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Mary Sophia Clay Chenault
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1860
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1910
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA

Daughter of Charles William Clay who settled in west Pulaski County, Ark.
First married to John Skinner Fletcher who died (buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pulaski County) and on his tombstone..
"Go home dear Sophia, And dry up your tears, Here I must lie, 'Til Christ appears."

Afterwards, she married Dr. Richard Williams Chenault on 1.28.1881 in Big Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas. Her father was Charles William Clay and her mother, Susan Frances (Fannie) Stirk.

Her children by Dr. Chenault were (from the 1900 Census)

Lewis Fletcher Chenault 18
Jeanie M Chenault 16
Richard Chenault 13
Fredericka Clay Chenault 12
William O Chenault 9
Mollie Chenault 3
George Blass Chenault 1
(Later, Robinson or Robert or Rob Chenault was born, whose first born by Elizabeth Smith was John R. Chenault)

The Arkansas Gazette reported on 4.2.1910 that Sophia Chenault had died at her home in Ardmore Oklahoma and that funeral services would be held in her daughter's (Fredericka or Mrs. Bernard Theodore Hoff's) home in Little Rock, Ark. at 111 North Park Ave. Mrs. B.T. Hoff was visiting her mother at the time of her death. Both her daughters Jeanie and Mollie and sons George and Rob lived in Ardmore at the time. Fletcher Chenault her eldest son lived in Lonoke, Ark.

Sophia's surviving sister was Mrs. (Arkansas Clay) Frederick Von Keller of Ardmore and a brother Stirk Clay of Center Point, Ark. 
Family links: 
  Charles William Clay (1831 - 1908)
  Susan Frances Stirk Clay (1839 - 1891)
  John Skinner Fletcher (1856 - 1878)
  Richard Williams Chenault (1860 - 1906)
  Charles W Chenault*
  John McClure Chenault*
  Sallie Elizabeth Chenault*
  Helena J. Fletcher (1876 - 1876)*
  Lewis Fletcher Chenault (1882 - 1940)*
  Jeanette Mask Chenault Michael (1883 - 1974)*
  William Richard Chenault (1886 - ____)*
  Fredericka Clay Chenault Hoff (1888 - 1969)*
  William Oliver Chenault (1890 - ____)*
  Mollie Gertrude Chenault Stone (1898 - 1977)*
  George Blass Chenault (1899 - 1975)*
  Robinson R Chenault (1902 - 1967)*
  Mary Sophia Clay Chenault (1860 - 1910)
  Arkansas Rosabella Clay Von Keller (1867 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Maple Street
Created by: Larry Chenault
Record added: Mar 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5249411
Mary Sophia <i>Clay</i> Chenault
Added by: Larry Chenault
Mary Sophia <i>Clay</i> Chenault
Added by: Larry Chenault
Mary Sophia <i>Clay</i> Chenault
Added by: Larry Chenault
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- ghost girl
 Added: Jan. 31, 2010

- Pat Simmons
 Added: Jan. 3, 2009
Dear lovely great grandmother, until we shall meet in the presence of the Lord. Larry
- Larry Chenault
 Added: Sep. 25, 2008
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