Consistently, the recorded births (in Norwich, Connecticut) of the "Dayns, Dean, Deane, Deanes, Deans, Dains" children is after their recorded baptisms at the Norwich Church.
Joseph Dayns "was born ye 23d day of may 1723."
He was baptized 26 May, 1723 [name transcribed as "Dean".
↑ Norwich CT: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. (Online database accessed 8 March 2017. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913. Volume: Norwich-V1, page 65.
↑Connecticut Church Records Index, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. [Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line accessed 8 March, 2017. Provo, UT, USA: 2013.]