Category Archives: Drayton

Announcement: Ralph Dayton Y-DNA project

(Written by Dr. Deane Dayton) Thanks to the trail of information left by our ancestors, the effort of many genealogists, and a growing set of research tools, those of us in the Dayton clan have a good understanding of how … Continue reading

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Ralph Dayton’s first marriage?

(Discussion of this subject begins on page 37 of our book. Also see the November 20, 2016 post entitled Dayton History before 1617 for related thoughts) As the search for pre-1617 records of Ralph Dayton continues, I often wonder if … Continue reading

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How many ways can you spell Dayton?

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

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