James R. Dayton

about 1823–
South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James R.

When James R. Dayton was born about 1823, in South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Henry Dayton, was 26 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 28. He married Hancy Sophia Abbey on 29 January 1852, in South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James R. Dayton
1823–
Hancy Sophia Abbey
1827–1871
Marriage: 29 January 1852
James Mortimer Dayton
1853–
Harry Anson Dayton
1855–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1852
South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Dayton

    Male1797–1864Male

    Mary Williams

    Female1795–1867Female

siblings

(4)

    Eunice B. Dayton

    Female1818–1896Female

    Henry W Dayton

    Male1822–1892Male

    Male1823–Male

    John Dayton

    Male1824–1880Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 6

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1863

Age 40

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James R Dayton in household of Henry Dayton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James R Dayton, "Ohio, Church Records, 1762-2008"
  • Henry Dayton in the Connecticut, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1609

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