I learned that there are records showing that property was owned by a Day that are dated 1720. This was acreage in Delaware Township in the area that is now Erlton, Jesse Haydock is trying to get more detail about this and will tell me what he can find.
In 1802 the Haddonfield Monthly Meeting procured a "well qualified teacher", a member of the Friends Society, Stephen Munson Day, who became headmaster. Later on I learned that at the site of the present Borough Hall was the Horton family mansion which was torn down to build. Before that on the premises was the house that was owned by Stephen Munson Day, where he lived when he was headmaster of the Friends School.
The Grand Army of the Republic Thomas H.
Post No. 53 of Haddonfield, in 1886,lists among its officers,
Day, Quartermaster. The membership was then about
listed was Henry Day.
Mr. Bill Schlecht has told me how Lafe Day (Lafayette) was the foreman of the Willits Coal and Lumber Yard around the year 1871. He told how he was red more that once when my grandfather caught him and whaled him with a broken lathe when he caught him climbing on the piles of lumber.
In the family Bible is a birthday record of
F. Day, 1805. It seems indicative of something patriotic
father was George Washington Day, my grandfather was named
and my great grand father was named Benjamin Franklin Day.
it be possible that if I went back far enough I would find
Columbus Day was really the pilot of that ship?
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