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Question Box-Mayflower

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

"Wild Paul" & "Crazy Paul"

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” […]