DFH Volume 1 Issue 16 Wilber Thomas Dayton, Sr, and Jessie Belle White were 2nd cousins, once removed. This is how they were related: There is very little chance that they ever knew about this biological relationship, but now you do.
DFH Volume 1 Issue 15 January 12, 1955 – October 20, 2018 John’s Memorial Service and graveside burial were captured on video. To view them click Here. To view a musical-photo tribute, Click Here John’s Eulogy Good Afternoon, I’m John’s brother Jim, from Byron Center Michigan. I moved away from […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 15 Last week’s quiz: Did you know that we have eight grampas or grammas who were Mayflower pilgrims to America and landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620? Can you name any? ANSWER: Below is a chart created by Steve Dayton. It shows each Mayflower ancestor and […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 15 Before she was married, and at the age of 24, Jessie was named to be Sunday School superintendent of the newly organized Hadley Sunday School in District 4 on Hadley Hill. This district was a one-room schoolhouse located toward West Mountain from the general populace […]
Dfh Volume 1 Issue 14 Unfortunately, I did not have all the facts for my article about Alexander White’s life, entitled “The Mysterious Alexander White” in the May 12, 2019 issue of Dayton Family History. In it I stated that no one in the family knew anything of Alexander White. I […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 14 During the 1998 reunion, we photographed the offspring of each of the children of Wilber and Jessie Belle Dayton who attended the reunion. The following is …. Paul’s. family. Paul Dayton’s Biography Paul Dayton was born June 29, 1923, during the roaring twenties. His father […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 14 Last week’s quiz: Do you all know who your great-grampa Dayton is/was? Ralph Dayton1 was the first Dayton to set foot on American soil (in 1639…he emigrated from Ashford, Kent County, England). His descendants down to Wilber Dayton Sr. were: Samuel Dayton2, Abraham Dayton3, Henry […]