Biography of James Day of Alexander, NY

James Day, son of Pelatia, was born in Onondaga Hollow, N. Y., and came to Alexander in 1835, where be died in 1886, aged 82 years. He was the first permanent settler on the farm known as the Day farm, on road 27. He married Amanda Jones, who was born on the Day farm. She died in 1877, aged 69 years. Their children were James H., William H., and Albert H. The latter, born in Pembroke, September 1, 1832, married Hannah H., daughter of Edwin R. and Mary (Hopkins) Greene, and their children were James E. and Mary A. His widow still survives her husband at the age of. 60 years. James Elmer Day married Florence, daughter of Jerome B. and Hannah (Clark) Colby, and now resides on the Day homestead. Mrs. Hannah H. Day married George W. Lawton, of Alexander, for her second husband.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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