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GEN Green Clay Veteran

Birth
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
Death
31 Oct 1828 (aged 71)
Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section F, Lot 14
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US Politician. He served as a Member of the Virginia State Legislature from 1788 to 1789, Member of the Kentucky State Legislature from 1793 to 1794, Member of the Kentucky State Senate from 1795 to 1798, and in 1807, and as a Delegate to the Kentucky State Constitutional Convention in 1799. He also served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and as a General in the United States Army during the War of 1812. Clay County, Kentucky, is named in his memory.Suggested edit: He is listed as an Approved Ancestor in the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 Database. Below is what they have on him. It is:
Clay, Green
Ancestor ID: 10357 Rank: Gen. Unit:
Pension: No Land Bounty: No Service: Volunteer Militia State Served: KY
Spouse: Sallie Lewis
Child: Eliza Child's Spouse: John Speed (Smith written in)
Additional Children:
Birth Date: 1757 State: VA
Death Date: 1826 State: KY
Notes: 02017 v 11 - d. 1828, rank: Maj. Gen., anc ser: Militia, s. Sally Lewis, c. Paulina s. William Rodes; 08261 v 42 - d. 1828, rank: Brig. Gen., anc ser: Militia, c. Cassius M. s. Mary Jane Warfield; 07925 v 41 - c. Eliza s. John Speed Smith

Clay, Green 13442595
b. Aug. 14, 1757 d. Oct. 31, 1828 White Hall Family Cemeter...
Richmond Madison County Kentucky, USA
Clay, Gen Green 82189392
b. Aug. 14, 1757 d. Oct. 31, 1828 Richmond Cemetery
Richmond Madison County Kentucky, USA

Name: (Gen) Green CLAY
Birth: 14 AUG 1757
Death: 21 OCT 1828

Occupation: General, Virginia Militia; sheep-herder

"My father was a great lover and raiser of sheep." He went to relief of Fort Meigs in 1813. Traditions says that he and his father quarreled and he migrated whilst yet a minor to Kentucky. For his civil and political life see American Encyclopedia and Collins History of KY."

Father: Charles CLAY b: 31 JAN 1715/16
Mother: Martha GREEN b: 1719

Marriage: Sally LEWIS b: 1776
Married: 14 MAR 1795

Children:
Elizabeth Lewis CLAY b: 1798
Sidney Payne CLAY b: 1800
Pauline Green CLAY b: 1802
Sally Ann CLAY b: 1803
Brutus Junius CLAY b: 1 JUL 1808 in Madison Co., Ky
Cassius Marcellus CLAY b: 19 OCT 1810 in Clermont, Madison Co., Ky
Sophia CLAY b: 1813
US Politician. He served as a Member of the Virginia State Legislature from 1788 to 1789, Member of the Kentucky State Legislature from 1793 to 1794, Member of the Kentucky State Senate from 1795 to 1798, and in 1807, and as a Delegate to the Kentucky State Constitutional Convention in 1799. He also served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and as a General in the United States Army during the War of 1812. Clay County, Kentucky, is named in his memory.Suggested edit: He is listed as an Approved Ancestor in the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 Database. Below is what they have on him. It is:
Clay, Green
Ancestor ID: 10357 Rank: Gen. Unit:
Pension: No Land Bounty: No Service: Volunteer Militia State Served: KY
Spouse: Sallie Lewis
Child: Eliza Child's Spouse: John Speed (Smith written in)
Additional Children:
Birth Date: 1757 State: VA
Death Date: 1826 State: KY
Notes: 02017 v 11 - d. 1828, rank: Maj. Gen., anc ser: Militia, s. Sally Lewis, c. Paulina s. William Rodes; 08261 v 42 - d. 1828, rank: Brig. Gen., anc ser: Militia, c. Cassius M. s. Mary Jane Warfield; 07925 v 41 - c. Eliza s. John Speed Smith

Clay, Green 13442595
b. Aug. 14, 1757 d. Oct. 31, 1828 White Hall Family Cemeter...
Richmond Madison County Kentucky, USA
Clay, Gen Green 82189392
b. Aug. 14, 1757 d. Oct. 31, 1828 Richmond Cemetery
Richmond Madison County Kentucky, USA

Name: (Gen) Green CLAY
Birth: 14 AUG 1757
Death: 21 OCT 1828

Occupation: General, Virginia Militia; sheep-herder

"My father was a great lover and raiser of sheep." He went to relief of Fort Meigs in 1813. Traditions says that he and his father quarreled and he migrated whilst yet a minor to Kentucky. For his civil and political life see American Encyclopedia and Collins History of KY."

Father: Charles CLAY b: 31 JAN 1715/16
Mother: Martha GREEN b: 1719

Marriage: Sally LEWIS b: 1776
Married: 14 MAR 1795

Children:
Elizabeth Lewis CLAY b: 1798
Sidney Payne CLAY b: 1800
Pauline Green CLAY b: 1802
Sally Ann CLAY b: 1803
Brutus Junius CLAY b: 1 JUL 1808 in Madison Co., Ky
Cassius Marcellus CLAY b: 19 OCT 1810 in Clermont, Madison Co., Ky
Sophia CLAY b: 1813

Inscription

age 71

Gen. Clay is buried in White Hall family cemetery at White Hall off U.S. #25

Gravesite Details

This memorial is a cenotaph probably provide by Gen. Clays daughter.