George Robert Clay

26 April 1875–15 December 1916 (Age 41)
Flat River, St. Francois, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Robert

When George Robert Clay was born on 26 April 1875, in Flat River, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, Franklin Ebenezer Clay, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Breckenridge, was 37. He married Emma J. Simmons on 11 December 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 December 1916, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Frankclay, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Robert Clay
1875–1916
Emma J. Simmons
1882–1916
Marriage: 11 December 1904
Pauline Clay
1905–1994
Frank C Clay
1909–
Stanley Eugene Clay
1907–1913
Zuma Clay
1913–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 December 1904
Desloge, St Francois, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

    Pauline Clay

    Female1905–1994Female

    Stanley Eugene Clay

    Male1907–1913Male

    Frank C Clay

    Male1909–Male

    Zuma Clay

    Female1913–1913Female

Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Ebenezer Clay

    Male1833–1917Male

    Mary Jane Breckenridge

    Female1837–1879Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary A Clay

    Female1860–1861Female

    Elbert W Clay

    Male1861–1862Male

    Catherine Juetta Clay

    Female1862–1930Female

    James P Clay

    Male1864–1886Male

    Laura Ellen Clay

    Female1866–1897Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

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.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

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

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)

  • George R Clay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Clay in household of Franklin E Clay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Robert Clay, "Find A Grave Index"

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