Jabez Eaton
2nd Regiment Leeds Militia

Natives of Massachusetts Jabez Eaton and his wife Sarah Millard lived in Vermont for a number of years before moving to Upper Canada where they settled in Leeds County.

Jabez Eaton was a private in the Flank Company, 2nd Regiment Leeds Militia commanded by Captain John Struthers and was called to duty at Gananoque in July 1812 where he served until March 1813. He was likely present during the American attack on the settlement on September 21, 1812.

Following his militia service Jabez Eaton returned to his wife and family of ten children; he died on September 20, 1825 at the age of 58 years.

Veteran Summary

Jabaz Eaton
Private, 2nd Regiment Leeds Militia
Place of Birth
Unknown, MA, USA
Place of Death
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Died on: 20 SEP 1825
Reason: Unknown
Location of Grave
Lillies Baptist Cemetery, 344 Highway 15
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.491944N Longitude: -76.18889