1998 Dayton Family Reunion-Paul’s Family

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 […]

Question Box – Dayton Lineage

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 […]

Question Box – Oyster Stew

DFH Volume 1 Issue 13 If you have questions about anything Dayton, or you have Dayton trivia, please write. Can you stump me? Last week’s quiz… What was the food which was a staple at the yearly Wilber and Jessie family Christmas get together? Answer:  OYSTER STEW. Gramma made it year […]

Who Was Wilber Thomas Dayton, Sr?

DFH Volume 1 Issue 13 Wilber was the patriarch of all the modern-day Daytons in our lineage.  Nearly all the people featured in this newsletter, and the subscription list for this newsletter, descend from him.  He was born October 30, 1870, on Hadley Hill, in Saratoga County, New York, to […]

John Dayton Memorial

DFH Volume 1 Issue 14 This weekend, May 25-26, the Paul Dayton family is meeting in Corinth for a memorial service and graveside committal for John Carter Dayton Sr., loving husband of Lori. To the extended family of John:  May God be with you and bless you today as you […]