DAY, John


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SAGE, Adeline

DAY, John 1 2 3

  • Born: 1806, Langford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage: SAGE, Adeline on 12 Apr 1832 in Brant County, Ontario, Canada
  • Died: 22 Jul 1888, Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada at age 82 4


John married Adeline SAGE, daughter of Allen SAGE and Elizabeth WESTBROOK, on 12 Apr 1832 in Brant County, Ontario, Canada. (Adeline SAGE was born on 26 Mar 1808 in Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada and died on 13 Jan 1854 in Brant County, Ontario, Canada.)



1 Ontario Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 (Brantford Twsp, Brant County, Ontario; 1912). Surety: 4. Day, Sampson
Died: 24 May 1912, Brantford Twsp, Brant County, Ontario
Age: 74
DOB: 14 Mar 1838
Place of birth: Langford, Ontario
Occupation: farmer
Father's name: John Day
Father's birthplace: Langford, Ontario
Mother's name: Adeline Sage
Mother's birthplace: Brantford Township
Cause of death: arteriosclerosis, myocarditis

2 1851 Canadian Census (Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists John Day (age 45, b. NY), wife Adeline [Sage] (age 46, b. NY) and children Emeline (age 19, b. NY), Eunice (age 17, b. NY), Sampson (age 16, b. NY), Lydia (age 11, b. NY) and Solomon (age 9, b. NY), living in Brantford, Ontario. The birthplaces are all erroneous. John is listed as a "farmer," and the family's religion is listed as Methodist. Living next door is Issac Day (age 39, b. NY), who is likely John's brother.

3 Warner & Beers, History of Brant County (1883. Transcribed by Bill Bowerman for the Brant County GenWeb project: Surety: 4. JOHN DAY, Sr., farmer, Langford P.O., is a son of Solomon and Sarah (Whiting) Day, who are mentioned in Daniel Day's sketch. John was born in brant County in 1806, and was raised to farm life, which he has followed ever since. He now lives retired. On April 12, 1832, he married Adeline, daughter of Allen and Elizabeth Sage; she was born in Oxford County on March 26, 1808, and died in Brant County January 13, 1854. John and wife belonged to the Canada Methodist Church, in which he filled the office of Trustee three years. He inherited 136 acres of land, on which he now lives. His success through life had been good. He and wife had a family of five children, viz., Emiline, Eunice, Sampson, Lydia and Solomon. Eunice died in 1871, aged 36 years, and of Sampson a sketch appears in this volume.

4 Ontario Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 (Brantford Twsp, Brant County, Ontario; 1888). Surety: 4. Day, John
Died: 22 Jul 1888, Brantford Twsp, Brant County, Ontario
Age: 81 years
Place of birth: Brantford Twsp, Brant County, Ontario
Occupation: farmer
Cause of death: stricture of bladder, 3 weeks
Informant: Sampson Day [son], farmer, Brantford Twsp

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