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David Clay[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male Abt 1759 - 1816


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  • Born  Abt 1759  , , Duplin (later Sampson) County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Military: Revolutionary War  1782  , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Private, 10th Regiment, Evans' Company, North Carolina Line 
    • He served under Colonel Abrham Shepard and had no occurences.
    Land Grant  1786  , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    200 acres of land 
    • The deed was recorded in book KKK, page 384.
    Land Grant  5 Dec 1788  , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • GEORGIA

      By the Court of Justices of the County of Washington To County Surveyor,
      You are hereby authorized and required admeasure and lay out, or cause to be admeasured and laid out, unto David Clay a Tract of Land, which shall contain Two hundred Acres, in the said County of Washington, on his own head Rights

      Taking especial care that the same has not heretofore been laid out to any other person or persons: And you are hereby also directed and required to record the plat of the same in your Office, and transmit a copy thereof, together with this Warrant, to the Surveyor General, within the term of six Months from this date. Given under my hand, as Senior Justice of the said County, this 5th day of December 1788.
    Land Grant  1794  , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    196 acres 
    • The deed was recorded in book LLL, page 593.
    Land Lottery  1805  , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    as drawer number 1683, David Clay first drew a blank and then drew a prize 
    • He was awarded lot 279 in district 3 of Wilkinson County, comprised of 202 1/2 acres. The grant date was 18 Dec 1805. A married man with a wife and/or children, 1 year residence in Georgia, and citizenship in United States was allowed 2 draws in the 1805 lottery.
    News Article  3 Apr 1816  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "Sheriff's Sales - Will be sold on the first Tuesday next...at the Court-House in Sandersville. One Mare and twenty head of Black Cattle, taken as the property of Abner Dennard, to satisfy an execution in favor of David Clay."
    Died  Between 3 Apr 1816 and 18 Aug 1818  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 8
    News Article  9 Oct 1816  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "List of letters remaining in the Post Office, Milledgeville 1st Oct., 1816:...David Clay..."
    News Article  15 Apr 1817  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "List of letters remaining in the Post Office, Milledgeville 1st April, 1817:...David Clay..."
    News Article  18 Aug 1818  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "Whereas Robert Clay and James Hatcher have applied to me for letters of administration on the estate of David Clay, deceased...Given under my hand, this 8th* day of August, 1818 (Signed) N. McBryde, Clerk."
    News Article  8 Sep 1818  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "Will be sold on the 22nd of October next, all the personal property belonging to the estate of David Clay, deceased; consisting of horses, hogs, cattle, sheep, one waggon, two stills, plantation tools...(Signed) James Hatcher, Robert Clay, Admr's"

      "All persons indebted to the estate of David Clay, late of Wilkinson County, deceased, are requested to make payment; and those having claims will please present them duly authenticated for settlement. (Ja's Hatcher, Robert Clay) Adm'rs
    News Article  27 Apr 1819  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "Will be sold on Saturday the 29th day of May next, at the late residence of David Clay, deceased, in Wilkinson County, the balance of the personal property of said deceased..consisting of cows and calves and one horse. Signed James Hatcher, Robert Clay, Adms."
    Land Lottery  1820  , Captain Howards District, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    the Orphans of David Clay were awarded lot 28, district 364, Early County 
    Buried  David Clay Grave Site, near Toomsboro, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 8
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    Person ID  I2489  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  Percival Clay, Sr.,   d. Bef 10 Jun 1803, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1325  Group Sheet

    Family  Eve Hardin,   b. 26 Sep 1770, , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1858, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Sep 1792  , , Wilkes County (later Warren), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 19
    • Rigsby's "Historic Georgia Families" and an affidavit given by Eve Harden Clay in her widow's pension application papers claim David Clay and Eve Harden were married 22 or 26 [the records show both dates on different affivats] Sep 1792 in Warren County, GA. Warren County was not formed until 19 Dec 1793. It is probable that David and Eve married in what became Warren County a year after their marriage.
    Children 
     1. Robert Clay,   b. Between 1793 and 1794, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1840
     2. Sarah Clay,   b. Abt 1794, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lewis Clay,   b. Abt 1794, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1874, , , Randolph County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Pierce Clay,   b. Between 1795 and 1804, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Adam Clay,   b. Abt 1796, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Peyton Clay,   b. 25 Dec 1800, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1880, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mahany Clay,   b. Between 1804 and 1810, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Edmond B. Clay,   b. Abt 1810, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 9 Feb 1843 and 18 Sep 1850, , , Terrell County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F872  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary: Revolutionary War - Private, 10th Regiment, Evans' Company, North Carolina Line - 1782 - , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 200 acres of land - 1786 - , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 5 Dec 1788 - , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1792 - , , Wilkes County (later Warren), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - 196 acres - 1794 - , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - as drawer number 1683, David Clay first drew a blank and then drew a prize - 1805 - , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 3 Apr 1816 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 3 Apr 1816 and 18 Aug 1818 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 9 Oct 1816 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 15 Apr 1817 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 18 Aug 1818 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 8 Sep 1818 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 27 Apr 1819 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - the Orphans of David Clay were awarded lot 28, district 364, Early County - 1820 - , Captain Howards District, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - David Clay Grave Site, near Toomsboro, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 55, 68, 186.

    2. [S296] Application of Dorothy Yvonne Powell Graves accepted 16 Apr 1988 for David Clay, Daughters of the American Revolution, (National Society, Washington, D. C., national no. 714907, computer code 6-029-TX, Daniel Coleman Chapter).

    3. [S494] Wilkinson County, Georgia Gravestones With Genealogical Information, Joseph T. Maddox, compiler, (Irwinton, Georgia: Privately published by author, 1971), G929.3758 WILKINS., 46.

    4. [S575] Pension application of Eve Harden Clay, Wilkinson County, Georgia, Series M805; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication 193, image: 29, file W6690/BLWT5001-160-55.

    5. [S1003] David Clay Grave Site, near Toomsboro, Wilkinson County, Georgia, grave marker for David Clay, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 13 Oct 2006.

    6. [S847] "David Clay Family Cemetery," Wilkinson County, Georgia, database, Georgia Genealogy.org, Larry D. McAdams and Robbie Mixon, surveyors, (http://www.georgiagenealogy.org/wilkinson/cemeteriesc.html#Clay), grave marker entry for David Clay.

    7. [S1009] Roster of Soldiers from North Carolina in the American Revolution, With an Appendix Containing a Collection of Miscellaneous Records, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1977), G929.3756 NOR NC., 6, 18, 328, 16 Nov 2006.

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    9. [S617] Unbound Headright and Bounty Documents Files, unit 95-2353A in private viewing area, Georgia Surveyor General Department, (Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives), David Clay grant, 1788, box 8054-04a, file 43.

    10. [S876] 1805 Georgia Land Lottery Fortunate Drawers and Grantees, Paul K. Graham, (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2004), G 929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 195.

    11. [S960] The 1805 Georgia Land Lottery Persons Entitled To Draws, Paul K. Graham, (Decatur, Georgia: Genealogy Co., 2005), G 929.3758 GEO., 103.

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    14. [S508] Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville) Newspaper, 1809-1840, 5 volumes, Frederic R. & Emilie K. Hartz, abstracted and compiled by, (Vidalia, Georgia, 1990-1992), G929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 1:689-690.

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    18. [S872] The Third or 1820 Land Lottery of Georgia, Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1986), G 929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 64.

    19. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 55, 186.