate County, Stephen Thomas
Eason is living with a cousin named William Thomas Eason on his farm. William Thomas Eason is
family # I-II4-III1-IV3. Our Stephen Thomas Eason gave his age as 21 and his birth place as North
Carolina.
In April, 1854 Stephen Thomas Eason purchased a marriage license from the Clerk, DeSoto county,
MS. He married Susan A. Cox. By the time for the 1860 census, Stephen T. Eason has died.

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