Mary Eunice Clay

1873–1945 (Age 71)
Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Eunice

When Mary Eunice Clay was born on 30 December 1873, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Crawford Clay, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Catherine Swagerty, was 22. She married Andrew J Lakey on 29 October 1893, in Washington, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Goff, Idaho, Idaho, United States in 1910 and West Salem, Polk, Oregon, United States in 1930. She died on 29 April 1945, in Wapato, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wapato, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Mary Eunice Clay
Andrew J Lakey
Marriage: 29 October 1893
Ethel May Lakey
Lewis Crawford Lakey
Hazel Marie Lackey

Spouse & Children

29 October 1893
Washington, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 7

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary E. Laney in household of Andrew J. Laney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Lakey in household of Lewis C Lakey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Lakey in household of Andrew J Lakey, "United States Census, 1910"

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