Alfred O. Lay

20 April 1855–23 March 1902 (Age 46)
Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Alfred O.

When Alfred O. Lay was born on 20 April 1855, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Lay, was 49 and his mother, Tressie Smith, was 42. He married Susan Kisiah Moore on 9 November 1876, in Clark, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Terre Noire Township, Clark, Arkansas, United States for about 4 years and Justice Precinct 2, Montague, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 23 March 1902, in St. Jo, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Mountain Park, Montague, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred O. Lay
Susan Kisiah Moore
Marriage: 9 November 1876
James Henry Lay
Bessie Ann Lay
Terisa W Lay
Epesia Ola Lay
Lou Alma 'Lulu" Lay
Samuel Houston Clarence Lay
Thomas Owen Lay
Allie Estella " Estella" Lay
Libby Sue Lay
Eula B. Lay

Spouse and Children

9 November 1876
Clark, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 6

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 13

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Lee .2 Scottish: reduced variant of McClay .3 French: habitational name from places so named in Loire, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and Pyrénées-Atlantique.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alford O Lay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alfred O Lay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alfred O Lay in household of Saml Lay, "United States Census, 1860"

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