Lewis William Day

Male 1849 - 1915  (65 years)


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  • Name Lewis William Day 
    Born 25 Dec 1849  Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jan 1915  Sackets Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10618  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 

    Father Lewis M. Day,   b. 1811 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah,   b. 1811, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna E. Walling,   b. Feb 1855, Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1945, Utica, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 1879  Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Lewis Day,   b. 12 Sep 1884, Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1972, Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F4397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - 1860: Lewis, 11, resides with mother Sarah, 46, at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. Residing with them is William G. Phillips, 27, a merchant, with real estate and personal property valued at $15,000.
      - 1870: Hounsfield: Head of household is William G. Phillips, 37, retired merchant, with: Sarah Day, 58, keeping house; Lewis W. Day, 20, laborer, Mary Walker, 20, b. Canada, a domestic servant, and William Worthington, 70, caretaker, b. PA.
      - 1880: Sackets Harbor: Lewis W. Day, 30, druggist, with Anna, 25, wife, and Sarah, 68, mother. Anna was b. NY, her father, Canada, and her mother, NY.
      - 1900: At Hounsfield: Lewis W. Day, 50, b. Dec., 1849; wife Norah, 45, b. Feb., 1855 (married 21 years) b. NY as were both parents; son Edward L., 15; and boarder (Anna's mother) Harriet Walling, 92, b. Nov., 1807, NY with both parents born England; and servant Maggie Barkley.
      - 1910 census: At Sackets Harbor, Jefferson, NY: Lewis W. Day, 59, b. NY with both parents b. New Jersey; wife Anna E. Day, 53, b. NY, father NY and mother NJ (incorrect, her mother was b. Sackets Harbor) with son Edward L., 25 and servant Minerva Gardner. They have been married 31 years.

      Jan. 13, 1915 - Former New York State Assembyman Lewis W. Day, of Sackets Harbor, one of the best known men in Jefferson county, dropped dead at his home in that village late Wednesday evening. His death was due to heart trouble to which he had been subject for some time. Lewis W. Day, twice member of the state assembly from the first assembly district and the oniy Democrat who ever represented this assembly district, was born in the village of Sackets Harbor, raised and spent his whole life there. He received his education in the school of his home village and then took a course in the old Watertown Commercial College. Subsequently he took a special course in the Hungerford Collegiate Institute at Adams. Mr. Day was prominent in the Masonic fraternity. He was a member of Sackets Harbor Lodge of which he had long been treasurer and trustee, having been installed only last Monday evening. He was also a member of Watertown Commandery Knights Templar and of MeliaTemple.