Charles Clayton Mays

Brief Life History of Charles Clayton

When Charles Clayton Mays was born on 26 August 1857, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, John J Mays, was 44 and his mother, Isabella F. Carter, was 32. He married Rosena Elnora Elizabeth Reguier on 21 February 1883, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Elon, Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 21 July 1894, in United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.

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Charles Clayton Mays
Rosena Elnora Elizabeth Reguier
Marriage: 21 February 1883
Harry Clayton Mays

Sources (15)

  • Chas C Mays in household of John J Mays, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chas Clayton Mays, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Chas.clayton Mays, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

1868 · Impeach the President!

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

English: variant of Mayes .

German: variant of Mais .

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Maijs.

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

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