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)
"United States Census, 1810," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH2V-VP8 : accessed 7 June 2021), John Bay, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States; citing p. 741, NARA microfilm publication M252 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 31; FHL microfilm 181,385. "Louisiana, New Orleans, Interment Registers, 1836-1972", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4KGX-CWZM : 11 December 2019), Bay, 1849.
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