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 Joseph Ashmead Clay

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Joseph Ashmead Clay

  • Birth 3 Jun 1806 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 1881 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section H, Lot 147
  • Memorial ID 48549090

Prominent Philadelphia Attorney.

He was the son of US Congressman Joseph Clay and Mary Ashmead Clay.

He was the brother of US Diplomat John Randolph Clay.

Married Cornelia Fletcher on March 12, 1835.

They had seven children.

1). Fletcher Clay (December 20, 1835-December 14, 1862). 1st Lieutenant, 145th Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War. Killed at the Battle of Fredericksburg.

2). Alfred Lassaut Clay (1837-August 19, 1909). Corporal, Roberston's Battery, Pennsylvania Militia, Civil War.

3). Lewis Randolph Clay (December 4, 1839-June 30, 1841). Died in infancy.

4). Cecil Clay (February 13, 1842-September 23, 1907). Major, 58th Pennsylvania Infantry, Brevet Brigadier General, US Volunteers, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

5). William Vaux Clay (September 12, 1844-February 28, 1864).

6). Richard Wells Clay (March 18, 1847-March 6, 1897).

7). Edward Cook Clay (1852-September 1, 1906)


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  • Created by: Russ
  • Added: 22 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48549090
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Ashmead Clay (3 Jun 1806–18 Mar 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48549090, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .