Andrew Byron Clay

27 May 1866–23 October 1957 (Age 91)
Rock Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Byron

When Andrew Byron Clay was born on 27 May 1866, in Rock Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Byron Clay, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Ann Thompson, was 21. He married Sarah Elizabeth Acord on 2 October 1890, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Marsh Fork District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Town District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1957, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Byron Clay
Sarah Elizabeth Acord
Marriage: 2 October 1890
Wavie Pearl Clay
William Dee Clay
Nana Bell Clay
Henry Beecher Clay
Ocie May Clay
Baby Clay
Edna Earle Clay
Robert Dennis Clay
Ernest Lee Clay
Inez Blanche Clay

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  • Marriage
    2 October 1890Raleigh, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 11
    Per Find a Grave - Memorials, the earliest burial in this cemetery was in 1877. Pvt Robert A Christian BIRTH 7 Mar 1842 USA DEATH 31 Jan 1877 (aged 34) West Virginia, USA BURIAL Sunset Memorial Park Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA MEMORIAL ID 139905028
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands and Yorkshire): from Old English clǣg ‘clay’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of clay soil, a habitational name for someone who lived in a district known as (the) Clay, such as the one in east Notinghamshire, or as a metonymic occupational name for a worker in a clay pit (see Clayman ).Americanized form of German Klee .History: The relatively common English name Clay had several American forebears in the 18th century. Henry Clay, born in Hanover, VA, in 1777, secretary of state for President John Quincy Adams, was descended from English ancestors who came to VA shortly after the founding of Jamestown. The revolutionary war officer Joseph Clay, also a member of the Continental Congress, was a native of Yorkshire, England, who emigrated to GA in 1760 and was a founder of the University of Georgia.

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

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    • Andrew B Clay in household of Henry B Clay, "United States Census, 1870"
    • A B Clay in entry for Grover Cleveland Gates and Wavie Clay, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Andrew B Clay, "United States Census, 1940"

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