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Jeduthan Day was born in New Jersey in 1814.

Mary Grimes was born in Ireland in 1824. She immigrated to the US as a teenager. She never learned to read or write.

Jeduthan and Mary were married on August 14, 1848 in New Orleans, LA.

They moved to Nebraska.

They are buried in Humboldt Cemetery.

Timeline Edit

1814 Jeduthan is born Stockholm, NJ
1824? Mary is born Ireland
1838 April 30 Jeduthan enlists in the US Army
1941 April 30 Jeduthan is discharged from the Army
? Mary immigrates from Ireland
1848 August 14 Jeduthan and Mary are married New Orleans, LA
c. 1849 son Albert is born Louisiana
1850 August 1 US Federal Census
  • Jeduthan and Mary have 1 child
  • Jeduthan is a carpenter
Louisiana
c. 1851 son Silas is born Louisiana
c. 1854 daughter Mary is born Louisiana
the family moves from Louisiana to Illinois
c. 1857 son John is born Illinois
1860 July US Federal Census
  • Jeduthan and Mary have 4 children
  • Jeduthan is a farmer
Illinois
c. 1862 son Anthony is born Illinois
1870 July 15 US Federal Census
  • Jeduthan and Mary have 5 children
  • Jeduthan is a farmer and the 2 oldest boys are farm hands
Illinois
1880 June 7 US Federal Census
  • Jeduthan and Mary have 3 sons living with them
  • Son Silas lives next door with his wife
Illinois
1896 February 6 Jeduthan dies
1900 US Federal Census
1901 November 25 Mary dies

Children Edit

Albert Day Edit

  • Born in 1849
  • Spouse: Elvia L. Sleight
    • Born in 1867
  • Children:
    • Henry Jeduthan Day (1890)
    • Albert Clare Day (1892)
    • Annie May Day (1894)
    • Mary Alice Day (1899)
    • Sybil Wair Day (1902)
    • Lethea Alvis Gladys Day (1906)

Silas Brant Day Edit

  • Born 1851
  • Married c. 1880
  • Died 1936
  • Spouse: Mary
    • Born c. 1860 in Illinois
  • Children:

Mary Ann Day [Murphy] Edit

  • Born 1854
  • Died 1890
  • Spouse: James A. Murphy
    • Born in 1851

Jeduthan Day Edit

  • Born in 1856

Elizabeth Day Edit

  • Born in 1858

John Breese Day Edit

  • Born 1860
  • Died 1940
  • Spouse: Laura Etta Thayer
    • Born in 1868
  • Children:

Anthony Jeduthan Day Edit

  • Born in 1862

Documents & Articles Edit

Genealogy Profiles Edit

FindAGrave.com Edit

Ancestry.com Edit

FamilySearch.org Edit

Census Edit

1850 US Federal Census Edit

USFC 1850 Jeduthan Day

1850 US Federal Census

Name Age Sex Occupation Birthplace Over age 20 and cannot read or write
Jedotha Day 30 M Carpenter New Jersey
Mary Day 23 F Ireland Yes
Albert Day 11/12 M Louisiana

1860 US Federal Census Edit

USFC 1860 Jeduthan Day

1860 US Federal Census

Name Age Sex Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate Birthplace
Jedotha Day 47 M Farmer 600 200 New Jersey
Mary 32 F Ireland
Albert 11 M Louisiana
Silas 9 M Louisiana
Mary A. 6 F Louisiana
John B. 3 M Illinois

1870 US Federal Census Edit

USFC 1870 Jeduthan Day

1870 US Federal Census

Name Age Sex Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate Birthplace School Cannot read Cannot write
Day Jeduthan 49 M Farmer 1000 200 New Jersey
Mary 40 F Keeping house Ireland / /
Albert 20 M Farm hand Louisiana /
Silas 18 M Farm hand Louisiana /
Mary A. 16 F At home Louisiana / /
John 10 M At home Illinois /
Anthony J. 8 M Illinois /

1880 US Federal Census Edit

USFC 1880 Jeduthan Day; Silas Day

1880 US Federal Census

  • Main page: USFC 1880 Jeduthan Day; Silas Day
  • June 7, 1880
  • Ottercreek Township, Jersey County, Illinois
  • Mary cannot read or write
  • The two boys John and Anthony have been in school within the census year
  • Son Silas and his wife were recently married and they apparently live next door
  • Daughter Mary is also absent, presumably married
Name Sex Age Role Marital status Occupation Birthplace
Day Jeduthan M 65 Head Married Farmer New Jersey
Mary F 56 Wife Married Keeping house Ireland
Albert M 30 Son Single At home Louisiana
John M 19 Son Single At home Illinois
Anthony J. M 17 Son Single At home Illinois
Day Silas M 29 Head Married during census year Farmer Louisiana
Mary F 20 Wife Married during census year Keeping house Illinois

1900 US Federal Census Edit

USFC 1900 Silas Day

1900 US Federal Census

  • Main page: USFC 1900 Silas Day
  • June 13, 1900
  • Richardson, NE
  • Mary is widowed and lives with her son Silas and his family
  • Unfortunately, the number of children and children living columns are left blank for Mary
Name Role Sex Birthdate Age Children Occupation
Day Silas B. Head M April 1850 50 Farmer
Mary E. Wife F October 1859 40 10; 9 living
John W. Son M November 1881 18 Farm laborer
Charles A. Son M September 1883 16 Farm laborer
Cora A. Daughter F August 1885 14 At school
Anthony J. Son M July 1888 11 At school
Mary F. Daughter F October 1890 9 At school
Ruth S. Daughter F July 1892 7
Silas B. Son M October 1894 5
Hetty P. Daughter F August 1896 3
James M. Son M November 1898 1
Mary Mother F May 1824 76 [blank]

Newspaper Articles Edit

Mary Day obituary - The Humboldt Standard Edit

  • November 29, 1901
  • The Humboldt Standard, Vol. 20 Number 20
  • (Original not yet found. Copied from online, RootsWeb.com)

Died... Mrs. Mary Day, a pioneer settler of this vicinity died Monday at the house of her son, Silas, on the John Rothenberger farm four and one-half miles southeast of the city. She had been making her home with her children since the death of her husband who preceded her on February 25, 1895.
She leaves four sons all of whom are grown, one in Wyoming, one in Arkansas and two in Nebraska. She was born in Tyrone County, Ireland, on May 8, 1816, which made her 85 years of age at the time of her death. Interment took place in the cemetery west of the city.

Mary Day obituary - Omaha Daily Bee Edit

Mary Grimes Day obituary

Omaha Daily Bee

Mrs. Mary Day, Humboldt.
HUMBOLDT, Neb., Nov. 27 - (Special.) - Mrs. Mary Day died yesterday at the home of her son, Silas Day, at the age of 85 years. Her husband died in 1895. She leaves four grown sons, two of whom live near here, one in Wyoming and one in Arkansas. Funeral services were today and interment was in the city cemetery.

Military Edit

US Army Enlistment Register Edit

US Army Enlistment - Jeduthan Day

US Army Enlistment Register

Number 80
Name Day
Jeduthan
Description Age 22
Eyes hazle
Hair light
Complexion fair
Feet 5
Inches 5 1/2
Where born State, empire, or kingdom New Jersey
Town, county, or province Bergen
Trade or occupation Carpenter
Enlisted When April 30, 1838
Where Harrisburgh
By whom Captain Perkins
For what period 3 years
Regiment and company 1 Diag D [???]
Discharge Date April 30, 1841
Cause of Expiration of service
Future Died [blank]
Deserted
Apprehended
Remarks At Fort Gibson, Arkansas (A Private)

Marriage Index Edit

Illinois County Marriages - Silas Day and Mary Vanausdall Edit

Marriage Date June 12, 1879
Marriage Place Jersey County, Illinois
Groom Name Silas B. Day
Age 29
Father Jeduthan Day
Mother Mary Grimes
Bride Name Mary E. Vanansdall
Age 21
Father Caleb Vanansdal
Mother Martha Hewitt

"The Lives of Our Days" Edit

Main Page: "The Lives of Our Days"

Sources Edit

Jeduthan Day Edit

Item Information Sources
Birth Date c. 1813 1860 US Federal Census
c. 1815 1880 US Federal Census
c. 1816 US Army Enlistment Register
c. 1820 1850 US Federal Census
c. 1821 1870 US Federal Census
Place Bergen County, New Jersey US Army Enlistment Register
New Jersey 1850 US Federal Census
1860 US Federal Census
1870 US Federal Census
1880 US Federal Census

Mary Grimes Edit

Item Information Sources
Birth Date May 8, 1816 Obituary - The Humboldt Standard
c. 1816 Obituary - Omaha Daily Bee
May 1824 1900 US Federal Census
c. 1824 1880 US Federal Census
c. 1827 1850 US Federal Census
c. 1828 1860 US Federal Census
c. 1830 1870 US Federal Census
Place Tyrone County, Ireland Obituary - The Humboldt Standard
Ireland 1850 US Federal Census
1860 US Federal Census
1870 US Federal Census
1880 US Federal Census
1900 US Federal Census