Rather, the name may come from a family named Gay who owned land or lived there in colonial times : a newspaper of May 11, contains a classified ad where an "R. Gay", living in the Bowery , offers a gelding for sale. This street, originally a stable alley, was probably named for an early landowner, not for the sexuality of any denizens, who coincidentally reside in Greenwich Village, a predominantly homosexual community. Nor is it likely, as is sometimes claimed,  that its namesake was Sidney Howard Gay, editor of the National Anti-Slavery Standard ;  he would have been 19 when the street was christened in
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