James W. Clay

about 1845–
Nottoway, Virginia, United States

The Life of James W.

James W. Clay was born about 1845, in Nottoway, Virginia, United States as the son of W. W. Clay and M. .... He married Emma R Britton on 20 November 1866, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1880 and Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

James W. Clay
1845–
Emma R Britton
1844–
Marriage: 20 November 1866
Clay
1867–
Rosella Clay
1869–
Effie Clay
1874–
Daisy Clay
1875–
Walter C Clay
1876–
John Laurence Clay
1892–
Emma Clay
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1866
Petersburg, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Female1867–Female

    Rosella Clay

    Female1869–Female

    Female1874–Female

    Female1875–Female

    Walter C Clay

    Male1876–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    W. W. Clay

    MaleMale

    M. ...

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · Baltimore Riot of 1861

Age 16

"On April 19, 1861, the Baltimore riot took place on Pratt Street. A combination of antiwar """"Copperhead"""" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania militia ran into each other at President Street Station and ended at Camden Street Station. This was the first bloodshed of the American Civil War."
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English clǣg ‘clay’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of clay soil or as a metonymic occupational name for a worker in a clay pit ( see Clayman ).2 Americanized spelling of German Klee .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Clay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James N Clay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James W Clay, "United States Census, 1910"

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