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the battle between Montcahn and Wolfe ; un-
married. 6. Joseph, born January 14, 1738.

(Y) Deacon John (3), son of Benjamin
Sanborn, was born in Northhampton, July
16, 1730, and died September 4, 1812. He
served in the French war of 1758-59, and
fought in the battle on the Plains of Abraham,
in wliich his brother was killed. At this time
he lived in Newmarket, but in 1764 removed
to Gilmanton, and was selectman there in 1766.
He was one of the first members of the Con-
gregational church there, and in 1776 was
chosen its first deacon. During the revolution
he employed and paid for the services of a
soldier. He married, December 26, 1754,
Mary Glidden, born September 6, 1732, died
April 15, 1806. Children: i. Betty, born No-
vember 17, 1755; married Samuel Osgood, of
Gilmanton ; died June 6, 1823. 2. Molly, born
June II, 1757; married, December 31, 1775,
Ebenezer Stevens, died December 18, 1828. 3.
Eunice, born June 3, 1760; married Richard
Boynton, of New Hampton. 4. John, born
March 20, 1763, mentioned below. 5. Sarah,
born February 5, 1765; married Nathaniel
Tilton ; resided in Stanstead Centre, Canada.
6. Benjamin, born November i, 1766. 7.
Elisha, born May 10, 1769. 8. Susannah,
born March 12, 1771; married Jonathan Page,
of Gilmanton. 9. David Edwin, born June 14,

1773-

(\T) John (4), son of Deacon John (3)
Sanborn, was born in Newmarket, New
Hampshire, March 20, 1763, and died Octo-
ber 21, 1825. He removed to Parsonsfield,
Maine, where he lived and died. He was a
man of strong character, prominent in the
community, held many offices of trust, and
was a member of the convention to prepare a
state constitution when Maine was admitted
to the Union in 1820. He married (first)
January 18, 1789, Hannah Batchelder, born
July 15, 1766, died December 30, 1814, daugh-
ter of Benjamin Batchelder, of Hampton. He
married (second) April 13, 1815, Mrs'. ;\Iiriam
Burbank. of Ossipee, New Hampshire, born
July 28. 1760. died April 28. 1838. Children,
all by first wife: i. Infant, born and died
1789. 2. Mary, born July 20, 1791 : married,
November 29, 18 to. Colonel Bartlett Doe, of
Parsonsfield; died !\Iay 22, 1863. 3. John,
born April 22, 1793. 4. Hannah, born March
31, 1795; married October 12, 1815, Ira Chad-
bourne; died March 4, 1826. 5. Benjamin,
born February 22. 1798. 6. Sally, born April
23, 1800; married November 30. 1826, John



Moore, of Limerick (see Moore family) ; died
July, 1839. 7. Luther, born April 30, 1803. 8.
Ira Edwin, born March 4, 1806. 9. Amzi, born
January i, 1809.



John Moore, immigrant ances-
MOORE tor, a fisherman of the Isle of
Shoals, province of Maine,
bought land of John Symonds in Kittery in
1669. Daniel Moore, presumably his brother,
but possibly his father, sold his house and land
near Thomas Spinney's in Kittery in 1669 and
removed to Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
John Moore and his wife Margaret sold their
property at Star Island in 1681. Margaret
was a widow in Kittery in 1687.

(II) John (2), son of John (i) Moore,
was of Star Island ; bought land at Spruce
Creek in 1668; was living in 1674, but his wife
Agnes was a widow in 1679. These were
probably the children: i. John, married Sa-
rah Cutt. 2. Ebenezer, mentioned below.

(III) Ebenezer. son of John (2) Moore,
was born about 1675. He had a grant of land,
eighty acres, in 1699. He married (first) No-
vember 25, 1700, Joanna Deering; second be-
fore 1 718, Temperance Fernald, daughter of
William Fernald. Children probably: i.
I^Iary, married September 26, 1734. 2. Han-
nah, married October 5, 1735. 3. John, men-
tioned below.

(IV) John (3), son of Ebenezer Moore,
was born about 1715. He married at Kittery
(intentions dated December 18, 1742) Jane
Boothby. The history of Saco states that their
descendants are scattered through York coun-
ty, Maine. She was the daughter of Flenry
Boothby, born in England, settled in Ireland,
married there, and came with children to Kit-
tery about 1720. It is possible that he re-
moved to Scarborough with his sons, and was
the Henry Boothby whose name appears as a
charter member of the Black Point Church.
If so, and the proof is convincing, he was an-
cestor of all of the name in Scarborough and
vicinity. Children of Henry and Thomas
Boothby: i. Richard, born about 1700; died
January 2. 1782; was a prominent citizen of
Wells ; ii. John, died in the expedition to Can-
ada in 1756; iii. Henry, married Sarah Traf-
ton, of York, and settled in Wells ; iv. Thomas,
born in Ireland, about 1710; married Lydia
Came, in Kittery, and settled in Scarborough ;
died March 25. 1758; v. Samuel, born in Ire-
land, came to Kittery in 1720; settled in Scar-
borough in 1736, and was progenitor through
his vounffest son of nearlv all of the name in



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Saco; vi. Jane, mentioned above. The last
three were children of Henry, the first three
of Thomas Boothby, his brother.

John Morr Jr., as he was called at the time
of his marriage, doubtless to distinguish him
from his cousin and uncle of the same name
in Kittery, removed from Kittery to Scar-
borough, where his wife's people lived. Chil-
dren, born in Kittery: i. Dennis, born March
25, 1744. 2. Mary, born April 26, 1746; mar-
ried, 1765, Lemuel Remick. 3. Ebenezer,
born ]\Iarch 28, 1750. 4. Isaac. 5. John,
mentioned below. 6. Abram.

(V) John (4), son of John (3) Moore, was
born about 1750-55, probably at Scarborough.
John Moore, of York county, believed to be
this person, was a soldier in the revolution, in
Captain IVIatthew Fairfield's company, Colonel
Edward Wigglesworth's regiment, enlisting
for three years in the Continental army. The
history of Parsonsfield, ]\Iaine, says: "In 1775
John, having made arrangements for the care
of his crops during his absence, enlisted with
his brothers Abram and Isaac for a year in
the army of the revolution. Abram and Isaac
at the expiration of enlistment re-enlisted and
served until killed at the battle of Monmouth.
John returned to his land and built a log-
house, in which he lived for several years."
He came to Parsonsfield from Scarborough in
1774, and settled on lot 18, in the first range,
while his older brother Eben (Ebenezer)
came with him and settled on lot 16. "Later
he built a frame house, and in 1787 married
Anne Milliken, a woman of rare ability and
great force of character. Fourteen children
were born to them, ten of whom grew to man-
hood and womanhood, and all settled in Maine.
He was an industrious and thrifty farmer and
raised good crops. His leading crop was In-
dian corn raised on burnt land, as he made
clearings, and this was his main reliance for
money to pay for his land ; a crop of five hun-
dred bushels raised in a single year enabled
him to purchase lot 17 in 178 1. He purchased
his land of Esquire Parsons, the proprietor,
from time to time as he acquired the means
of payment. It is a well known fact that the
line between Parsonstown (as then called)
and the plantation of Washington remained
unsettled until after the incorporation of the
latter as Xewfield in 1794, the first range of
lots being then claimed by Xewfield. Hence
the names of John and Eben Moore first ap-
pear on Parsonsfield records in 1794. it being
uncertain up to that time whether they were in
Parsonsfield or not. although they had lived
upon their farms since 1774 and were unques-



tionably the first settlers in town, antedating
by some time the settlement of John and Gid-
eon Doe, who it has been claimed were the
first settlers.'' John Moore died in 1823, aged
about seventy-five; his wife in 1844, aged sev-
enty-seven. Children: i. John, mentioned be-
low. 2. Isaac, lived in Parsonsfield. 3.
James, lived in Parsonsfield. 4. Samuel, lived
in Leeds. 5. Henry, lived in Durham, Maine.
6. Ira, lived in Lisbon, Maine, Freeport and
Parsonsfield. 7. Joseph, lived in Lisbon. 8.
Sarah, married James Thompson, lived in
Newfield. 9. Jane, married Moses Ayer, and
lived in Newfield. 10. j\Iary Ann, resided in
Limerick.

(\*I) John (5), son of John (4) Moore,
born 1792, in Newfield. succeeded to the farm,
paying according to the terms of his father's
will fifteen hundred dollars to his brothers and
sisters. Having obtained by exchange a more
eligible building site on the Newfield side of
the line, he built the present farm buildings
thereon, and occupied them until 1867, when
he sold his farm to John F. Moore, son of
Ira. John died at Limerick, Maine, in 1876,
aged eighty-four years. He married (first)
Sally Sanborn, born April 23, 1800, daughter
of John Sanborn. (See Sanborn.) He mar-
ried (second") — • Remick. Children of

first wife : Calvin, Lorenzo. Charles, Luther
S.. mentioned below. Child of second wife :
Sarah, married Dr. Charles Wilson, of Wa-
terford. IMaine.

(VII) Luther S., son of John (5I Moore,
was born In Newfield, Maine. August. 1821,
and died in 1892. He married Sarah Barker,
born in Limerick. 1826. died 1892. He was
educated at Limerick Academy and Harvard
Law School, where he v^ras graduated in 1844.
at a time when Simon Greenleaf and Joseph
Story were instructors. He was admitted to
the bar in 1845. He was associated with Judge
Nathan Clifford, of Newfield. and Rev. Mc-
Donald, of Limerick, for a time, but during
most of his career had no partner. He had an
ofiice in Limerick and conducted a large farm
there. In politics he was a Democrat. He
was a representative to the state legislature in
185S. state senator in 1853-54, and president
of the senate in 1854. He was president of the
board of trustees of Limerick Academy : mem-
ber of the board of trustees of the State Col-
lege at Orono, Maine, and always interested
in" educational matters. He was a man of
much public spirit, and took especial interest
in the movement for good roads. He was a
member of Freedom Lodge of Free Masons, at
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that town. He married, in 1846. Sarah H.
Barker (sec Barker). ChiUlren : i. Charles \V.
2. Harry \'. 3. .\rthur L., now in the lumber
and mining business in .Arkansas. 4. Walter
S. 5. Percy H., manufacturer at Birming-
ham, Alabama. 6. Willis B. 7. Luther Ray,
mentioned below. 8. Annie C. superintend-
ent of a children's library, New York City.

(VHI) Luther Ray, son of Luther S.
Moore, was born in Limerick, March 25, i86g.
He was educated in the public schools of his
native town, at Limerick Academy, and at
Boston L^niversity Law School. He left the
law school on account of the illness of his
father, before graduating, and continued the
study of law in the office of his father and
brother. He taught school in Eliot, Maine,
Wells and Lebanon, and in the Limerick
Academy, and conducted his father's farm. He
was admitted to the bar in 1890, and entered
the office of Hampden Fairfield as clerk. After
a year he entered partnership with Mr. Fair-
field under the firm name of Fairfield & Moore,
continuing with marked success to the present
time. Mr. Fairfield is son of ex-Governor
Fairfield. Mr. Moore is a Democrat in poli-
tics, serving his district as representative to
the legislature in 1907-08; was alderman of
the city of Saco in 1897-98, and mayor of that
city in 1899, '903 3"*^ I904- He was a mem-
ber of the school board in 1897-98-99, and
city solicitor in 1892, and is at the present
time city treasurer. He was the Democratic
candidate for congress in 1904 against Amos
L, Allen, and declined the nomination in 1906.
He was a delegate to the Democratic national
convention at St. Louis in 1904. He is a
member of Saco Lodge of Free Masons, of
York Chapter, Royal Arch Masons; of Maine
Council, Royal and Select Masters. In re-
ligion he is a Unitarian. He married. No-
vember 30. 1 891. Ellen Fairfield, daughter of
Hampden Fairfield, his law partner. Children,
born at Saco: i. Ruth, December, 1896. 2.
Constance, February, 1898.



This surname is said to be
BOARDMAN derived from the Anglo-
Saxon word meaning
bower, or bed-chamber, signifying that the
bearer was chamberlain of some great feudal
household. It was originally spelled Bowre-
man, and later Roarman, Bordman. Bore-
mann, Borman, Bourman, The generallv ac-
cepted spelling at the present day is Board-
man.

(I) Thomas Boardman, immigrant ances-
tor, was baptized in Claydon, England, Octo-



ber 18, 1601, He had a brother Daniel, who
came to New England, whom he mentions in
his will. He was a cooper by trade, and set-
tled in Ipswich in 1634. He was admitted a
freeman in 1634-35. His house in Ipswich
was on High street, now East street. He sold
this in 1647, and spent the closing years of his
life on his farm on what was known as Board-
man's Island. He was one of the owners of
Plum Island, being fourth on the list. His
will was dated December 17, 1670, and proved
June 19, 1673. He died in May, 1673. His
wife Margaret died November 25, 1679, leav-
ing a will. Children: i. Mary, born about
1629; married Robert Kinsman. 2. Daniel,
born about 1639. 3. Martha, born about 1641 ;
married Thomas Low, July 4, 1660. 4.
Thomas, mentioned below. 5. Joanna, born
about 1649; married January 29, 1672, Isaac
Fellows.

(II) Thomas (2), son of Thomas (i)
Boardman, was born about 1643, ^nd was a
farmer at Ipswich. He died October 3, 1719.
His will was dated October 2, 1719, and
proved November 3 following. He married,
January i, 1667-68, Elizabeth Perkins, of Ips-
wich, born April i, 1650, died December 4,
1718, daughter of Sargent Jacob Perkins.
Children, born in Ipswich: i. Thomas, Au-
gust 8, 1669; married Sarah Langley. 2. Ja-
cob, June 10, 1671 ; married, 1699, Martha
Rogers, widow. 3. John, March 18, 1672-73.
4. Offin, December 3, 1676; mentioned below.

^5. Margaret, .April 5, 1681 ; married Thomas
Rurman Jr., September 30, 1703. 6. Eliza-
beth, November 6, 1686; married, 1717, Jede-
diah Titcomb.

(III) Captain Ofifin, son of Thomas (2)
Boardman, was born in Ipswich, December 3,
1676, and died March 22, 1749, in Salisbury.
He lived in Ipswich luitil 1707, when he re-
moved to Newbury, from whence he removed
to Salisbury about 1729. He was first a
weaver, and then a mariner, and the last few
years of his life were .spent as an inn-holder
in Salisbury. He married (first) in Ipswich,
February 28. 1698. Sarah Heard, who died in
Salisbury, May 27, 1738; (second) April 24,
1740, Judith Morss, of Newbury, who sur-
vived him. He had considerable property at
North Yarmouth, Maine. Children: i. Offin,
born December 16, 1698; mentioned below.
2. Sarah, married August t6. 1722, Stephen
Coffin Jr. 3. Elizabeth, died in Newbury,
April 27. 1720. 4. Nathaniel, baptized July 8.
^T'^S- 5- John, horn December 6, 1707, in
Newbury. 6. Alargaret, born October 28.
1710; died July 18, 1730. 7. Abigail, born




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December 28, 1712; married, January 25,
1732-33, Stephen Hook.

(IV) Offin (2), son of Offin (i) Boardnian,
was born at Ipswich, December 16, 1698, and
Hved at Newbury. Administration was
granted on his estate October 20, 1735. He
had much land and some cattle at North Yar-
mouth, Maine. He married, January 17,
1722-23, Sarah Woodman, of Newbury, who
married (second) November 17, 1737, Ste-
phen Wyatt. Children, born in Newbury; i.
Ofifin, September 6, 1723. 2. Thomas, March
7, 1726. 3. Elizabeth (twin), March 7. 1726;
married May 5, 1748, John Pearson (3). 4.
Jacob, December 29, 1727. 5. John, October
I, 1730. 6. Jonathan, mentioned below.

(VI) Captain Jonathan, son of Offin (2)
Boardman, was born in Newbury, and lived in
that part of Newbury which became Newbury-
port. He was a ship carpenter and mariner.
His will was dated August 26. 1808, and
proved June 10, 1813. He married, March 12,
1761, Rebecca Moody, who died in 1814. Chil-
dren: I. William, born March 31, 1762; men-
tioned below. 2. Rebecca, born September 30,
1764; married ]\Iay 21, 1785, Benjamin Shute.
3. Jonathan. 4. Sarah, married July 6, 1789,
Moses Goodrich. 5. Mary, born October 9,
1772; married October i, 1790, Samuel Chase.
6. Betsey, born February 14. 1776. 7. Judith,
unmarried in 1814.

(\'ir) William, son of Captain Jonathan
Boardman, was born in Newbury, March 31,
1762 (family has the date April 9). He was
not mentioned in his father's will in 1808, but
possibly had received his portion. He lived in
the part set oflf as Newburyport, and died
there October 22, 1821. He was an active,
useful and prominent citizen, and acquired a
considerable estate. He married Rachel Wig-
gin, born April 9, 1762, and died, according
to family records, June 14, 1861. Their
daughter Elmira married Simeon Barker.
(See Barker). Sarah H. Barker, daughter of
Simeon and Elmora (Boardman) Barker
married Euther S. Moore. (See Moore.)



James Barker, immigrant an-
BARKER cestor, and his brother Thomas,

were among those twenty Puri-
tan heads of families who came from Eng-
land under the leadership of Rev. Ezekiel
Rogers, and wlio were described by him as
"Godly men and most of them of good es-
tate." They arrived in Salem in December,
1638. In April of the following year they
established the town of Rowley. James Bar-
ker was admitted a freeman October 7, 1640.



He was a native of Stragewell, county Suffolk,
England, and brought with him to Salem his
wife Grace. He shared in the first and later
divisions of land in Rowley, and his home was
on Weathersfield street, on land granted to
him in 1643. His wife Grace died in h'ebru-
ary, 1655-58, and he married (second) May
22, 1666, Mary, widow of John Wyatte, an
early settler of Ipswich. James Barker was
a tailor by trade, a successful farmer, antl ac-
tive in town affairs. He was for several years
a judge of delinquents under the law which
fined those who refused to attend town meet-
ings, served frequently as juryman, and in
November, 1677, was one of the first tything-
men of the town. Children: i. Barzilla, born
1640; mentioned below. 2. James, born 1641,
married, May 10, 1677, Mary Stickney. 3.
Eunice, born June 2, 1642; died May, 1645.
4. Nathaniel, born October 15, 1644; married

Mary - — ; died November 10, 1722. 5.

Eunice, born February 11, 1645-46; married
John Watson. 6. Grace, born April i, 1630;
married, November 3, 1680, James Cannady;
died February 19, 1723-24. 7. Tamar, born
December 13, 1652; died young. 8. Steven,
born September 10, 1658; died young.

(II) Barzillai, son of James Barker, was
born at Rowley, in 1640, and died intestate,
November 16, 1694. He was a farmer and an
active church man. Flis orthodoxy was illus-
trated when he became one of the thirty-three
who formally protested against the settling of
Jeremiah Shepard as preacher in 1674, be-
cause he had not been regularly ordained. He
married, in Rowley, December 5, 1666, Anna
Jewett, born February 26, 1644, died JMay 12,
1727, daughter of Maximilian Jewett. Chil-
dren: I. Jonathan, born November 5, 1667,
died May. 1689. 2. Ebenezer, born Decem-
ber 16, 1669, died April 10, 171 1. 3. Hannah,
born January 5, 1671-72; married, June 30,
1693, Joseph Johnson Jr. 4. Lydia, born May
13, 1674, died December, 1675. 5. Ezra, bom
January i, 1675-76, died unmarried, Novem-
ber 6, 1697. 6. Esther, born May 31, 1679.
7. Ruth, born November i, 1681. 8. Enoch,
born October 21, 1684; married, October 20,
1709, Bridget Gate. 9. Bethia, born March 8,
1686. died September, 1688. 10. Noah, men-
tioned below.

(HI) Noah, son of Barzillai Barker, was
born in Rowley, August 23, 1689. He was
admitted to the church there January 15, 1709.
He was a weaver by trade. On April 29, 1712,
his mother Anna deeded to him all her real
estate in consideration of support during her
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and married there, in May or June, 1715, Mar-
tha Figgett (or Fickett), born August 23,
1696. died December 10. 1772, daughter of
Peter and Mary (Bondfield) Fickett, of Mar-
blehead. In 1719 they moved to Stratham,
New Hampshire, and settled near the centre of
the town, on land purchased from Jonathan
Wipgin in 1 7 18, in which year he was also
granted the privilege of building a pew in the
new meeting house. He died there January
3, 1749. He was a prosperous farmer, and a
leader in the church and town. In 1743 he
was one of a committee of three who reported
adversely upon the petition of residents in the
north part of Brentwood to be made into a
separate parish. In 1731 he was chosen one of
the two tj'thingmen for that year. He was
elected constable in 1737, but was allowed to
procure a substitute. In 1739 he was one of
those protesting against a union of the prov-
ince w^ith Massachusetts. In 1743, influenced
by the preaching of Whitefield, he began with
a few others an agitation which resulted in
the establishment of a new church at Stratham.
He continued his interest in this society until
his death, and left it one hundred pounds in
his will. He was selectman in 1735-36-38-42-
43-44-45. He was one of the original pro-
prietors of the township of Bow, under a
royal patent, and later acquired the rights of
certain others. At the time of his death he
owned lands in the towns of Stratham. Ep-
ping. Bow and Exeter, and a fulling mill on
Little River, in Exeter. Children: i. Eben-
ezer, born in Ipswich, I\Iay 4. 1716: men-
tioned below. 2. Susannah, born in Ipswich.
December 25, 1718. 3. John, born in
Stratham, May 14, 1720: settled in Epping.
4. Ezra, born July 20, 1722: married (sec-
ond') Abigail Murdough. 5. Elizabeth, bom
November 10. 1724. 6. Josiah, born March
30. 1727; married Mary Heard. 7. Benjamin,
born November 3, 1729; died .'\ugust 14,
1801 ; married Deborah Pottle: in the revo-
lution. 8. Nathaniel, born February 18, 1732;
died young. 9. Epliraim, born April 30, 1734;
rharried. February. 1760, Mrs. Mary Man-
ning; died 1800. 10. Nathan, born February
7, 1741 : married .\nna Wiggin : died Febru-
ary II, 1820.

(IV) Ebenezer, son of Noah Barker, was
born at Ipswich. May 4, 1716. and died at
Stratham, New Hampshire. He married Mary
Rundlett. Children : i. Nathan. 2. Noah,
born 1743. 3. Simon, mentioned below. 4.
Ebenezer, born 1758; settled at Cornish,
Maine ; married Widow Bradbury. 5. Sarah.



6. Hannah, married Thomas A. Johnson, of
Cornish, Maine.

(V) Simeon, son of Ebenezer Barker, was
born at Stratham, New Hampshire, 1745-55.
He settled in Limerick, Maine, and must have
died before 1790, as his name does not ap-
pear in the census of that year. Daniel Bar-
ker, son of Josiah Barker (4), was of Limer-
ick, while Noah and Ebenezer, brothers of
Simeon, were of Cornish, Maine.

(VI) Simeon (2), son of Simeon (i) Bar-
ker, was born probably before 1790, in Lim-
erick, Maine. He married Elmira, daughter
of William and Rachel (Wiggin) Boardman
(see Boardman). Simeon was a well-to-do
merchant at Limerick, Maine. Children, born
at Limerick: i. Mary, married H. P. Storer
(see Storer family). 2. Eliza, resides in Bos-
ton. 3. Sarah H., born 1826; married Luther
S. Moore. 4. Almira, married C. W. Will-
iams; lives at 21 Blagden street, Boston. 5.
Frances. 6. Caroline, resides at 21 Blagden
street, Boston. 7. Captain William B., served
in Twenty-seventh Maine Regiment, and was
an officer of the Thirty-second Maine in the
civil war ; died soon after the war.



Tradition says that the family of
DAY Day originally came from Wales,

where the name was written Dee,
but pronounced Day, which in time became the
English spelling. The genesis of the name is
exactly opposite what might be supposed. In-
stead of being associated with light, Day in its
primal form of Dee means dark or dingy. As
such, the name was applied to a small river in
Wales, and in time was transferred to the peo-
ple living along its banks. William Day was
provost of Eaton College and dean of Wind-
sor during Queen Elizabeth's time: and in a
document dated 1582 it is stated that he is
descended from the Welsh Dees. The name
in England was often spelled Daye.

The family ranks among the oldest on this
side the water. No less than eight Days are
found to have settled in New England before
1650, and some of them were of more than
ordinary prominence. Robert Day, born in
England in 1604, migrated to this country in
1634, settling first at Cambridge or Newton,
Massachusetts, but moving in 1639 to Hart-
ford. Connecticut. He died there in 1648, and
his descendants became numerous in the Con-
necticut valley, many of them moving up the
river to Springfield and South Hadley. From
this line comes Dr. Jeremiah Day, president of
Yale College, 1817-46, who was born in



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