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Henry (Dayns) Daynes (1721 - 1796)

Henry Daynes formerly Dayns aka Dains, Daynes, Dean, Deane, Deanes, Deans
Born in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
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Husband of — married 18 Apr 1744 in Norwich, New London, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United Statesmap
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Henry & Margaret were parents of Jonathan, Henry C., Castle, Ephraim, Abigail, Jesse, David, Huldah & Perry

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.

Dean, Deane, Deanes, Deans: Henry, son of Ephraim, bp 5 Feb 1721 Norwich, Connecticut. Henry was admitted to the church 1742.[1]

Henry Dayns was Born ye 28th day of Janur 1720/21[2]


  1. Volume 084 Norwich Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. [ link at Ancestry ($)
  2. Vital records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut. (Hartford: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913) Part I p. 62
  • "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 December 2014), Henry Dayns, 28 Jan 1720; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  • Saunders, Dorothy Chapman. Early Connecticut Settlers In Yates County, New York, Connecticut Nutmegger (Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Glastonbury, Conn., June 1994) Vol. 27, Page 188.

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Dains-71 and Daynes-Dean-6 appear to represent the same person because: same person, slight name variant
posted by Mason Garrison

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