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Capt John Clay
Birth: 1587
Monmouth, Wales
Death: Apr. 7, 1655
Charles City
Charles City County
Virginia, USA

John Clay, Ancient Planter, landed at Jamestowne, VA in February 1613 and settled in Charles City County, Virginia. He paid for the importation of 32 people on the good ship 'West' which arrived July 13, 1635. He was granted 1200 acres of land 13 July 1675 at the head of Wards Creek. His wife, Anne Nichols arrived from England, 10 years later. John married secondly Elizabeth the mother of Charles.

Captain John Clay, the "British Grenadier" (hired soldier in the King's army) arrived in the new world in February 1613 according to the muster on the 'Treasurer'. The Treasurer, sent to protect the settlers in Jamestowne, was commanded and partially owned by Captain Samuel Argall, who was a brother of Elizabeth Argall Filmer, ancestress of Martha & Lucy Green Clay (wife of Henry Clay 1711-1764). It is stated in his muster that he (John Clay) was a planter before the government of Sir Thomas Dale. 
 
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  Charles Clay (1645 - 1686)*
 
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Created by: David Reese
Record added: Sep 28, 2010
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Capt John Clay
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10th Great Grandfather - Rest in Peace
- Dianna Taylor
 Added: May. 19, 2014
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. ~Laura Ingalls Wilder
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