John M. Bay

2 March 1803–1882 (Age 78)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of John M.

When John M. Bay was born on 2 March 1803, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, David Bay, was 46 and his mother, Mary Jane McCann, was 41. He married Matilda Wilson on 4 November 1825, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Jacksonville, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1882, in Wayne, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Friesland, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M. Bay
1803–1882
Matilda Wilson
1805–1886
Marriage: 4 November 1825
Ms Bay
1825–
Samuel Bay
1832–
John E. Bay
1834–1923
Phebe E. Bay
1835–
Mary A. Bay
1839–
Olive Caroline Bay
1844–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1825
Champaign, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Ms Bay

    Female1825–Female

    Male1832–Male

    John E. Bay

    Male1834–1923Male

    Phebe E. Bay

    Female1835–Female

    Mary A. Bay

    Female1839–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1818

Age 15

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, and Dutch: nickname for someone with chestnut or auburn hair, from Middle English, Old French bay, bai, Middle Dutch bay ‘reddish brown’ (Latin badius, used originally of horses).2 English: from the Middle English personal name Baye, Old English Bēaga (masculine) or Bēage (feminine).3 Scottish: reduced form of McBeth .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John M Bay, "Wisconsin State Census, 1855"
  • John M Bays, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John M Bay, "United States Census, 1830"

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