Clay Simmons Sayers Sr.

Male21 April 1927–23 February 1999

Brief Life History of Clay Simmons

When Clay Simmons Sayers Sr. was born on 21 April 1927, in Stone, Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Volnie Lee Sayers, was 28 and his mother, Laura Weddington, was 20. He married Mary Catherine Fuqua on 19 August 1950. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 23 February 1999, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Clay Simmons Sayers Sr.
Mary Catherine Fuqua
Marriage: 19 August 1950

Sources (10)

  • Clay Simmons Sayers in household of V L Sayers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clay S. Sayers, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Clay S Sayers, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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  • Marriage
    19 August 1950
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1932 · The Miners Union

    Age 5

    After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 20

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sayer , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name is also established in Ireland.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair; see Sears .

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

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