Sen. Clement Claiborne Clay

Male 1816 - 1882  (65 years)


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  • Name Sen. Clement Claiborne Clay 
    Title Sen. 
    Born 13 Dec 1816  Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jan 1882  Madison, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Clement Claiborne Clay was a U.S. Senator, 1853-61, but withdrew when Alabama succeeded from the Union. He became a C.S.A. Senator from 1861-63. He was head of Confederate secret agents and was accused of collaborating with John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. He and his wife, along with Jefferson Davis, were imprisoned at Fort Monroe for one year until released by President Andrew Johnson.
    Person ID I22001  mytree
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Father Clement Comer Clay,   b. 17 Dec 1789, Halifax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1866, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Susanna Claiborne Withers,   b. 23 Jul 1798,   d. 2 Jan 1866  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 4 Apr 1815  [2
    Family ID F3223  Group Sheet

    Family Virginia Caroline Tunstall,   b. 16 Jan 1825, Nash, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1915  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1843  Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F8281  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Dec 1816 - Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1843 - Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jan 1882 - Madison, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p633.

    2. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p631.


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