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John Randolph Clay
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1808
Death: Aug. 15, 1885
London
Greater London, England

US Diplomat. He served as U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Russia from 1836 to 1837; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Peru from 1847 to 1853; and U.S. Minister to Peru from 1853 to 1860.

He was the son of US Congressman Joseph Clay and Mary Ashmead Clay.

His brother was Joseph Ashmead Clay.

He married Frances Sophia Catherine Gibbs on April 2, 1835. She died in Vienna, Austria on January 28, 1840, and is buried there.

He then married Jane Tucker McKnight Crawfurd on June 18, 1845.
He had three children with Frances Gibbs Clay:

1). Henry Gibbs Clay (December 25, 1835-November 3, 1911).

2). Mary Frances Clay (February 3, 1837-October 4, 1837).

3). Antony Alexander Clay (February 17, 1839-February 4, 1906).

He then had three children with Jane Crawfurd Clay:

4). Jane Crawford Clay (February 14, 1848-May 8, 1851). Died in childhood in Lima, Peru and interred there.

5). Randolph Clay (November 19, 1850-

6). Cecil Clay (June 11, 1852- 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Clay (1769 - 1811)
  Mary Ashmead Clay (1782 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Tucker McKnight Clay (1821 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Gibbs Clay (1835 - 1911)*
  Antony Alexander Clay (1839 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Ashmead Clay (1806 - 1881)*
  John Randolph Clay (1808 - 1885)
  Ann Eliza Clay Jones (1810 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 7, Lot 351 East 1/2 and East 1/2 of North 1/2 of 353
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48549974
John Randolph Clay
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