Thomas Hart Clay, Sr

Thomas Hart Clay, Sr

Birth
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Mar 1871 (aged 67)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Sec I, Lot 38
Memorial ID 19012892 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: CMWJR
  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 19 Apr 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19012892
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Hart Clay, Sr (22 Sep 1803–18 Mar 1871), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19012892, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by CMWJR (contributor 50059520) .