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James Day

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Killingly, Windham, Connecticut
Death: December 25, 1782 (66)
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 Nathan Day; Thomas Day; John Day; Jonathon Day; Elias Day and 4 others
Brother of Mary Warren; Susannah Knight; Sarah Day; Patience Day; Elizabeth Day and 4 others

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
May 14, 1744
Age 28
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
March 12, 1745
Age 29
July 9, 1748
Age 32
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut
September 25, 1750
Age 34
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
March 21, 1753
Age 37
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
January 9, 1755
Age 39
Killingly, Windham, CT, USA
March 12, 1757
Age 41
Killingly, CT, USA
August 23, 1758
Age 42
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, United States