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Wesley was born in Flamboro township, where Carlisle stands, on May 1st, 1838. Fifteen years later with his parents, brothers and sisters, he moved into the farm adjoining Hespeler. On March 22, 1871 he married Mary Ann Master and took up residence on part of the homestead. She died in 1890, leaving a sorrowing husband and eight children. Twelve years before his death he married Mrs. McCready of Hespeler, who was spared to be a helpmate in time of health and watched over him with tender care in his last days.Mary Ann Master, of German origin, daughter of Abraham C. Master and Lucinda Clemons, was born in Waterloo Township on October 20, 1848. Mary Ann died March 26, 1890 and is buried in the New Hope Cemetery in Cambridge (Hespeler), Ontario. Both Mary Ann and Wesley were Methodists."Mr. Eaton took no part in public affairs, was looked upon as an excellent farmer, and as a neighbor he was as such in its fullest term."In the 1891 census, Wesley was shown as able to read and write and he was a widower. His family consisted of himself, Iantha, Herbert, Viletta (Violet?), Elmina, Alice, Morice (Morris), and Lloyd.In the 1901 census, Wesley was shown as white and able to read, write and speak English. His mother tongue was English. Living with Wesley was his second wife, Elizabeth, her daughters Jane and Alice McCready (McCradie) and his sons Morris (Morice) and Stanley.Wesley Eaton died of heart disease on Dec 23, 1907 in Hespeler, Ontario. He is buried with Mary Ann in the New Hope Cemetery.