|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1839|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1922|
The Holton Recorder
Thursday, February 23, 1922
Mary ALEXANDER, daughter of Thomas and Barbar Alexander, was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, April 23, 1839, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.E. WHITCRAFT, near Netawaka, Kansas, February 14, 1922, aged 82 years, 9 months, and 21 days. At the age of fifteen she moved with her parents to Coshocton County, Ohio., where she grew to womanhood. She was married to Samuel U. DAYTON, April 18, 1861. They moved to Iowa, where they lived until the fall of 1869, coming from Iowa to Kansas, settling in Liberty township, Jackson County, where she resided until the fall of 1920. At this time she moved to Holton, and lived with her son, Robert M. Dayton, until November, 1921, when she came to live with her daughte, owing to failing health.
She was the mother of nine children. Four of them and her husband preceded her in death, as follows: Barbara Ellen, William Isaac, Cora Della, and one infant; also one stepson, Christopher G. Dayton. She leaves to mourn her loss, two daughers, Mrs.Mary Elizabeth CARNINE of Walla Walla, Wash.; Mrs. Margaret Anne WHITCRAFT of near Netawaka, and George Dayton, of Soldier, Robert M. Dayton, Holton, and Samuel LeRoy Dayton of Duckabush, Wash., and one step-daughter, Mrs. S.T. BLACK of Holton. Also seventeen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.Mother Dayton joined the M.E. church while yet in her teens, and it was a great pleasure during her whole life to be doing her Master's will as she found it in her daily life. Coming to Kansas at the time they did, they met many hardships that had to be overcome, which she enjoyed talking over in her last days. Besides her children and great-grandchildren, she leaves a wide acqaintanceship to mourn her death.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank the friends and neighbors for the help and sympathy shown during the illness and death of our mother. We also wish to thank the different clubs and individuals for the beautiful floral offerings.
Robert M. Dayton, Holton.
Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Whitcraft and Family, Netawaka.
George Dayton and Family, Soldier.
Saumel LeRoy Dayton and Family, Duckabush, Wash.
Mary Elizabeth Carnine and Husband, Walla Walla, Wash.
Mrs. S.T. Black and family, Holton.
Samuel N. Dayton (1827 - 1904)*
Barbara Ellen Dayton Bateman (1862 - 1884)*
William Isaac Dayton (1869 - 1876)*
George Dayton (1872 - 1947)*
Cora Della Dayton (1875 - 1894)*
Samuel Lee Roy Dayton (1879 - 1947)*
Robert M. Dayton (1883 - 1950)*
Plot: Section F
Maintained by: Eddie "Dayton" Stafford
Originally Created by: Daniel
Record added: Jan 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17714857
Wife of 1st cousin 4x removed of Anna|
Added: Feb. 7, 2012