|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1820|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1905|
Orland Register, Saturday, 30 December 1905:
Death Calls Mrs. R. C. Bedford.
Death called Mrs. R. C. Bedford, one of the historic women of California, Saturday, at her home in Woodville, Oregon. The remains were brought to Orland Monday and Tuesday were taken to Newville for interment.
Mrs. Bedford was a native of Kentucky and was a cousin of the veneral Henry Clay. She came to California at an early date, crossing the plains by ox-team. She, together with her husband, settled at Newville where they resided for years. A few years ago Mr. Bedford died and Mrs. Bedford moved to Oregon where she has since lived. She was 86 years old at the time of her death. A son and a daughter survive her. - Transcribed by E.
The Clay Family by Smith and Clay, 1899 provides a genealogy of the Clay family.
Samuel Clay (1776 - 1822)
Thomas Bedford (1817 - 1900)
Thomas Henry Bedford (1848 - 1910)*
Aged 85 Yrs, 10 Mos. 6 Ds. - Farewell Mother
Created by: A Canon
Record added: Feb 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18067584
Dtr of Samuel and Rebecca Finch Clay, Bourbon Co., KY>Bedford Co., TN. Granddtr of Wm and Rebecca Clay Finch of VA>Bourbon Co., Ky and John and Martha Ingram Clay of VA>Bourbon Co., KY. John Clay and Rebecca Clay Finch were bother children of Hen...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 28, 2010