Lucretia <I>Hart</I> Clay

Lucretia Hart Clay

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 7 Apr 1864 (aged 83)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Sec M, Lot 1
Memorial ID 6784317 · View Source
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Lucretia (Hart) Clay was born in Hagerstown, Maryland, on March 18, 1781, the daughter of Col. Thomas and Susanna (Gray) Hart. She moved to Kentucky with her parents in 1784. She married Henry Clay April 11, 1799 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky. The Clays had eleven children, five sons and six daughters, seven of whom reached adulthood. Lucretia Clay died April 6, 1864, and is buried beside her husband in the family vault in the Lexington Cemetery. See Rachael Sleasman Schwartz, Lucretia Hart, the Hagerstown Girl Who Became the Wife of Henry Clay (Hagerstown, Md., 1937) and my web site at

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  • Maintained by: CMWJR
  • Originally Created by: Bill LaBach
  • Added: 17 Sep 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6784317
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucretia Hart Clay (18 Mar 1781–7 Apr 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6784317, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by CMWJR (contributor 50059520) .