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Brutus Junius Clay
Birth: Jul. 1, 1808
Richmond
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1878
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, and became a farmer and cattle breeder. He served in the Kentucky State Legislature in 1840, and for a second time in 1860. In 1862 he was elected as a Unionist to represent Kentucky's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, holding his seat for one term, 1863 to 1865, and serving as Chairman of the Agriculture Committee. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1864 and returned to his farm in Kentucky. He was the older brother of Civil War Union Army Major General Cassius Marcellus Clay. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Green Clay (1757 - 1826)
  Sally Lewis Clay (1776 - 1867)
 
 Spouses:
  Amelia McClanahan Field Clay (1812 - 1843)*
  Anne Marie Field Clay (1822 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Clay Davenport (1832 - 1908)*
  Brutus Junius Clay (1834 - 1837)*
  Christopher Field Clay (1835 - 1897)*
  Brutus Junius Clay (1837 - 1839)*
  Green Clay (1839 - 1912)*
  Ezekiel Field Clay (1840 - 1920)*
  Cassius Marcellus Clay (1846 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Lewis Clay Smith (1798 - 1887)*
  Sidney Payne Clay (1800 - 1834)*
  Paulina Green Clay Rodes (1802 - 1886)*
  Sally Ann Clay Johnson (1804 - 1829)*
  Brutus Junius Clay (1808 - 1878)
  Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810 - 1903)*
  Sidney Clay (1828 - 1899)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Auvergne, Clay Family Estate Grounds
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Aug 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15490047
Brutus Junius Clay
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Brutus Junius Clay
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May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us all so very well!
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