Day family papers, 1767-1929 (inclusive).


Day family papers, 1767-1929 (inclusive).

The Day family papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, journals, lectures, manuscripts, notes, sermons, and related papers of the Day family, 1767-1929. The personal lives, academic activities, and professional careers of several family members are documented, including Reverend Jeremiah Day (1737-1806), Reverend Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), Henry Noble Day (1808-1890), Mills Day (1783-1812), and others.

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Baldwin, Henry, 1780-1844 (person)

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Porter, Noah, 1781-1866 (person)

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Coit, Samuel Tracy, 1790-1848. (person)

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Day, Noble, 1779-1855. (person)

Lord, Sybel Coit, 1779- (person)

Day, Jeremiah, 1810-1874. (person)

Parker, Daniel, 1774-1834 (person)

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Coit, Wheeler, 1739-1796. (person)

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Day, Ellen, 1829-1850. (person)

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Holley, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887 (person)

John Churchill Coffing of Salisbury, Connecticut (1776-1847), and his second wife, Maria Birch (ca. 1780-1865), had five children: Churchill (1813-1873), Joshua B. (1815-1841), Marcia (1817-1854), Maria (1819-1839), and George (b. 1822). Joshua attended Yale as a member of the class of 1837, but dropped out after one year. Marcia and Maria both attended Grove Hall School in New Haven, Connecticut, in the 1830s. Marcia married Alexander Hamilton Holley (1804-1887) on September 10, 1835; their chi...

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 (person)

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Daggett, David, 1764-1851 (person)

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Trumbull, Benjamin, 1735-1820 (person)

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Day, Mills, 1783-1812. (person)

Day, Jane Marble, 1809-1893. (person)