Person:Elias Dayton (2)

Brigadier General Elias Dayton
  1. Brigadier General Elias Dayton1737 - 1807
  2. male Dayton
  • HBrigadier General Elias Dayton1737 - 1807
  • WHannah Rolfe
m. 1756
  1. Hannah Dayton1750-1760 - 1802
  2. Elias Boudinet Dayton
  3. Susan Dayton
  4. John Dayton
  5. Gen. Jonathan Dayton1760 - 1824
  6. Lt. Horatio Dayton
Facts and Events
Name[2] Brigadier General Elias Dayton
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1 May 1737 Union, New Jersey, United StatesMetcalf chapter 1, page 3
Marriage 1756 to Hannah Rolfe
Occupation[2] 1759 QuebecMilitia Officer, French and Indian War
Occupation[2] 1777 Soldier American Revolutionary War. Fought at Ticonderoga, Brandywine, and Germantown. 3rd New Jersey Regiment
Occupation? President, State Society of the Cincinnati
Occupation[2] apprentice mechanic
Occupation[2] Proprietor, general store
Death[2] 22 October 1807 Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States
Probate[3] 3 Nov 1807 Essex, New Jersey, United States

This patriot is cited in Daughters of the American Revolution Members # 5081, 1492, 9199, 9212, 11656, 123109, and probably more.

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  1.   Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Metcalf, Randall. Jonathan Dayton. (Marietta, Ohio: Randall Metcalf, 198?).

    Jonathan Dayton by Randall Metcalf.
    OCLC FirstSearch: Libraries that Own Item: Dayton Metro Library DMM
    Title: Jonathan Dayton Author: Metcalf, Randall Accession Number: 387811385
    Title: Jonathan Dayton /
    Author(s): Metcalf, Randall.
    Publication: Marietta, Ohio : [R. Metcalf],
    Year: 1980s
    Description: 4 volumes : portraits ; 28 cm
    Language: English
    Contents: Growing up in war -- The politics of paper money -- The Federal convention -- The Symmes purchase -- The singular election -- Congressman from New Jersey -- The third Congress -- Speaker of the House -- The Speaker and the Jay Treater -- Fracas in the House -- Civilian general in an undeclared war -- Politics with General Hamilton -- A tie vote and a tea party -- Journey to New Orleans -- The almost duel -- The Indiana Canal -- Embassys and cipher letters -- A letter to the President -- Land poor in a hostile world -- Host to Lafayette.
    Descriptor: Legislators -- New Jersey.
    Named Person: Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824.
    Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824.
    Named Conf: American Revolution (1775-1783)
    Geographic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
    New Jersey.
    Class Descriptors: Dewey: 328.092; B
    Responsibility: by Randall Metcalf.
    Material Type: Biography (bio)
    Document Type: Book
    Entry: 20090611
    Update: 20150823
    Accession No: OCLC: 387811385

    Dayton Local History B D276M v.1 B D276M v.2 B D276M v.3 B D276M v.4

    chapter 1, page 3 & 4 & 5
    chapter xix, page 9

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    New Jersey, Wills and Probate Records, 1739-1991
    Name: Elias Dayton
    Probate Date: 3 Nov 1807
    Probate Place: Essex, New Jersey, USA
    Inferred Death Year: Abt 1807
    Inferred Death Place: New Jersey, USA
    Item Description: Certification of appointment of administrators, vol A-B, 1804-1805
    Intestate (without a will); How are Elias B. Dayton and William O. Dayton related to Elias Dayton of Essex County, New Jersey? These two men were listed as administrators of Elias Dayton's estate. Elias B. Dayton seems to be the son of the deceased, Elias Boudinet Dayton. Who is William? Is he the decedent's brother?

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    U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
    Name: Jonathan Dayton
    SAR Membership: 9083
    Role: Ancestor
    Father: Elias Dayton
    Mother: Hannah Beasley
    Spouse: Susanna Williamson
    Children: Susan Williamson Dayton