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PREFACE. 

Robert Clay, of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, and later of 
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, married, first, January 15, 
1687-8, at Chesterfield, Hannah Slater, daughter of Jonathan 
and Hannah (Mower) Slater, of Chesterfield; bapt. March ^, 
1 66 1, at Chesterfield, Derbyshire; bur. January 3, 1688-9, same 
place; and, second, Joanna Rawson, daughter of John Rawson, 
of Walkley, near Sheffield, Co. York. 

By his second marriage he had many children, most of whom 
died young, and none of whom survived him or left any issue 
except one son, Joseph Clay, of Bridge House, whose daughter 
Ellen was the last of his descendants of the name of Clay in 
England. 

By his first marriage he had one child, Robert, baptized at 
Chesterfield December 9, 1688, who came to Philadelphia and 
married Ann Curtis, December 10, 17 10. 

I have been for several years engaged in the preparation of a 
genealogy of this family of Clay of Philadelphia, Pa., and 
Newcastle, Del., intended to include — 

1. The descendants of Robert Clay and Ann Curtis, bearing 

the name of Clay by birth or marriage. 

2. Portraits of all of the above of whom any likeness is 

known to exist. 

3. The ascendants of the wives of Clays. 

4. The descendants of female Clays who married. 

5. Biographical and descriptive sketches, letters, family 

papers, and a variety of miscellaneous data, illustrations, 
and information. 



It u'ill lake a good while to finish vvliat I ha\e planned, and 
I have therefore printed l\irt I. the ^enealoi^y alone, without 
narrative, description, or biography, for the use of the family, 
with the hope that it may lead them to take interest in the 
completion of the work, and to assist in it by furnishing 
information as to their respective branches, such as names and 
dates of births, marriages, and deaths; copies of entries in 
parish records or family Bibles, and of obituary and other 
notices. 

Part II is almost entirely completed, and I shall soon have a 
photographic negative of every Clav of this family of whom 
any likeness is known to exist, except one, Mrs. George Clay 
(36), of whose portrait the present owner would not allow a 
photograph to be taken. 

Part 111 is well under way, as is also Part iV. 

Part V will take much work and considerable time to com- 
plete, and for this part I request the assistance mentioned above. 

I will be glad to correspond with any member of the family 
in any of its branches interested in the subject, and to receive 
corrections, additions, or suggestions. 

CECIL CLAY. 

Washington, D. C, March 8, 189^. 



EXPLANATIONS. 



The names of heads of families, to whom reference is subsequently made, are 
printed in Capitals and preceded by a large figure, thus : 9. CURTIS CLAY. 

The maiden names of wives are in parentheses, thus: Ann (Curtis) Clay. 

The figures in parentheses refer to the parents by number, thus : 28t JOSEPH 
CLAY (9, I) means first child of 9. CURTIS CLAY (3, 1), who in turn is first 
child of 3. SLATER CLAY, who is (1, i) first child of 1. ROBERT CLAY. 

Names preceded by small figures are not mentioned subsequently. 

Titles — Rev., Hon., and the like — are omitted purposely, with all descriptive, 
biographical, and similar matter, as part Part V of the work 1 hope to complete 
will cover all that. 



CLAY 



OF 

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE, 

AND 

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA 



FIRST AMERICAN GENERATION. 

1. ROBERT CLAY, eldest son — and only child by his first wife, 
Hannah Slater — of Robert Clay, of Chesterfield, Derby- 
shire, and Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; bapt. December 
9, 1688, at Chesterfield, Derbyshire; d. 1716, lost at sea 
while in command of the ship Triumph, of Liverpool, 
Eng. ; m. December 16, 1710, at Christ Church, Phila., 
2. Penna., by Rev. Evan Evans, Ann Curtis, dau. of Win- 
lock Curtis and Ann (Bowers) Curtis, of Kent Co., Dela- 
ware; b. November 15, 1690; bapt. May, 1707, at Christ 
Ch., Phila., by Rev. John Talbot. 

I. Slater. II. Robert. 

III. Hannah. IV. Thomas. 

After Robert Clay's death his widow m. February 19, 
1 72 1, at Christ Ch., Phila., Robert Bolton, only son of John 
and Ann Bolton, of Yorkshire, England. 

She died May 5, 1747, at Phila., Pa.; bur. May 7, 1747, 
at Christ Ch. 



SECOND AMERICAN GENERATION. 

3. Sl.A'rr.R CLAY (I. I), eldest child of Robert and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay, of Phila.. Penna. : b. November 2, 171 i, at 
Phila.. Pa.; bapt. . 171 1, at Christ Ch., 

Phila.. Pa.; d. February 20, 1767, at Newcastle, Delaware, 
and bur. in Emmanuel Ch.-yard. ; m. February 2, 1740, 
4. Ann Ccrtis, dau. of Jehu and Mary (Brinckle) Curtis, of 
Kent Co., Delaware; b. November 29, 1723; d. Sunday, 
June 14. 17^0, at Newcastle, Delaware, and bur. there, 
in Emmanuel Ch.-yard. 

1. Curtis. II. Robert. III. John. 

iV. Thom.ns. V. Slater. Vi. Jehu. 

Vll. Jehu. VIII. Mary. IX. Ann. 

X. Elizabeth. XI. William. XII. George. 
XIII. S.nrah. 

5. RoBKRT Ci.AY (1, II), second child of Robert and Ann 

(Curtis) Clay; b. 1713. at Phila., Pa.; died the same year, 
and was bur. ;;t Christ Ch. 

6. Hannah Clay ( i, 111), third child of Robert and Ann 

(Curtis) Clay; b. July 30, 1714, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. 
August 1, 1714, Christ Ch. ; d. August i, 1714; bur. 
August 2, 1 7 14, at Christ Ch. 

7. THOMAS CLAY (i, iv), fourth child of Robert and Ann 

(Curtis) Clay; b. September i, 1715, in his grandfather's 
house, near Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; bapt. in the 
same house, when he was two weeks old, by the Rector 
of the parish; d. in 1744, while on a voyage to South 
Carolina; m. , 174 , at Chestertown, Kent 

Co.. Md.. by Rev. 
8. Mary Wii.mhr, dau. c)f Simon and Dorcas Wilmer, of Kent- 
Co., Md. ; b. > 17 ; ^"»;>pt. , 
17 , at , by Rev. 

1. Robert. II. Thomas. 

After Thomas Clay's death his widow m., October 30, 
174b, Rev. George William Forester, Rector of Shrews- 
bury Parish, Kent Co., Md. She died ,17 . 



THIRD AMERICAN GENERATION. 

9. CURTIS CLAY (3, i), eldest son of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 
Cla)'; b. Thursday, April 9, 1747, at Newcastle, Delaware; 
bapt. Wednesday, May 27, 1747, at Emmanuel Ch., same 
place, by Rev. George Ross; d. Monday, September 11, 
1809, at Phila., Pa.; bur. Tuesday, September 12, 1809, 
at Christ Ch., Phila.; m. Thursday, November 3, 1768, at 
Christ Ch., Phila., by the Rector, Rev. Jacob Duche, 

10. Margaret Wood, dau. of Joseph and Mary (Scull) Wood; 
b. Friday, April 26, 17^1, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Friday, 
July 23, 1756, at Christ Ch., Phila.; d. Wednesday, May 
17, 1809, and buried at Christ Ch. 

1. Joseph. II. Robert. III. Curtis. 

11. Robert Clay (3, 11), second child of Slater and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay; b. Wednesday, October 18, 1749, at New- 
castle, Del.; bap. December 25, 1749, at Emmanuel Ch., 
Newcastle, by Rev. George Ross; never married; d. Sun- 
day, December 27, 1831, and was buried in Emmanuel 
Ch., Newcastle, Del. 

12. John Clay (3, iii), third child of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 

Clay; b. Tuesday, June 4, 1731, at Newcastle, Del.; bapt. 
at Emmanuel Ch., Newcastle, Sunday, August 11, 1751, 
by Rev. George Ross; never married; d. Friday, Decem- 
ber 13, 1779, in the Isle of Providence. 

13. Thomas Clay (3, iv), fourth child of Slater and Ann 

(Curtis) Clay; b. Tuesday, July 17, 1753, at Newcastle, 
Del.; bapt. at Emmanuel Ch., same place, Sunday, 
August 19, 1753, by Rev. George Ross; never married; 
d. Friday morning, September 6, 1793, at Newcastle, Del. ; 
bur. in Emmanuel Ch.-yard. 

14. SLATER CLAY (3, v), fifth child of Slater and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay; b. Tuesday, October i, 1754, at Newcastle, 
Del.; bapt. Sunday, December 29, 1754, at Christ Ch., 
Wilmington, Del., by Rev. Mr. Acrelius; d. Tuesday, 



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September 2S, .1^2 \, at Hvansburg, Montgomery Co., Pa. ; 
bur. at St. James Ch., Perkiomen, Montgomery Co., Pa.; 
m. Tuesday, December ^, 1786, at "Gloria Dei" Ch., 
13. IMiila., Pa., by Rev. Nicholas Collin, Hannah (Hoi.stein) 
HuGHKs, widow of Lieut. -Colonel Isaac Hughes. She was 
b. in Upper Merion Township. Montgomery Co., Pa., 
December is, 1748; m. Isaac Hughes, Thursday, October 
<y, 1769; he d. Friday. April 26, 1782. She d. Wednes- 
day. June 13, 1832, in Montgomery Co., Pa., and was bur. 
near the S.W. corner of Swedes (Christ) Ch., Upper 
Merion. 

I. Ami. II. George. 111. Jehu Curtis. IV. diaries Holstein. 

16. Jhhu Ci.ay (5, vi). sixth child of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 

Clay; b. Thursday, January 8, 1756, at Newcastle, Del.; 
bapt. at Emmanuel Ch., same place, by Rev. Mr. Brook; 
d. Thursday, July 28, 1757, and buried in Emmanuel Ch.- 
yard. 

17. Jehu Clay (3, vii), seventh child of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 

Clay; b. Monday, August i, 17S7, at Newcastle, Del.; d. 
Sunday, February s. 1758, " and at the same time chris- 
tened by Rev. Mr. Thane, a Presbyterian clergyman." 

18. Mary Clay (3 viii), eighth child of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 
Clay; b. Monday, June 26, 1738, at Newcastle, Del.; bapt. 
Friday, August 4, I7s8, by Rev. John Hamilton, of Charles- 
town, Maryland; d. Monday morning, April 6, 1801, at 
Rose Hill, Cecil Co., Maryland, and buried there; m., ist, 

17 , at , by 

, Alexander Porter, son of Alexander and 
Porter; b. . '7 . at , 

Del. ; bapt. , 17 , at , by 

; d. , 1797, at 

; bur. ; m.. 2d, 

. at , by 

Thomas Marsh Forman, son of Ezekiel and 
( ) Forman; b. Tuesday, August 15, 1758, at 



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; bapt. ,17 , at 

, by ; d. Thursday, May 8, 

1845, at Rose Hill, Cecil Co., Maryland, and bur. there. 
No children by either marriage. 

19. Ann Clay (3, ix), ninth child of Slater and Ann (Curtis) 
Clay; b. Monday, July 2, 1759, at Newcastle, Del.; bapt. 
Sunday, August 12, 1759, at Emmanuel Ch., same place, 
by Rev. ^neas Ross; d. Sunday, May 10, 1846, at New- 
castle, Del., and was bur. in Emmanuel Ch.-yard; m. 
Thursday, May s, 1785, at Emmanuel Ch., Newcastle, 
Del., by Rev. Charles Henry Wharton, James Booth, son 
of John and Mary (Rogers) Booth, of Delaware; b. Thurs- 
day, February 6, 1753; d. Sunday, February 3, 1828, at 
Newcastle, Del., and buried in Emmanuel Ch.-yard. 



I. Mary. 


II. George Clay. 


111. James. 


IV. Ann. 


V. George. 


VI. Elizabeth. 


Vli. William. 


VIII. Joseph, 



20. Elizabeth Clay (3, x), tenth child of Slater and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay; b. Monday, July 21, 1760, at Newcastle, 
Del.; bapt. Sunday, August 16, 1761, at Emmanuel Ch., 
same place, by Rev. /Eneas Ross; d. Monday, December 
9, 1822, in London, England; m. Monday, March 30, 
1789, at St. Paul's Ch., Phila., Pa., William Lees, son of 

and Lees, of , England; 

b. , 17 , at ; bapt. 

, 17 , at ; d. 

at , England. 

I. Sarah. II. William Bond. III. Eliza. 

21. William Clay (3, xi), eleventh child of Slater and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay; b. Tuesday, July 28, 1761, at Newcastle, 
Del.; bapt. Sunday, August 16, 1761, at Emmanuel Ch., 
same place, by Rev. ^neas Ross; d. Monday, September 
25, 1797, at Newcastle, Del., and buried in Emmanuel 
Ch.-yard; m. Wednesday, September 7, 1796, at Emman- 

22. uel Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay, Sarah 



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McWii I JAMS. d;iu. of Richard and Rebecca (Van Leu 
vcnigh) Mc Williams; h. . i74t>, at 

, Del. ; bapt. , 17 , at 

bv ; d. July S, 1807; bur. Friday, July 

10, 1X07, in Eninianuel Ch.-yard. 

No children. 

After William Clay's death his widow m. Tuesday, June 
I. 1S02, at Hmmanuel Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. 
Robert Clay, William Thompson. 

23. GHORGE CLAY ( j, xii), twelfth child of Slater and Ann 
(Curtis) Clay; b. Monday, December 13, 1762, at New- 
castle, Del.; bapt. Sunday, March 11, 1764. at Hmmanuel 
Ch., same place, by Rev. /Eneas Ross; d. Monday, Feb- 
ruary II, 1805, on board the sW\p John 8u//;e/ey, in the 
Straits of Sunda; m. , 17 , at , 

24. , dau. of ; 
b. ' '7 ; bapt. 17 , at 

, by ; d. 

I. Caroline. 

25. Sarah Clay (3, xiii), thirteenth child of Slater and Ann 

(Curtis) Clay; b. Thursday, August 9, 1764, at Newcastle, 
Del.; bapt. Sunday, August 19, 1764, at Emmanuel Ch., 
same place, by Rev. y^neas Ross; d. Wednesday morn- 
ing, July 5, 1826, at Phila., Pa., and bur. next day in St. 
Paul's Ch.-yard; m., ist, . '7 - '»t 

, by Rev. , Robert Booth, son 

of John and Mary (Rogers) Booth; b. > H > 

at , Del. ; bapt. ,17 , at 

, by Rev. ; d. , 1796, 

at Newcastle, Del. 

I. Ann. II. Sarah. III. Mary. IV. Sophia. 

M., 2d., , at , by Rev. 

, James Caldwell, son of and 
Caldwell; b. , 17 , at 

; bapt. , at , 



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by Rev. ; d. , 1801, 

at Newcastle, Del. ; bur. there. 

1. Elizabeth. 

26. Robert Clay (7, 1), first child of Thomas and Mary 
(Wilmer) Clay; b. January , 1744/s, at Chestertown, 
Kent Co., Md. ; bapt. ,17 , at 

, by Rev. ; d. May , 1746, at 

Chestertown, Md. 

27. Thomas Clay (7, 11), second child of Thomas and Mary 
(Wilmer) Clay; b. . •? . at Chestertown, 
Kent Co., Md. ; bapt. ,17 , at 

, by Rev. ; d. 

, 174 , at Chestertown, Md. 



FOURTH AMERICAN GENERATION. 

28. JOSEPH CLAY (9, 1), first child of Curtis and Margaret 
(Wood) Clay; b. Monday, July 24, 1769, at Phila., Pa.; 
bapt. Tuesday, July 16, 1771, at Christ Ch., same place, 
by Rev. Dr. Peters; d. Tuesday, August 27, 181 1, at 
Phila., Pa.; bur. Wednesday, August 28, 181 1, in Christ 
Ch.-yard; m. Tuesday, September 10, i8os, at Christ Ch., 

29. Phila., Pa., by Rev. Dr. White, Mary Ashmead, dau. of 
John and Mary (Miffiin) Ashmead; b. Thursday, January 
10, 1782, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Monday, May 17, 1852, at 
Epiphany Ch., same place, by Rev. James H. Fowles; 
d. Friday, February 10, 1871, at Phila., Pa.; bur. in Laurel 
Hill Cemetery, same place. 

I. Joseph Ashmead. II. John Randolph. 111. Ann Eliza. 

30. ROBERT CLAY (9, ii), second child of Curtis and Mar- 
garet (Wood) Clay; b. Friday, August 10, 1770, at Phila., 
Pa.; bapt. Tuesday, July 16, 1771, at Christ Ch., same 
place, by Rev. Dr. Peters; d. Saturday, July 7, 1804, at 
Phila., Pa.; bur. Sunday, July 8, 1804, in Christ Ch.-yard; 



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in. ThiirsJjv. ApriUi, 1797, al Christ Ch.. I^hila.. Pa., by 

II. Kiv. Dr. WhitL'. Ei.i/abhth Wii.lia.ms, dau. ol' Hdward and 

Ruth ( ) Wilh'anis; b. Monday, April 24, 177s, at 

; bapt. 
17 , at , by Rev. ; 

d. Sunday. January 4. iS:,7, at Phila., Pa.: bur. in Christ 
Ch.-yard. 

I. F.dwara Williams. 11. Mary Ann. ill. Curtis. 

After Robert Clay's death his widow m. 

i8 , at , Phila., Pa.. Joseph Anthony, 

son of and Anthony; b. 

, at ; bapt. at 

, by Rev. ; d. Friday, 

August s, 1S14, at Phila., Pa. 

32. CURTIS CLAY (9, iii), third child of Curtis and Margaret 
(Wood) Clay; b. Friday, April 17, 1772, at Phila., Pa.; 
bapt. Sunday, January 10, 1773, '^^ Christ Ch., same place, 
by Rev. Dr. Peters; d. 18 , at New 

Orleans, La. ; bur. ; 

m. Tuesday, September 21, 1802, at Emmanuel Ch., New- 



of Peter and 


Lohra; b. 


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bur. 












1. 


Margaret. 


11. Mary Elizalictli. 


III. 


William. 


IV. 


Anna Booth. 


V. Margaret. 


VI. 


Curtis. 




VII. 


Catliarinc. 


VIII. Ellen Lohra. 


IX. 


Emma 


Wood. 


X. 


Tiionias Wynne. 


XI. Sarah Booth. 


Xll. 


Eliza L 


ohra. 


XIII. 


John Loiira. 











34. Ann Clay (14, 1), first child of Slater and Hannah (Hughes, 
born Holstein) Clay; b. Sunday. March 16, 1788, at Wal- 
nut Crove, Montgomery (^o., Pa.; bapt. , 
at , by ; 



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d. Tuesday, December 5, 1865, at Lockhaven, Clinton Co., 
Pa., and was buried there; m. Saturday, December 21, 
181 1, at , Montgomery Co., Pa., by Rev. 

Slater Clay, Samuel Hepburn, son of James and Mary 
(Hopewell) Hepburn, of Northumberland Co., Pa.; b. 
Tuesday, November ^, 1782, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. 

17 , at by Rev. 

; d. Monday, October 16, 1865, at 
Lockhaven, Clinton Co., F-*a. ; bur. same place. 

I. Hannah Maria. II. James Curtis. III. Sarah Ann. 

IV. Slater Clay. V. Mary. VI. Emma. 

VII. Louisa Harriet. VIII. Jane. 

35. George Clay (14, 11), second child of Slater and Hannah 
(Hughes, born Holstein) Clay; b. Friday, February 5, 
1790, at ; bapt. 

at , by Rev. ; 

d. Sunday, March 6, 1864, at Phila., Pa. ; bur. in Gloria Dei 
Ch.-yard; m. Thursday, December 5, 1822, at 

36. , by Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, Emma DeHaven, 
dau. of Hugh and Sarah (Holstein) DeHaven; b. Tuesday, 
February 8, 1795, at ; bapt. , 
at , by Rev. Slater Clay ; d. Monday, 
April 22, 1850, at Phila., Pa., and buried in Christ Ch.-yard. 

37. JEHU CURTIS CLAY (14, iii), third child of Slater and 
Hannah (Hughes, born Holstein) Clay; b. Friday, Febru- 
ary 3, 1792, in Upper Merion, Montgomery Co., Pa.; 
bapt. Sunday, April i, 1792, in the same place, by Rev. 
Joseph Clarkson; d. Tuesday, October 20, 1863, at Phila., 
Pa.; bur. Saturday, October 24, 1863, in Gloria Dei Ch.- 
yard; m., ist, Friday, October 27, 18 14, at Phila., Pa., by 

38. Rev. Dr. Pilmore, rector of St. Paul's Ch., Margaret 
Annan, dau. of William and Jeannette (Schuyler) Annan; 
b. Sunday, April 8, 1798, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Saturday, 
May 12, 1798, at Phila., Pa., by her grandfather, Rev. 
Roiaert Annan; d. Saturday, April 16, 1826, at Perkiomen, 



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Montgomery Co.. Pa.; bur. Wednesday, April 20,. 1826, 
at Norristown, Pa. 

I. Willinm Slater. II. Hmily. HI. Anne. 

IV. Julia Frances. V. William Annan. 

M.. 2d. Tucsdav, November 1 1. 182S, at Norristown, Pa., 

34. by Rt. Rev. H. N. Onderdonk. 1). !).. Simmons Edey, dau. 

ot Richard P. A. and Julian ( ) Edey, of Barbadoes, 

W. I.: b. Sunday, July 22, 1S04. in Barbadoes, W. 1. ; 

bapt. , 18 , at , by Rev. 

: d. Thursday, March 11, 1886, 
at Moorestown, N. J. : bur. and removed Tuesday, March 
IS, 1892, to Gloria Dei Ch.-yard, Phila.. Pa. 

!. Slater. II. George Bolton Lowncs. 111. Richard Edey. 
IV. Jehu Curtis. 

40. CHARLES HOLSTEIN CLAY (14, iv), fourth child of 
Slater and Hannah (Hughes, born Holstein) Clay; b. Mon- 
day, November 6. 1794, at , Pa.; bapt. 
Sunday, May 17, 179s, at , by Rev. Nicholas 
Collin. D. 1). ; d. Saturday, March 28, 1868, at 

, Pa.; bur. at St. James Ch., Evansburg, Pa.; m. 
Thursday, March 22. 1 821, at , by Rev. 

41. Slater Clay, Maria Evans, dau. of Owen and Ellen (Lane) 
Evans, of Evansburg, Pa.; b. Monday, February 2, 1795, 
at ; bapt. , at 

by Rev. ; d. Friday, April 18, 1862, at 

Evansburg, Pa., and bur. at St. James Ch. 

I. Harriet Potts. II. Ellen Lane. III. Hannah Maria. 

IV. George Henry. V. Mary Evans. 

42. Carounk Clay (23, i), only child of George and 

Clay; b. » '7 ; bapt. , at 

, by Rev. ; 

, 18 , at ; m. 

18 , at , by Rev. 

Brogan HotT, son of and Hotf, 

of ; b. , at 

bapt. , at , by Rev. 

; d. , 18 ; bur. 



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FIFTH AMERICAN GENERATION. 

43. JOSEPH ASHMEAD CLAY {28, i), first child of Joseph 
and Mary (Ashmead) Clay; b. Tuesday, June 3, 1806, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, March 19, 1843, ^t Epiphany, 
Ch., same place, by Rev. Stephen H. Tyng, D. D. ; d. 
Friday, March 18, 1881, at Phila., Pa.; bur. in Laurel Hill 
Cemetery, same place; m. Thursday, March 12, 1835, at 
Washington, D. C, by Rev. Cazenau Palfrey, Unitarian, 

44. Cornelia Fletcher, dau. of Noah and Elizabeth (Pease) 
Fletcher; b. Friday, April 8, 1814, at Washington, D. C. ; 
bapt. , at , by Rev. 

; d. Friday, December 24, 1880, at Phila., Pa., 
and bur. in Laurel Hill Cemetery. 

I. Fletcher. IL Alfred Laussat. III. Lewis Randolph. 

IV. Cecil V. William Vaux. VI. Richard Wells. 

VII. Edward Cook. 

45. JOHN RANDOLPH CLAY (28, 11), second child of Joseph 
and Mary (Ashmead) Clay; b. Thursday, September 29, 
1808, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. 

at , by Rev. ; 

d. Saturday, August is, 188^, at 58 Finborough Road, 
South Kensington, London, England; bur. Wednesday, 
September 9, 1885, in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Phila., Pa.; 
m., ist, Thursday, April 2, 183s, at the English Church, St. 

46. Petersburg, Russia, by Rev. Edward Law, Frances Ann 
Sophia Catharine Gibbs, dau. of Dr. Harry Leake and Mary 
Ann Gibbs, of Exeter, England; b. Saturday, December 4, 
1813, at St. Petersburg, Russia; bapt. Thursday, January 
27, 1 8 14, at the English Church, St. Petersburg; d. Tuesday, 
January 28, 1840, at Vienna, Austria; bur. Thursday, Jan- 
uary, 30, 1840, in St. Mark's Ch.-yard, outside the city. 

I. Harry Gibbs. II. Mary Frances. 111. Antony Alexander. 

M., 2d, Wednesday, June 18, 184=,, at Venice, Italy, by 

47. , Jane Tucker MacKnight 



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Crawfuri). Jau. of William and Jane (Crawford) Crawfurd, 
of Cartsburn. Renfrewshire, Scotland; b. Wednesday, 
December 19, 1821, at Edinburgh, Scotland: bapt. Friday, 
January, 11, 1822, at the same place, by Rev. Thomas 
MacKnight, I). 1). 

I. lane Cr.iwJ'or.l. II. RnnJolph. III. Cecil. 

48. Ann Eliza Clay (28, in), third child of Joseph and Mary 
(Ashmead) Clay; b. Thursday, July 26, 1810, at Phila., Pa.; 
bapt. , at Haglesmere, Pa., by Rev. 
Mr. Callender, Baptist; d. Sunday, August 25, 1872, at 
Phila.. Pa., and bur. in Roxborough Cemetery; m., 1st, 
Tuesday, April 12, 1831. at Phila., Pa., by Bishop Kenrick, 
Antony Laussat, son of Pierre Antoine Tetignac de Laussat 
and Jane (Van Guillaumes) Benard, widow of General 
Benard; b. February . 1806, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. 

18 , at Trinity R. C. Church, same place; 
d. Monday, October 28, 1833, at Phila., Pa.; bur. in the 
"old ground " of St. Mary's R. C. Church. 

I. M.iry F-'rancisca Estella Antoinette. 

M., 2d, Wednesday, March 24, 1841, at Phila., Pa., by 
Rev. Horatio Gates Jones, baptist, John Richter Jones, son 
of Rev. Horatio Gates and Esther (Richter) Jones, of Phila., 
Pa.\ b. Sunday, October 2, 1803, at Salem, New Jersey; 
bapt. , at Eaglesmere, Pa., by Rev. 

Horatio (.jales Jones, Baptist; killed in action at Bachelor's 
Creek, N. (Carolina. Saturday, May 23, 186^. while Colonel 
of the s8th Rcgt. Pa. Volunteers; bur. Wednesday, June 
1, 1863. in Roxborough (AMiieterv, Phila., Pa. 

I. Hlla. II. Annie. III. Horatio Morgan. 

IV. Virfj;inia ("lay. 

49. Edward Wu.i.iam.s Clay (30, 1), first child of Robert and 
Elizabeth (Williams) Clay; b. Friday, April 19, 1799, at 
Phila.. Pa. ; bapt. , at , by Rev. 

; never married; d. Thursday, December 



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■ )i, 1857, at New York, N. Y. ; bur. in Christ Ch. -yard, 
Phila., Pa. 

50. Mary Ann Clay (30, 11), second child of Robert and Eliza- 
beth (Williams) Clay; b. Wednesday, December 11, 1801, 
at Phila., Pa.; bapt. , at 

by Rev. ; d. Monday, August 24, 

1818, at Phila., Pa.; bur. in Christ Ch. -yard; m. Tuesday, 
April 30, 1816, at , Phila., Pa., by Bishop 

White, James McLean Bolton, son of Robert and Sarah 
(McLean) Bolton, of Savannah, Ga. ; b. Friday, July 6, 
1792, at Savannah, Ga. ; bapt. , 1792, at 

Savannah, Ga., by Rev. ; d. Thursday, 

February 12, 1824, at Jamaica, L. I., N. Y., and bur. in 
the Presbyterian Cemetery there. 

I. James Robert. II. Edward Clay. 

51. Curtis Clay (30, iii), third child of Robert and Elizabeth 

(Williams) Clay; b. at noon Saturday, March 12, 1803, 
at Phila., F^a. ; never married; last heard of in Paris, where 
he is supposed to have died. 

52. Margaret Clay {}2, \), first child of Curtis and Elizabeth 

(Lohra) Clay; b. , 18 , at ; 

bapt. , 18 , at , by Rev. 

; d. , 18 . 

53. Mary Elizabeth Clay (32, 11), second child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Sunday, March 10, 1805, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. , 18 , at 

by Rev. ; d. Saturday, November 14, 1874, 

at Natchez, Miss. ; bur. Monday, November 16, 1874, same 
place; m. Tuesday, December 20, 1836, at Natchez, Miss., 
by Rev. D. C. Page, Adolphe Arnaud Lacoste, son of 
jean Louis Arnaud Lacoste; b. Friday, August 10, 18 10, 
in New York, N. Y. ; bapt. ,18 , at 

, by Rev. ; d. Tuesday, 

October 22, 1839, at Natchez, Miss. 

I. Jean Louis Arnaud. II. Adolphina Arnaud. 



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S4. William Clay (^2, 111). third child of Curtis and Elizabeth 

(Lohra) Clay; b. , 18 , at Phila., Pa.; bapt. 

, 18 , at , by Rev. ; 

d. , 18 , at New Orleans, La.; m. , 

18 , at , by Rev. 

ss. Anne Lewls, dau. of Reeve and Rachel Wain (Thomas) 

Levels, of Phila., Pa. ; b. , 18 , at Phila., Pa. ; 

bapt. , 18 , at , by Rev. ; 

d. , 18 , at New Orleans, La. 

56. Anna Booth Clay (32, iv), fourth child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Wednesday, July 29, 1807, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, August 7, 1808, at St. James 
Ch., near Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay;, d. 

, November, , 1886, at New Orleans, La., and bur. 
there; m., ist, 18 , at Phila., 

Pa., by Rev. , Richard Thomas Lewis, 

son of Reeve and Rachel Wain (Thomas) Lewis; b. 

18 , at ; bapt. 

, 18 , at 
by ; d. 18 , 

at ; bur. 



I. Reeve. II. Curtis Clay. IIL Richarii Thomas Clay. 

IV. Elizabeth Clay. 

M., 2d, 18 , at P 

Phila., Pa., by Rev. , Edward Heysham, 

son of and , Heysham; b. 

18 , at ' ; 

bapt. . at 

by Rev. ; d. , 

18 , at 



S7. Margaret Clay (32, v), (Ifth child of Curtis and Elizabeth 
(Lohra) Clay; b. , 18 , at 



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Phila., Pa. 


; bapt. 




at 




.by 


d. 




I 



8 , at 



58. Curtis Clay (32, vi), sixth child of Curtis and Elizabeth 
(Lohra) Clay; b. .July , 1809; bapt. 

Thursday, April 11, 181 1, at Emmanuel Ch., Newcastle, 
Del., by Rev. Robert Clay; d. 18 , 

at ; bur. 



59. Catharine Clay (32, vii), seventh child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. , February , 1811, 

at Phila., Pa.; bapt. , April , 1811, at Em- 

manuel Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robt. Clay; d. 

, May , 1866, at New Orleans, La. ; bur. same 
place; m. Tuesday, April 12, 1836, at Trinity Ch., Natchez, 
Miss., by Rev. D. C. Page, Edward J. Pinkerton, son of 
and Pinkerton, of Pottsville, 

Pa.; b. 18 , at ; 

bapt. 18 , at , 

by Rev. ; d. , 

18 , at 



I. Eleanor. II. Elizabeth Clay. III. William Clay. 

IV. Charles Lacoste. V. Elizabeth Clay. VI. Kate Clay. 

60. Ellen Lohra Clay (32, viii), eighth child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Sunday, February 21, 1813, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Monday, August 14, 1815, at Emmanuel 
Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay; d. Saturday, 
July 14, 1877, at New Orleans, La.; bur. Thursday, July 
19, 1877, at Natchez, Miss. ; m. Saturday, October 6, 1838, 
at Trinity Ch., Natchez, Miss., by Rev. D. C. Page, John 
Sims, son of and Sims, of 

Belfast, Ireland; b. 18 , 



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at , Ireland; bapt. 

at , by 

d. 



I. Emma Page. II. Thomas Clay. ill. Eliza Feltus. 

IV. V. VI. 

6i. Emma Wood Clay (32, ix), ninth child of Curtis and Eliz- 
abeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Sunday, February. 21, 1813, at 
Phila.. Pa.; bapt. Monday. August 14, i8is, at Emmanuel 
Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay; d. Thursday, 
December i, 1870, at Natchez, Miss.; bur. Saturday, De- 
cember 3. 1870, .same place; m. Thursday, May 12, 1836, 
at Natchez. Miss., by Rev. D. C. I^age, David 

P. i^age, son of and Page, of 

Wiscasset, Maine; b. 18 , 

at ; bapt. 18 

at by Rev. ; 

d. 



62. Thomas Wynnh Ci.ay (32, x), tenth child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Wednesday, April 10, 1816, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Wednesday, January 16, 1822, at Em- 
manuel Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay; never 
married; d. Friday, August 6, i8ss, at New Orleans. La.; 
bur. August , i8ss, at Natchez, Miss. 

63, Sarah Booth Ci.ay(32, xi), eleventh child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. 18 , 
at ; bapt. 18 , 
at ; by Rev. ; 
d. 



64. Ei.iza (Lohra) Ci.ay (32, xii), twelfth child of Curtis and 
Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. Monday, December 10, 1821, 
at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Wednesday, January 16, 1822, at 



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Hmmanuel Ch., Newcastle, Del., by Rev. Robert Clay 

d. i8 , at Phila., Pa. 

bur. 1 8 , at 

m., ist, , March 9, 1837, at Trinity Ch., Natchez 

Miss., by Rev. D. C. Page, Isaac Hazelhurst McMichael 

son of and McMichael, of 

b. 18 , at 

bapt. 18 , at 

by Rev. ; d. , October 25 

1854, at Natchez, Miss.; bur. 



I. Morton Clay. 11. Mary Elizabeth, ill. Adolph Arnaud Lacoste. 

IV. Alice. V. Walter. VI. Eugene Hazelhurst. 

Vll. Francis Chapellier. Vlll. Eliza Lohra. IX. Charles Lacoste. 
X. Ellen Clay. 

M., 2d, , April 12, 1859, at Natchez, Miss., by 

Rev. , Presbyterian, William Hutcheson 

son of and Hutcheson 

of ; b. 18 

at ; bapt. 18 

at , by Rev. 

d. 18 ; at 



65. John Lohra Clay ()2, xiii), thirteenth child of Curtis and 

Elizabeth (Lohra) Clay; b. , 1824, at 

; bapt. , 18 , at , 

by Rev. ; never married; d. , 

May 12, 1 86 1, at Natchez, Miss., and was bur. in cemetery 
near there. May 13, 1861, by Rev. G. P. Perry, D. D. 

66. William Slater Clay (37, i), first child of Jehu Curtis and 
Margaret (Annan) Clay; b. Tuesday, December 26, 181 5, 
at ; bapt. Sunday, March 31, 1816, at 

, by Rt. Rev. William White; d. , 

18 , at sea, the day before his parents landed at New- 
berne, N. C, and was bur. at Newberne. 



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67. Emii.y Clay (37, 11). second child of Jehu Curtis and Mar- 
garet (Annan) Clay; b. Saturday, September 6, 1817, at 
Newberne, N. C. ; bapt. Thursday, January is, 1818, at 
Edenton, N. C, by Rev. Thomas Avery; d. Friday, 
March is, 1S9S, at Phila., Pa.; funeral services at 3612 
Chestnut Street, Phila., Monday, March 18, i8qs; bur. at 
Pottsviiie. Pa. ; m. Tuesday, October s, 1841, at 

, Phila., Pa., by Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, William 

Pollock, son of Thomas and Mary (Wilson) Pollock, of 

Milton, Pa.; b. Wednesday, October 30, 1816, at Milton, 

Pa.; bapt. ,18 , at Milton, Pa., by Rev. 

Judson, D. 1). 

I. Curtis Clay. II. Mary Wilson. III. Margaret Annan. 

IV. Juliet Campbell. V. James. VI. Francis Hughes. 

Vii. Ann Clay. 

68. Anne Ci.ay (37. 111). third child of Jehu Curtis and Margaret 
(Annan) Clay; b. Wednesday, March ^. 1819, at Hagers- 
town, Md. ; bapt. Sunday, July 11, iSiq, at , 
Hagerstown, Md., by Rev. Benjamin Allen; m. Friday. 
March 3, 1846, at Gloria Dei Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. Jehu 
Curtis Clay, Joseph Potts, son of Henrv and Isabella (Hit- 
ner) Potts, of Pottstown, Pa. ; b. Saturday, December 7, 
1822, at Glasgow, Pa.; bapt. 18 

at Churchtown, Pa., by Rev. Bull, D. D. ; d. Thurs- 

day, July I, 187s, at Pottstown, Pa.; bur. same place, in 
Edgewood Cemetery. 

I. Henry W. 11. Emily Frances. 111. William Smith. 

69. Jiii.iA Francks Clay (37, iv), fourth child of Jehu Curtis and 
Margaret (Annan) Clay; b. Sundav. December i, 1820, at 
Hagerstown, Md. ; bapt. Thursday. August 2, 1821, at 
Hagerstown, Md., by Rev. George H. Woodruff; d. Fri- 
day, March 21, 1884, at Downingtown, Pa.; bur. Monday, 
March 24, 1884, in Downingtown Cemetery; m. Thurs- 
day, July 8, 1847, at Gloria i)ei Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. 
Jehu Curtis Clay, Dr. John Frick Evans, son of Mark and 



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Susan ( ) Evans, of East Coventry Township, Chester 

Co., Pa.; b. , i8 , at , Pa.; 

bapt. , i8 , at , by Rev. 

; d. Wednesday, August 25, 1886. 

70. William Annan Clay (37, v) fifth child of Jehu Curtis and 
Margaret (Annan) Clay; b. Saturday, April 15, 1826, at 
Perkiomen, Montgomery Co., Pa.; bapt. by his father, 
Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay; d. Sunday, April 16, 1826, at 
Perkiomen, Montgomery Co., Pa.: bur. Thursday, April 
20, 1826, at Norristown, Pa., in the same coffin with his 
mother. 

71. Slater Clay (37, 2, i), first child of Jehu Curtis and Sim- 
mons (Edey) Clay; b. Friday, November 6, 1829, at 

; bapt. Sunday, February 28, 1830, at , 

by Rev, ; d. Sunday, February 26, 1837, 

at ; bur. 

72. GEORGE BOLTON LOWNES CLAY (37, 2, 11), second 
child of Jehu Curtis and Simmons (Edey) Clay; b. 
Wednesday, January 11, 1832, at ; bapt. Friday, 
March 9, 1832, at , by Rev. ; m. 
Monday, April 16, 18^5, at Germantown, Pa., by Rev. 

73. Jehu Curtis Clay, Clara Isabel Tiers, dau. of Arundius 
and Anna ( ) Tiers, of Germantown, Pa. ; b. Sun- 
day, February 20, 1837, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. , 
18 , at St. John's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. George Boyd, 
D. D. 

1. Clara Isabel Tiers. II. Anna Adele. III. Henry. 

74. RICHARD EDEY CLAY (37, 2, iii), third child of Jehu 
Curtis and Simmons (Edey) Clay; b. Tuesday, June 3, 
1834, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, August 17, 183.4, at 

, Phila., Pa., by Rt. Rev. H. N. Onderdonk, 
D. D. ; m. Thursday, February 5, 1S63, at Phila., Pa., by 

75. Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, D. D., Louisa Ann Pollock, dau. of 



2G 

James and Sar.ih Ann (Hepburn) Pollock, of Milton, Pa.; 
b. Thursday, August ii, 1842, at Milton. Pa.; bapt. 
,18 , at Milton, Pa., by Rev. 

I. Richard Edey. 

76. Jf:hii Curtis O.AY (37, 2, iv), fourth child of Jehu Curtis 
and Simmons (Edey) Clay; b. Wednesday, December 18, 
1844, at , Pa.; bapt. Sunday, February 9, 

184s. at , by Rev. ; 

d. Thursday, May 10, i860, at 



77. Harrif.t Potts Ci.ay (40, i), first child of Charles Holstein 
and Maria (Hvans) Clay; b. Friday, Septemlx'r 13, 1S22, 
at , Pa.; bapt. Sunday, November 3, 1822. at 
Evansburg, Montgomery Co., Pa., by Rev. Jehu Curtis 
Clay; d. Friday, December 16, 1892, at Birdsboro, Berks 
Co., r^i. ; bur. Tuesday, December 20, 1892, in St. Michael's 
Cemetery; m. Wednesday, October2S, 1848, at Christ Ch., 
Pottstown, Pa., by Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, Edmund Leaf, 
son of George and Elizabeth (Leonard) Leaf, of Pottstown, 
Pa.; b. Tuesday, November 3, 1818, at Pottstown, Pa.; 
bapt. , 18 , at by Rev. ; 
d. Wednesday, June 17, 189 1, at Birdsboro, Berks Co., Pa. ; 
bur. Saturday, June 20, 1891, in St. Michael's Cemetery. 

I. Charles Clay. II. Eleanor Lane. III. Edward Bowman. 
IV. George Herbert. 

78. Eli.f-:n Lanh Clay (40, 11), second child of Charles Holstein 
and Maria (Evans) Clay; b. Thursday, June 2, 1825, at 
Pottstown, Pa.; bapt. Thursday, June 2, 182s, at Potts- 
town, Pa., by Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay; d. Wednesday, 
March 13, 1839, at Evansburg, Pa. ; bur. at St. James Ch, 

79. Hannah Maria Ci.ay (40, 111), third child of Charles Hol- 
stein and Maria (Evans) Clay; b. Friday, July 4, 1828, at 
Pottstown, Pa. ; bapt. Monday, July 14, 1828, at Potts- 



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town, Pa., by Rt. Rev. H. N. Onderdonk, D. I).; d. 
Friday, January 7, 1859, at Evansburg, Pa. ; bur. at St. 
James Ch. 

80. GEORGE HENRY CLAY (40, iv), fourth child of Charles 
Holstein and Maria (Evans) Clay; b. Sunday, January 30, 
1831, at Pottstown, Pa.; bapt. Thursday, June 30, 1831, 
at Pottstown, Pa., by Rev. John Reynolds; m. Wednes- 
day, February 2, i8s?, at Sunbury, Northumberland Co., 

81. Pa., by Rev. William White Montgomery, Amki.ia Hf.gins 
DoNNEL, dau. of Charles and Elizabeth ( ) Donnel, 
of Sunbury, Pa. ; b. , 18 , 
at , Pa. ; bapt. 18 , 
at , Pa. ; by Rev. ; 
d. Thursday, October 7, 1862, at Sunbury, Pa., and bur. 
there. 

I. Charles Hegins. II. Elizabeth Donnel. 

82. Mary Evans Clay (40, v), fifth child of Charles Holstein 
and Maria (Evans) Clay; b. Wednesday, August 20, 1834, 
at Pottstown, Pa. ; bapt, Monday, May 25, 183s, at Potts- 
town, Pa., by Rev. ; d. Sunday, March, 28, 
1847, 'It Evansburg, Pa. ; bur. at St. James Ch. 



SIXTH AMERICAN GENERATION. 

83. FLETCHER CLAY (43, i), first child of Joseph Ashmead 
and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Sunday, December 20, 
183^, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Thursday, March 24, 1842, at 
Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. Stephen H.Tyng, D. D. ; 
d. Saturday, December 13, 1862. Killed at the battle of 
Fredericksburg, Va., while ist Lieut. Co. A, i4sth Pa. Vols. 
The body was never found and identified and he was buried 
with the unknown dead. There is a tombstone for him in 
Laurel Hill Cemetery, Phila., Pa. M. Tuesday, January 4, 
1859, at St. Paul's Ch., Erie, Pa., by Rev. James Abercrom- 

84. bie, Anne Charlotte Glover, dau. of Rev. Bennet and 



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Sus:in (Reed) Glover, of Erie, Pa. ; b. i8 , 

at , Pa. ; bapt. '8 , 

at , Pa., by Rev. 

I. Alfred Glover. 

After Fletcher Clay's death his widow married 

1 8 , at , Phila., Pa., by 

Rev. . Courtney O'Callaghan, son of 

Cornelius and Elizabeth (Terris) O'Callaghan. 

85. ALFRED LAUSSAT CLAY (41. 11), second child of Joseph 
Ashmead and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Thursday, 
August 17, 1837, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. Thursday, March 24. 
1842, at Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. Stephen H. 
Tyng, D.D. ; m. Thursday, November 9, 186=,, at St. Peter's 
Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rt. Rev. William H. Odenheimer, D. L)., 

86. Bishop of New Jersey, Helen Frances O'Callaghan, dau. 
of Cornelius and Elizabeth (Terris) O'Callaghan, of Phila., 
Pa. ; b. Tuesday, September 14, 1841, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. 
Sunday, January 16, 1842, at St. Peter's Ch., Phila., Pa., by 
Rev. William H. Odenheimer, rector. 

L Alfred Laussat. II. Fletcher Cornelius. 111. Helen Frances. 

87. Lewis Randolph Clay (43, iii), third child of Joseph Ash- 
mead and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Wednesday, De- 
cember 4, 1839, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. , 184 , 
at , by Rev. ; 
d. Wednesday, June 30, 1S41, at Phila., Pa., and bur. there. 

88. CECIL CLAY (43, iv), fourth child of Joseph Ashmead and 
Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Sunday, February n, 1842, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Thursday, March 24, 1842, at Epiphany 
Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. Stephen H. Tyng, D. D. ; m. 
Thursday, June 8, i86s, at the Free Ch. of St. John, 

89. Phila., Pa., by Rev. Henry P. Schetky, Anna Wood Kester, 
dau. of John Wood and Eleanor (Boyd) Kester, of Phila., 



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Pa.; b. Tuesday, February 4, 1840, at Phila., Pa ; bapt. 

184 , at 
by Rev. George Boyd, D. D. 

I. Cecil IJvingston. II. Eleanor. III. Cornelia. 

IV. John Cecil. 

90. William Vaux Clay (43, v), fifth child of Joseph Ash- 
mead and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Thursday, Septem- 
ber 12, 1844, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, April 19, 1846, 
at Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. James H. Fowles; 
d. Sunday, February 28, 1864, at Phila., Pa. ; bur. in Laurel 
Hill Cemetery. 

91. RICHARD WELLS CLAY (43, vi), sixth child of Joseph 
Ashmead and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Thursday, March 
18, 1847, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, June 27, 1847, at 
Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. James H. Fowles; 
m. Thursday, May 31, 1877, at No. 206 West Logan 
Square, Phila., Pa., by Rev. E. A. Hoffman, D. D., of^St. 

92. Mark's Ch., Eleanor Boyd Kester, dau. of John Wood 
and Eleanor (Boyd) Kester; b. Sunday, January 5, 185 1, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. 185 , 
at Phila., Pa., by Rev. 

1. Josephine. 11. Curtis Livingston. 111. Agnes Boyd. 

IV. Richard Wells. V. Sellers McKee. VI. Robert Arthur Chesterfield. 

93. EDWARD COOK CLAY (43, vii), seventh child of Joseph 
Ashmead and Cornelia (Fletcher) Clay; b. Easterday, April 
20, 185 1, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. Sunday, September 21, 1851, 
at Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. James H. Fowles; 
m. Wednesday, May 6, i88s, at St. Mark's Ch., Phila.. Pa., 

94. by Rev. Isaac Nicholson, Hettie Foster Biddle, dau. of 
John and Mary (Foster) Biddle, of Phila., Pa. ; b. Saturday, 
May 12, 1855, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Wednesday, April 24, 
1872, at Epiphany Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. Richard New- 
ton. 

I. Edward Biddle. II. Gladys Mary. 



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96. HARRY GIBBS CLAY (43, i, 1), first child of John Ran- 
dolph and Frances Anne Sophia Catharine (Gibbs) Clay; b. 
Friday, December 25, 1835. at St. Petersburg, Russia; 
bapt. Friday, March 4, 1836, at the English Ch., St. Peters- 
burg, Russia, by Rev. Edward Law; m. Thursday, May 
12, 1859, at No. 1816 Pine St., Phila., Pa., by Rev. J. P. B. 

96. Wilmer, I). D., of St. Mark's Ch., Margaret Yates Boyd, 
dau. of Rev. George and Elizabeth (Livingston) Boyd, of 
Phila., Pa.; b. Monday, December 7, 1835, at Phila., Pa.; 
bapt. 18 , at , 
by Rev. George Boyd, D. D. 

I. George Boyd. II. Mary Frances Randolph. III. Margaret Boyd. 
IV. Harry Gibbs. V. Helen Maud. 

97. Mary Frances Clay (4s, i, 11). second child of John Ran- 
dolph and Frances Anne Sophia Catharine (Gibbs) Clay; 
b. Friday, February 3, 1837, at St. Petersburg, Russia; 
bapt. Sunday, March s, 1837, at the English Ch., St. 
Petersburg, Russia, by Rev. Edward Law; d. Wednesday, 
October 4, 1837, on shipboard before reaching New York 
on a voyage from England to the United States; bur. Wed- 
nesday, November i, 1837, in St. John's Ch.-yard, New 
York, N. Y. ; record on Trinity Ch. register. 

98. ANTONY ALEXANDER CLAY (4s, i, m), third child of 
John Randolph and Frances Anne Sophia Catharine (Gibbs) 
Clay; b. Sunday, February 17, 1839, at Vienna, Austria; 
bapt. Wednesday, May 8, 1839, at the American Legation, 
Vienna, Austria, by Rev. Edward Phillips, Rector of Grace 
Ch.. Camden, S. Carolina; m. Thursday. July 21, 1864, at 
Christ Ch., Riverton, New Jersey, by Rev. Henry Pale- 

99. thorpe Hay, Sybei.i.a Susan Seckkl, dau. of John and Sarah 
A. (Birchall) Seckel, of Riverton, N. J. ; b. Saturday, May 
23, 1840, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. , 184 , at 
St. John's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. George Boyd, D. D. 

I. Estolla Antoinette. II. Sybella Gordon. 

III. Ethel Randolph. IV. Margaret. 



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loo. Jane Crawford Clay (4s, 2, i), first child of John Ran- 
dolph and Jane Tucker MacKnight (Crawfurd) Clay; b. 
Monday, February 14, 1848, at Lima, Peru; bapt. 

18 , at ^ by Rev. ; 

d. Thursday, May, 8, 185 1, at Lima, Peru, and bur. there. 

loi. Randolph Clay (45, 2, 11), second child of John Randolph 
and Jane Tucker MacKnight (Crawfurd) Clay; b. Tues- 
day, November 19, 1850, at the U. S. Legation, Calle de 
Mogollon, Lima, Peru; bapt. Saturday, August 23, 1851, 
on board the U. S. Frigate Raritan, in the harbor of 
Callao, Peru. 

102. Cecil Clay (46, 2, iii), third child of John Randolph and 
Jane Tucker MacKnight (Crawfurd) Clay; b. Friday, 
June II, 1852, at Lima, Peru; bapt. 185 , at 
Lima, Peru, by the Bishop of Melbourne, Australia; d. 
Monday, December 28, 18^7, at the U. S. Legation, Lima, 
Peru. 

103. Clara Isabel Tiers Clay (72, i), first child of George 
Bolton Lownes and Clara Isabel (Tiers) Clay, of Phila., 
Pa. ; b. Monday, August 4, 1856, at Germantown, Phila. ; 
bapt. Sunday, November 2, 1856, at Gloria Dei Ch., Phila., 
Pa. ; by Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, D. D. 

104. Anna Adele Clay (72, 11), second child of George Bolton 
Lownes and Clara Isabel (Tiers) Clay; b. Saturday, 
September 18, 1858, at Moorestown, N. J. ; bapt. Sunday, 
May 8, 1859, at Holy Trinity Ch., Moorestown, N. J., by 
Rev. Jehu Curtis Clay, D. D. ; m. Wednesday, October 
2}, 1889, at No. 3237 Sansom St., Phila., Pa,, by Rev. 
William H. Caughey (Presbyterian), William James Ed- 
mond, son of Jesse D. and Rebecca (Ramsey) Edmond; 
b. Friday, August 13, 1838, at Rochester, Pa.; bapt. 
Sunday, November 14, 1858, at ist U. P. Ch., Beaver, 
Pa., by Rev. John McGill. 

1. George Earl. 



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105. HHNRY CLAY (72, 111), third child of Georo^e Bolton 
Lownes and Clara Isabel (Tiers) Clay; b. Saturday, 
March 24, i860, at Moorestown, N. J.; bapt. Sunday, 
October 21, i860, at , by Rev. jehu 
Curtis Clay, D. D. ; m. Tuesday, September 17, 1889, at 

106. Brooklyn, N. Y., by Rev. Charles E. Miller, Cora Belle 
BiRDSELL, dau. of William and Anna Smythe Birdsell, of 
Manchester, Enjj^. : b. Wednesday, July ij, 1870, at 
Brooklyn, N. Y. ; bapt. , at , 
by Rev. 

107. Richard Edey Clay (74, i), only child of Richard Edey 
and Louisa Ann (Pollock) Clay; b. Wednesday, June 22, 
1870, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, October 16, 1870, at 

Phila., Pa.; by Rev. B. Watson, D. D. 

108. Charles Hegins Clay (80, i,), first child of George Henry 
and Amelia Hegins (Donnel) Clay; b. Tuesday, Septem- 
ber 16, i8s6, at , Pa.; bapt. Sunday. June 21, 
1857, at Trinity Ch., Pottsville, Pa., by Rev. Daniel 
Washburn. 

109. Elizabeth Donnel Clay (80, 11), second child of George 
Henry and Amelia Hegins (Donnel) Clay; b. Sunday, 
January 27, 1S61, at , Pa.; bapt. 
Wednesday, October 2, 1861, at Trinity Ch., Pottsville, 
Pa., by Rev. Daniel Washburn. 



SEVENTH AMERICAN GENERATION. 

110. ALFRED GLOVER CLAY (83, i), only child of Fletcher 
and Anne Charlotte (Glover) Clay; b. Monday, October 
17, 18^9, at Ridgway, Elk Co., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, Sep- 
tember 9, i860, at St. Paul's Ch., Erie, Pa., by Rev. James 
Abercrombie; m. Wednesday, November 12, 1890, at 

1 1 1. Elmira, N. Y., by Rev. George H. MacKnighl, Mary Alice 



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MacNeil, dau. of John Howk and Helen Lois (Reed) 
MacNeal, of Frie, Pa.; b. Monday, March 28, 1864, at 
Lee, Massachusetts; bapt. Sunday, April 28, 1867, at 
Trinity Ch., Elmira, N. Y., by Rev. William Piiret. 

I. Gretchen. II. Mary. 

112. Alfred Laussat Clay (85, i), first child of Alfred Laussat 
and Helen Frances (O'Callaghan) Clay; b. Friday, April 
29, 1870, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Tuesday, November 29, 
1870, at St. Peter's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rt. Rev. William 
H. Odenheimer, Bishop of New Jersey; d. Monday, 
January 16, 1871, at Phila., Pa.; bur. Thursday, January 
19, 1871, in Laurel Hill Cemetery. 

II?. Fletcher Cornelius Clay (85, 11), second child of Alfred 
Laussat and Helen Frances (O'Callaghan) Clay; b. Wed- 
nesday, November 15, 1871, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Thurs- 
day, June 13, 1872, at St. Mark's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. 
John K. Lewis, Chaplain U. S. Navy; d. Wednesday, 
March 6, 1889, at Phila., Pa.; bur. Saturday, March 9, 
1889, in Laurel Hill Cemetery. 

1 14. Helen Frances Clay (85, 111), third child of Alfred Laussat 
and Helen Frances (O'Callaghan) Clay; b. Wednesday, 
July 9, 1873, at Atlantic City, N. J.; bapt. Tuesday, 
June 2, 1874, at St. Mark's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. 
Robert E. Terry. 

115. Cecil Livingston Clay (88, i), first child of Cecil and 
Anna Wood (Kester) Clay; b. Friday, June 8, 1866, at 
Phila., Pa.; bapt. Thursday, July 12, 1866, at the Free 
Ch. of St. John, Phila., Pa., by Rev. Charles R. Bonnell; 
d. Monday, November 19, 1866, at Phila., Pa.; bur. 
Tuesday, November 20, 1866, in Franklin Cemetery, 
Frankford Road, Phila., Pa. 

116. Eleanor Clay (88, 11), second child of Cecil and Anna 
Wood (Kester) Clay; b. Friday, August 9, 1867, in 



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Botetourt Co.. Vir^nnia; bapt. Thursday, December 19, 
1867, at St. Mark's Ch.. Phila., Pa., by Rev. Charles R. 
Bonnell, Rector of St. Thomas Ch., Whitemarsh. Mont- 
gomery Co., Pa., where recorded; d. Sunday, March 14, 
1886, at Washington, D. C. ; bur. in Franklin Cemetery, 
Frankford Road, Phila., Pa. 

117. Cornf.ua Clay (88, 111), third child of Cecil and Anna 
Wood (Kester) Clay; b. Friday, March 19, 1869, at Phila., 
Pa.; bapt. Tuesday, May 11, 1869, at No. 1734 Pine St., 
Phila., Pa., by Rev. Phillips Brooks, Rector of Holy 
Trinity Ch., Phila. 

1 18. John Cecil Clay (88. iv), fourth child of Cecil and Anna 
Wood (Kester) Clay; b. Friday April 2, 187s, at Ronce- 
verte, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia; bapt. Thursday, 
July 27, 1876, at his father's house, Ronceverte, W. Va., 
by Rev. Robert H. Mason, Rector of the Episcopal Ch. 
at Union, Monroe Co., W. Va. 

119. Josephine Clay (91, 1), first child of Richard Wells and 
Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Saturday, May 19, 1878, 
at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Thursday, November 7, 1878, at 
No. 313 South 15th Street, Phila., Pa., by Rev. William 
Neilson McVickar, of the Ch. of the Holy Trinity. 

120. Curtis Livingston Clay (91, 11), second child of Richard 
Wells and Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Saturday, 
June 5, 1880, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, December 12, 

1880, at St. Clement's Ch., by Rev. B. W. Malurin. 

121. Agnes Boyd Clay (91, iii), third child of Richard Wells 
and Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Saturday, August 27, 

1881, at Eaglesmere, Sullivan Co., Pa. ; bapt. 
November, , 1881, at St. Mark's Ch., Phila., Pa., by 
Rev. Isaac L. Nicholson, D. 1). 

122. KiciiARO Whli.s Clay (91, iv), fourth child of Richard 
Weils and Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Tuesday, May 



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13, 1884, at Fox Chase, Phila., Pa., bapt. Sunday, Sep- 
tember 14, 1884, at Trinity Ch., Oxford, Pa., by Rev. R. 
Bowden Sheppard; d. Saturday, December 14, 1885, at 
Fox Chase, Phila., Pa.; bur. Monday, December 16, 1885, 
at Trinity Ch., Oxford, Phila. 

12). Henry Sellers McKee Clay (91, v), fifth child of Richard 
Wells and Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Wednesday, 
April 10, 1889, at Fox Chase, Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, 
May 1 1, 1890, at Trinity Ch., Oxford, Phila., Pa., by Rev. 
Henry Macbeth. 

124. Robert Arthur Chesterfield Clay (91, vi), sixth child of 
Richard Wells and Eleanor Boyd (Kester) Clay; b. Sun- 
day, October 4, 1891, at Fox Chase, Phila., Pa.; bapt. 
Sunday, February 14, 1892, at Trinity Ch., Oxford, Phila., 
Pa., by Rev. Henry A. F. Hoyt. 

12^. Edward Biddle Clay (93, i), first child of Edward Cook 
and Hettie Foster (Biddle) Clay; b. Friday, June 12, 1886, 
at Orange, Essex Co., New Jersey; bapt. Saturday, July 
10, 1886, at All Saints' Chapel, Orange, N. J., by Rev. 
William Richmond. 

126. Gladys Mary Clay (93, ii), second child of Edward Cook 
and Hettie Foster (Biddle) Clay; b. Tuesday, December 
I, 1891, at Orange, Essex Co., N. J.; bapt. Friday, Jan- 
uary 22, 1892, at All Saints' Chapel, Orange, Essex Co., 
N. J., by Rev. William Richmond. 

127. George Boyd Clay (95, 1), first child of Harry Gibbs and 
Margaret Yates (Boyd) Clay; b. Wednesday, March 7, 
i860, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, June 10, i860, at St. 
Mark's Ch., Phila., Pa., by Rev. J. P. B. Wilmer, D. D. ; 
d. Monday, January 27, 1862, at Phila., Pa.; bur. Tues- 
day, January 28, 1862. 

128. Mary Frances Randolph Clay (95, 11), second child of 
Harry Gibbs and Margaret Yates (Boyd) Clay; b. Satur- 



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Jay, June 28, 1862, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, October 
12, 1862, at the mission room, afterward the Free Ch. of 
St. John. Phila.. Pa., bv Rev. George G. Field. 

129. Margaret Boyd Clay (9s, m), third child of Harry Gibbs 
and Margaret Yates (Boyd) Clay; b. Tuesday, March 8, 
1864, at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. Saturday, May 21, 1864, at the 
Free Ch. of St. John, Phila., Pa., by Rev. Charles R. 
Bonnell; d. Sunday, December 25, 1864, at Phila., Pa.; 
bur. on Holy Innocents' Day, Wednesday, December 28, 
1864, in Franklin Cemetery, Phila. 

130. Harry Gibbs Clay (9s, iv), fourth child of Harry Gibbs 
and Margaret Yates (Boyd) Clay; b. Thursday, July 26, 
1866, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Saturday, May 25, 18C17, at 
the Free Ch. of St. John, Phila., Pa., by Rev. George P. 
Schetky; m. Wednesday, October 26, 1887, at St. Peter's 
Ch., Albany, N. Y., by Rev. Walton W. Battershall, 

131. D. D.. Rlith Alice Ward Larrabee, dau. of Edward 
Jay, and Maryetta Willson Larrabee, of Albany. N. Y. ; 
b. Tuesday, March 14, 1865, at Albany. N. Y. ; bapt. 
Wednesday, April 20, 1887, at Albany, N. Y., by Rev. 
Walton W. Battershall, [). D. 

\. Ruth Lnrrabee. II. Margaret Livingston. 

132. Helen Maud Clay (95, v), fifth child of Harry Gibbs and 
Margaret Yates (Boyd) Clay; b. Wednesday, March 8, 
1871, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Tuesday, June 6, 1871, at St. 
Mark's Ch., Phila. Pa., by Rev. Francis D. Canfield, 
asst. rector. 

133. EsTELi.A Antoinette Clay (98, 1), lirst child of Antony 
Alexander and Sybella Susan (Seckel) Clay; b. Wednes- 
day, May 17, i86s, at Riverton, N. J. ; bapt. Thursday, 
July 27, 1 86s, at Christ Ch., Riverton, N. J., by Rev. Henry 

Palethorpe Hay; m. Tuesday, February 23, 1892, at 
Christ Ch., Riverton, N. J., by Rev. John H. Converse, 
Hdward Priestly, son of Alexander and Emma Potts 



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(Steever) Priestley, of Phila., Pa. ; b. Sunday, October 13, 
1 86 1, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. iS 

at , by Rev. ; d. Monday, 

August 20, 1894, at New York, N. Y. ; bur. in Laurel 
Hill Cemetery, Phila., Pa. 

I. Marion Randolph. 

134. Sybella Gordon Ci.ay (98, 11), second child of Antony 
Alexander and Sybella Susan (Seckel) Clay; b. Friday, 
October 1 1, 1867, at Upland, Elk Co., Pa. ; bapt. Sunday, 
December 29, 1867, at Christ Ch., Riverton. N. J., by 
Rev. Robert T. Roach; m. Wednesday, February i, 1893, 
at Christ Ch., Riverton, N. j., by Rev. John H. Converse, 
John James Reese, son of John James and Sallie Adams 
(Gibson) Reese, of Phila., Pa.; b. Wednesday, April 25, 
1849, at Phila., Pa.; bapt. Sunday, November 18, 1849, 
at the Ch. of the Epiphany, by Rev. James H. Fowles. 

13s. Ethel Randolph Clay (98, iii), third child of Antony 
Alexander and Sybella Susan (Seckel) Clay; b. Tuesday, 
June 9, 1874, at Riverton, N. J. ; bapt. Thursday, July 2, 
1874, at Christ Ch., Riverton, N. J., by Rev. H. Hastings 
Weld. 

136. Margaret Clay (98, iv), fourth child of Antony Alexan- 
der and Sybella Susan (Seckel) Clay; b. Easter day, March 
28, 1880, at Riverton, N. J. ; bapt. Sunday, May 2}, 1880, 
at Christ Ch., Riverton, N. J., by Rev. H. Hastings Weld. 



EIGHTH AMERICAN GENERATION. 

137. Gretchen Clay (hi, i), first child of Alfred Glover and 
Mary Alice (MacNeil) Clay; b. Wednesday, June 22, 1892, 
at Phila., Pa. ; bapt. Sunday, November 6, 1892, at 
Ogontz, Pa., by Rev. Samuel Appleton. 



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138. (Mary) Ci.ay (mi. 11), second child of Allied Glover and 
Mary Alice (MacNeil) Clay ; b- Wednesday, October 17, 
1894, at Jenkintown, Phila., Pa. ; bapt. (not yet baptized) 
at by. Rev. 



139. Ruth Larkabi:i; Ci.ay (131, i), fust child of Harry Gibbs 
and Ruth Alice Ward (Larrabee) Clay; b. Monday, 
Aii.f!;ust 13, 1888, at Rosemont, Montgomery Co., Pa.; 
bapt. Sunday, December 8, 1888, at St. Mark's Ch., 
Phila, Pa., by Rev. Isaac L. Nicholson. 



140. Margaret Livingston Clay (i^i, 11), second child of 
Harry Gibbs and Ruth Alice Ward (Larrabee) Clay; b. 
Thursday, July 31, 1890, at Rosemont, Montgomery Co., 
Pa.; bapt. , 18 , , Phila, Pa., 

by Rev, ; d. Sunday, April 19, 1891, at 

Rosemont, Pa.; bur. Wednesday, April 22, 1891. 



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AFTERTHOUGHT. 

After reading proof of the foregoing pages, I thought it best 
to add enough biographical information to enable readers to 
identify some of the members of the family, 

C. C. 



ROBERT CLAY, of Bridge House, was an owner of large interests in lead 
and coal mines in Derbyshire and Yorkshire ; wealthy at the time of his 
eldest son's marriage; more so at his own death later, when, by his will, 
he cut off his grandchildren, Slater and Thomas Clay, with " five shillings 
apiece." 

I. ROBERT CLAY, Sea Captain. The voyage on which he was lost was to 
have been his last, his intention being upon his return from it to take his 
wife, who had been visiting at his father's and in Liverpool for two years, 
back to Philadelphia and go into business there. 

3. SLATER CLAY, Sea Captain when young; later lived in Newcastle, Dela- 
ware. Owned " Swanwick," near there; was vestryman of Emmanuel 
Church. 

7. THOMAS CLAY, Merchant at Chestertown, Kent Co., Maryland, then an 
important port of entry. 

9. CURTIS CLAY, Merchant in Philadelphia. Lived on Chestnut St., near 
Seventh St. 

II. Rev. ROBERT CLAY. He and his brother Slater were ordained together 
Deacon, December 23, 1787; Priest, February 17, 17S8; Rector of Em- 
manuel Church, Newcastle, Delaware, from March 24, 1788, to April 19, 
1824; contributed liberally to the church from his private means. 

14. Rev. slater CLAY. Admitted to the bar in Delaware, May 22, 1777; 
practised until 1 779. Upon the organization of the Council of Delaware 
State, October 29, 1 776, was chosen its clerk, and served in the Councils 
of 1776 and 1777. Studied for the ministry of the Episcopal Church; 
Deacon, December 23, 1787; ordained Priest, February 17, 1788; Rector, 



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at the same time, of St. Peter's Church, Great Valley, Chester Co., Pa.; 
St. David's, Radnor, and also assistant minister of Christ Church, Upper 
Merion, Montgomery Co.; later gave part of his lime to St. Thomas 
Church, Whitemarsh. 

18. Al.KXANDER PORTER, first husband of Maky Clay, Lawyer and wealthy 

landowner in Delaware; admitted to the bar in Pliiladelphia in 170s. 
Lived near Newcastle, Delaware. 

Majok THOMAS MARSH FORMAN, second husband of Maky Clay. In 
the American army in the Revolution as aide on Lord Stirling's staff; 
inherited his wife's fortune. 

19. JAMES BOOTH, husband of Ann Clay, Lawyer; appointed, in 1.S04, Chief 

Justice of the Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware. Their 
son, James Booth, Jr., was Chief Justice of the State of Delaware. 

20. WILLIAM LEES, husband of Elizabeth Clay, a London Merchant. Their 

daughter, Sarah, married Major — afterwards General — Greenstreet, H. E. 
I. C. S., and British Army. 

25. GEORGE CLAY, Sea Captain. 

28. JOSEPH CLAY, Member of Congress from Pennsylvania in the Sth, oth, 
and 10th Congresses; resignedtoaccept place of Cashier of the Farmers' and 
Mechanics' Bank of Philadelphia, of which he was one of the organizers; 
an intimate friend of John Randolph of Roanoke; member of the Philo- 
sophical Society of Philadelphia, and an accomplished mathematician. 

30. ROBERT CLAY, Sea Captain. 

}2. CURTIS CLAY, Clerk in bank, &c.; member of First City Troop of Pliila- 
delphia; of the State on Schuylkill (Fish-House Club), &c. Moved to 
New Orleans. 

34. SAMUEL HEPBURN, husband of Ann Clay; graduate of Princeton, 1S03; 
lawyer of prominence of Milton, Northumberland Co., Pa. Their son, 
James Curtis Hepburn, was a graduate of Princeton in 1S32, and of the 
Medical Department, University of Pennsylvania, in 1836; Missionary 
to China, 1841 to 1846, and to Japan, 1859 to November, 1802; LL. D., 
Lafayette College, Pa.; member of numerous American and foreign 
societies; author of a Japanese and English tlictioiiary, Japanese grammar, 
&c., &c. ; lives at East Orange, N. J. 

37. Rhv.JHHU CURTIS CLAY, D. D. Ordained, in 181 5, assistant at Gloria 
Dei Churcii, Philadelphia; Rector of St. John's, Norristown, Pa.; went 
to Newberne, North Carolina; thence to Hagerstown, Maryland; then 
Rector, at once, of Perkiomen, Norristown, and Old Swede's (Christ) 



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Church, Upper Merion, Pa., until 1831; then Rector of Gloria Dei 
Church, Philadelphia, until his death in 1S63. 

40. CHARLES H. CLAY, Country Merchant. 

43. JOSEPH ASHMEAD CLAY; graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, 
1S22; admitted to the bar, September 3, 1827, anil in the front rank of 
Philadelphia lawyers in Orphan's Court practice; member of numerous 
religious and secular societies; Academy of Natural Sciences, Academy of 
the Fine Arts, &c. ; one of the founders and first president of the Social Art 
Club; one of the original Legal Club; with his brother, made what was, 
in its day, one of the most complete collections of minerals in the coun- 
try; unusually well informed in matters of travel and geography; an 
accomplished art critic and connoisseur; for years conducted religious 
services at the Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, as lay-reader, by 
authority of Bishop Alonzo Potter. 

45. JOHN RANDOLPH CLAY, Diplomat; named after John Randolph of 
Roanoke, his father's intimate friend, who was his godfather; after his 
father's death, lived with Mr. Randolph in Virginia, and was educated 
there; read law; went to St. Petersburg, Russia, with Minister Ran- 
dolph, as Secretary of Legation, in 1830; was Secretary of Legation at 
Vienna, Austria, in 1S37; again in St. Petersburg in 1843; Minister to 
Peru for thirteen years from 1S47; left the diplomatic service in i860; 
drew up the articles of the first treaty of Commerce between Russia and 
the United States; had the Amazon River thrown open to commerce; 
spoke six languages with fluency, and was one of the most accomplished 
diplomats ever in the service of the United States; a staunch Union man. 

48. ANTONY LAUSSAT, first husband of Ann Eliza Clay; graduate of the 
University of Pennsylvania; Lawyer; admitted to the Philadelphia bar, 
February i, 1827; man of brilliant ability; author of a work on equity; 
his appointment as U. S. Attorney for Pennsylvania reached him during 
his last illness. His father was cousin and brother-in-law of Clement de 
Laussat, Prefect General of the French West India Colonies and commis- 
sioner for France at the cession of Louisiana. 

JOHN RICHTER JONES, second husband of Ann Eliza Clay, was grand- 
son of Rev. David Jones, Gen. Vv^ayne's "fighting parson;" graduate of 
the University of Pennsylvania, 1821; Lawyer; Judge of the Court of 
Common Pleas in Philadelphia, 1836 to 1847; moved to Sullivan Co., 
Penna., and lived at " Eaglesmere;" September i , 1801 , was authorized to 
raise a regiment, and was Colonel of the 58th Penna. Volunteers; was a 
thorough soldier, and, when given opportunity, rendered brilliant 
service; when killed, was fighting, with less than 100 men of his own 
regiment, Gen. D. H. Hill with 3 brigades, a regiment of cavalry, and 
1 1 guns; a man of extensive and varied reading and information, and of 
extraordinary personal courage and endurance. 



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49- HOWARD WILLIAMS CLAY read law, and admitted to the bar March 
12, i,S2s; preferred art to Law, and became noted as a caricaturist. 

07. WILLIAM POLLOCK, husband of Emily Clay; educated in Milton, Pa.; 
was in coal and lumber business in Pottsville; Notary Public; when Gen. 
Lee entered Pennsylvania, served for six weeks as Quartermaster of Col. 
Campbell's regiment, raised to defend the State. 

72. GEORGE BOLTON LOWNES CLAY studied medicine, and has for years 
lived and practised his profession at Moorestown, N. J. 

74. RICHARD EDEY CLAY, Merchant in Philadelphia; was for years of the 
firm of E. C. Knight & Co.; retired from business some years ago. 

So. GEORGE HENRY CLAY, graduated at Burlington College, N. J., in 1850; 
admitted to the bar and practised law in Sunbury, Pa. 

83. FLETCHER CLAY, graduate of the Philadelphia High-School; Civil Engi- 
neer; engaged in construction of Sunbury and Erie R.R.; moved to 
Erie; in August, 1862, was commissioned ist Lieutenant, Co. A, 143th 
Penna. Vols., and was killed at the battle of Fredericksburg. 

85. ALFRED LAUSSAT CLAY; Philadelphia High-School; was Secretary and 
Treasurer of the Ridge Ave. Ry. Co. ; served in the Commonwealth 
Artillery, in the 3 months' service, 1861, and, for three years after that, 
as Hospital Steward, U. S. A.; has since been with the Fidelity Company 
of Philadelphia. 

88. CECIL CLAY, graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, 1859; read law 
with his father; September, 1 861, was appointed ist Lieut.; January i, 
1862, commissioned Captain 58th Penna. Vols. ; Major, September 30, 
1864; Lieut. -Colonel, November 19, 1864; Colonel, November 20, 1864; 
Brevetted Colonel and Brig. -General; medal of honor for distinguished 
bravery at the storming of Ft. Harrison, Va., Sept 29, 1804; left the 
army January 24, 1806, and until 1880 was in lumber business in Virginia 
and West Virginia; in 1883 was appointed Chief Clerk of the Department 
of Justice at Washington and is still there; Colonel 2d Regiment, District 
of Columbia National Guard since 1887; Trustee of the Reform School, 
D. C. 

90. WILLIAM VAUX CLAY, served in the volunteers for two short terms; 

the last in 1863, and died from disease said to have been contracted in 
the service. 

91. RICHARD WELLS CLAY; University of Pennsylvania, class of 1807; left 

before graduating to enter the commission house of Coffin & Altemus; 
read law with his father; admitted to the bar June 28, 1873; has for 
years been President of the Solicitors' Loan and Trust Company, of Phil- 
adelphia. 



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93- EDWARD COOK CLAY; nt Ury School, Fox Chase, Philadelphin, four 
years; University of Pennsylvania, class of '72, until end of sophomore 
year; entered importing house of Price, Parrish & Co., 1870; Pennsyl- 
vania R.R. Co., January, 1874; went to New York in 1881, and was 
with the Denver & Rio Grande and Mexico National Railroads; since 
1S90 has been with the Newark Passenger Ry., and its successors; lives 
at Orange, N. J. 

95. HARRY GIBBS CLAY, graduate of the Law Department of the University, 
class of 1857; read law with his uncle; admitted to the bar, April 10, 
1858; lives in Philadelphia, and practises his profession; summer resi- 
dence, Eaglesmere, Pa. 

98. ANTHONY ALEXANDER CLAY; educated at private schools; commis- 
sioned 1st Lieutenant 58th Pennsylvania Volunteers, January i, 1862; 
served three years and returned to the regiment as Adjutant, September 
23, 1865; left the army January 24, 1866; lives at " Upland," Elk Co., 
Pennsylvania; spends his winters at Riverton, N.J. 



CLAYS. 



INDEXED BY CHRISTIAN NAMES. 



A 

Agnes Boyd, 29, 34. 

Alfred Glover, 28, 32, 37, 38. 

Alfred Laussat, 17, 28, •{•?. 

Amelia Hegins, 27. 

Ann, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, i/(. 

Anna Adele, 25, 31 . 

Anna Booth, 14, 20. 

Anna Wood, 28, 33, 34. 

Anne, 16, 24. 

Anne Lewis, 20. 

Ann Eliza, i ^, 18. 

Annie Charlotte, 27, 32. 

Antony Alexander, 17, 30, 36, 37. 



Caroline, 12, 16. 

Catharine, 14, 21. 

Cecil, 17, 18, 28, 31, 33, 34. 

Cecil Livingston, 29, 33. 

Charles Hegins, 27, 32. 

Charles Holstein, 16, 26, 27. 

Clara Isabel Tiers, 25, 31, 32. 

Cora Belle, 32. 

Cornelia, 17, 27, 28, 29, 34. 

Cnrtis, 8, 0, 1 "5, 14, 19, 20, 21 

Curtis Livingston, 29, 34. 



Edward Biddle, 2q, 35. 
Edward Cook, 17, 29, ^^. 
Edward Williams, 14, 18. 
Eleanor, 29, 33. 
Eleanor Boyd, 29, 34, 35. 



23- 



Elizabeth, 8, 11. 

Elizabeth Donnel, 27, 32. 

Elizabeth Lohra, 14, lo, 20, 21, 22, 23. 

Elizabctii Williams, 14, 18, 19. 

Eliza I.ohrn, 14, 22. 

Ellen, 3. 

Ellen Lane, 16, 26. 

Ellen Lohra, 14, 21. 

Emily, 16, 24. 

Emma Wood, 14, 22. 

Estella Antoinette, 30, 36. 

Ethel Randolph, 30, 37. 



Fletcher, 17, 27, 28, ^2. 

Fletcher Cornelius, 28, 33. 

Frances Ann Sophia Catharine, 17, 30. 



George, 4, 8, 12, 13, 16. 

George Bolton Lownes, 16, 2s, ;i, "i' 

George Boyd, 30, 35. 

George Henry, 16, 27. 

Gladys Mary, 29, 35. 

Gretchen, 53, 37. 

H 

Hannah, 7, 8, 10, 14, 1=;, 16. 
Hannah Maria, 16, 26. 
Harriet Potts, 16, 26. 
Harry Gibbs, 17, 30, 3s, 36. 
Helen Frances, 28, 33. 
Helen Maud, 30, 36. 
Henry, 2=;, ^2. 

Henry Sellers McKee, 29, 3s. 
Hettie Foster, 29, 35. 



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Jane Crawford, i8, ii. 

Jane Tucker MacKiiiglit, 31. 

Jehu, 8, 10. 

Jehu Curtis, is, 16, 23, 24, 25,26,31, 3: 

John. 8, 9. 

John Cecil, 2q, 34. 

John Lohra, 14, 23. 

John Randolph, 13, 17, 30, 31. 

Joseph, 3, 0, II, 17, iS. 

Joseph Ashmead, n, 17, 27, 28, 29. 

Josephine, 29, 34. 



Lewis Randolph, 17, 28. 
Louisa Ann, 2s, 32. 

M 

Margaret, 9, 13, 14, 10, 20, 30, 37. 

Margaret Annan, 15, 23, 24, 25. 

Margaret Boyd, 30, 36, 38. 

Margaret Yates, 30, 35, 36. 

Maria Evans, 16, 26, 27. 

Mary, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 17, '8, 33, 38. 

Mary Alice, 32, 37, 38. 

Mary Ann, 14, 19. 

Mary Elizabeth, 14, 19. 

Mary Evans, 16, 27. 

Mary Frances, 17, 30. 

Mary Frances Randolph, 30, 3s. 



R 

Randolph, 18, 31 . 

Richard Wells, 17, 20, 34, 3s. 

Robert, 3, 7, 8, o, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19, 

20, 21, 22, 23. 
Robert Arthur Chesterfield, 29, 3s. 
Ruth, 36. 
Ruth Larrabee, 36, 38. 



Sarah, S, 11, 12. 

Sarah Booth, 14, 22. 

Simmons Kdey, lO, 2;, 26. 

Slater, 7, H, o, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 

16, 25. 
Sybella Gordon, 30, 37. 
Sybella Susan, 30, 30, 37. 



Thomas, 7, S, 9, 13. 
Thomas Wynne, 14, 22 

w 

William, 8, 11, 14, 20. 
William Annan, 16, 25. 
William Slater, 16, 23. 
William Vaux, 17, 29. 



NAMES 



OTHER THAN CLAY 



Abercrombie, Rev. James, 27, 32. 
Acrelius, Rev. Mr., 9. 
Allen, Rev. Benjamin, 24. 
Annan, Jeannette, 15. 

Margaret, 15, 23, 24, 25. 

Rev. Robt., 15. 

William, 15. 
Anthony, Joseph, 14. 
Appleton, Rev. Samuel, 37. 
Ashmead, John, 1 3. 

Mary, 13, 17, 18. 
Avery, Rev. Thomas, 24. 

B 

Benard, Jane Van G., 18. 
Biddle, Hettie Foster, 29, 35. 

John, 29. 

Mary, 29. 
Birchall, Sarah A., 30. 
Birdsell, Cora Belle, 32. 

William, 32. 

Anna Smythe, 32. 
Bolton, Ann, 7. 
Bolton, Edward Clay, 19. 

James McLean, 19. 

James Robert, 19. 

John, 7. 

Robert, 7, 19. 

Sarah McLean, 19. 
Bonnell, Rev. Charles R., 33, 34, 36. 



Booth, Ann, 11, 12. 

Elizabeth, 1 1. 

George, 1 1 . 

George Clay, 1 i . 

James, 1 1. 

John, II, 12. 

Joseph, 1 1 . 

Mary, 11, 12. 

Robert, 12. 

Sarah, 12. 

Sophia, 12. 

William, i i. 
Bowers, Ann, 7. 
Boyd, Eleanor, 28. 

Elizabeth Livingston, 30. 

Rev. George, 25, 29, 30. 

Margaret Yates, 30, 35, 36. 
Brinckle, Mary, 8. 
Brook, Rev. Mr., 10. 
Brooks, Rev. Phillips, 34. 



Caldwell, James, 12. 
Callender, Rev. Mr., 18. 
Canfield, Rev. Francis D., 36. 
Caughey, Rev. William H., 31. 
Clarkson, Rev. Joseph, 15. 
Collin, Rev. Nicholas, 10, 16. 
Converse, Rev. John H., 36, 37. 
Crawford, Jane Tucker MacKnight, 
17, 1^^, 31- 

William, 18. 

Jane, 18. 



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Curtis, Ann, ■?, 7, 8, o, 10, 11, 12. 
|ehu, 8. 
Mary, 8. 
Winlock, 7, 



D 

De Haven, Emma, 15. 

Hugh, 15. 

Sarah, is. 
Donnel, Amelia Hegins, 27, 32. 

Charles, 27. 

Charles Hegins, 27. 

Elizabeth, 27. 
Duch6, Rev. Jacob, 9. 



Edey, Julian, 16. 

Richard P. A., 16. 

Simmons, 16, 2S, 26. 
Edmond, George Earl, 31. 

Jesse D., 31. 

Rebecca, 31. 

William James, 3 1 . 
Evans, Ellen Lane, 16. 

Evan, 7. 

John Prick, 24. 

Mark, 24. 

Owen, 16. 

Susan, 25. 



Fennel, Anna, 25. 

Field, Rev. George G., 36. 

Fletcher, Cornelia, 17, 27, 28, 29. 

Elizabeth, 17. 

Noah, 17. 
Forester, Rev. George William, 8. 
Forman, Ezekiel, 10. 

Thomas Marsh, 10. 
Foster, Mary, 29. 
Fowles, Rev. James H., 13, 29. 



Gibbs, Frances Ann Sophia Catharine, 
17, 30. 

Harry Leake, 17. 

Mary Ann, 17. 
Gibson, Sallie Adams, 37. 
Glover, Anne Charlotte, 27, 32. 

Rev. Bennet, 27. 

Susan, 28. 

H 

Hamilton, Rev. John, 10. 

Hay, Rev. Henry Palethorpe, 30, 36. 

Hegins, Elizabeth, 27. 

Hepburn, Emma, iS- 

Hannah Maria, 15. 

James, 15. 

James Curtis, 15. 

Jane, 15. 

Louisa Harriet, 15. 

Mary, is. 

Samuel, 15. 

Sarah Ann, 15, 20. 

Slater Clay, is. 
Heysham, Edward,- 20. 
Hitner, Isabella, 24. 
HofT, Rev. Brogan, 16. 
Hoffman, Rev. E. A., 29. 
Holstein, Hannah, 10, 14, 15, 16. 

Sarah, 15. 
Hopewell, Mary, 15. 
Hoyt, Rev. Henry A. F , 35. 
Hughes, Hannah, 10, 14, is, 16. 

Lt.-Col. Isaac, 10. 
Hutcheson, William, 23. 



Jones, Annie, 18. 
Ella, 18. 
Esther, 18. 
Horatio Gates, 18. 
Horatio Morgan, if 
John Richter, 18. 
Virginia Clay, 18. 



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K 

Kenrick, Bishop (R. C), i8. 
Kester, Anna Wood, 28, }}, 34. 

Eleanor, 28, 29. 

Eleanor Boyd, 29, 34, 35. 

John Wood, 28, 29. 



Lacoste, Adolphe Arnaud, 19. 

Adolphina Arnaud, 19. 

Jean Louis Arnaud, 19. 
Laussat, Antony, 18. 

Mary Francisca Estella Antoin- 
ette, 18. 

Pierre Antoine Tetignac, 18. 
Law, Rev. Edward, 17, 30. 
Leaf, Charles Clay, 26. 

Rev. Edmund, 26 

Edward Bowman, 26. 

Eleanor Lane, 26. 

Elizabeth, 26. 

George, 26. 

George Herbert, 26. 
Lees, Eliza, 1 1. 

Elizabeth, 1 1. 

Sarah, 1 1. 

William, 1 1. 

William Bond, 1 1. 
Leonard, Elizabeth, 26. 
Lewis, Anne, 20. 

Curtis Clay, 20. 

Elizabeth Clay, 20. 

Rev. John K., 33. 

Rachel Wain, 20. 

Reeve, 20. 

Richard Thomas Clay, 20. 
Livingston, Elizabeth, 30. 
Lohra, Elizabeth, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 

23- 
Peter, 14. 

M 

McGill, Rev. John, 31. 
McLean, Sarah, 19. 



Mc Williams, Rebecca, 12. 

Richard, 12. 

Sarah, 12. 
McMichael, Adolph Arnaut Lacoste, 
23. 

Alice, 23. 

Charles Lacoste, 23. 

Eliza Lohra, 23. 

Ellen Clay, 23. 

Eugene Hazelhurst, 23. 

Francis Chapellier, 23. 

Isaac Hazelhurst, 23. 

Mary Elizabeth, 23. 

Morton, 23. 

Walter, 23. 
McVickar, Rev. William Neilson, 34. 
MacKnight, Rev. George H., 32. 

Rev. Thomas, 17. 
MacNeil, Helen Lois. 33. 

John Howk, 33. 

Mary Alice, 32, ^^, 37, 38. 
Macbeth, Rev. Henry, 35. 
Mason, Rev. Robert H., 34. 
Maturin, Rev. B. W., 34. 
Mifflin, Mary, 13. 
Miller, Rev. Charles E., 32. 
Montgomery, Rev. William White, 

27. 
Mower, Hannah, 3. 

N 

Newton, Rev. Richard, 29. 
Nicholson, Rev. Isaac L., 29, 34. 



o 

O'Callaghan, Cornelius, 28. 
Courtney, 28. 
Elizabeth, 28. 
Helen Frances, 28, 33. 
Odenheimer, Rt. Rev. William H., 

28, 33- 
Onderdonk, Rt. Rev. Henry U., 16, 
25, 27. 



J^^Ljy 



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Page, Rev. D. C, 19, 21, 22, 

David P., 22. 
Palfrey, Cazennii, 17. 
Paret, Rev. William, 33. 
Pease, Elizabeth, 17. 
Perry, Rev. G. P., 23. 
Peters, Rev. Richard, 13, 14. 
Pilmore, Rev. Joseph, 15. 
Phillips, Rev. Edward, 50. 
Pinkerton, Charles Lacoste, 21 

Edward J., 21. 

Eleanor, 21. 

Elizabeth, 21. 

Kate Clay, 21. 

William Clay, 21. 
Pollock, Ann Clay, 24. 

Curtis Clay, 24. 

Francis Hughes, 24. 

James, 24, 26. 

Juliet Campbell, 24. 

Louisa Ann, 25, 32. 

Margaret Annan, 24. 

Mary, 24. 

Mary Wilson, 24. 

Sarah Ann, 26. 

Thomas, 24. 

William, 24. 
Porter, Alexander, 10. 
Potts, Emily Frances, 24. 

Henry, 24. 

Henry W., 24. 

Isabella, 24. 

Joseph, 24. 

William Smith, 24. 
Priestly, Alexander, 36. 

Edward, 36. 

Emma Potts, }6, 37. 



R 



23- 



Ramsey, Rebecca, 31. 
Rawson, Joanna, 3. 
John, 3. 



Reed, Helen Lois, 33. 

Susan, 28. 
Reese, John James, 37. 

Sallie Adams, 37. 
Reynolds, Rev. John, 27. 
Richmond, Rev. William, 35. 
Richter, Esther, 18. 
Roach, Rev. Robert T., 37. 
Rogers, Mary, n, 12. 
Ross, Rev. i^neas, 11, 12. 

Rev. George, 9. 



Schetky, Rev. George P., 28, 36. 
Schuyler, Jeannette, 15. 
Scull, Mary, 9. 
Seckel, John, 30. 

Sarah A., 30. 

Sybella Susan, 30, 36, 37. 
Sheppard, Rev. R. Bowden, 35. 
Sims, Eliza Feltus, 22. 

Emma Page, 22. 

John, 21 . 

Thomas Clay, 22. 
Slater, Hannah, 3, 7. 

Jonathan, 3. 
Steever, Emma Potts, 37. 



Talbot, Rev. John, 7. 
Terris, Elizabeth, 28. 
Terry, Rev. Robert E., 33. 
Thane, Rev. Mr., 10. 
Thomas, Rachel Wain, 20. 
Thompson, William, 12. 
Tiers, Anna, 25. 

Arundius, 25. 

Clara Isabel, 25, 31, 32. 
Tyng, Rev. Stephen H., 17, 27, 28. 



Van Guillaumes, Jane, 18. 
Van Leuvenigh, Rebecca, 12. 



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W 

Washburn, Rev. Daniel, 32. 
Watson, Rev. B., 32. 
Weld, Rev. H. Hastings, ^7. 
Wharton, Rev. Charles Henry, 11. 
White, Rt. Rev. William, 13, ('4, ,9, 

23- 
Williams, Edward, 14. 

Elizabeth, 14, 18, 19. 

Ruth, 14. 



Wilmer, Dorcas, 8. 

Mary, 8, 13. 

Simon, 8. 
Wilson, Mary, 24. 
Wood, Joseph, 9. 

Margaret, 9, 13, 14. 

Mary, 9. 
Woodruff, Rev. George H., 24. 



DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
WASHINGTON, DC. 






























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GEN. CECIL CLAY DEAD. . 

General Agent of the Department of 
Justice Expires Suddenly. 

■> /ASHINGTON, Sept. 23.— Gen. Cecil 
Clay, General Agent of the Department I 
of Justice, ^ied suddenly to-dav. He was 
60 years ol" and a native of Philadelphia. 

Gen. Cecil Clay was born In Philadel- 
phia Feb. 13, 1842. He received his educa- 
tion In ihe public schools of Philadelphia 
and the University of Pennsylvania, 
graduating in 18.5». He enlisted In the 
Fifty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers at 
the ouloreak of the civil war. and was 
soon made Its Captain. For gallant serv- 
ices during the war he was brevetttd 
Brigadier General of United States Vol- 
unteers. ^ 

Gen. C.ldy received a Congressional medal 
of honor for distinguished services during 
the stoimihg of i-i^rt liarri.-;on. In this 
battle he lost his right hand and was 
severely wounded, but Insisted on slaying 
in the front. At the end of the war Gen. 
Clay became the head of the St. Law- 
rence Boom and Manufacturing Company. 

He was well known as a crack rifle snot 
on the range and as a hunter of big game. 
He was a frerjuent contributor to Forest 
and Stream. He became General Agent of 
the United States Department of Justice 
in 1887. ■; ^' " 



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