Hugh Lawson Clay

Hugh Lawson Clay

Male 1823 - 1890  (67 years)

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  • Name Hugh Lawson Clay 
    Born 24 Jan 1823  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Dec 1890  [1
    Person ID I22009  mytree
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 

    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 Chart

    Family Harriet Celestia Celeste,   b. 28 Mar 1835,   d. 18 Mar 1902  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 13 May 1855  [1
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F8287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hugh Lawson Clay attended the Univ. of Virginia, 1839-40, and was a lawyer in Huntsville, AL. He served as captain in the Mexican War and as adjutant general on the staff of Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C.S.A.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p635.

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


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