Jonas Harrington came to Eden, from Connecticut, in 1817, locating upon a farm on road 1o, where he died in 1847, aged sixty-two years. He served in the war of 1812, and received a severe wound while in the service. His family consisted of seven children, all of whom settled in the town. Jacob, his oldest son, born in 1812, now resides on road 21 cor 9, having reared a family of four children, three of whom reside in the town.