DFH Volume 1 Issue 4 Letter to the Editor: in response to the March 17, 2019 Tribute to Wilber Dayton, Jr.. Mark writes: I still remember grampa (Chip) showing my dad (Leonard) the announcement when Uncle Wilber was going to become the President of Houghton. Grampa was always very proud […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 4 by Jim Dayton The March 3 newsletter, titled No Showmanship Here-Just Toil and Labor, By Camilla Luckey, mentioned that Uncle Chop “admired a lady who was up on the barn roof helping her husband.” I’ve got a story that I think can top that one. […]
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DFH Volume 1 Issue 3 By Priscilla [Dayton] Tyler, as told by Mary Tyler Mary reminded me about this story a few days ago, and this morning as I was thinking about what story I could contribute, the following came to mind. It sounds like a very Dayton kind of […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 3 By Jim Dayton When Judy and I were on Mt Carmel in Israel, the tour bus had to stop because a car was blocking the road. A shepherd had stopped his car to pick up a stray sheep. As he returned to his car with […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 3 By Jim Dayton We haven’t written much about Wilber Dayton Jr. He was highly revered by everyone in the Dayton family, but he remained somewhat of a mystery since he moved away from Corinth after college, and we only knew him through letters, phone calls, […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 2 By Camilla Luckey Another Virginia story. You have to know the crazy Beltway around the D.C. metropolitan area to appreciate this. My dad, already in his eighties, had a flat tire during rush hour, on his way to our home in Falls Church. He pulled […]