Daniel Jay was born 1848 in Bedfield, Suffolk, oldest son of Daniel and Dinah Mutimer Jay. His occupation was a thatcher.
He married in 1886 Anna Mutimer. Last calling of banns was 24 Oct 1886. Anna was born in Laxfield, Suffolk, daughter of Charles Mutimer.
Children of Daniel and Anna were
Daniel Charles 1887, William 1890, Herbert Stanley, Alice, and Edward James.
Daniel drowned while trying to save his wife, Anna, who had fallen into the moat. She went to get water from the moat and the step broke. She fell in. Daniel drowned trying to save her, but Anna's clothing kept her afloat.
Fact: Burial St Nicholas Churchyard, Bedfield, Mid Suffolk District, Suffolk, England
Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com : accessed 6 April 2017), memorial #29139992 for Daniel Jay (1848 - 1905) - Find A Grave Memorial.
1891 Census - "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/4F8V-HN2 : 15 October 2015), Daniel Jay, Bedfield, Suffolk, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Suffolk county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
1901 Census - "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XSV6-HJG : 29 August 2015), Daniel Jay, Bedfield, Suffolk, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Dennington subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Daniel by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Daniel: