From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 362, Monon Township, White County, Indiana
"JOHN DAY was born in Ross County, Ohio, March 3, 1813, and is a son of THOMAS and MARY (FLORA) DAY. He obtained what schooling he could until he became sixteen years old, when he worked on the farm. He was married to ELIZABETH HOOBER October 3, 1835. She was born in Virginia Aprill 11, 1817, to which union followed twelve children - THOMAS J., HARRIET, MARY C. (deceased), REBECCA J., MARGARET A., WILLIAM R., JOHN H., HENRY A., BARBARA S., JACOB W., GEORGE W. (deceased), and CARLINDA R. (deceased). In 1865, MR. DAY returned from Ohio to Pulaski County, Indiana, where he purchased sixty acres of improved farm land, on which he resided four years, when he purchased a farm in Monon Township, White County, on which he lives. He is a general farmer and stock-raiser. In politics, he is Republican. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church."