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James Day

Birthplace: Killingly, Windham, Connecticut
Death: Died in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Dayville, Windham, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Day and Elizabeth Day (Dresser)
Husband of Mary Day
Father of John Day and Thomas Day
Brother of Susannah Knight

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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Immediate Family

About James Day

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT. DAR Ancestor # A030885


  • Founder of Dayville, CT.
  • Drowned at the age of 66 years.
  • James a blacksmith appointed one of horse branders at Killingly annual meeting in 1760.
  • James tombstone inscription: Revolutionary War Vet. 6th Co. "I sought the Lord in early youth-Nor did I seek in vain- He led me in the path of truth-And great has been gain."
  • James was a large landowner in the town of Killingly-much of which was in So Killingly


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James Day's Timeline

Killingly, Windham, Connecticut
July 9, 1748
Age 32
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut
January 9, 1755
Age 39
Killingly, Windham, CT, USA
March 12, 1757
Age 41
Killingly, CT, USA
December 25, 1782
Age 66
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA
December 28, 1782
Age 66
Dayville, Windham, Connecticut, United States