ABOUT THE FEATURE PHOTOPicturesque landmark Home Sweet Home is situated on the Ralph Dayton lot of 1650. (2012 photo).
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The seasons are changing in Indiana and I observe that some green leaves fall to the ground while others change to brilliant color before they finally lose their grip. As much as I enjoy the beautiful color and relief from … Continue reading
With season 4 of Turn: Washington’s Spies beginning in just two days, here’s a little bit of information about our ancestors in Brookhaven and Setauket in relation to the story as depicted in the AMC series. For me, it gives … Continue reading
We just wanted everyone to know that a paperback edition of Our Long Island Ancestors, the First Six Generations of Daytons in America, 1639-1807 is in the works. We expect it to become available in a few weeks. UPDATE (June 16): … Continue reading
On this day, January 24, in 1760, an inventory of Henry Dayton’s estate at Great Egg Harbor, NJ was signed by his son David Dayton and other witnesses. David had inherited the estate valued at £185 from his father upon … Continue reading
There are so many angles to researching family and expanding recorded legacy, the pursuit is never finished. One such angle is the study of earmarks and connecting generations by following a personal earmark through a family, usually from father to … Continue reading
I neglected to mention in the last post that Ralph’s 4th great grandson, Henry Dayton, was also a beekeeper. Though there’s a good probability there were other beekeepers between Ralph Dayton and this Henry, these are the two that come to … Continue reading