Eaton, Joseph H, Lld
Eaton, Joseph H., LL.D.
a Baptist minister, brother of Reverend G.W. Eaton, D.D., was born in Berlin, Delaware County, Ohio, September 10, 1812. He graduated from the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution (now Madison University) in 1837, and for three years thereafter was engaged in teaching. He was elected professor in 1841, and in 1847 president of what is now Union University, Murfreesborough, Tenn. His ordination took place in 1843, and he was pastor of the Church in the same place, having also the oversight of several county churches. His health broke down under these excessive labors, and he died, January 12, 1859, See Cathcart, Baptist Cyclop. page 358. (J.C.S.)