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Origins of the Clay Family Name - England

Components of the Coat of Arms - The Shield is: Silver with a black chevron between three black three leaved clovers. The Crest is: Two wings each with a three leaved clover. The motto is: "Per Ordem" 

Henry's Mother's line
Descendants of John "of Derby" Clay

Generation No. 1

JOHN "OF DERBY"1 CLAY  Child of JOHN "OF DERBY" CLAY is:

  1. JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2 CLAY.

Generation No. 2

JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2 CLAY (JOHN "OF DERBY"1)  Child of JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER" CLAY is:

  1. SIR JOHN3 CLAY I, b. 1558, Wales, England; d. May 16, 1632, England.

Generation No. 3

SIR JOHN3 CLAY I (JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1558 in Wales, England, and died May 16, 1632 in England.  He married ?MARY CARLTON, daughter of WILLIAM CARLTON.  She was born Abt 1566 in England, and died in England. Children of SIR CLAY and ?MARY CARLTON are:

  1. ?THEOPOLIS4 CLAY, b. England; d. England.
  2. RICHARD CLAY, b. 1585, England.
  3. JOHN CLAY, b. Abt 1592, Monmouthshire, Wales; d. Abt 1638, Charles City County, Virginia.
  4. ?CHARLES CLAY, b. Aft. 1587, England; d. 1610, England.
  5. ?HENRY CLAY, b. Aft. 1587, England.
  6. WILLIAM CLAY, b. Aft. 1602, England.

Generation No. 4

JOHN4 CLAY (SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born Abt 1592 in Monmouthshire, Wales, and died Abt 1638 in Charles City County, Virginia.  He married ANNE Bef. 1613 in London, England.  She was born in England, and died in Virginia. Children of JOHN CLAY and ANNE are:

  1. JOHN5 CLAY, b. Abt 1624, Charles City County, Va; d. Abt 1647, Charles City County, Va.
  2. WILLIAM CLAY, b. Abt 1628, Charles City County, Virginia; d. 1663, Charles City County, Va; m. EMLIN.

Generation No. 5

JOHN5 CLAY (JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born Abt 1624 in Charles City County, Va, and died Abt 1647 in Charles City County, Va.  He married ELIZABETH Abt 1644 in Charles City County, Va.  Children of JOHN CLAY and ELIZABETH are:

  1. CHARLES6 CLAY, b. 1645, Charles City County, Virginia; d. June 01, 1686, Henrico Co, VA.
  2. WILLILAM CLAY.

Generation No. 6

CHARLES6 CLAY (JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1645 in Charles City County, Virginia, and died June 01, 1686 in Henrico Co, VA.  He married HANNAH WILSON Abt 1667, daughter of JOHN WILSON.  She was born 1642 in Henrico Co, VA, and died Bef. August 20, 1706 in Henrico Co, VA. Children of CHARLES CLAY and HANNAH WILSON are:

  1. JOHN7 CLAY, b. Abt 1668, Henrico Co, VA; d. 1723, Chowan Co, NC.
  2. THOMAS CLAY, b. Abt 1670, Henrico Co, Virginia; d. 1726, Prince George Co, Va.
  3. HENRY CLAY, b. August 03, 1672, Henrico Co, VA; d. August 03, 1760, Henrico Co, VA.
  4. MARY CLAY, b. Abt 1675, Henrico Co, Virginia.
  5. ELIZABETH CLAY, b. Abt 1678, Henrico Co, Virginia.
  6. JUDITH CLAY, b. Abt 1681, Henrico Co, Virginia.
  7. CHARLES CLAY, b. Abt 1684, Henrico Co, Virginia; d. 1765, Chesterfield Co., Va.

Generation No. 7

JOHN7 CLAY (CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born Abt 1668 in Henrico Co, VA, and died 1723 in Chowan Co, NC. Children of JOHN CLAY are:

  1. ANNE8 CLAY, b. 1696, Charles City County, Virginia.
  2. JOHN CLAY, b. 1698, Charles City County, Virginia.
  3. HANNAH CLAY, b. 1700, Charles City County, Virginia.
  4. CHARLES CLAY, b. 1702, Prince George Co, Va.
  5. MARY OBEDIENCE CLAY, b. 1704, Prince George Co, Va.
  6. JUDITH CLAY, b. 1706, Prince George Co, Va.
  7. THOMAS CLAY.

 

THOMAS7 CLAY (CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born Abt 1670 in Henrico Co, Virginia, and died 1726 in Prince George Co, Va.  He married MUNNS Abt 1705 in Henrico Co, Virginia.  Children of THOMAS CLAY and MUNNS are:

  1. CHARLES8 CLAY, d. Bet. 1754 - 1765.
  2. JAMES CLAY, d. 1756.
  3. JOHN CLAY, d. 1782; m. (1) SARAH TUCKER; m. (2) SARAH.
  4. DOROTHY CLAY, m. JAMES COLE.
  5. PHOEBE CLAY.
  6. HANNAH CLAY.

 

HENRY7 CLAY (CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born August 03, 1672 in Henrico Co, VA, and died August 03, 1760 in Henrico Co, VA.  He married MARY MITCHELL 1709 in Henrico Co, VA, daughter of WILLIAM MITCHELL and ELIZABETH.  She was born January 16, 1692/93 in Chesterfield Co, Va, and died August 07, 1777 in Chesterfield Co, Va. Children of HENRY CLAY and MARY MITCHELL are:

  1. WILLIAM MITCHELL8 CLAY, d. 1774.
  2. HENRY CLAY, b. September 03, 1711; d. 1764; m. LUCY GREEN; b. July 19, 1717.
  3. MARTHA CLAY, d. March 01, 1745/46; m. WILLIAM BASS, May 06, 1731; d. 1775.
  4. CHARLES CLAY, b. January 31, 1716/17; d. February 25, 1789, Powhatan County, Va; m. MARTHA GREEN; b. November 25, 1719; d. September 06, 1793.
  5. JOHN CLAY, b. 1718, Chesterfield Co., Va; d. Bet. 1761 - 1762, Dale Parish, Chesterfield Co, Va; m. (1) SARAH WATKINS, 1740, Henrico Co, VA; m. (2) MARY BASS, 1759, Goochland Co, Va; b. February 02, 1733/34.
  6. MARTHA CLAY, m. CAPT. THOMAS WOOLDRIDGE, October 1772.
  7. AMEY CLAY, m. (1) WILLIAM GREEN; d. 1747; m. (2) BENJAMIN WILLIAMSON, June 1748.
  8. MARY CLAY, m. WATKINS.

 

CHARLES7 CLAY (CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born Abt 1684 in Henrico Co, Virginia, and died 1765 in Chesterfield Co., Va.  He married SARAH Abt 1710 in Henrico Co, Virginia.  Children of CHARLES CLAY and SARAH are:

  1. HENRY8 CLAY, d. Bef. 1754.
  2. THOMAS CLAY, d. Bef. October 27, 1791; m. ANNE POWELL; b. May 03, 1728.
  3. CHARLES CLAY, d. Bef. October 21, 1791.
  4. WILLIAM CLAY, m. MARY OLD, May 1756.
  5. JAMES CLAY, d. 1791; m. MARGARET MUSE; b. April 02, 1737; d. February 13, 1832.
  6. JUDITH CLAY, m. WILLIAM HATCHER.

Generation No. 8

JOHN8 CLAY (JOHN7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1698 in Charles City County, Virginia. Children of JOHN CLAY are:

  1. JOHN9 CLAY.
  2. ANNA CLAY.
  3. CALEB CLAY.
  4. MARY CLAY. It has not been proven that this Mary Clay is the same as Mary Obedience Clay that married Richard Belcher.

 

MARY OBEDIENCE8 CLAY (?JOHN7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1704 in Prince George Co, Va.  She married RICHARD BELCHER 1732 in Henrico Co, VA, son of JOHN BELCHER and ?ELIZABETH FROGLEY.  He was born 1710 in Henrico Co, VA, and died October 1763 in Chesterfield Co, Va.  

This family continues on the BELCHER family page.

 

CHARLES8 CLAY (THOMAS7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) died Bet. 1754 - 1765.  He married MARY.  Children of CHARLES CLAY and MARY are:

  1. HENRY9 CLAY, d. Bef. 1754.
  2. THOMAS CLAY, d. Bef. 1791.
  3. CHARLES CLAY, d. Bef. 1791.
  4. JAMES CLAY.
  5. JUDITH CLAY.

 

HANNAH8 CLAY (THOMAS7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1)  She married MATTHEW CABINESS 1734.  Children of HANNAH CLAY and MATTHEW CABINESS are:

  1. ANN9 CABINESS.
  2. CHARLES CABINESS.
  3. MATTHEW CABINESS.
  4. MARY CABINESS.
  5. JOHN CABINESS.
  6. PHOEBE CABINESS.
  7. GEORGE CABINESS.
  8. HENRY CABINESS.
  9. ELIJAH CABINESS.
  10. HANNAH CABINESS.
  11. ELIZABETH CABINESS.
  12. AMEY CABINESS.

 

WILLIAM MITCHELL8 CLAY (HENRY7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) died 1774.  He married (1) MARTHA RUNYAN.    He married (2) MARTHA ANNE LEWIS 1752.    He married (3) AGNES Bef. September 08, 1768.  

Children of WILLIAM CLAY and MARTHA RUNYAN are:

  1. PEARCE9 CLAY.
  2. WILLIAM CLAY.
  3. DAVIE CLAY.
  4. ELIZABETH CLAY.
  5. MITCHEL CLAY, b. 1735, Henrico Co, VA; d. 1812, Franklin co, Va.
  6. JUDITH CLAY.
  7. HENRY J. CLAY.
  8. OBEDIAH CLAY.
  9. EZEKIAL CLAY.
  10. MEREDITH CLAY.
  11. HANNAH CLAY.
  12. NANCY CLAY.
  13. JESSIE CLAY.

Child of WILLIAM CLAY and MARTHA LEWIS is:

  1. MARY ELIZABETH9 CLAY.

Generation No. 9

PHEBE9 BELCHER (MARY OBEDIENCE8 CLAY, JOHN7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1740 in Bedford Co, Va, and died in Franklin Co, Va.  She married MITCHEL CLAY 1760 in Franklin Co, Va, son of WILLIAM CLAY and MARTHA RUNYAN.  He was born 1735 in Henrico Co, VA, and died 1812 in Franklin co, Va. Children of PHEBE BELCHER and MITCHEL CLAY are:

  1. MARY O.10 CLAY.
  2. BARTLEY CLAY.
  3. EZEKIAL CLAY.
  4. TABITHA CLAY.
  5. DAVID CLAY.
  6. MITCHELL CLAY.
  7. CHARLES L. CLAY.
  8. REBECCA CLAY.
  9. NAOMIE "NANNIE" CLAY.
  10. PATIENCE CLAY.
  11. WILLIAM CLAY.
  12. OBEDIENCE CLAY.
  13. HENRY J. CLAY.
  14. SARAH "SALLIE" CLAY.
  15. POLLY CLAY.

 

ELIZABETH ANNE9 BELCHER (MARY OBEDIENCE8 CLAY, JOHN7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1742 in Chesterfield Co., Va, and died 1820 in Tazewell County, Virginia.  She married RICHARD BAILEY I 1762 in Dale Parish, Chesterfield Co, Va, son of JAMES BAILEY and LUCY SIMMS.  He was born 1735 in Lancastershire, England, and died 1818 in Tazewell County, Virginia. 

This family continues on the BAILEY family page.

 

MITCHEL9 CLAY (WILLIAM MITCHELL8, HENRY7, CHARLES6, JOHN5, JOHN4, SIR JOHN3, JOHN "OF GLOUCHESTER"2, JOHN "OF DERBY"1) was born 1735 in Henrico Co, VA, and died 1812 in Franklin co, Va.  He married PHEBE BELCHER 1760 in Franklin Co, Va, daughter of RICHARD BELCHER and MARY CLAY.  She was born 1740 in Bedford Co, Va, and died in Franklin Co, Va.

Children are listed above under Phebe Belcher.

 

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