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Henry Charles Clay Sr. (1672 - 1760)

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Henry Charles Clay Sr.
Born in Chesterfield, Dale Parish, Province of Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Henrico County, Province of Virginiamap
Died in The Raells,Chesterfield, Dale Parish, Province of Virginiamap
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Categories: Henrico County, Virginia.

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Biography

Henry Clay was born in 3 Aug 1672 in Dale Parish, VA. He was the son of Charles Clay and Hannah Wilson. He passed away in 1760. [1] Death date: 3 Aug 1760 Chesterfield Co VA

Will

Transcript of Henry Clay's will, "signed March 28, 1749, and probated at the September term of Chesterfield court, 1760",[2] includes the following:
  • to "son William Clay ... and my land and plantation on Deep Creek, in Henrico County, whereon Richard Belcher now lives..."
  • son Henry Clay
  • son Charles Clay
  • son John Clay
  • daughter Amey Williamson[3]
  • daughter Mary Watkins
  • grandson Henry Clay[4]
  • granddaughter Mary Clay, daughter of Charles Clay[5]
  • wife Mary
Slaves named in will:
  • Phoebe (willed to granddaughter Mary Clay): "one negro girl, named Phoebe"
  • Lewis, Jo, Sue, Nann, Jenny, and Sarah (willed to Mary, his wife): "my negroes Lewis, Jo, Sue, Nann, Jenny and Sarah"
  • other slaves mentioned, but not by name
The four sons, named executors, were "granted letters of administration on the oaths of George Farrar and Allyson Clarke, witnesses. B. Watkins was clerk of Chesterfield County at that time."

Sources

  1. First-hand information as remembered by Betty Tindle, Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  2. p 69, The Clay Family
  3. text for William Marston Green m Amey Clay says "later Williamson"
  4. in parentheses, "Dr. Henry Clay of Ky."
  5. in parentheses "afterwards Mrs. Stephen Lockett"
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Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Clay-689 created through the import of Mimi.ged on Sep 15, 2011 by Richard Draper. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Richard and others.
  • This person was created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011. The following data was included in the gedcom. You may wish to edit it for readability.
  • WikiTree profile Clay-901 created through the import of Ehrbar Family Tree.ged on Oct 9, 2012 by Jeffery Owens. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Jeffery and others.
  • WikiTree profile Clay-906 created through the import of Ehrbar Family Tree.ged on Oct 9, 2012 by Jeffery Owens. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Jeffery and others.
  • This person was created on 04 March 2011 through the import of THWEATT43.GED.
  • Richard Belcher, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Richard and others.


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