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Jonathan W. J. Race

Male 1798 - 1849  (50 years)


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  • Name Jonathan W. J. Race 
    Born 19 September 1798  Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 February 1799  Hillsdale Reformed Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Witnesses: Ephraim Rees & Catharine Rees
    Died 30 July 1849  Greenport, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Thomas Cemetery, Churchtown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to the 1855 census, the family moved to Greenport in 1837.

      1840 Federal Census. Greenport, Columbia County, New York
      Roll 277, page 246
      Family of Jonathan W. J. Race
      1 male under 5 [Allen]
      2 males 5-9 [Edwin & Silas]
      1 male 10-14 [William]
      1 male 30-39 [Jonathan himself]
      1 female under 5 [Elizabeth Jr]
      1 female 5-9 [Albertine]
      1 female 15-19 [?]
      1 female 30-39 [Elizabeth]

      Will abstract: Jonathan W. J. Race of Greenport, dated 13 Jul 1849, probated 3 Oct 1849, mentions wife Elizabeth and mother Albertine. Executor: John L. Potts. Witnesses: Alexander S. Rowley of Hudson & Alexander Pullman of Hudson.

      St. Thomas Cemetery, Churchtown, Columbia County
      Jonathan W.J. Race, d. 30 Jul 1849, æ. 43 yrs 9 mos 4 days [2, 3]
    Person ID I4057  Schirado
    Last Modified 14 October 2013 

    Father William Race,   b. 11 July 1781, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1850  (Age < 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. say 1782, Taghkanic, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 December 1858, West Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married about 1798 
    Family ID F2701  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Melius,   b. 1805,   d. 31 December 1888, Hudson, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 July 1827 
    Children 
     1. William Henry Race,   b. 19 November 1827, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edwin Race,   b. 26 February 1830, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Silas Race,   b. 6 October 1831, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1880  (Age < 48 years)
     4. Albertine Race,   b. 6 July 1835, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 September 1925, Hudson, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Allen Jay Race,   b. 29 January 1838, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Hudson, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Elizabeth Race,   b. 27 February 1840, Greenport, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles Race,   b. 1842, Greenport, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Hudson, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. Frances Race,   b. about 1845, Greenport, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Ann E. Race,   b. November 1847, Greenport, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Hudson, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Family ID F2927  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S178] Baptism and Marriage Records of Rees, Race, etc. in Eastern New York State, Graham Louer.

    2. [S182] Gertrude A. Barber.

    3. [S702] Cemeteries in Columbia County New York.


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