Peter Jay

Peter Augustus Jay (1821 - 1855)

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Peter Augustus Jay
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Categories: District of Columbia | Manhattan, New York.


Peter Augustus Jay[1]

"Peter Augustus Jay Junior born at New York the 23rd day of October 1821."[1]
"Peter Augustus Jay son of Peter A. Jay was married to Miss Josephine Pearson youngest daughter of the late Joseph Pearson of Brentwood near Washington D.C. on the 13th Jan. 1848 by Rev. Mr. Pyne."[1]
"Augustus Jay son of P. A. Jay and Josephine Pearson was born in Washington City D.C. 17th Oct. 1850."[1]
"Josephine wife of P. A. Jay died at the house of Mrs. Banyer in N. York on the 3rd Jan. 1852 & was buried at Rye."[1]
"Peter Augustus Jay grandson of Gov. Jay died in New York Oct. 30th 1855."[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Family Bible of Peter Augustus Jay: Holy Bible in English; Philadelphia, Carey & Lea, 1823.
    Contains the records of Peter A. Jay (1776-1843), son of John Jay, and of Mary Rutherfurd Clarkson, his wife; with those of their descendants to the present day. It is now the property of Dr. John C. Jay, of New York, grandson of the original owner.
  • Jay Family Bible (this is a broken link)
    • Found through - Wayback Machine: Family Bible of Peter Augustus Jay
    • Also: Robison, Jeannie Floyd Jones and Henrietta C. Bartlett. (editors) The Colonial Dames of New York: Genealogical records; manuscript entries of births, deaths and marriages taken from family Bibles, 1581-1917. New York, 1917. p. 110 At Hathi Trust.

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