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Elizabeth Dayton

Birth
Ireland
Death 13 Oct 1913 (aged 87)
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 177501400 · View Source
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Mrs. Elizabeth Dayton, 711 North Morgan street, died at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon in St. Mary's hospital after a two week illness with pneumonia. She was more than 87 years old and was one of the oldest residents of Decatur.
She had been living in the hospital since last March due to her advanced age. She came to Decatur in 1855 from Springfield and had lived here more than 58 years. She lived in Morgan street for many years.
She was born in County Down, Ireland, March 17, 1826. She came to this country in 1848, following the death of her parents. In 1854, she was married to John Dayton in Springfield and just a year later they moved to Decatur.
She leaves two children, James Dayton and John Dayton, both of Decatur. The latter is the weight and measure inspector.
Funeral services will be conducted at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning in St. Patrick's church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. The body was taken to the Moran undertaking establishment and prepared for burial. It will remain there until the funeral Wednesday.

Herald Tuesday Oct. 14, 1913


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  • Originally Created by: kpet
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177501400
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Dayton (17 Mar 1826–13 Oct 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177501400, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .