Elizabeth Clay1,2

#1563, b. 13 January 1755, d. 1832
Father*Henry Clay b. 19 Sep 1736, d. 17 Jan 1820
Mother*Rachel Povall b. c 1738/39, d. 27 Jun 1820
     Elizabeth Clay was born on 13 January 1755 Cumberland County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Henry Clay and Rachel Povall. Elizabeth and John Bruce, son of John Bruce and Margaret Jones, were married 28 June 1775 Charlotte County, Virginia.3 Elizabeth Clay died 1832 , Garrard County, Kentucky.
     As of 28 June 1775, her married name was Bruce (Clay).

Children of Elizabeth and John

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  1. [S44] Mary Rogers Clay and the Hon Zachary F Smith, The Clay Family Part Second: The Genealogy of the Clays (Louisville, KY: John P Morton & Company, 1899).
  2. [S109] Library of Virginia Archives and Manuscripts, online http://lva1.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/F, Clay family Bible record, 1755-1782.; Archives and Manuscript Database.
  3. [S63] Jordan R, et. al. Dodd, Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1800 (Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, n.d.), from Ancestry.com, Virginia
    Charlotte County
    Bruce, John married Clay, Elizabeth on 28 Jun 1775 in Charlotte County, Virginia.
  4. [S175] Interview with Wanza Jo Baker Campbell (California), by Pat Dunford, 1/1998. Patricia L Dunford Files (Patricia L Dunford, 3736 N Tucson Blvd, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85716).