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Henry Clayton Day
Birth: Sep. 18, 1910
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1997
Sikeston
Scott County
Missouri, USA

Henry Clayton Day was born September 18,1910 in New Madrid County, son of John Henry Day and Rhoda Lee (Cooper) Day. Henry was the third of eight children. He had five brothers and two sisters. His oldest brother,Johny, died at the age of 22 from an accidental drowning. A baby brother named Earl, passed away at less than one year of age.

Henry lived in New Madrid County most of his life. Many of the census records and other documents state his residence as "Henderson Mounds" or "Hough". Present day these townships would be around Matthews and East Prairie, Missouri. Henry farmed these areas as did his father and other Day family members.

On December 9, 1933 Henry Clayton Day married Delphia Cathern Adams. Together they had seven children. Sons; Alvin Charles Day, Henry Clayton "Junior" Day both of Fenton, MO., John Charles Day of Downey, CA., Lindel Joseph "Joe" Day of Arnold, MO., daughters; Faye Dene Byassee of AZ., Carolyn Eugene Hunt of Fenton, MO. and Doris Pearl Chunn of MO.

On July 25, 1989, his wife, Delphia Day died.

Henry Day passed away on a Tuesday afternoon, October 28, 1997 in Sikeston, Missouri. He was 87 years of age.

He was survived by his 7 children, 13 grandchildren and 20+ great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Day (1870 - 1936)
  Rhoda Lee Cooper Day (1885 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Delphia Cathern Adams Day (1918 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Baby Girl Day (1953 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lee Day (1905 - 1927)*
  Lena "Eugenia" Day Pritchett (1908 - 2003)*
  Henry Clayton Day (1910 - 1997)
  Amelia Day (1912 - 1912)*
  Ethello Day Simpkins (1914 - 1991)*
  Charles Columbus Day (1917 - 2006)*
  James Franklin Day (1920 - 1980)*
  Calvin Roy Day (1923 - 1987)*
  Earl B Day (1927 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dogwood Cemetery
Dogwood
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.8213, -89.45474
 
Created by: Cardinals Fan
Record added: Jun 10, 2012
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Henry Clayton Day
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Happy Birthday Grandpa Day.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 18, 2013

- Cardinals Fan
 Added: Jun. 27, 2012
 
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