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From: "Frank Easton" <>
Subject: RE: My Eastons
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 15:46:27 -0600
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It is so nice to see a posting of an Easton on this list that is Scottish.
They all seem to be English.

Anyway I have an Alexander Easton, the son of Robert Easton and Margaret
Frood. My Alexander was born April 19 1800. I doubt if there is a direct
connection as my Alexander (as per the Scottish naming paterns) was named
after his maternal grandfather Alexander Frood.

My Eastons were all from Lanark mainly Lesmahagow Parish but some in Lanark
Parish. However, that is not too far away is it not?

Back a little further it is sketchy, Robert Easton's father was George
Easton who's father was David Easton b.abt 1700. I suppose there COULD be a
connection back there . If so whether it could ever be proven in only

Frank Easton

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My mum is an Easton who's family trace back to the Polmont and Bathgate area
of Scotland.

I have confirmed the family back to an Alexander Easton married to Margaret
Miller on 20/12/1783 in Bathgate.

On the IGI index the father of this Alexander Easton is listed as Nisbet
Easton b. circa 1732 but I have not yet been able to prove this.

I am now also living in Australia and we may well be from the same family of


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