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Thomas Hart Clay, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1803
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1871
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Son of Henry Clay and Lucretia Hart (both buried at this cem.). Occupation: Farmer.

He married on 5 Oct 1837 in Fayette Co., KY, Marie R. Mentell (buried at this cem.); they had the following children: Lucretia Hart b. 20 Apr 1839 in KY; Haney Boyle (Harry) b. 13 Nov 1840 in Lexington, Fayette Co., KY; Thomas Hart Jr. b. 15 Mar 1843 in KY; Rose Victoire b. 4 Feb 1845 in KY d. 27 June 1878 who maried Garland Hale; and Minnie R. Clay b. 30 Mar 1848 in KY d. Oct 1892.

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Thomas Hart Clay, a son of Henry Clay is dead. James B. Clay, another son, died during the war. Thomas Clay was not a politician, though he served two terms as State Representative. He was 67 years old. He was something of a diplomat. He was Minister to Nicarauga, and afterwards to Honduras. He was a lawyer for a few years, but gave up the law for farming. He was a fine gentleman. He was the only son of the great Clay that witnessed his death.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Clay (1777 - 1852)
  Lucretia Hart Clay (1781 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Russell Mentelle Clay (1806 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Thomas H Clay (____ - 1907)*
  Lucretia Clay Breckinridge (1839 - 1860)*
  Minnie R Clay (1848 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henrietta Clay (1800 - 1801)*
  Theodore Wythe Clay (1802 - 1870)*
  Thomas Hart Clay (1803 - 1871)
  Susan Clay Durale (1805 - 1825)*
  Anne Brown Clay Erwin (1807 - 1835)*
  Lucretia Clay (1809 - 1823)*
  Henry Clay (1811 - 1847)*
  Eliza Hart Clay (1813 - 1825)*
  Laura Clay (1816 - 1816)*
  James Brown Clay (1817 - 1864)*
  John Morrison Clay (1821 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Alice Huitt Preston
Record added: Apr 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19012892
Thomas Hart Clay, Sr
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Thomas Hart Clay, Sr
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Thomas Hart Clay, Sr
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