Category Archives: Dayghton
In the next few days, we’ll be placing our book, Our Long Island Ancestors, the First Six Generations of Daytons in America 1639 to 1807, online in a free format. We plan to make it available at archive.org. Please use discretion … Continue reading
With Jim’s permission, I am adding his PDF which charts five generations from Ralph Dayton forward. Always a work in progress, he hopes it is helpful to many. Ralph Dayton Descendant Chart 5 Generations
We’ve spoken about this before, but I continue to be fascinated by the contrast between many in the first generation of European settlers in America and their sons of the second generation.
The next few posts continue to be inspired by Pilgrims and Philbrick’s book, but will also be relevant with Puritans such as the Dayton family of Connecticut and Long Island. Even though we knew beyond a doubt, the first few … Continue reading
I’ve had time lately to do some enjoyment reading as I sit for chemotherapy treatments these last few weeks. Finally, I’ve begun to read some from a stack of books that has been piling up since 2010. This week, I … Continue reading
My brother Jim recently discovered a newspaper memoriam published in 1895 for a Robert G. Dayton of Granville NY, published in the Salem Review-Press. What is so interesting about this memoriam is that almost two-thirds of it summarizes “the family … Continue reading
We just received exciting news through Terry Brown, that The New England Historical and Genealogical Register will review Our Long Island Ancestors, the First Six Generations of Daytons in America 1639-1807, in their Spring 2018 publication. This is quite an honor for us … Continue reading
It is supposed that Ralph Dayton required passage for at least six family members including himself, his wife Alice, and children Alice, Samuel, Ellen and Robert.
Our friend Terry Brown received a report from Nikki Paine of http://www.ancestryandheirs.co.uk in Ashford Kent, who has been researching Ralph Dayton. Nikki operates a registered professional service specializing in Kent family research. Both Terry and Nikki have graciously given their … Continue reading
First, thank you to all the readers of this blog. It has truly been a pleasure for Jim and I to meet you and to communicate with you. It is also a pleasure to hear from so many Daytons and … Continue reading
As you get deeper into Dayton research, don’t get discouraged by the many spellings of “Dayton.” Through the years, we have come across many legitimate spellings for the last name of our ancestors. In Henry’s 1759 will alone, five forms … Continue reading