Reverend James Henry Clay

30 January 1864–21 December 1947 (Age 83)
Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Henry

When Reverend James Henry Clay was born on 30 January 1864, in Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States, his father, Littleberry Bradford Clay, was 43 and his mother, Barbara G Davidson, was 39. He married Maggie Jane Morrow on 24 November 1886, in Lewis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bridgeport, Morrill, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Lyon Township, Lewis, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 21 December 1947, in Rio Oso, Sutter, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sutter, Sutter, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend James Henry Clay
Maggie Jane Morrow
Marriage: 24 November 1886
Ernest Henry Clay

Spouse and Children

24 November 1886
Lewis, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Amanda Clay



    Thomas Littleberry Bedford Clay


    John Clay


    Samuel L Clay


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 1

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Age 3

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 25

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James H Clay in household of Little Berry Clay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Clay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Clay in household of Littleberry B Clay, "United States Census, 1880"

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