Henderson Baty Day

11 April 1829–13 August 1917 (Age 88)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Henderson Baty

When Henderson Baty Day was born on 11 April 1829, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Day, was 24 and his mother, Delila Davis Lewin, was 27. He married Rhoda King on 7 March 1854, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Benton Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 August 1917, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ritter Cemetery, Benton Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henderson Baty Day
Rhoda King
Marriage: 7 March 1854
Louisa Day
John DAY
Ira Day
George Washington Day
Sarah Ann Day
Henry Day

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1854Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 2
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
    Age 31
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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 (10)

    • Henderson B Day, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
    • H B Day, "United States Census, 1860"
    • H B Day, "Find A Grave Index"

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