One of the Dayton-Family-History readers wrote to me, “Here’s a question for you… what was your recollection of growing up in a family of 5 kids? What memories stick out to you? Was the age gap a big deal? We’re you close as kids?” I don’t remember any complicated or […]
The Dayton brothers loved to hunt deer. Chip and Paul played “hooky” from work a couple times each fall to hunt, and they hunted most Saturdays and Thanksgiving day. They never hunted on a Sunday, but their minds may have drifted there during Sunday dinner. They were at home in […]
I never knew about my dad’s [Paul Dayton] military rank until I found it in a news clipping as I was researching him. Paul was the Navy’s equivalent of an Army Sergeant. He was a 1st Class Petty Officer. There are four grades of Petty officer, 3rd class being the […]
LONGVIEW, TX-This is to notify you of the passing of Karla Hogan on February 16, 2020. She was 45 years old. Karla was the daughter of Lori Dayton…husband of John Dayton, deceased. A memorial service will be held in the spring in the Corinth New York area.
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 25 From time to time I receive a comment to an article which must be shared with you. This month’s is a doozer. My proofer, Izzie, is on the verge of insubordination and being fired for her telling it like it is. She didn’t suck up […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 25 By Jim Dayton FIRST THE BAD NEWS—My sister, Mary Fuller, daughter of Paul and Ruth Dayton, has been homebound for many years, suffering several painful conditions. Nearly 35 years ago she was in an automobile accident which left her with excruciating back pain. Then about […]