Edward Day

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Day was born on 8 September 1774, in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Hartford Day, was 25 and his mother, Eunice Fay, was 22. He married Susannah Jean Ransom in October 1793, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 17 May 1841, in Underhill, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Underhill Flats Cemetery, Underhill, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Edward Day
1774–1841
Susannah Jean Ransom
1778–1848
Marriage: October 1793
Edward Day
1799–1825
Samuel Day
1800–1867
Noah Day
1804–1890
William Day
1805–1871
Moses Ransom Day
1806–1880
Ann Day
1806–1879
John Day
1810–
Oliver Day
1812–
Jared C. Day
1813–1887
Cyrenus Day
1814–1880
Electa J. Day
1815–1897
James A. Day
1816–
Lucretia M Day
1823–1899

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Edward Day - Government record: birth-name: Edward Day
  • Edward Day, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edward Day in entry for Elida J Mead, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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1776

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1785

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1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

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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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