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Anthony Day
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Birth: 1617
Ipswich, England
Death: Apr. 23, 1707
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Anthony Day was born about 1616/17, probably in England or Wales. At age 19, he was one of the passengers on the ship "Paule," and Leonard Betts is the master, which sailed from London, England July 16, 1635 bound for Virginia. He had a certificate of conformity to the Church of England, issued by the minister at Gravesend.

Where he landed and where he spent the first ten years of his residence in America are not know, but the records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, show that Anthony Day sold land to John Pearce about the year 1645. He also purchased a house and lot of Edward Marshall in that town in 1657 in the "Poles."

In 1650, Anthony Day married Susanna Matchett, who survived him ten years, dying December 10, 1717, aged ninety-three. Anthony died in Gloucester, Massachusetts, April 23, 1707, at the age of ninety. Their children all believed to be born in Gloucester.

Col. William Stacy; Revolutionary War Hero, Cordwainer, Minuteman, Prisoner of War, Pioneer - 1993 - by Leo L. Lemonds, DVD, Page 78.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Ring Matchett Day (1623 - 1717)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Day (1651 - 1726)*
  Timothy Day (1653 - 1723)*
  John Day (1657 - 1736)*
  Ezekiel Day (1660 - 1660)*
  Ezekiel Day (1662 - 1725)*
  Nathaniel Day (1665 - 1733)*
  Elizabeth Day (1667 - 1728)*
  Samuel Day (1669 - 1749)*
  Joseph Day (1672 - 1742)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: in his 91st y.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Bonnie Huish
Record added: Feb 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33650961
 

Grandpa I would be your great,great,great,great, great,great,great grandson. Which makes me the 10th generation of the Day family in America. Although my last name is Fast. The 11th generation my son is named Luke Day Fast.
- Dwight L. Fast
 Added: Sep. 4, 2016
RIP 8th great-grandfather
- Amy Siefke
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016
Remembering you, my 8th-Great-Grandfather. Thank you for coming to America.
- Harlene Soper-Brown
 Added: May. 2, 2016
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