George Washington LAY

Male 1798 - 1860  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name George Washington LAY  [1
    Born Dec 1798  Westbrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1860  [1
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from NEHG Reg 1908, Vol 62: Graduated at Hamilton College, NY, in 1817, studied law at Batavia, NY, and was in law practice there. He was elected in 1832 to the US House of Representatives, 23rd and 24th Congress, where he was on intimate terms with Adams, Webster, and other public men, and was Representative in 1842, from Genesee Co., to the New York Assembly. He served as U.S. minister to Sweden and Norway, and received the honorary degree of A.M. from Yale in 1860.
    Person ID I35345  Main Tree

    Father John LAY,   b. 28 Aug 1760, Westbrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1844, Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Phebe LEE,   b. May 1762,   d. 03 Feb 1835  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1784  [1
    Family ID F10805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Albert Tracy LAY  [Natural]
     2. George Wasthington LAY  [Natural]
     3. John Foote LAY  [Natural]
    Family ID F00647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02759] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1908, Vol. 62.