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Mary Jay Schieffelin (1845-1916)
Atelier Adele Studio,
Vienna, Austria-Hungary



Mary was the daughter of John Jay II, and great-granddaughter of John Jay. She married William Henry Schieffelin (1836-1895). A photograph of their wedding celebration at Bedford House, taken by Matthew Brady, is in the collection of John Jay Homestead. Both of these photos were included in our Moments in Time: Photographs from the Jay Family Collections, a digital version of which can be seen HERE