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William Francis Day
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1838
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1899

Married (1) Mary R. (Pierce) Day circa 1861-1870.

Married (2) Lydia "Lily" Ward (Jenkins) Day on August 30, 1876.

Father of:
- Lydia "Leila" Ward Stephens [1878-1950]
- Hilbert Francis [1879-1947]
- Richard Melville [1880-1931]
- Mary Grosvenor Boyd [1884-1952]
- Kenneth Bertram [1889-1955]

Source: Forest Hills Deed - Lydia W. Day.
Source: 1860 US Census

Obituary
Boston Daily Advisor - March 11,1899

Death of a Prominent Banker and Business Man.

W.F. Day died suddenly at his residence in Roxbury Wednesday afternoon. He was a son of the late Moses Day, and was born in Roxbury April 13, 1838.

He was for many years president and general manager of the Sewall and Day Cordage Co., but had not been in active business for the last four years.

At the time of his death he was vice-president of the Institution for Savings in Roxbury, a director of the Peoples National Bank, trustee of the Roxbury Latin School and of Hartford Theological Seminary, director and corporate member of Sabbath Protective League and a corporate member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

He was a member of Eliot Congregational Church, of which he was for many years an officer.

Mr. Day leaves a widow and five children.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Moses Day (1798 - 1874)
  Sarah Grosvenor Sessions Day (1807 - 1868)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Reynolds Pierce Day (1842 - 1870)
  Lydia Ward Jenkins Day (1853 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Lydia Ward Day Stevens (1878 - 1950)*
  Hilbert Francis Day (1879 - 1947)*
  Mary Grosvenor Day Boyd (1884 - 1952)*
  Kenneth Bertram Day (1889 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Francis Day**
  Moses Henry Day (1832 - 1882)*
  Chester Alexander Sessions Day (1833 - 1835)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Day Crosby (1835 - 1873)*
  William Francis Day (1838 - 1899)
  Charles Otis Day (1841 - 1879)*
  Lucy Esther Day Swift (1844 - 1923)*
  Louise Hilbert Day Pierce (1849 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
Jamaica Plain
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 31, Lot 4884, #1
 
Created by: Glenn Wallace
Record added: Feb 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24440692
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 Added: Jul. 31, 2009
 
 
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