HISTORY OF THE NAY FAMILY
From "Genealogy of the Nay Family, A record of the Descendants of Jacob Nay of Virginia from 1723 to 1949"
(Our Direct Line)
JACOB NAY (Our Direct Line) was born in Trupbach, Germany on Nov. 7, 1732.
He left the Rhine Region of Germany due to religious persecution and sailed from Rotterdam to Philadephia arriving about 1726-27 being apprenticed to a cooper named Huffman until 21 years of age. He settled in
Madison County, Virginia in a place called Germana and was given a land patent for 146 acres by Thomas Lord Fairfax. He also received a lease of 500 acres for 100 years known as Nay Pines.
Jacob Nay married Mary (Unknown) in 1745 in Virginia.
He died in 1828 in Farquier Co., Virginia
The Children of Jacob and Mary Nay are as follows:
1. JOHN JACOB NAY
Born: 1746 at Nay Pines, Culpeper Co., Va; Died: September 14, 1847
in Harrison Co., Virginia; Children: Ollie, John, Vincent, and Mary Nay Martin
2. JOHN NAY, SR.
Born: 1749 in Culpeper, Virginia at Nay's Pines
He was a Private in Captain Henry Reed's Virgina Company
in 1781 in the Rev. War. He was at the surrender of Cornwallis.
Married Sara Brown
3. JACOB NAY, JR.
Born: 1762; Died: Before 1834
~ OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born: March 9, 1763 in Culpeper Co., Virginia
Died: October 1, 1848 in Ninevah, Indiana
Buried in the Nay Cemetary, Ninevah, Indiana
He moved from Virginia to Kentucky in 1788. Then he moved to
Johnson Co., Indiana
He enlisted on March 1, 1781 as a substitute for his brother, John Nay
and served 3 months in Col. Thomas Barbour's Virginia Reg.
On October 17, 1781, he re-enlisted and served an additional 3 months as a Private in Captain Kad Slaughter's Co., Col. John Slaughter's Virginia
Married in 1783 in Culpeper, Virginia to
Died: February 14, 1815
Click HERE to see Samuel and Nancy's Family.
5. WILLIAM NAY
Born: 1764 in Culpeper Co., Virginia
Married Sarah (Unknown)
~OUR DIRECT LINE~
Born: 1768 in Culpeper Co., Virginia
Died: May 5, 1851; Buried in the Nay Cemetary in Ninevah, Indiana
He leased land in Fauquier Co. on January 7, 1792 and moved in 1830 to Edgar Co., Illinois.
He started a church called Pleasant Hill being of the Cambellite Faith.
On January 10, 1789 in Warrenton, Farquier Co., Virginia he married
Died: August 27, 1837
Her father was Andrew Mahorney
Click HERE to see family of Frances and Joseph Nay.
6. BENJAMIN NAY
Married on October 24, 1798 to MARGARET MARTIN
7. FIELDING NAY