Port Washington's African-American Heritage

The Eatos

Mary Louise Eato Making Eggnog at Christmas, 1950


Reverend David Eato, c. 1910

afam001 Born Roslyn, Long Island.  Pastored at Mt. Olive AME Church, Port Washington.

Biddles and Dumpsons off to WWII


(l. to r.) Harold Tyson, Lorenzo Loze, Walter Biddle, Evelyn “Niecey” Loze, Frank Miller, “Buddy” Dumpson, Harry Townsend, Francis Eato

1930 School Play

afam005The young man front and center is, perhaps, Francis Eato.  (If you have more information please leave us a note in the comments!)

The photograph is engraved: S. Mason / Port Washington L.I.

Sam Eato with "Buddy" at Manhasset Bay School, July 5, 1947