Arza Boyce Day

14 April 1850–22 July 1900 (Age 50)
Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Arza Boyce

When Arza Boyce Day was born on 14 April 1850, in Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Hugh Day, was 40 and his mother, Susannah Content Judd, was 35. He married Charlotte Thomas on 10 May 1874, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1869. He died on 22 July 1900, in Hunter, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arza Boyce Day
Charlotte Thomas
Marriage: 10 May 1874
Arza Laronzo Day
Ira Hugh Day
Le Roy Thomas Day
Charlotte Content Day
Carl Rolla Day
Anna Adell Day
David Bertram Day
Franklin William Day
Minerva Day

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1874Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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 (27)

    • Arza Day in household of Hugh Day, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Arzie Day in entry for Frank Day, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Arza B Day in household of Hugh Day, "United States Census, 1860"

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