DFH Volume 1 Issue 22 My visit to the land of the Dayton homestead and the gravesite of Henry Dayton [Henry← Charles Erastus← Wilber Sr.] and his wife, Christie [Cameron] Dayton made me realize that I have not mentioned our Cameron branch of the Dayton family in an earlier Newsletter. […]
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 […]
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DFH Issue 1 Volume 18 In 1997, I interviewed Wilber Dayton, Jr. for Volume 2 Issue 2 of an earlier version of the Dayton Family History. Since most of you were not subscribers back then, I repeat it here in this issue as follows: Interview with Dr. Wilber T. Dayton, […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 17 By Florence “Flossie” [Dayton] Denton (1906-1987) INTRODUCTION: At our Dayton Family Reunion in 1998, Shirley Bortner, Flossie [Dayton] Denton’s daughter, brought a suitcase full of her mother’s family history, genealogical notes and photographs. This story, written by Flossie, was among her many notes was the […]
DFH Volume 1 Issue 16 Wilber Thomas Dayton, Sr, and Jessie Belle White were 2nd cousins, once removed. This is how they were related: There is very little chance that they ever knew about this biological relationship, but now you do.
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 4 QUESTION CORNER: from Mark Q: 40 years ago, grampa gave me “Uncle Jim’s” rope bed. It came out of grampa’s attic and was used on Hadley hill. He told me who Uncle Jim was, but I have forgotten. How is he related? A: Great Uncle […]
by Jim Dayton When Christie Ann Dayton, wife of Henry, died in 1865, Christie’s son, Charles, took over the managing of the Dayton Farm. That year, the farm pastured 8 sheep and 7 lambs. The farm produced primarily grains, produce and dairy products. Charles had different ideas for the farm. […]