William Clay, son of James Clay and Margaret "Peggy" Muse.
Born Aug 11, 1760 at , Chesterfield, Virginia, died Aug 4, 1841 at , Grainger, Tennessee, 80 years
Wiliam was a Revolutionary War soldier, enlisting in Chesterfield County, Virginia, at the age of sixteen. He applied for a pension10 October 1832, at the age of seventy-two, when he was residing in Granger County, Tennessee. He was allowed pension for seven months' service as a Sergeant in he Virginia Troops. Part of the time he served under Captain Edward Mosely and Colonel Robert Goode.[LWRigsbyHistGaFamilies.FTW]
William Clay, son of James Clay and Margaret Muse Clay, enlisted in the Revolutionary War at the age of 16 an applied for a pension in Grainger County, Tennessee in 1832.
Married Dec 30, 1788 at , Halifax, Virginia (52 years married) to:
Rebecca Comer, daughter of Samuel Comer and N.N..
1. Margaret Clay PRIVACY FILTER
2. Nancy Clay PRIVACY FILTER
3. Micajah Clay
Born Jun 18, 1802
4. Clement Comer Clay
Born Dec 17, 1789 at , Halifax, Virginia, died Sep 7, 1866 at ,, Alabama, 76 years
Clement Clay, son of William Clay and Rebecca Comer Clay, attended college in Knoxville, Tennessee and read law under the Hon. Hugh Lawson White, receiving his license to practice in 1809.
Soon after being admitted to the bar, he moved to Alabama, where he resided until his death in 1866.
He served in the War of 1812, represented his county in the territorial legislature in 1817...He also served his state as Supreme Court Judge, Congressman and Governor of the state. He 'was of medium size, but erect and with dark and restless eyes,His bearing was naturally austere and although sociable with a few, he was intimate with none. He was honorable in all the relations of life and sensitive to the slightest imputation of derogatory thereto.'"
5. Samuel Clay PRIVACY FILTER
6. Anderson Clay PRIVACY FILTER
7. Cynthia Clay
Born Dec 15, 1803, died Nov 21, 1873, 69 years
8. Margaret Muse Clay
Born Feb 14, 1792
9. Nancy Clay
Born Sep 18, 1794
10. William Clay
Born Jun 18, 1797, died before BEF. 1830, at most 33 years
11. Samuel Anderson Clay
Born Mar 29, 1805