John was born in 1782.
There was a John Bay, living in NY with his brother, William Bay. This NY John Bay died in New York (see 1850, 1860 censuses on Ancestry.com). There was also a John Bay in Pennsylvania, who can also be found in a census on Ancestry.com. The NY record attached here Might be for the NY John Bay. Fetterly-28 09:23, 30 January 2021 (UTC)
Update - 6/12/2022 - I removed this from sources. It's not cerftain he died in Louisiana. "Louisiana, New Orleans, Interment Registers, 1836-1972", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4KGX-CWZM : 11 December 2019), Bay, 1849. Fetterly-28 02:57, 13 June 2022 (UTC)
This is most likely his Findagrave memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123836172/john-w-bay. Fetterly-28 03:00, 13 June 2022 (UTC)
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