Peter Jay
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Peter Augustus Jay (1821 - 1855)

Peter Augustus Jay
Born in New York City, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 13 Jan 1848 in Washington,
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died at age 34 in New York City, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2008
This page has been accessed 1,678 times.


Notables Project
Peter Jay is Notable.

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.

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is Peter your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message private message a profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of Peter's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Peter Jay Image 1
Peter Jay Image 1

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

J  >  Jay  >  Peter Augustus Jay

Categories: Washington, District of Columbia | Manhattan, New York | Notables