Rachel Povall

#2040, b. circa 1738/39, d. 27 June 1820
Father*Richard Povall b. c 1709/10, d. bt 6 Jan 1771 - 22 Jul 1771
Mother*(--?--) (--?--) d. b 1750/51
     Rachel Povall was born circa 1738/39 Cumberland County, Virginia. 15 Nov 1738/39 is an unproven alternate date. She was the daughter of Richard Povall and (--?--) (--?--). Rachel and Henry Clay, son of Henry Clay and Lucy Green, were married 9 April 1753 Cumberland County, Virginia, Bond by John Netherland and Richard Povall.1,2 Rachel Povall died 27 June 1820, Bourbon County, Kentucky, according to her tombstone and was buried Clay Family Cemetery, near Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky. off the Escondida Road, east of the railroad tracks.3

Children of Rachel and Henry

Last Edited=16 Feb 2022


  1. [S63] Jordan R, et. al. Dodd, Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1800 (Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, n.d.), from Ancestry.com, April 9, 1753, Henry Clay son of Henry Clay, & Rachel Povall.
    Bond given by John Netherland and Richard Povall.
  2. [S181] William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine (Richmond, VA: Whitney & Shepperson, Printer), "Cumberland County Marriage Bonds" William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 1.
    (Jul., 1911), pp. 21-30.

  3. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 14352961.