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 William Francis Day

William Francis Day

Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Mar 1899 (aged 60)
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 31, Lot 4884, #1
Memorial ID 24440692 · View Source
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- Moses Day [1798-1874]
- Sarah Grosvenor (Sessions) Day [1807-1868]

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

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.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 6 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24440692
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Francis Day (13 Apr 1838–8 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24440692, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .