FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
Edward Hunt’s “Weymouth ways and Weymouth people: Reminiscences” takes the reader back in Weymouth Massachusetts past to the 1830s through the 1880s as he provides glimpses into the people of the community. These reminiscences were mostly printed in the Weymouth Gazette and provide a fair example of early New England village life as it occurred in the mid 1800s. Of specific interest to the genealogist will be the Hunt material scattered throughout, but most specifically 286-295, and of course, those lucky enough to have had somebody “remembered” by Edward.
In 1940 and 1943, a survey of everyone who had lived in Washington County, Idaho continuously for 50 years or more, was made by the Weiser American. These pioneer residents were especially honored at the Fall Festival held in the fall of both years. So far as is known, the list compiled by the survey is complete and perhaps the only record of its kind in existence.
Elgin, Oregon Gretchen Adeline Dayton, 85, of Elgin died July 17 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A graveside memorial will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Elgin cemetery. She was born Dec. 25, 1920, in Port Townsend, Wash., to Asa and Sylvia Fowler. She spent most of her life in the Puget Sound area, living in Tahuya and Brinnon. In 1981, she married Darius Dayton and moved to Elgin. She loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting, and enjoyed watching the sunsets from her kitchen window. She was a great storyteller and loved the antics of the young children who
DAYTON Elizabeth Todd3, (Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 12, 1690-91, married Dec. 29, 1708, Isaac Dayton, who had married first, Rebecca, daughter of Jonathan Tuttle. Children: I. Rebecca, b. May 1, 1709; d. Dec. 10, 1711. II. Elizabeth, b. Sept. 25, 1711; m. Daniel, son of Daniel and Hannah (Cornwall) Doolittle. III. Rebecca, b. April 12, 1713; m. Ebenezer Gilbert. IV. Isreal, b. Mar. 12, 1715; m. Dinah Bishop, widow of Moses Clark. V. Sarah, b. July 16, 1716; m. Benjamin English, who were the ancestors of ex-governor James E. English of Connecticut. VI. Hannah, b. Aug. 4, 1718; m. Stephen,
DAYTON, Polly E. Todd6, (Melicu5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) died Sept. 22, 1879, married Jonathan Hezekiah, son of Jonathan and Mary (Yale) Dayton. He was a great-grandson of Michael Todd by the Dayton line. Children: I. Eliza Ray, m. Lewis C. Green, of Meriden, Conn. II. Ellen C., m. Maltby Fowler, of Northford, Conn. III. Grace, m. De Grasse Fowler. IV. Angeline, m. (???) Hubbard. V. Ambrose.