John Simon Day

Brief Life History 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 for about 10 years. 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
Christina MacFadyen
1852–1893
Marriage: 13 February 1873
James Simon Day
1872–1959
Margaret Annie Day
1872–1964
Day
William DAY
1875–1975
Daniel Day
1877–1946
Sara Selina Day
1880–1923
John George Day
1882–1974
Jabez Yeo Day
1887–1969
Kathryn Day
1889–1948
Carrie Day
1889–

Sources (22)

  • Simon Day, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Simeon Day in entry for Wade H Thurston and Kathryn Day, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Simon Day, "Canada Census, 1911"

World Events (1)

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English day(e), dey(e) ‘dairyman or dairymaid’. Originally used only of women, it was later used of men with the sense ‘man in charge of the dairy cattle’. This is probably the most common source of the surname.

English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey. In western England this is probably a pet form of David , but in northern England and perhaps elsewhere also it is a late Middle English variant of Daw, a pet form of Ralph (see Daw , Dakin ).

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O'Dea ).

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

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