Ezra Day

(1795-1876)

Parents

Unknown
Unknown

Spouse

Philena June

Children

Ezra Day
John Day
Laban Day
Sarah Day
Rachel Day


Information about Individual

Ezra Day was born in either Massachusetts or Connecticut1 in 1795.

Ezra enlisted in the military in 1813 and served in the War of 1812. On 1 September 1814, he

By 1830, he was living in Oswegatchie, New York where he remained the rest of his life. He married Philena June; likely sometime before 1823.

In 1850, Ezra was a farmer whose real estate was valued at $966. By 1860 his real estate was worth $1,800 and his personal estate was worth $700.

Ezra died in 1876 and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Morristown, New York.

1The 1850 and 1860 censuses list his birth state as Massachusetts. The 1870 census lists Connecticut.

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The same year that Ezra Day was born, the United States and Spain signed the "Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation Between Spain and the United States." This treaty established the boundaries between the United States and colonial Spain and gave the United States the right to navigate the Mississippi River. In the treaty, the two countries agreed not to incite native Americans against each other. The treaty is also known as Pinckney's Treaty, the Treaty of San Lorenzo, and the Treaty of Madrid.