Sidney Dayton

4 October 1884–February 1969 (Age 84)
Green Mountain, Yancey, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sidney

When Sidney Dayton was born on 4 October 1884, in Green Mountain, Yancey, North Carolina, United States, his father, Christopher Columbus Deyton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Polly Peterson, was 22. He married Dora Laws on 8 December 1905, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ramseytown, Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and New London, New London Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in February 1969, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Atglen, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Dayton
1884–1969
Dora Laws
1890–1978
Marriage: 8 December 1905
Ballard Deyton
1907–1988
Richard Arnold Dayton
1910–1980
Polly M Deyton
1912–2000
Faye E Deyton
1915–2000
Lena Deyton
1917–
C C Deyton
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 December 1905
Yancey, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Ballard Deyton

    Male1907–1988Male

    Richard Arnold Dayton

    Male1910–1980Male

    Polly M Deyton

    Female1912–2000Female

    Female1915–2000Female

    Lena Deyton

    Female1917–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Christopher Columbus Deyton

    Male1855–1932Male

    Mary Polly Peterson

    Female1861–1913Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 13

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sidney S Dayton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sid Deyton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sid Deyton, "United States Census, 1910"

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