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Abraham Dayton. Born ca 1653. Abraham died at Brookhaven, Long Island after 21 Jun 1726.5

Abraham married first his stepsister Mary. His father, Samuel Dayton, had married about 1669 Mary's mother, Elizabeth (Harvey) Beardsley. Abraham appears with his father on the Brookhaven rate list of 1675, and he again appears in 1681. In 1693 he was Trustee of the town. On 12 May 1696 he gave his son Caleb Daighton, then aged 8 years and 5 months, to Mr William Rawlinson and Mist^t Jane Rawlinson his wife, living in Stratford, until Caleb arrive at the age of 21, they to treat him in all respects "as if y^e said Caleb was there own natural child."

before 1684 Abraham first married Mary Beardsley, daughter of Thomas Beardsley (-before 13 Feb 1668/9) & Elizabeth Harvey.5 Mary died before 1696.5


      Caleb (ca1687-ca1730)

ca 1698 Abraham second married Katherine [Dayton].

Katherine survived her husband.


      Jonathan (ca1698-)
    . Henry (ca1700-1762)
      Deborah (ca1700-)
      Ephraim (<1700-1748)
      David (ca1704-1742)



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