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 Eliza Bayard <I>McIntosh</I> Clinch

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Eliza Bayard McIntosh Clinch

  • Birth 1 Feb 1801 Camden County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1835 Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 12819774

Wife of General Duncan Lamont Clinch, daughter of General John Houston McIntosh.Her daughter Eliza Bayard Clinch, married Major Robert Anderson, who defended Fort Sumter in 1861.Her grandaughter Eliza McIntosh Clinch Anderson Lawton wrote a book titled 'Major Robert Anderson and Fort Sumter, 1861' published in 1911.Her great great grandson was actor Edward Montgomery Clift.


"Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Elizabeth B Clinch,wife of Ge. D.L. Clinch and second daughter of John H and ElizaMcIntosh of Georgia.Born Feb. 1 1801 died April 15,1935.

She has left a fond and devoted husband,whose every hope of earthly happiness was centered in her,Eight young children,to whom she was all a mother could be,and numerous friends her irreparable loss.

Endowed by nature with a strong and active mind,ardent feelings & a cheerful disposition,her sweet and fascinating manner arrested the attentionand called forth love of all whom she became acquainted.

It was the poor and unfortunate the her kind and benevolent heart more fully displayed itself,In her they found a generous friend & safe counselor.She lived a Christian and died in the full confidence of a Saviours love.

Blessed are the pure at heart ,for they shall see God.

When Christ who is our life shall appear,then ye shall also appear with him in Glory"

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eliza Bayard McIntosh Clinch (1 Feb 1801–15 Apr 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12819774, citing Church Street Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .