John Flavel Day

20 October 1835–10 August 1903 (Age 67)
Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of John Flavel

When John Flavel Day was born on 20 October 1835, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, David Day III, was 35 and his mother, Zilpha Griffin, was 34. He married Ellen Maria Wolcott in 1857, in Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Vermont, United States in 1870. He died on 10 August 1903, in Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Colchester Village Cemetery, Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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John Flavel Day
Ellen Maria Wolcott
Marriage: 1857
Carlton Edgar Day
Jenny May Day
Addie L. Day
Fannie L. Day
Ellen Day

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    1857Bennington, Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (48)

    • John F. Day in entry for Carleton Edgar Day, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • J F Day, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Day in entry for Fannie L. Day, "Vermont Deaths and Burials, 1871-1965"

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