Biography of Luther B. Day
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Day, Luther B., Lawrence, was born in Underhill, Vt., November 11, 1842, a son of Noah Day, whose father was Edward Day of Jericho, Vt. The wife of Edward was Susan Ransom, by whom he had thirteen children. Noah was born in Jericho, Vt., in 1804, and married Alvira Castle of Essex, Vt., by whom he had eight children. He died in Vermont in 1890, and his wife in 1878. Our subject was eight years of age when he came to Lawrence. When a young man he went to Muskegan, Mich., where he engaged in lumbering. He also went to Pennsylvania, where he was at work for some time in the oil regions. His home, however, has been in Lawrence. He is a Republican, and a member of Elk Lodge No. 577, F. & A. M., and of Deer River Chapter No. 197, R. A. M. He married first, November 14, 1870, Frances, daughter of Daniel Harris, by whom he had two children, Clinton and Clayton, twins, the latter dying in infancy. Mrs. Day died February 8, 1885, and January 6, 1894, he married Mary G., sister of his first wife. November 2. 1861, Mr. Day enlisted in the 92d N. Y. Volunteers, and after one year's service was discharged on account of disability. Daniel Harris, father of Mrs. Day, was born in Middlesex, Vt., July 30, 1806, a son of Samuel, a native of New York, who came to Lawrence in 1807 and built the first frame house in the town. Daniel married Christiana Long. He died November 24, 1893, and his wife October 15, 1890. Mr. Day owns 197 acres and keeps a dairy of twenty cows, he also owns 160 acres in Kansas.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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