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Col Green Clay
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1839
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1912
Mexico
Audrain County
Missouri, USA

Attended Transylvania University then transferred as a sophomore to Yale where he graduated. Graduated from Harvard Law School in 1861. Green Clay married Janie Rhodes. He served a year abroad as Secretary to United States Minister to Russia, his uncle, the Honorable Cassius Marcellus Clay. Served as Colonel in the US Army, 3rd Kentucky Cavalry from 1862 to 1865.

His father Brutus Junius Clay and his uncle Cassius Marcellus Clay were sons of General Green Clay and Sally Lewis Clay of White Hall, Madison County, Kentucky. 
 
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 Parents:
  Brutus Junius Clay (1808 - 1878)
  Amelia McClanahan Field Clay (1812 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Janie C Rhodes Clay (1849 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Green Clay (1872 - 1896)*
  Rhodes Clay (1875 - 1902)*
  Cassius Marcellus Clay (1882 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Clay Davenport (1832 - 1908)*
  Brutus Junius Clay (1834 - 1837)*
  Christopher Field Clay (1835 - 1897)*
  Brutus Junius Clay (1837 - 1839)*
  Green Clay (1839 - 1912)
  Ezekiel Field Clay (1840 - 1920)*
  Cassius Marcellus Clay (1846 - 1913)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Paris Cemetery
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: David Reese
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66491599
Col Green Clay
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Col Green Clay
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Col Green Clay
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