Dayton, Charles E.

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Charles was born on September 23, 1806 in Knox, Albany County, NY, a son of Charles Dayton and Polly Smith. [1]


He was a physician

Marriage & Children

On September 22, 1834, he married Mary Sage Robinson who was born on June 22, 1814, probably in Knox. Their only known child:

  • Charles Luther Dayton who was born on November 16, 1836 and died on March 9, 1838[1]

On September 3, 1839 at the Lutheran Church in Knox, he married Prudence Mary Chesebrough who was born on October 5, 1808 in Neversink, Sullivan County, NY, a daughter of Nathan Chesebrough and Cynthia Crary. The known children of this marriage were:

  • Edwin Chesebrough Dayton born November 9, 1840, married Mary Albertina Morgan[1]
  • Nathan Hadley Dayton born May 3, 1842, married Joanna Schoonmaker[1]
  • Charles Crary Dayton born on March 23, 1847, died May 18, 1848[1]


Mary died on March 13, 1837. Charles died on May 19, 1848 in Berne and was buried at the High Point Cemetery in Knox. Prudence died on August 7, 1870. [1]

Charles E. Dayton Will

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