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Bay; Bays; Baye; Bayes; Bye
« on: Saturday 25 August 18 19:01 BST (UK) »
I need help please..on finding the parents of John Bay, so that I can continue to trace my direct line in the British Isles (the family have a history of spelling variations of their last name). John Bay was listed as a passenger leaving Gravesend, London port, to be transported to the colony of Norfolk, Virginia age 16 in 1635.

My oldest known ancestor left Gravesend London age 16 in 1635 to the colony of virginia. John Bay is listed on a headright claim by a William Ayres (Eyres) in 1642 in virginia. decendants of John Bay born circa 1619.

decendants of John Bay born circa 1619.
Had son

John Bay circa 1650s-1700
ownes land North and South side of Potapscoe Hundreds Baltimore,Maryland
wife Ruth Bays
Had son

John Bay Jr. circa 1682-1739+
land owner Baltimore, Maryland North side Potapscoe
wife Elizabeth
Assigned sons: (* my paternal ancestor)
John Bay Jr. 1701-1742+
*Thomas Bay 1703-1746
Frances Bay 1713-1749+

*Thomas Bay moved from Baltimore, Md to Virginia at some point, but through records seemed to stay in touch with Baltimore resident George Egger,obvious friends of the family.
Had sons

Hugh Bay 1727-1773
William Bay 1729-1769
Robert Bay bap. 1741
*Thomas Bay (cpt.) 1741-1826 (wife Elizabeth Blackburn)

Thank you so much for any help
BAY; Bayes;Bays

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