ABOUT THE FEATURE PHOTOPicturesque landmark Home Sweet Home is situated on the Ralph Dayton lot of 1650. (2012 photo).
Category Archives: Long Island
In the last post, the idea of Samuel as a “freighter” was presented. Although the definition of freighter has evolved in the past three hundred years, its meaning used to include a person who loads, receives, or forwards goods for transport. … Continue reading
I have advanced the theory that Samuel Dayton was, for a time, in professions that took him to many harbors along both sides of the sound, the forks and ocean coast of Long Island, and perhaps to neighboring states. I … 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
There are many reasons to visit Long Island. If you go, these are our recommendations for accommodations: Hyatt Place Long Island/East End at Riverhead and Hampton Inn Long Island/Brookhaven are both reasonably priced and conveniently located close to research facilities—Suffolk … Continue reading
Kin from California, Virginia, Alabama and Michigan met in Farmingville and from there visited sites in the Hamptons and throughout Brookhaven. We are so thankful for the hospitality and the knowledge our friends possess and thankful too for new friends … Continue reading
To our delight, we have heard of at least three groups so far that have been inspired to visit the land of their Dayton ancestors on Long Island.