John Simon Day

12 March 1851–13 January 1934 (Age 82)
Hunter River, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of John Simon

When John Simon Day was born on 12 March 1851, in Hunter River, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada, his father, Simon William Day, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Andrews, was 19. He married Sarah Jane Moore in 1871, in Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lot 13, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881 and Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1911. He died on 13 January 1934, in Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Victoria West, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Simon Day
1851–1934
Sarah Jane Moore
Marriage: 1871
Margaret Annie Day
1872–1964

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–1934Male

    Sarah Jane Moore

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
1871
Prince Edward Island, Canada
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Simon William Day

    Male1827–1897Male

    Mary Ann Andrews

    Female1831–1904Female

siblings

(13)

    Male1851–1934Male

    William Edward Day

    Male1855–1934Male

    Sarah Ann Day

    Female1858–1927Female

    Selina Huntington Day

    Female1861–1923Female

    Male1863–1950Male

+8 More Children

World Events (2)

1869

Age 18

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1871

Age 20

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of David .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), Old English Dæi, apparently from Old English dæg ‘day’, perhaps a short form of Old English personal names such as Dægberht and Dægmund. Reaney, however, points to the Middle English word day(e), dey(e) ‘dairy maid’, ‘(female) servant’ (from Old English dæge, cognate with Old Norse deigja ‘female servant’, ultimately from a root meaning ‘to knead’, and related to the word for dough), which he says came to be used for a servant of either sex.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh ( see O’Dea ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Simeon Day in entry for Wade H Thurston and Kathryn Day, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Simon Day in entry for Day and Littlehale, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Simon Day in entry for Sarah Seelina Anderson, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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