The Descendants of Simon Day


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The Descendants of Simon Day

1. WILLIAM DAY, b. abt. 1741, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

He married SARAH _____, abt. 1766, in Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

Children:

2. i WILLIAM DAY, christened March 08, 1767, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

3. ii JAMES DAY, christened May 06, 1769, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

4. iii GEORGE DAY, christened October 07, 1770, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

5. iv ELIZABETH DAY, christened November 08, 1772, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

+ 6. v SIMON DAY b. c1768.

7. vi LYDIA DAY, christened November 17, 1775, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

8. vii KERRIDGE DAY, christened February 24, 1777, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

9. viii PHILIP DAY, christened June 08, 1778, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

10. ix JONATHON DAY, christened January 09, 1780, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

This family has not been proved to be Simon's family.

Second Generation

6. SIMON DAY, (1.WILLIAM1) b. c1768, Denningham, Suffolk County, England, christened November 21, 1773, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

He married ELIZABETH SMITH, November 29, 1793, in Badingham, Suffolk County, England, b. abt. 1796, England.

Children:

11. i ELIZABETH DAY, christened January 25, 1794, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

12. ii SARAH DAY, christened January 25, 1794, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

13. iii LYDIA DAY, christened April 26, 1795, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

14. iv PHOEBE DAY, christened June 23, 1799, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

15. v SARAH DAY, christened January 24, 1802, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

+ 16. vi SIMON DAY b. May 31, 1804.

17. vii MARTHA DAY, christened April 12, 1807, Denningham, Suffolk County, England.

This family has not been proved to be Simon's family.

Third Generation

16. SIMON DAY, (6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. May 31, 1804, Denningham, Suffolk County, England, christened July 29, 1804, Denningham, Suffolk County, England, d. April 12, 1889, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Simon's first wife Jane Masterson died at the age of 28 in 1832. Some information that I have (don't know where I got it) indicates that Simon and Jane also had a Mary and Hannah who died young. He paid for 5 passages from England.

Also that Simon and Mary are buried at Wheatley River. (Simon - brother or father I don't know). We don't know much about his second wife Ann Stead, but they were married by L.C. Jenkins at St. Pauls Angligan Church in Charlottetown. Witnesses for their marriage were Edward Ford, James Andrews and Donald MacDonald. By the 1861 census, Simon had turned over lot 23 to his son Simon and was now living on lot 19 that consisted of 100 acres.

1841 Census:
2 females 16-45 Ann and ?
3 males under 16 Simon, Isaac and William
1 male 16-45 Simon
1 female 45-60 A mother?

Where is Jane born 1828?

1861 Census:
1 male 5-16
1 female 5-16
1 female 16-21
2 males 21-45

Simonís marriage to Ann Stead was witnessed by Edward Ford, James Andrews, Donald MacDonald and married by L.C. Jenkins.

1 female 45-60
1 male 45-60

Lived on lot 23/19 Bungay Kensington, PEI

Could Simon married to Christine McDonald have had other children? I have from Salley Bailey Emiley C. Day m. to John A. McDonell, A Mary Frances Day m. to Henery A. Holl, James A Day m. to Mary MacWilliams. The birth dates for them coincide with their children.

Sources have been:
Church records from Trinity Church, Charlottetown, Canada
Vital Records from PEI
1861 Census of PEI
[Lucy Fandek]

The following is a letter from Douglas M. MacDonald to Sally Bailey whose husband is a Day descendant. I have tried to type it just as he wrote it.

Prince Edward Island
Winsloe RR2
COA 2H0
August 9, 1980

Dear Mrs. Bailey

I have always been told that a poor way to start a letter is with an apology, but I will do that about my writing, it is hard to read, I don't write very often.

You have been inquiring about Christy MacDonald, she was my great great aunt, my father was John my grandfather Norman, and my great grandfather was Donald, brother of Christy.

Their father was Alexander who died in Skye, Scotland at the age fifty six with a pain between the shoulders (probably pneumonia) the glen they lived in was called CAMPILS KEMMORY, he was a shepherd in the hills he also dried and burned KELP and extracted the nitrate of soda that was used to make explosives that were used in the Nepolianic wars. His wife was a MacPherson we don't know her first name.

She came as a widow to Glasgow Good about 1833 with two sons and two daughters.

Norman, Donald, Christy, I don't know the name of the older. It was Mary, wife of James O (or an A...Lucy's note) Andrews son of John and Margaret (Catchpole) Andrews. (I don't understand this last sentence. Could he mean that Mary is the older one be couldn't remember?....Lucy's note)

Norman was seventeen and went to work in the lumberwoods at Mirimichi N.B., to make a bit of money. He broke his leg in an accident, he made his way home to his mother, but died from infection the rough edges of the bone had broken the skin.

We don't know where he is buried. When my great great grandmother arrived on PEI she left her youngest son Donald with her husbands brother in Belfast PEI, he didn't like it there and run away, he walked the forty five miles to Glasgow Good to be with his mother he was nine years old.

He was called Donald (the widow) he never went to school, when he grew up he married an English speaking girl, by the name of Hannah Andrews who taught him to read, Hannah was a Baptist in religion, and she encouraged him to read the Bible which he did from cover to cover, he then decided the Baptist were right and became one.

Meanwhile his mother was disappointed with his marriage. She spoke only Gaelic while the young woman spoke any English, she wanted to go home. So one spring Donald sold off some cattle and she went back home to her people in Skye. I don't know if they ever heard from her after. One wonders what kind of a welcome an elderly widow would receive. All I know about Christy is that she had a son Archibald, he and my grandfather Norman met one day in Charlottetown, PEI (perhaps in a tavern) and they agreed to call their first sons after each other. So Archie Day called his son Norman Day.

But my grandfather had four daughters before my father born, he forgot his promise and they called him John. Some months later Archie Day called and reminded them of the pledge so they added the name Archibald. He was known as John Archibald MacDonald he would be 92 if he were living.

Norman Day was married and they had one son Wesley before they separated. He is a bachelor about seventy years of age.

If my memory serves me right Simon Day was married three times one wife was an Andrews, a legend about the Day family, is that they were Jewish in England, which is a religion, later becoming Christians.

We still live on the Glasgow Good directly opposite the farm where my ancestors settled. I have a brother Alfred on my grandfatherís farm.

We are farmers, my wife Beth is a teacher. We have three children, Norma Jean, Margaret and Jain which is the Gaelic for John. Norma Jean has a degree in education. Margaret is studying to be a legal secretary, and Jain is a grade 12 high school student interested in golf, hockey and soccer. If you have any question I will try to help.

We have visited your lovely state of Vermont, and have been thrilled with the loveliness of your countryside, and the friendliness of the people.

I hope you can see fit to vote for Ronald Reagan this fall (don't take that statement seriously)

Sincerely Yours
Donald M. MacDonald.

He married (1) JANE MASTERSON, February 20, 1827, in Denningham, Suffolk County, England, b. February 02, 1804, Badingham, Suffolk County, England, (daughter of JAMES MASTERSON and JANE LARTER) christened February 07, 1804, Badingham, Suffolk County, England, d. February 07, 1832, Prince Edward Island, buried: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

JANE: Records on the Island at St. Pauls Angelican Church, Charlottetown, "Jane Day wife of Simon Day of New Suffolk died 7 Feb 1832 at age 28." [Lucy Fandek].

Children:

+ 18. i SIMON WILLIAM DAY b. October 23, 1827.

+ 19. ii JANE DAY b. April 10, 1829.

20. iii GEORGE DAY, b. July 28, 1830, England, d. September 12, 1830.

He married (2) ANN STEAD, September 11, 1832, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, b. Tracadie, (daughter of WILLIAM STEAD and ANN ROSELY) d. May 28, 1844, Prince Edward Island.

ANN: Ann Stead of Tracudie was a spinster. They were married by L.C. Jenkins of St. Pauls Angelican Church. [Lucy Fandek].

Children:

21. iv WILLIAM JOHN DAY, b. July 16, 1834, Bungay, Prince Edward Island, d. December 11, 1908, El Paso, Texas.

Cheryl White, Santa Barbara, CA has William John Day b. 1830 Bungay, PEI. [Lucy Fandek].

He married ANNA MACQUARRIE, June 25, 1861, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, b. March 16, 1823, Prince Edward Island, (daughter of ALEXANDER MACQUARRIE and JANE ANN MCQUARRY) d. March 11, 1918, Boulder, Colorado.

22. v KERRIDGE DAY, b. June 30, 1836, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Kerridge Day and Isabella lived on Lot 19 in 1861. [Lucy Fandek].

He married (1) ISABELLA M. MACQUARRIE, January 24, 1861, in Prince Edward Island, b. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

He married (2) ELIZABETH CROSSMAN, February 15, 1870, in Prince Edward Island.

23. vi ISAAC DAY, b. February 03, 1838, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. April 20, 1887, Wilmont Valley, ?.

In 1881 is living on Lot 19. [Lucy Fandek].

He married FLORA MCQUARRIE.

+ 24. vii ARCHIBALD (ARCHIE) DAY b. February 13, 1841/47.

25. viii PHOEBE DAY, b. September 16, 184?, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. Young.

26. ix ELIZABETH ANN DAY, b. May 08, 1844, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. September 22, 1941.

Need to look further on death date. One other report says Elizabeth died June 03, 1919 at age 74. If so, then where did this other death date come from (22 Sep 1941) that would be 97yrs old. [Lucy Fandek].

She married GEORGE CHAMPION.

He married (3) CHRISTY MACDONALD, September 04, 1844, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, b. c1814, Isle of Skye, Scotland, (daughter of ALEXANDER MACDONALD and _____ MACPHERSON) d. January 07, 1893, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

CHRISTY: Christy was a spinster living on Glasgow Rd when she married Simon married by William Hooper Esq. J.P. (Justice of the Peace). Burial records from Canada state Christy was 79yrs old when she died. [Lucy Fandek].

Children:

27. x (baby) DAY.

28. xi JAMES CHARLES DAY, b. c1844, d. 1896.

Information received from Sally Bailey states that James A. Day married to Mary MacWilliams. The b. and d. dates she has given me are the same as the dates I have here for James Charles however his wife is Bridget. [Lucy Fandek]

He married BRIDGET MISSURVIE.

Fourth Generation

18. SIMON WILLIAM DAY, (16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. October 23, 1827, England, d. April 18/21, 1897, Wheatley River/Bungay, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Burial date from gravestone says he died 18 April 1897 (age 72) and the burial records state he died 21 April 1897 at age 70. Records also at Broadalbin United Church, PEI. 1891 Census...he says he is 64yrs old. Family group sheet I have states marriage 25 April 1850.

This Simon Day and family are in 1861 census. 1 b. England (Simon), 1 b. Island (Mary Ann Andrews) and 5 children. They listed nothing on age of these children, males or females. But they had 1 horse, 5 cows, 8 sheep and 3 hogs. They had 50 acres of land (2nd grade) located on Little Rennie Rd, Wheatley River on which they raised 1 ton of hay, 18 bushels of wheat, 7 bushels of barley, 200 of oats, 30 of buckwheat and 150 of potatoes. They made 40 pounds of butter. Simon himself must have met the census taker in the barn. He couldn't remember ages of his children, but knew his crops. Simon must be living on Lot 23 given him by his father. I show Simon living in Wellington, PEI on Lot 23. Sources have been: Church records from Trinity Church, Charlottetown, PEI; Vital Records from PEI; 1861 Census of PEI. [Lucy Fandek]

He married MARY ANN ANDREWS, April 29, 1850, in Prince Edward Island, b. October 25, 1831, Prince Edward Island, (daughter of JOHN ANDREWS and MARY CATCHPOLE) christened December 04, 1831, St. Paul's Angligan Church, Prince Edward Island, d. March 17, 1904, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

+ 29. i SIMON DAY b. abt. 1851/1855.

+ 30. ii WILLIAM EDWARD DAY b. June 02, 1855.

+ 31. iii SARAH ANN DAY b. December 28, 1858/59.

+ 32. iv SELINA HUNTINGTON DAY b. December 26, 1861.

33. v GEORGE ALBERT DAY, b. 1863, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. 1946.

He married ISABELLE MACPHERSON, November 27, 1884/94, in Prince Edward Island, b. abt. 1861.

34. vi ADELAIDE BEATRICE DAY, b. October 22, 1866, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. October 06, 1898, Prince Edward Island.

One report states Adelaide was born 26 Oct 1866. [Lucy Fandek]

She married JOHN A. SMITH, April 20, 1894, b. abt. 1862.

35. vii NAN ELIZABETH (NAOMI) DAY, b. September 22, 1868, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. September 18, 1915.

Nan Elizabeth called Naomi is a twin to Ruth. One record states they were born September 22, 1867. 1881 census shows them as 13 yrs old. Then another record states Naomi's birth as 22 Nov 1868. Never married. [Lucy Fandek]

+ 36. viii RUTH DAY b. September 22, 1867/8.

+ 37. ix PHOEBE DAY b. November 11, 1869/70.

38. x HANNAH DAY, b. 1871, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. Young.

39. xi MARY JANE DAY, b. 1872, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island. The descendancy chart I have does not list a Mary Jane. [Lucy Fandek]

She married JOHN MOORE COLES, September 12, 1911.

40. xii MARY PRISCILLA DAY, b. June 25, 1874, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island. Mary Prescilla had no children. [Lucy Fandek]

She married JOSEPH WHITE, April 05, 1907, b. abt. 1851.

41. xiii ELIZABETH "ELIZA" JANE DAY, b. June 25, 1874, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, christened May 01, 1867, Prince Edward Island, d. November 25, 1941.

She married (1) GEORGE DAVIS(ON), September 11, 1906, b. abt. 1863.

She married (2) THOMAS HESSION, 1820.

19. JANE DAY, (16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. April 10, 1829, England, christened May 16, 1829, England, d. August 23, 1915, Bungay, Prince Edward Island, England, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

See 1861 census for birth of first child. [Lucy Fandek]

She married MICHAEL ANDREWS, July 29, 1855, in Prince Edward Island, b. October 24, 1830, New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island, (son of JOHN ANDREWS and MARY CATCHPOLE) d. December 31, 1902, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

42. i BENJAMIN ANDREWS, b. 1857.

43. ii MARY JANE ANDREWS, b. 1857.

44. iii SOPHIA ANDREWS, b. 1859, Bungay, Prince Edward Island, d. April 1882, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

24. ARCHIBALD (ARCHIE) DAY, (16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. February 13, 1841/47, d. July 04, 1903, buried: People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

He married MARY JANE (JANIE) SUMMERS, March 18, 1869, b. 1848, (daughter of JAMES SUMMERS and MARY PICKERING) d. February 08, 1934.

Children:

+ 45. i NORMAN MACDONALD DAY b. October 19, 1873.

+ 46. ii SIMON FRANKLIN (FRANK) DAY b. July 25, 1875.

47. iii JOHN WILLIAM DAY, b. July 30, 1878, d. January 21, 1961.

48. iv JAMES DAY.

49. v SARAH DAY.

She married ELWIN LINDSAY.

50. vi EMMA JANE DAY.

She married DAVID P. CASELEY, September 15, 1908.

Fifth Generation

29. SIMON DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. abt. 1851/1855, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. 1934, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island, buried: United Church, People's Cemetery, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island. The following is from the 1881, 1891 and 1901 census:

1881

 

1891

 

1901

 

Age

Name

Age

Name

Age

Name

30

Simon

40

Simon

50

Simon

28

Christy

38

Christy

43

Margaret

9

Margaret Ann

17

Simon James

23

Daniel

7

Simon James

15

William

19

John George

5

William

13

Daniel

14

Jabez

3

Daniel

11

Sarah Selina

13

Carrie

1

Sarah Selina

9

John George

 

 

 

 

4

Jabez

 

 

 

 

2

Casey

 

 

[Dana]

He married (1) _____ MACFADYEN.

Children:

+ 51. i MARGARET ANNIE DAY b. September 28, 1872.

He married (2) CHRISTY MACFADYEN, February 13, 1873, in Prince Edward Island, b. abt. 1852, Prince Edward Island, d. December 28, 1893, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island, buried: United Church, People's Cemetery, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

52. ii SIMON JAMES DAY, b. 1874, Prince Edward Island.

53. iii WILLIAM DAY, b. October 25, 1875, Prince Edward Island, baptized October 29, 1881, Bideford United Church, Bideford, Prince Edward Island.

54. iv DANIEL DAY, b. February 19, 1877, Prince Edward Island, baptized October 29, 1881, Bideford United Church, Bideford, Prince Edward Island.

55. v SARAH SELINA DAY, b. April 19, 1879, Prince Edward Island, baptized October 29, 1881, Bideford United Church, Bideford, Prince Edward Island.

56. vi JOHN GEORGE DAY, b. February 19, 1882, Prince Edward Island, baptized December 08, 1884, Bideford United Church, Bideford, Prince Edward Island.

57. vii JABEZ DAY, b. abt. 1887, Prince Edward Island.

58. viii CASSIE DAY, b. abt. 1889, Prince Edward Island.

He married (3) MARGARET MACDONALD, 1900, in Prince Edward Island, b. 1877, d. 1946, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island, buried: United Church, People's Cemetery, Victoria West, Prince Edward Island.

30. WILLIAM EDWARD DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. June 02, 1855, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. February 24, 1934, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: Washburn Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

I have also he was born in Charlottetown. [Dana]

I have notes taken from records at court house in Washburn. States William d. 31 Jan 1935. Information contained in the records for William Day m. to Hannah Maria Cudmore given to me by Aunt Edie. William and Hannah were married by Herbert Read. Witnesses were Sarah Ann Cudmore and Issac Cudmore. Birth and Death Certificates. [Lucy Fandek].

He married HANNAH MARIA CUDMORE, October 03, 1876, in Prince Edwards Island, b. July 11, 1856, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, (daughter of ROBERT CUDMORE and MARIA FIDDLER) d. November 30, 1932, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: December 03, 1932, Washburn Cemetery, Bayfield County, Washburn, Wisconsin.

HANNAH: I also have she was born December 03, 1857 [Dana]. I also have George Cudmore and Grace Saunders as Hannahs parents. [Dana]

Courthouse records in Washburn show d. 1 Dec 1932. [Lucy Fandek].

Children:

59. i GEORGE FREDERICK DAY, b. October 08, 1877, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. January 07, 1967, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin.

He married TILLIE CARTIER, February 10, 1914.

+ 60. ii WILLIAM EDWARD DAY b. November 29, 1878.

61. iii MARY MELINDA DAY, b. April 12, 1881, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. July 16, 1964, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

She married HARRY FAULKNER, November 28, 1907, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

62. iv IDA MELISSA DAY, b. July 11, 1882, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. March 26, 1942, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin. Marriage? Children? [Dana].

63. v SIMON RUTHERFORD DAY, b. January 09, 1891, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. May 30, 1956, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin. Grandpa Day tells the story that when they were on the train from Canda down to the U.S. , his dad met a man whose name was Rutherford. He liked him so much that they named our Unlce Rutherford after him. [Lucy Fandek].

He married FRANCES GRUPSTRA, November 28, 1916.

64. vi EDITH JANE DAY, b. December 09, 1891, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. September 22, 1981, Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, buried: September 25, 1981, Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

She married FRANK FAULKNER, December 19, 1914, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

31. SARAH ANN DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. December 28, 1858/59, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. October 09, 1927, North Wiltshire, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

She married BERNARD AXWORTHY, March 02, 1881, in Milton, Prince Edward Island, b. January 27, 1851, New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island, (son of GEORGE FELIX AXWORTHY and ELIZABETH BOLT) baptized February 27, 1851, Prince Edward Island, d. May 16, 1898, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

65. i PHOEBE BERTHA AXWORTHY, b. May 31, 1898, Prince Edward Island, d. October 23, 1981, Prince Edward Island, buried: October 25, 1981, Floral Hills, Prince Edward Island.

She married SAMUEL JAMES SMITH, b. April 23, 1872, (son of JAMES SMITH and MARY JANE SELLICK) d. March 06, 1947, buried: Granville, Prince Edward Island.

32. SELINA HUNTINGTON DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. December 26, 1861, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. 1923, Kensington, Prince Edward Island, buried: Kensington Cemetery, Prince Edward Island.

She married NEIL STEWART, November 14/19, 1884, in Zion Pres. Church, Prince Edward Island, b. abt. 1859, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

66. i NORMAN P. STEWART, b. February 1893, d. November 12, 1893, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

36. RUTH DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. September 22, 1867/8, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, christened May 01, 1867, Prince Edward Island, d. May 21, 1964, Unity, New Hampshire, buried: Mt. View Cemetery, Clearmont, New Hampshire.

Ruth and Samuel lived in both Claremont and Haverhill, New Hampshire. Records from Trinity Church, Charlottetown, PEI show Ruth and Nan Eliz. being baptized on the same day. See note on her twin Naomi about birth dates. [Lucy Fandek].

She married SAMUEL JAMES SMITH, June 28, 1896, in Prince Edward Island, b. April 23, 1872, (son of JAMES SMITH and MARY JANE SELLICK) d. March 06, 1947, buried: Granville, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

67. i PHOEBE JANE SMITH, b. April 10, 1897.

68. ii SAMUEL SMITH, b. August 14, 1898.

69. iii PRISCILLA SMITH, b. June 28, 1899.

70. iv JAMES SMITH, b. July 10, 1900.

71. v GEORGIA SMITH, b. November 24, 1902.

37. PHOEBE DAY, (18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. November 11, 1869/70, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, d. November 19, 1911, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Pheobe lived at Breadalbane, PEI. [Lucy Fandek].

She married MALACHIAS WALL, February 28, 1903, b. August 03, 1847, Freetown, Prince Edward Island, (son of JAMES WALL and ANN LAIRD) d. October 11, 1920, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, buried: Wheatley River United Church Cemetery, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

72. i MALCHIAS JAMES WALTER WALL, b. bet. 1903-1910.

73. ii JUDSON S. WALL, b. November 19, 1911, Wheatley River, Prince Edward Island, d. March 02, 1919, Coleman, Prince Edward Island, buried: West Devon Cemetery, Prince Edward Island.

45. NORMAN MACDONALD DAY, (24.ARCHIBALD4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. October 19, 1873, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, occupation Farmer, d. July 21, 1953, Beach Grove Inn, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

He married BERTHA GOSS, January 18, 1898.

Children:

74. i MARGARET (MAGGIE) DAY, d. November 1918.

75. ii WESLEY (WES) LINDSAY DAY, b. October 04, 1909, Kensington, Prince Edward Island.

46. SIMON FRANKLIN (FRANK) DAY, (24.ARCHIBALD4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. July 25, 1875, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, d. September 24, 1943, buried: Margate United Church Cemetery, Margate, Prince Edward Island.

He married DOROTHY ANN (ANNIE) HEANEY, February 19, 1901, b. June 03, 1880, Clinton, Prince Edward Island, (daughter of ROBERT W. HEANEY and HARRIET PICKERING) d. August 03, 1953, Norboro, Prince Edward Island.

Children:

76. i ORRIE EZELLA DAY, b. 1902, d. 1958.

She married CLAYTON STEPHEN SMITH, May 20, 1923, in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

77. ii SADIE VIOLA DAY, b. 1903, d. 1968.

78. iii EMMA JANE DAY, b. November 23, 1904, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, d. December 08, 1904, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, buried: Margate United Church Cemetery, Margate, Prince Edward Island. Died at 14 days.

79. iv GORDON WESLEY DAY, b. 1906, d. 2001.

80. v ROBERT ARCHIBALD (ARCHIE) DAY, b. April 04, 1909, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, d. October 05, 1956, Charlottetown Infirmary, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, buried: Margate United Church Cemetery, Margate, Prince Edward Island.

81. vi JAMES HOWARD DAY, b. September 16, 1910, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, d. July 17, 1967, Wainwright, Atlanta, buried: Margate United Church Cemetery, Margate, Prince Edward Island.

82. vii HARLAND LESTER DAY, b. 1913, d. 1985.

83. viii ETHEL GRACE DAY, b. 1916.

84. ix RUBY DAY, b. 1919.

She married ERNEST JAMES CARTER, (son of ROBERT J. C. CARTER and MARGARET ANNIE DAY).

85. x JOHN WILLARD DAY, b. June 21, 1925, Norboro, Prince Edward Island, d. September 19, 1945, buried: Margate United Church Cemetery, Margate, Prince Edward Island.

He married MYRA JANE MACDONALD, September 19, 1945, in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, b. 1927, O'Leary, Prince Edward Island.

Sixth Generation

51. MARGARET ANNIE DAY, (29.SIMON5, 18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. September 28, 1872, Tyne Valley, Prince Edward Island, d. April 26, 1964, Knowlesville, New Brunswick.

She married ROBERT J. C. CARTER, April 06, 1892, in Portland, Maine, b. November 14, 1862, Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick, (son of ROBERT CARTER and ELSIE CAIE MACDONALD) d. April 08, 1929, Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick.

Children:

86. i HATTIE AVELINE CARTER, b. January 29, 1893.

87. ii LESLIE WILLIAM CARTER, b. March 03, 1896.

88. iii CHARLES ALLEN CARTER, b. November 22, 1898.

89. iv ROBERT BRUCE CARTER, b. November 22, 1900.

90. v SIMON FIRTH CARTER, b. October 15, 1903.

91. vi ANNIE ALICE CARTER, b. May 14, 1906.

+ 92. vii ELSIE ISABEL CARTER b. April 14, 1909.

93. viii ERNEST JAMES CARTER.

He married RUBY DAY, b. 1919, (daughter of SIMON FRANKLIN (FRANK) DAY and DOROTHY ANN (ANNIE) HEANEY).

94. ix ELLA MAE CARTER.

60. WILLIAM EDWARD DAY, (30.WILLIAM5, 18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. November 29, 1878, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, d. April 28, 1963, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: May 02, 1963, Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

I have also Appin Road. [Dana]

Grandpa was a farmer and also owned a sawmill. By the time I was old enough to remember things, Grandpa and grandma were getting up theyíre in years. I never knew grandpa without a beard or with two hands. Mama told me that grandpa's left sleeve got caught in the circular saw of the mill and drug his arm in to the saw. He lost his arm just below the left elbow. He had an artificial hand and arm, but I never knew him to wear it. Perhaps he saved it just for only dress occasions, or maybe it wasn't very functional. I do remember him wearing and using a hook that he could open and close. And when I was little, he would beckon me over to him and ask, "Is that a wear hole or a tear hole"? and the next thing you'd know, he'd stick his hook into a hole on my slacks and rrrrriiiiipppp. Didn't make any difference what I would say, because he was going to rip it anyway. I wonder what my mother thought of his tricks. She never ever said anything about the bigger holes in our clothes.

On those long hot and muggy days when I was young, grandpa and I would go sit on the bench he'd made, in the long shadows of the afternoon. Sometimes there would be a breath of air to cool us, sometimes the sweat would trickle down our foreheads. It would drip off the end of his nose. The bench sat along the south wall of the porch where we could look off across the pastures, garden, the barn, and the county road. It was easy to see Mr. and Mrs. Goszewski's place from here. We always thought Kluge's drove too fast on the dirt road. And without fail the cloud of dust sifted our way. (They were neighbors that lived further up the road on the top of the hill). One time Grandpa said, "I bet you can't catch that fly". So with accurate aim and speed I swiped one up that had landed on my leg, and proudly boasted my catch, whereupon he grabbed my closed hand and squished the fly in my palm.

I was told that he could really play a fine harmonica when he was young and that he played for dances. He played his "mouth organ" every day that I can remember. He was never without it. If it wasn't in his left shirt pocket it was in his right hand. I'd say one of his favorite tunes was "The Bear Went Over The Mountain". Many times I would lay my face on his chest and grew up knowing the tunes he played simply by the rise and fall of his chest as he breathed in and out for the different note patterns. I never asked to play his harmonica, but I bet I could have.

Grandpa always wore a plaid shirt, cotton, flannel or otherwise, pants that were too large in the waist, (at least to my way of thinking) and suspenders. He had his own smell which I was very fond of. It was grandpa. He loved his apple trees and the flower gardens and me. He was always nice to me and always had a hug and a smile for me.

By the time I turned fifteen, grandpa had suffered numerous strokes. They were usually small, but one by one they managed to incapacitate him in one way or another. I went to live with grandpa and grandma that year (1961) and stayed there until his death in 1963. [Lucy Fandek].

He married MYRTLE ELIZABETH COOK, July 04, 1909, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, b. February 06, 1890, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, (daughter of THOMAS H. COOK JR. and ELIZABETH MARIE LEMBECK) d. March 29, 1983, Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, buried: Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

MYRTLE: Grandma was an admirable woman. One of my earliest memories of her, and if I close my eyes I can still see it, she was driving the team home from the field where she had been plowing. She wore a floppy straw hat, bibbed denim coveralls and a plaid shirt. I remember it had a lot of red in it. Maybe it was one of grandpa's. And the straw hat had a frayed edge on one side. The lines were wrapped around both of her arms and it scared me and I remember thinking if the team runs they will drag her. She worked hard and carried an extra load because of grandpa's handicap. She had barn chores, course most women on farms then did. I also remember going over to grandma's one time to "visit" and found her up on the roof putting on new paper. She was in her coveralls again. Those were the only two times I ever saw my grandmother wear anything but her house dress and an apron. She grew the best flower gardens around. I swear she had the best raspberry patch, too. Sweet Williams must have been a favorite of hers because it grew everywhere. Today, it is my favorite.

Grandma's house was a favorite place for birthday and holiday gatherings, and for no special occasion at all. Her kitchen was grand in my opinion. You came into the kitchen off the porch to a linoleum floor, ruffled blue and white plaid curtains on the two kitchen windows on your right, and immediately to your left was the wood stove and bakers cabinet. It was handsomely hand carved. The old wooden kitchen table sat under the two windows when it wasn't pulled out for a group, and was always covered with a clean, crisp tablecloth. On one far wall sat a couch and the refrigerator. The kitchen was wallpapered. We would be greeted with the smells of buns baking in the wood stove oven, pots of all kinds boiling and simmering on top of the stove, things "keeping warm" in the warming ovens. The table would be pulled out into the middle of the floor and expanded to its limit with all the extra boards put in. It would take several tablecloths to cover it all, plates and chairs and silverware for the crowd. Never a meal was tasted without a blessing. Her meals were the most delicious. Mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables from the garden, meat, jams, pickles and always her homemade breads and buns. And always a cake with boiled frosting. There was love and laughter and joy all around and in every corner of her home.

The year and a half that I lived with her and grandpa were a gift to me that I recognize now. I remember back to getting off the school bus and being greeted to the warmth and smells of the cook stove and dinner cooking. I remember her wonderful hugs of greetings. Sometimes if the radio was playing and the tune was a lively one, she would grab me and around the room we would dance and twirl. I don't know who laughed the most.

Those had to have been difficult years for her, but she never let on to me they were. Each night I would be the last one to bed. I would go check at their bedroom door and see that they were "in" for the night. Grandma slept next to the wall and grandpa on the outside. That way they could hold hands when they fell asleep, grandma said. She said they had fallen asleep that way every night since the day they got married.

In the morning I would try to be first up to get the fire started. Grandma had taught me how to cut shavings on the smaller pieces of wood so they would catch fire easier. She had an old butcher knife for that purpose. Grandma gave me a beautiful water pitcher and bowl that had belonged to her mother (Elizabeth Lembeck). This same set sat on the dresser in my room upstairs at grandma and grandpa's house. The set came from Germany. Today it graciously sits on an old dresser in the spare bedroom of our home, the room that I call my motherís room. [Lucy Fandek].

Children:

95. i NETTIE MAE DAY, b. January 10, 1910, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. September 23, 1996, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: September 27, 1996, Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

She married CLARENCE SCOTT HARVEY, June 21, 1928, in Duluth, Minnesota.

96. ii WILLIAM THOMAS DAY, b. July 06, 1912, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

He married (1) HAZEL MAE TUTOR, September 06, 1941.

He married (2) BETTY LOIS STANALAND-HAMMER, June 01, 1969, in Idaho.

97. iii CECIL LEROY DAY, b. October 02, 1914, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. April 06, 1990, Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, buried: April 10, 1990, Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

He married (1) ANNA ELIZABETH VIATER, January 23, 1943, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

He married (2) ROSANELL JONES, December 02, 1967, in Tennessee.

+ 98. iv JESSIE VIOLA DAY b. January 08, 1917.

99. v MARION FRANKLIN DAY, b. May 20, 1920, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

He married DORIS HINES, October 04, 1942.

100. vi ALLEN FREDRICK DAY, b. March 06, 1924, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. February 27, 1971, Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, buried: March 02, 1971, Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

In 1974 there were 10 grandchildren. [Lucy Fandek].

He married LILLIAN ELEANORE ANDERSON, February 06, 1945, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

101. vii FRANCES IDABELL DAY, b. August 17, 1926, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, d. August 17, 1926, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

102. viii CLARENCE EDWARD DAY, b. January 08, 1930, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

He married ALMEDA MAE GUMM, December 18, 1949, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

Seventh Generation

92. ELSIE ISABEL CARTER, (51.MARGARET6, 29.SIMON5, 18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. April 14, 1909, Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick.

She married CLEVELAND LAWRENCE RYDER, October 04, 1932, in Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick, b. March 31, 1907, Havelock, New Brunswick, (son of CHARLES HADDEN RYDER and MARY JANE THORNE) d. December 07, 1972, Portland, Maine, buried: December 09, 1972, Brooklawn Memorial Cemetery, Portland, Maine.

98. JESSIE VIOLA DAY, (60.WILLIAM6, 30.WILLIAM5, 18.SIMON4, 16.SIMON3, 6.SIMON2, 1.WILLIAM1) b. January 08, 1917, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

She married VERNON EUGENE TUTOR, June 09, 1936, in Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, b. June 20, 1908, Beaver, Boone County, Iowa, (son of WILLIAM HOMER TUTOR and NELLIE MABLE SHAW) d. May 04, 1993, Barksdale, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, buried: May 10, 1993, Washburn, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.


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