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  Colonial Hall: Biography of Jonathan Dayton
Colonel Elias Dayton was a distinguished patriot and soldier of New Jersey in the war of independence, and his son, Jonathan Dayton, was one of the ablest civilians of that State, after independence had been achieved.
Dayton was in 1788 elected a member of the national house of representatives.
Dayton was an accomplished lawyer, a firm friend to the constitution, and one of its ablest defenders.
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 Dayton, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton is a city located in Montgomery County, of which it is the county seat, in west-central Ohio.
Named after Jonathan Dayton, a Captain in the American Revolutionary War and signer of the U.S. Constitution, the city was the birthplace and home of aviation pioneers Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright who, before their aviation success, ran a bicycle shop in Dayton.
Dayton is one of only five cities left in the United States to offer trolley bus service.
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 Dayton, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County, Ohio.
Dayton was founded by a small group of settlers on April 1, 1796, seven years before the admission of Ohio to the Union in 1803.
Dayton is also home to the for the performing arts and the which specialize in hosting concerts, traveling Broadway shows, and ballet.
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 Jonathan Dayton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jonathan Dayton, (October 16, 1760–October 9, 1824), American politician, was the third Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and a signer of the United States Constitution.
Dayton married Susan Williamson and they had two daughters, but the date of their marriage is unknown.
Dayton met Aaron Burr in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and became involved in an infamous conspiracy in which Burr apparently intended to conquer parts of what is now the western United States and create an empire.
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 Town of Dayton, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Town of Dayton is one of the oldest settled communities in Rockingham County, and is the County's second oldest incorporated town.
Jonathan Dayton, who ratified the Constitution in New Jersey in 1787, went west and bought or traded land with the Indians along the Ohio River.
Dayton is a blend of families who can trace their ancestors to a time when this community was just a stop on the Warm Spring Turnpike to those who have in recent years brought cultural richness of their own to the town.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Jonathan Dayton - Revolutionary and Politician
Jonathan Dayton was an American revolutionary figure, living from 16 October, 1760 to 9 October, 1824.
Dayton entered the Continental Army to fight for American Independence, and so his political beliefs were based on this and his experience there.
Dayton, while marching with his regiment through the wild, began to understand the economic prosperity possible from using the resources beyond the 13 original colonies.
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 Dayton History
These original founders and settlers of Dayton were faced with disaster in the winter of 1798-99 when it was discovered that congress had refused to legalize the original sale of the land.
Dayton itself was incorporated in 1805, with a government of seven trustees acting as council, a supervisor and a Marshall.
Since then, Dayton has continued to progress in a growth of industrial power, in its blossoming as a center of high technology, research and information services, and in its development as a service and distribution center.
www.ci.dayton.oh.us /html/dayton_history.asp   (1904 words)

 Jonathan Dayton Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Born in Elizabethtown, N.J., Jonathan Dayton entered the military after graduating from Princeton in 1776, serving as aide de camp to Major General John Sullivan in 1779 and as a Captain in the 3rd Battalion, New Jersey Line, under his father, Colonel Elias Dayton.
Dayton was elected to the New Jersey Assembly, 1786-1787, and was its speaker in 1790.
Dayton was heavily involved in early Ohio land speculation.
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 Articles - Dayton, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton was founded on April 1, 1796 by a small group of US settlers seven years before the admission of Ohio to the Union in 1803.
The Dayton Agreement, a peace accord between the parties to the hostilities of the conflict in Bosnia and the former Yugoslavia, was negotiated in the Dayton area.
Dayton is home to two major universities: the University of Dayton, a private, Catholic institution founded in 1850 by the Marianist order, and the public Wright State University, which became a state university in 1967.
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 DAYTON, Elias (1737-1807) Guide to Research Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jonathan Dayton writes concerning the federal and state elections of 1792 and the latest news from France.
A letter from Henry Knox to Elias Dayton written on March 21, 1782 which directs Elias Dayton to provide an escort for the British commissioners appointed to meet with the Americans for an exchange of prisoners.
A letter from William Livingston to an unidentified recipient written on August 31, 1787 appointing Elias Dayton to be executor of the estate of his father, Jonathan Dayton.
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 Famous Daytonians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
John was one of the incorporators of the Dayton Academy, a founder of the Dayton Library Association, treasurer of the Presbyterian Church and recorder pro tem of the Select Council.
Dayton’s first fl mayor, elected in 1973 and a lawyer who fought on behalf of the NAACP to end discrimination in restaurants and other public facilities.
He could also be considered Dayton’s first preservationist, as he was responsible for moving Newcom’s Tavern to Carillon Park to save it from the wrecking ball, however, he also spearheaded the campaign to get rid of the historic canal in downtown Dayton in 1907.
www.preservationdayton.com /Pages/Daytonians.asp   (3432 words)

 Dayton Toyota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824), son of Elias, signer of the US Constitution, Speaker of the House.
No one appears to be sure of the reason for the name: either a famous racehorse named ''Gem'' hailed from Dayton, or the city was as pretty as a gem.
Dayton is located at 32°20'59" North, 87°38'28" West (32.349733, -87.641247).
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 National Park Service - Signers of the Constitution (Jonathan Dayton)
Dayton was born at Elizabethtown (present Elizabeth), N.J., in 1760.
In the latter year, he was chosen as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention after the leaders of his political faction, his father and his patron, Abraham Clark, declined to attend.
In 1806 illness prevented Dayton from accompanying Aaron Burr's abortive expedition to the Southwest, where the latter apparently intended to conquer Spanish lands and create an empire.
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 Dayton, Jonathan
Dayton, Jonathan (1760-1824) Signer of the Constitution, Speaker of the House: Born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, on October 16, 1760, Dayton attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton).
In 1791, Dayton was elected to the US House of Representatives, and re-elected for three consecutive terms.
Dayton was arrested for conspiracy with Aaron Burr, but was never tried.
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 Dayton, Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County, OhioMontgomery County, Ohio.
Dayton residents often use the term Miami Valley (Ohio)Miami Valley/ for the region.
DAYTON, Ohio It didn't take Steve Bellisari long to establish what the Dayton Warbirds were going to do with the Friday night opponent at the Nutter Center.
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Dayton grew with the extension of canals (1830s and 40s) and railroads (1850s), and with the industrial demands of the Civil War.
Dayton's life for decades before the 1990s was dominated by the National Cash Register company, which built many civic amenities.
Elias DAYTON - DAYTON, Elias (1737—1807) DAYTON, Elias, (father of Jonathan Dayton), a Delegate from New...
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 Dayton, Ohio (Cities)
Dayton is located in southwestern Ohio in Montgomery County about 40 miles north-norteast of Cincinnati and is the county seat.
Dayton is the home of the Wright brothers, developers of the first functioning airplane.
The city is the home of the University of Dayton, Wright State University and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.
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 About Infoglobe- The City of Dayton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton has a rich heritage of innovation and creativity.
The city was named after Revolutionary War hero General Jonathan Dayton - the youngest signer of the U.S. Constitution and one of the first investors in the new town.
Dayton was the first large city in America to adopt the Commission-Manager form of government.
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Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct the Red Hot Chili Peppers latest video on “The Zephyr Song” from their album By The Way.
Jonathan & Val did not want to use too many modern effects and were very clear on that.
Jonathan and Valerie shot a lot of it; the computer did not create them.
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 Dayton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton Agreement From November 1 to November 21, 1995 negotiations took place at Wright-Patterson Air Base near Dayton to end the war in the former Yugoslavia that had gone on for the previous three years.
The USS Dayton (CL-105) was a Cleveland-class light cruiser of the United States Navy.
In the town the population is spread out with 36.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 13.3% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 Montgomery County, Ohio History
During the latter half of the 18th century, the area which is now Dayton was the site of almost constant warfare with the French and Indians.
The canal fueled tremendous growth and stood as a symbol of Dayton's transformation from small pioneer town to important regional commerce center.
Dayton businessman John H. Patterson received a boost from the post-war boom and went on to found the hugely successful National Cash Register Company, in 1886, after purchasing the cash register patent from James Ritty.
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 Dayton Daily Newspaper -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Dayton Daily News is a daily newspaper published at Dayton, Ohio.
On September 15, 1986, the ''Journal-Herald'' and the ''Daily News'' were merged to become a morning paper, the ''Dayton Daily News and Journal-Herald'', with both names appearing on the front page.
The paper's editorial offices are located in downtown Dayton, but the paper is printed in a http://www.daytondailynews.com/history/content/service/info/history/ptc.html modern facility adjoining Interstate 75 in Franklin, Ohio, about fifteen miles to the south.
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The real Jonathan Winters was born in Dayton, Ohio on November 11, 1925.
Eileen encouraged Jonathan to enter a local talent contest in Dayton, which he did, and he won a wrist watch, but the performance led him to a job as an early morning disc-jockey on radio station WING in Dayton (1946).
Jonathan has done voice over work in numerous cartoons, including: The Smurfs, The Little Prince, The Christmas Carol, Paul Bunyan, Little Dracula, Ed Grimley Show, and Peter and The Wolf, just to name a few.
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 Where I live now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dayton is sitting in the Southwest of Ohio.
The name Dayton was taken from one of it's developers: Jonathan Dayton of New Jersey.
In Dayton you can find 56 parks with lots of nature reserves (on about 35,000 acres!) and 22 very nice and well visited public libraries and a pretty good and reliable bus transportation.
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 Dayton, Jonathan --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton was the scene of the famous Scopes Trial (July 10–21, 1925), in which John T. Scopes, a high...
When Jonathan Swift wrote ‘Gulliver's Travels', he intended it as a satire on all of humankind.
He proposed, in his own words, “to vex the world rather than divert it.” Instead, people enjoyed his story and gave it to children to read.
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 MCHS::Research & Resources::Frequently Asked Questions
The wide streets, kept in such excellent order, the noble blocks of stores, filled with choice, and, of course, cheap goods, and, more than all, the exceeding beauty and neatness of the dwellings…It may be fairly said…that Dayton is the gem of all our interior towns.
Dayton was named for General Jonathan Dayton, a general in the Revolutionary War and one of the proprietors of the land that became Dayton.
There have been so many inventions in Dayton that it would be impossible to list them all.
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 Katharine Kennedy Brown Papers
She was a charter member of the Jonathan Dayton Chapter of the DAR and a genealogical researcher.
She organized the Junior League of Dayton and from 1926 to 1929 was the Vice-President and Regional Director of the Association of Junior Leagues of America.
Since Katharine's mother and grandmother organized the Jonathan Dayton Chapter of the DAR, Katharine was a member at an early age and served as a page and delegate to their National Congresses.
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 Nevada Appeal - Personal Appeal
The sound of the drill between her teeth wasn't quite as loud as the pounding of the hammer on the other side of his office wall.
Jonathan - most family and friends call him "Jono" due to a childhood pronunciation mishap - opened the office in September.
Jonathan Bauter, 28, a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha Neb., said dentistry is a well-rounded combination of science and customer service.
www.nevadaappeal.com /article/20050315/PERSONALAPPEAL/103150020   (508 words)

 Search Results for Jonathan - Encyclopædia Britannica
The man who liberated the personal computer from its gray or beige box, British designer Jonathan Ive, was named the 2003 Designer of the Year by the Design Museum.
British publisher who in 1921 cofounded (with George Wren Howard) the firm that bears his name; it became one of the outstanding producers of general and high-quality books in the United Kingdom.
Includes a bibliography, and features articles on the style, genre, and mode of his works, and political and religious beliefs as reflected in his writing.
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 Springfield History
According to ìMelickís Story of An Old Farmî, Jonathan Dayton, a doctor born in 1732 and son of Jonathan Dayton and his first wife, was married to Keziah Miller and they lived in the Cannon Ball House.
The seond wife of the first Jonathan Dayton had a son Elias who became Colonel Elias Dayton.
This Jonathan was one of othe four men from New Jersey who helped form and sign the Constitution of the United States.
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