ABOUT THE FEATURE PHOTOPicturesque landmark Home Sweet Home is situated on the Ralph Dayton lot of 1650. (2012 photo).
Category Archives: Thomas James
Thank you to our friend, Paul Lee, for correction to my last post. Paul pointed out that the “Charge of the Meetinge House” listed acres of commonage possessed, not necessarily a man’s entire holding. While I won’t pretend to fully … Continue reading
It’s been six years since I met Richard Barons, Executive Director of the East Hampton Historical Society, when he agreed to talk with me about Long Island history, as it may relate to the Dayton family. Now that I’ve had … Continue reading
It is rare that you find conversation about Puritans landing at the New Haven Colony, rather than at Massachusetts Bay. We hear so little about it, it’s not surprising that it is so widely ignored by family researchers, perhaps because … Continue reading