Darling Dayton

Male1792–24 January 1826

Brief Life History of Darling

When Darling Dayton was born in 1792, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Capt. Jonathan Dayton, was 66 and his mother, Obedience Cooper, was 35. He married Asenath Thompson on 13 May 1814, in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 24 January 1826, in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 34, and was buried in Broad Street Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Darling Dayton
1792–1826
Asenath Thompson
1793–1845
Marriage: 13 May 1814
Decatur Darling Dayton
1815–1871
Mary Bedotha Dayton
1817–1902
Lydia Emeline Dayton
1820–
Jane Wright Dayton
1823–

Sources (17)

  • Darling Dayton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Darling Dayton, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Darling Dayton, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1814Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 8

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 10

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Deighton .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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