Samuel Bay

12 July 1800–28 October 1895 (Age 95)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Northwest Territory, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Bay was born on 12 July 1800, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Northwest Territory, United States, his father, David Bay, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jane McCann, was 38. He married Hannah Depsey about 1820, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 October 1895, at the age of 95.

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Samuel Bay
Hannah Depsey
Marriage: about 1820
Thomas Bay

Spouse and Children

about 1820
Ohio, United States


    Thomas Bay


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

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 (1)

  • Birth of David Bay in "Bay Family Bible"

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