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John Day

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Colchester, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Colchester, New London, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Day and Mary Gaylord
Husband of Mary Day and Grace Day
Father of Lydia Fuller; Mary Day; Deacon John Day; Joseph Day; Capt. Benjamin Day and 5 others
Brother of Joseph Day; Thomas Day; Mary Clark and Edetha Moody
Half brother of Maynard Day; Sarah Spencer; Robert Day; James Day; William Day and 2 others

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
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About John Day

  • John Day
  • Birth: Sep. 24, 1676
  • Death: Oct. 17, 1754
  • Family links:
  • Parents:
  • John Day (1643 - 1730)
  • Mary Gaylord Day (1656 - 1689)
  • Spouse:
  • Grace Spencer Day (1674 - 1714)*
  • Children:
    • Lydia Day Fuller (1698 - 1763)*
    • John Day (1701 - 1780)*
    • Benjamin Day (1704 - 1777)*
    • Editha Day Bigelow (1705 - 1746)*
  • Inscription: in his 77th year
  • Burial: Colchester Burying Ground, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 7055734
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7055734

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  • SPENCER, Grace
  • b. 27 JUL 1674 East Haddam, Middlesex, CT.
  • d. 12 MAY 1714 Colchester, New London, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: SPENCER, John
  • Mother: HAYWARD, Rebecca
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 21 JAN 1695/6 Colchester, New London, CT.
  • Spouse: DAY, John
  • b. 24 SEP 1676 Colchester, New London, CT.
  • d. 4 NOV 1752 Colchester, New London, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: DAY, John
  • Mother: GAYLORD, Mary
  • Children:
    • DAY, Lydia
    • DAY, Mary
    • DAY, John
    • DAY, Joseph
    • DAY, Benjamin
    • DAY, Edith
    • DAY, Daniel b. 9 MAR 1708/9 Colchester, New London, CT. d. 1711 Colchester, New London, CT.
    • DAY, David
    • DAY, Daniel b. DEC 1711 Colchester, New London, CT. d. 3 JUN 1746
    • DAY, Abraham
    • DAY, Isaac
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_3de.htm#13

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  • Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts. Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=FM8UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA2724&lpg=PA2724&dq=Abraham+Day+1792&source=bl&ots=P0Qr8n4mRR&sig=sWa2VtcmLvylr0L1CmdKWt7qEn0&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDsQ6AEwCDgKahUKEwiXo9WjzafHAhXQRogKHWWWCY8#v=onepage&q=Abraham%20Day%201792&f=false
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicalpers04cutt_0
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalpers04cutt_0#page/2724/mode/1up
  • (For first generation see Robert Day 1).
  • (II) John, son of Robert Day, married Sarah Maynard (or Butler ?), of Hartford. His will was dated November 16, 1725, when he was "advanced in years," and proved May 5, 1730. He owned a share in a grist or saw mill, which he bequeathed to his son William. Children: 1. Joseph, died 1796. 2. John, born 1677, mentioned below. 3. Thomas. 4. Mary, married, November 14, 1699, William Clark. 5. Maynard, married, 1714, Elizabeth Marsh. 6. Sarah, baptized September 19, 1686; married, June 10, 1708, ---- Spencer. 7. William, baptized April 24, 1692. 8. Joseph, baptized June 14, 1699.
  • (III) John (2), son of John (1) Day, was born in 1677, died November 4, 1752. He removed to Colchester, Connecticut, about 1701-02. He married (first) January 21, 1696, Grace Spencer, of Hartford, who died May 12, 1714, in Colchester. He married (second) Mary ---- , who died November 2, 1749, aged seventy-four. Children, all by first wife, the first three born in Hartford: 1. Lydia April 11, 1698; married Joseph Fuller. 2. Mary, August 14, 1699; married, December 20, 1722, Jonathan Northam. 3. John, June 6, 1701, Born in Colchester. 4. Joseph, September 27, 1702. 5. Benjamin, February 7, 1704. 6. Editha, September 10, 1705; married, December 11, 1729, David Bigelow. 7. Daniel, March 9, 1709; died 1712. 8. David. July 18, 1710. 9. Abraham, March 17, 1712, mentioned below. 10. Isaac, May 17, 1713. 11. Daniel, died 1746.
  • (IV) Abraham, son of John (2) Day, was born in Colchester, Connecticut, March 17, 1712, died March 18, 1792. He married, November 20, 1740, Irene Foot, who died August 7, 1809. He lived in Colchester. Children: 1. Ephraim, born July 10, 1741. 2. Ezra, April 22, 1743. 3. Nehemiah, March 5, 1745, mentioned below. 4. Abraham, September 20, 1747. 5. Elisha, January 30, 1749. 6. Lucy, May 14, 1752; married, December 31, 1792, William Brainard ; died 1831. 7. Elijah, December 1, 1754. 8. Irene, March 7, 1757; married, January 7, 1774. David Yeomans. 9. Sarah, March 26, 1759; married, April 8, 1779, Samuel Northam. 10. Oliver, September 12, 1761.
  • .... etc.

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  • The Vinton Memorial: Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John ... By John Adams Vinton
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=IV8hPxRANm8C&pg=PA106&lpg=PA106&dq=Irene+Foote+Foot+1722&source=bl&ots=58REzkI9-d&sig=Diu_uUrSAcoIkT67qFVZAq6HMhQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAWoVChMIr-DIotunxwIVTyuICh1QSQkW#v=onepage&q=Irene%20Foote%20Foot%201722&f=false
  • https://archive.org/details/vintonmemorialc00vintgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/vintonmemorialc00vintgoog#page/n132/mode/1up
  • Pg.106
  • ‡ ROBERT DAY1 was b. in England about 1604. He came to New England in April, 1634, in the bark Elizabeth, from Ipswich, Eng., to Boston. He was admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay, May 6, 1635. He settled first at Newtown, soon after named Cambridge, near Boston; but in 1639 we find him in Hartford, Ct.; having probably been one of that colony of one hundred persons, who, with their pastor, Rev. Thomas Hooker, penetrated through the wilderness in 1635, to the banks of the Connecticut. By his second wife, EDITHA STEBBINS, he had two sons, Thomas2 and John,2 and two daughters, Sarah and Mary. He died at Hartford, 1648 a. 44.
  • JOHN DAY,2 son of Robert,1 m. SARAH MAYNARD of Hartford, and d. probably in 1730. His children were Joseph, John, (b. 1677,) Thomas, Mary, Maynard, Sarah, William, Joseph, (b. 1699 )
  • JOHN DAY,3 (b. 1677,) son of John, m. GRACE SPENCER of Hartford, Jan. 21, 1696-7. He resided in Colchester, Ct., and d. Nov. 4, 1752, ætatis 75. He had eleven children, of whom the ninth was —
  • ABRAHAM DAY,4 (b. March 17, 1712); m. IRENE FOOT,* Nov. 20, 1740. He was of Colchester, Ct., and d. March 18. 1792, a. 80. His widow, Irene, d. Aug. 7, 1809, a. 87. They had ten children, Ephraim, Ezra, (b. April 22, 1743), Nehemiah, Abraham, Elisha, Lucy, Elijah, Irene, Sarah, Oliver, (b. 1761.)
  • EZRA DAY,5 the second of these children, (b. April 22, O S., or May 3, 1743, New Style, per family record.) He resided in South Hadley, and m. HANNAH KENDALL, Oct. 3, 1767. He d. Nov. 21, 1823, a. 80. His widow d. Oct. 23, 1827. They had thirteen children, ol whom the third was—
  • .... etc.
    • * Irene Foot5 was (b.1722) dau. of Ephraim Foot4 of Colchester, Ct., (b. at Wethersfield 1683), who was son of Nathaniel3 of Wethersfield, who was son of Nathaniel,2 and grandson of Nathaniel,1 of Wethersfield. The two last came from England about 1633. See p. 108 note. [Foote Genealogy.

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John Day's Timeline

1676
September 24, 1676
Colchester, New London, Connecticut Colony
1695
1695
Age 18
Hartford, CT, USA
1696
January 12, 1696
Age 19
Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
1698
April 11, 1698
Age 21
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1699
August 14, 1699
Age 22
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1701
June 6, 1701
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1702
September 27, 1702
Age 26
Colchester, New London County, CT, USA
1704
February 7, 1704
Age 27
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1705
September 10, 1705
Age 28
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1708
March 9, 1708
Age 31
Colchester, New London, CT