Janice Waters Dayton (1936-2020)

Janice Dayton, 83, of Lincoln, NE went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Janice was born on May 4, 1936 to Nelson “Pete” and Edith (Chase/Niles) Waters in Hague, NY, where she was raised and graduated high school. Janice married Roger Dayton of Corinth, NY on […]

William Flansburg Pedigree

In this final Flansburg post, we’ll view our ancient Dutch pedigree starting from our ancestor, Rev. William Flansburg, and strecthing back to the earliest days of the founding of America and the incorporation of New Amsterdam (present day New York City). If you will recall, Jessie Belle White, was Anna […]

Earlier American Flansburgs

Jessie Belle White’s great-grandfather, Matheus Flansburgh, (Mattheus1, William2, Anna3, Jessie Belle White4) was an early founder of the town of Day, Saratoga Co., NY.  Matheus was born in 1763 in Guilderland, Albany Co., NY.  He was the eighth of eleven children.  He married Maria Clute (Cloët) in 1792 in Norman’s […]

Karla Hogan Memorial

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.

Rev. William Flansburg Bio

William FLANSBURG, grandfather of Jessie (WHITE) DAYTON, (William1 Flansburg, Anna2, Jessie Belle3 WHITE) was a pure-bred Dutchman.  He was born January 30, 1809 in the Town of Day, Saratoga Co. NY.  His parents Matheus (Matthew) FLANSBURG and Maria CLUTE were early settlers of the Town of Day. William was married […]

Wonderland By Night

NOTE: The following is not family history, but I thought you might enjoy it. Next week is a post about William Flansburg. Maybe once per winter, maybe less, weather conditions converge to change the countryside into a wonderland by night.  Whenever it happens, I celebrate its brightness by turning off […]

Anna Maria Alma Flansburg

Anna Flansburg, Jessie Belle [White] Dayton’s mother, was born in Chester, NY, April 3, 1855.  She was one half-Dutch.  Her father, William Flansburg, was a pure-bred Dutchman, and he came from a long line of colonial American Dutchmen in the 17th century New Netherlands colony.  Anna was a preacher’s kid.  […]