Rev. Charles Alexander Dayton, my Uncle Chop, was a man who was bigger than life. He was the Paul Bunyan of Upstate New York country pastors. But in his younger […]
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DFH Volume 1 Issue 21 It hardly seems possible that it’s been 21 years since our Dayton reunion in Corinth. Kids that attended are now married with their own offspring, thus starting a new generation of Dayton’s. I think especially of the Humbert kids and their cute rendition of “King […]
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 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 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 […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 9 By Jim Dayton “How in the world could the stoically proper Dayton family have a wild side?” one might ask. The answer is, we may not, but my dad got as close as it gets. In 1956, my dad, Paul, bought a new “two tone” […]