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
Emma J. Simmons
Marriage: 11 December 1904
Pauline Clay
Frank C Clay
Stanley Eugene Clay
Zuma Clay

Spouse and Children

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


    Pauline Clay


    Stanley Eugene Clay


    Frank C Clay


    Zuma Clay


Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Ebenezer Clay


    Mary Jane Breckenridge




    Mary A Clay


    Elbert W Clay


    Catherine Juetta Clay


    James P Clay


    Laura Ellen Clay


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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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