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Virginia Carolina Clay-Clopton

Virginia Carolina Clay-Clopton, American state official. member United States and Confederate senates).

Background

  • Clay-Clopton, Virginia Carolina was born in 1825 in Nash Company, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Doctor Peyton Randolph and Anne (Arrington) Tunstall.

  • Education

    • Educated by private tutor and graduate Tuscaloosa Academy, and Nashville, Tennessee, 1841.

    Career

    • United States and Confederate senates). 2d, Huntsville, Alabama, 1887, late Judge David Clopton. Secured release of Senator Clay, who had been imprisoned at Fort Monroe with Jefferson Davis, 1865.

      Author: Memories of Mistress Clay of Alabama, or, A Belle of the Fifties. Address: “Wildewood,” Madison Company, Alabama.

    Works

    • Author: Memories of Mistress Clay of Alabama, or, A Belle of the Fifties.

    Membership

    Member United States and Confederate senates).

    Connections

    • Married 1st, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, February 1, 1842, Clement Claiborne Clay (member.
    • father: Doctor Peyton Randolph Tunstall
    • mother: Anne (Arrington) Tunstall
    • spouse: Tuscaloosa
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