|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1867|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1944|
He and Jessie were the parents of four. The 1900 Oregon census lists him as "Jay" Day, with their only child at that time being Edith [Sep 1896]. John, and children Edith and Hubbard are living with his parents in 1910 (Grant's Pass, Oreg.)
John married Mary E. Tanner 6 Jul 1913.
Odd Fellows Cemetery Records, Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon; Lloyd Stiewig, Sexton
Cemetery Records include obituary for
"John Elmer Day"
"John Elmer Day was born October 8, 1867, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio and passed away at 9:30 p.m. on January 3, 1944, at the Stansfield nursing home in this city at the age of 76 years, three months, and 25 days. In 1871 he moved with his parents, Noah and Elizabeth Day, to Spencer, Clay county, Iowa, where he resided until 1891, when he came to Grants Pass to make his home.
He was married on June 1, 1893 to Miss Jessie M. Hubbard, who passed away on August 13, 1907. In 1913 he married Mrs. Mary Estella Moore, who passed away in February, 1942.
Mr. Day engaged in carpentry during his residence in this community. He had long been an active member of the First Baptist church and served for many years as Sunday school secretary and as a deacon in the church.
He is survived by: a daughter, Mrs. Edith Paddock of Portland; a son, Hubbard of Bend, Ore.; a brother Marcus C. H. Day of Bremerton, Wash.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. A niece, Mrs. Ivah Johnson, resides in Grants Pass.
Three children preceded their father in death; Irene and Audrey passing away in infancy and Charlotte Elaine passing in 1931 at the age of sixteen.
Funeral services were conducted at the L. B. Hall funeral parlors at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6. Rev. Harold A. Shaw of the First Baptist church officiatiing. Interment was in the I.O.O.F. cemetery near Grants Pass."
"Card of Thanks
"We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our many friends who were so very king during our recent bereavement. Also for the beautiful floral offerings sent our beloved.
Marcus C. H. Day
Mrs. Florence Root
Mrs. Mary E. Robbins
Mrs. Edith Paddock
Mrs. Ivah Johnson
See Oregon Death Index
(Thanks to Ann Bowler for this obituary)
Noah Day (1834 - 1913)
Elizabeth Carter Day (1838 - 1921)
Jessie M. Hubbard Day (1873 - 1907)
Mary Estella Tanner Day (1873 - 1942)
Irene Day (____ - 1905)*
Audrey Day (____ - 1907)*
Edith L. Day Paddock (1895 - 1969)*
Hubbard Day (1906 - 1991)*
Charlotte Elizabeth Day (1915 - 1931)*
John Elmer Day (1867 - 1944)
Freman N. Day (1874 - 1874)*
Created by: Burt
Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30678633
Added: May. 3, 2009