Doreen McCutcheon, my cousin Doris Lamos’ daughter asked me, a couple months ago, what I knew about the faith of our Dayton fathers. I believe we Daytons have a rich heritage of the Christian faith. I’ll tell you what I know of it, and you can decide. Christian faith is […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 24 Shirley Tharp sent in a photo which has previously been unknown. The portrait is of Jessie Belle Dayton, wife of Wilber Thomas Dayton Sr, and my generation’s grandmother. My guess is that gramma would have been about 50 years old in this photo. The photo, […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 24 Shirley (Denton Bortner Kuhn Tharp) daughter of Flossie [Dayton] Denton Continued from Volume 1 Issue 23 In 2001, I moved to Overland Park, KS, to work at Headquarters, Church of the Nazarene, Kansas City, MO. I worked there for five years as an Accountant for […]
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DFH Volume 1 Issue 23 When, John Phillip Bortner and I married on July 31, 1954, I became a US Air Force military spouse. Phil had served in Korea for a year during the Korean Conflict. Upon returning to the United States he was stationed at Niagara Falls, NY, and […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 23 This month starts a new feature called Memories. It will include one or two photos from my vast collection of Dayton family photos. If you would like a complete copy of my collection of photos, send a flash drive to Jim Dayton, 8366 Ridgestone Drive, Byron […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 17 By Florence “Flossie” [Dayton] Denton (1906-1987) INTRODUCTION: At our Dayton Family Reunion in 1998, Shirley Bortner, Flossie [Dayton] Denton’s daughter, brought a suitcase full of her mother’s family history, genealogical notes and photographs. This story, written by Flossie, was among her many notes was the […]